Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Agricultural UAS Market Bought Into By Air Tractor http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/agricultural-uas-market-bought-air-tractor <div class="node-body article-body">Agricultural aviation is a market expected to be affected more significantly that most by growing use of unmanned aircraft for task ranging from aerial mapping to crop spraying. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/agricultural-uas-market-bought-air-tractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/agricultural-uas-market-bought-air-tractor#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN North America Business Aviation Top Stories Sun, 29 May 2016 20:19:00 +0000 1458181 at http://aviationweek.com Yield Defender GE’s ATP On Track For 2017 First Run http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/ge-s-atp-track-2017-first-run <div class="node-body article-body">The first run of GE Aviation’s 2,000-hp-class advanced turboprop series, internally known as GE93, is on track for the fourth quarter of 2017, business and general aviation and integrated systems VP Brad Mottier says. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/ge-s-atp-track-2017-first-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/ge-s-atp-track-2017-first-run#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sun, 29 May 2016 19:37:00 +0000 1458141 at http://aviationweek.com Textron’s New Turboprop Emerges http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-s-new-turboprop-emerges <div class="node-body article-body">For the past few weeks, customers coming to Textron Aviation’s Wichita Beechcraft delivery center have been stepping inside a mockup of the new turboprop, which has yet to be given a name, for a look. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-s-new-turboprop-emerges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-s-new-turboprop-emerges#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 28 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000 1456381 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer Executive Jets Cements Its Arrival http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-executive-jets-cements-its-arrival <div class="node-body article-body">Eleven years after launching Embraer Executive Jets in 2005, the Brazilian company has made significant progress toward its goal of winning 36% of the world’s business jet market. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-executive-jets-cements-its-arrival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-executive-jets-cements-its-arrival#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 28 May 2016 12:10:00 +0000 1456871 at http://aviationweek.com Legacy 500: Embraer Flexjet to Launch European Charter Business http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-launch-european-charter-business <div class="node-body article-body">U.S.-based Flexjet will launch into Europe as a private jet travel and charter operator later this year. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-launch-european-charter-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-launch-european-charter-business#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 28 May 2016 11:39:00 +0000 1456861 at http://aviationweek.com Nextant: 400XTi To Brexit or Not to Brexit? The Bizav View http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/brexit-or-not-brexit-bizav-view <div class="node-body article-body">The British public votes on June 23 whether the U.K. should remain in the European Union. Whichever way it goes, it’s a massive decision for Britain and the EU. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/brexit-or-not-brexit-bizav-view" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/brexit-or-not-brexit-bizav-view#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 28 May 2016 11:11:00 +0000 1456841 at http://aviationweek.com HondaJet Earns EASA Certification http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/hondajet-earns-easa-certification <div class="node-body article-body">The HA-420 HondaJet has received European Aviation Safety Agency type certification, opening the door for the first two deliveries. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/hondajet-earns-easa-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/hondajet-earns-easa-certification#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 28 May 2016 10:03:00 +0000 1456911 at http://aviationweek.com Flexjet Is The Mystery Buyer of 20 Challenger 350s http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-mystery-buyer-20-challenger-350s <div class="field-byline"> Aviation Week Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">GENEVA, Switzerland—Bombardier has confirmed that Flexjet is the previously undisclosed customer that purchased 20 Challenger 350 jets.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-mystery-buyer-20-challenger-350s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/flexjet-mystery-buyer-20-challenger-350s#comments AWIN_BizAv North America Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 20:49:00 +0000 1456501 at http://aviationweek.com Flexjet Could Air-Taxi Service Make a Comeback? http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/could-air-taxi-service-make-comeback <div class="node-body article-body"><p>SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil&mdash;Very light jets (VLJ) were all the craze when Embraer launched the Phenom 100 and 300 in 2005.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/could-air-taxi-service-make-comeback" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/could-air-taxi-service-make-comeback#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 20:24:00 +0000 1456481 at http://aviationweek.com Citation Longitude Achieves Wing Mating; Program Advances http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/citation-longitude-achieves-wing-mating-program-advances <div class="node-body article-body">Work on the Cessna Citation Longitude super midsize jet, Textron Aviation’s largest jet to date, is on track and progressing well, the company reports. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/citation-longitude-achieves-wing-mating-program-advances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/citation-longitude-achieves-wing-mating-program-advances#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN North America Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 20:02:00 +0000 1456471 at http://aviationweek.com Longitude Bombardier Forecasts Business-Jet Growth http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-forecasts-business-jet-growth <div class="node-body article-body"><p>According to the latest annual 10-year forecast by Bombardier Business Aircraft, the industry will deliver 8,300 business jets valued at $250 billion (in U.S.