Embraer is anticipating FAA certification of its new Legacy 500 midsize aircraft within days and expects to make the first delivery to a U.S. customer in October, Embraer Executive Jets President and CEO Marco Túlio Pellegrini says.
European leaders are stressing their commitment to improving regulations to foster growth in the general aviation industry, as well as facilitating the ability to bring new safety equipment to market faster.
FAA, under fire by industry and lawmakers alike for lengthy delays and uncertainty surrounding its approach to certifying new products, is implementing a new process that eliminates what was once a lengthy backlog of projects.
U.S. general aviation accident and fatal accident records are reaching new lows as the general aviation community, FAA and National Transportation Safety Board have continued their collaborative effort on improving general aviation safety.
Bombardier is launching Honeywell’s new JetWave Ka-Band satellite connectivity system on its Global line, giving operators of those aircraft access to global Internet service at notably faster connections speeds.
Business aircraft flight operations are poised to increase in September, marking the 10th consecutive month-over-month increase and the 17th out of the last 18 months, according to business aviation research specialist Argus and FAA data.
Larry Glazer’s TBM 900 entered a steep descent at 25,000 ft. and fell off of radar at 10,000 ft. before crashing in open water near Jamaica on Sept. 5, killing both Glazer and his wife Jane, according to a preliminary report released Sept. 15 by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ rollout of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet on Oct. 18 may have occurred later than planned, but it marked a major milestone in Japan’s efforts to get back into the commercial airliner business....More
About 40 Saudi officers are finishing 12 days of training in the French Alps today with the 27th French mountain infantry brigade to learns skills that will then be taught in the future Taïf mountain training school in Saudi Arabia....More