Eviation is gearing up for the first flight of its all-electric Alice prototype in the coming months having completed ground testing earlier in May.
Rolls-Royce is accelerating testing of its Pearl 10X business aviation engine for the Dassault Falcon 10X as it closes in on certification for the Gulfstream G700-powering Pearl 700.
A quick glance at the conference sessions at this year’s EBACE leaves visitors in no doubt about the topic of the day: sustainability. About half of all the sessions have a green focus ranging across strategy, sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), carbon offsetting, efficiency, standards, and training.
The head of the Brazilian airframer’s executive jets division has high hopes for Europe as its best-selling types continue to thrive in the fractional market and elsewhere
As the European business aviation convention returns for the first time in three years, many believe prospects for the sector are stronger than at any time since 2007.
Business jet maker Gulfstream aims to hike its aircraft deliveries by a fifth in 2023 after missing its delivery target last year amid regulatory and supply chain issues.
Textron Aviation turned a $584 million profit in 2022, a year in which parts shortages held up production even as demand for new business aircraft remained strong.
Marubeni plans to launch eVTOL flights in time for 2025 Osaka World Expo and has carried out proof-of-concept trials using helicopters.
Several aviation lobby groups say they support the introduction of lead-free aviation fuel, or avgas, but warn against moving too quickly to replace the leaded gas that is currently widely used in the USA’s piston aircraft fleet.
Russian aviation alliance Aerokhimflot has reached a tentative agreement covering the acquisition of 120 UZGA LMS-901 Baikal light utility aircraft.
The US government will support an industry-wide effort to make unleaded fuel for general aviation more available with $10 million.
In developing the Falcon 10X, Dassault Aviation had one overarching consideration: what could it bring to the very top of the business jet sector that was unique and desirable?
The hype about electric, hybrid-electric and hydrogen-powered aircraft to help solve aviation’s carbon emission problem is huge, but how much progress is being made bringing them to market?
The sector has thrived through the Covid-19 era and its aftermath, with a flurry of programme launches. The next 12 months could see a return to quieter times?
Gulfstream has flown a G650 business jet fuelled with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a feat the Savannah company calls a first among business jet manufactures.
Airbus Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) has revealed the latest version of its proprietary simulation tool, USim, which could be critical for understanding the future operations of automated aircraft “without the real-world consequences of system failures”.
Bombardier to open its sixth maintenance and outfitting centre outside the USA, breaking ground this week on a 9,300sq m (100,000sq ft) site at Abu Dhabi International airport.
UK charter specialist Volare has become the latest customer for the Lilium electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet, with a “firm commitment” for 10 aircraft with 10 options.
US business aviation company Volato has ordered 25 of Honda Aircraft’s recently updated HA-420 HondaJet Elite II.
Bombardier has inaugurated its expanded London Biggin Hill service centre, the fourth new or significantly enlarged maintenance facility it has opened this year.
In response to a series of fatal aircraft crashes in Ketchikan, Alaska, US safety investigators are calling for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to create special rules to address flight safety hazards for air tour operators in the region.
Fractional aircraft ownership company NetJets has ordered four of Bombardier’s ultra-long-range, newly rebooted Global 8000 business jets in a deal with a list-price value of $312 million.
Propulsion system developer Ampaire has performed the first flight of a Cessna Grand Caravan modified to run on a new hybrid-electric powertrain.
US regulators are aiming to extend the duration of aircraft registrations to seven years, more than double the current three-year limit, in order to relieve administrative workloads.
Aerospace services provider 2Excel Aviation is to transfer its fleet to two sites in northeast England following the closure of Doncaster-Sheffield airport, the firm’s current base of operations.