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-forecasts-business-jet-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-forecasts-business-jet-growth#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN North America Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 16:45:00 +0000 1456301 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier Embraer Signs Order For 23 Jets With Across http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-signs-order-23-jets-across <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer Executive Jets has signed a firm order for 23 business jets with Mexican business-aviation services provider Across.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-signs-order-23-jets-across" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/embraer-signs-order-23-jets-across#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 16:10:00 +0000 1456281 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer Bombardier Adds Pocket Door To Learjet 70/75 For Quieter Cabin http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-adds-pocket-door-learjet-7075-quieter-cabin <div class="node-body article-body">All new-production Learjet 70/75 aircraft are now being fitted with a forward cabin bulkhead and pocket door that seals off the main cabin from the galley and entry door area. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-adds-pocket-door-learjet-7075-quieter-cabin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/bombardier-adds-pocket-door-learjet-7075-quieter-cabin#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Europe Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 27 May 2016 15:00:00 +0000 1456541 at http://aviationweek.com Early Start For E190-E2 Flight-Test Program http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/early-start-e190-e2-flight-test-program <div class="node-body article-body">Results of Embraer’s E190-E2 first flight portend smooth entry into service.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/early-start-e190-e2-flight-test-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/early-start-e190-e2-flight-test-program#comments Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation22 Commercial Aviaiton AWST Global Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1458101 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer India’s Low-Cost Ride To Space http://aviationweek.com/space/india-s-low-cost-ride-space <div class="node-body article-body">The head of India’s space research agency predicts a reusable rocket could lead to a 10-fold drop in launch prices.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/india-s-low-cost-ride-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/india-s-low-cost-ride-space#comments Space AWST-Space22 Space Asia Pacific AWST Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1458071 at http://aviationweek.com ISRO The Week in Defense, May 26-June 2, 2016 http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-may-26-june-2-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Sandia lab management contract is up for grabs; F-35 arrives in Netherlands for noise tests; U.S., Germany train against electronic threats.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-may-26-june-2-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/week-defense-may-26-june-2-2016#comments Defense AWST-Defense22 Defense AWST North America Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1458061 at http://aviationweek.com Asia’s Aircraft Finance Industry Growing As Global Market Force http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/asia-s-aircraft-finance-industry-growing-global-market-force <div class="node-body article-body">With Asian airlines experiencing rapid growth, aviation has attracted a diversified group of financiers in the region. Now that group is looking beyond its home market. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/asia-s-aircraft-finance-industry-growing-global-market-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/asia-s-aircraft-finance-industry-growing-global-market-force#comments Commercial Aviation AIRLINE FINANCE AWST-CommercialAviation22 Asia Pacific AWST Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1457891 at http://aviationweek.com joepriesaviation.net Blue Abyss—World’s Deepest Indoor Space Training Pool http://aviationweek.com/space/blue-abyss-world-s-deepest-indoor-space-training-pool <div class="node-body article-body">When completed in 2018, the Blue Abyss space-environment simulation pool will be the largest in the world. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/blue-abyss-world-s-deepest-indoor-space-training-pool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/blue-abyss-world-s-deepest-indoor-space-training-pool#comments Space Technology AWST-Space22 Technology AWST Europe Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1457881 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: For Defense Investors, Growth Matters http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-investors-growth-matters <div class="node-body article-body">The defense industry has seen some very impressive stock price moves due to investor willingness to fund growth. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-investors-growth-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/opinion-defense-investors-growth-matters#comments Up Front Defense AWST-Defense22 Up Front AWST North America Thu, 26 May 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1457871 at http://aviationweek.com Guernsey Register Wins VVIP 787 http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/guernsey-register-wins-vvip-787 <div class="field-byline"> Mike Vines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Registration of the world’s first VVIP Boeing 787 Dreamliner has landed in the tiny Channel Islands’ Bailiwick of Guernsey. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/guernsey-register-wins-vvip-787" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/guernsey-register-wins-vvip-787#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457831 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Signing the deal were (l to r) Gus Paterson, director of civil aviation for the Bailiwick of Jersey and Guernsey, and Denzil White, CEO of Hongkong Jet.</p> Daher Offers a Partnership of Equals http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/daher-offers-partnership-equals <div class="node-body article-body">Customers now get a new interior design with improved seats and an e-copilot, which includes a Safe Flight angle-of-attack indication on the PFD.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/daher-offers-partnership-equals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/daher-offers-partnership-equals#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457771 at http://aviationweek.com <p align="left">Daher is promoting the TBM 900 and TBM 930 at Booth X114 and on the Static Line.</p> African Business Aviation: Different Priorities http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/african-business-aviation-different-priorities <div class="node-body article-body">The African Business Aviation Association is a thriving organization of 106 members with a presence at EBACE, but that buoyancy is reduced by its members’ firsthand knowledge of the daunting challenges that continue to face aviation in the African continent.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/african-business-aviation-different-priorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/african-business-aviation-different-priorities#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457761 at http://aviationweek.com RUAG Is a Rolls-Royce Service Center http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/ruag-rolls-royce-service-center <div class="node-body article-body">Signed with Rolls-Royce at the show on Wednesday, an ASC/authorized service center agreement for the BR710A2-20 turbofan reconfirmed RUAG Aviation’s participation in the RR global network and gave the green light for the company to further expand.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/ruag-rolls-royce-service-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/ruag-rolls-royce-service-center#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457751 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Rolls-Royce on-wing operations VP J&ouml;rn Lindst&auml;dt, RUAG business jets SVP Volker Wallrodt, Rolls-Royce commercial manager for services Jocelyn Callister, RUAG business jets GM Andr&eacute; Ebach, and Rolls-Royce customer services and support senior VP Andy Robinson.&nbsp;</p> Jetex FBO Wins IS-BAH, Plans More Expansion http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/jetex-fbo-wins-bah-plans-more-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Luxury global aviation services Jetex has been awarded the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling certification for its FBO at Dubai’s Al Maktoum International VIP terminal. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/jetex-fbo-wins-bah-plans-more-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/jetex-fbo-wins-bah-plans-more-expansion#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457741 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Kurt H. Edwards (left), director general of IBAC, and Adel Mardini, CEO and president of Jetex.</p> Chinese Bizav: Inscrutable No More http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/chinese-bizav-inscrutable-no-more <div class="node-body article-body">To boldly go – discovering strange new worlds; no problem. To China in a business aircraft; well…that’s a riskier matter</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/chinese-bizav-inscrutable-no-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/chinese-bizav-inscrutable-no-more#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457731 at http://aviationweek.com New Incentives for King Air Pro Line Fusion Upgrades http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/new-incentives-king-air-pro-line-fusion-upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">Rockwell Collins has extended its warranty on the Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade for Beechcraft King 350s.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/new-incentives-king-air-pro-line-fusion-upgrades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/new-incentives-king-air-pro-line-fusion-upgrades#comments EBACE 2016 Information Management Solutions Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457691 at http://aviationweek.com Consolidation Is Inevitable, Say Experts http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/consolidation-inevitable-say-experts <div class="node-body article-body">Mergers and acquisitions in the management, charter and FBO sector will continue, according to Mark Johnstone, managing director EMEA for BBA Signature Flight Support.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/consolidation-inevitable-say-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/consolidation-inevitable-say-experts#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457681 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Luxaviation CEO Patrick Hansen</p> Honeywell, Empire Aviation Group Sign Connectivity Deal http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/honeywell-empire-aviation-group-sign-connectivity-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Honeywell signed an agreement with Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group to provide its full suite of GoDirect connectivity services for cabin and cockpit. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/honeywell-empire-aviation-group-sign-connectivity-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/honeywell-empire-aviation-group-sign-connectivity-deal#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457671 at http://aviationweek.com SR Technics Offers Summer Packages for VIP Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/sr-technics-offers-summer-packages-vip-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">SR Technics introduced special summer packages for VIP aircraft, offering combined aircraft maintenance and cabin upgrades during the vacation season.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/sr-technics-offers-summer-packages-vip-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/sr-technics-offers-summer-packages-vip-aircraft#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457661 at http://aviationweek.com PW800 for Gulfstream G600 Progresses http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/pw800-gulfstream-g600-progresses <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney Canada shipped initial PW800 engines to Gulfstream for the G600, the second variant in the company’s new ultra-long range business jet family now under final assembly in Savannah, Georgia.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/pw800-gulfstream-g600-progresses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ebace-2016/pw800-gulfstream-g600-progresses#comments EBACE 2016 Thu, 26 May 2016 05:11:00 +0000 1457651 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada is developing two PW800 variants for new Gulfstream models.</p>