Purchase Planning Handbook http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/42731/more en 2017 BCA Operations Planning Guide: Production Aircraft and Out-of-Production Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/datasheet/2017-bca-operations-planning-guide-production-aircraft-and-out-production-aircraft <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/datasheet/2017-bca-operations-planning-guide-production-aircraft-and-out-production-aircraft" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/datasheets/thumbnails/BCA_planning_promo.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="node-body datasheet-body">BCA subscribers may log in and download a PDF of the Business & Commercial Aviation 2017 Operations Planning Guide, which contains operations costs for in-production business aircraft and out-of-production business aircraft. The costs for the out-of-production aircraft are available online only.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/datasheet/2017-bca-operations-planning-guide-production-aircraft-and-out-production-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Purchase Planning Handbook BCA BCA Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:34:00 +0000 1663121 at http://aviationweek.com How To Use The Operations Planning Guide http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/how-use-operations-planning-guide <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft operating costs are presented in a format that separates the data into six areas: Direct Mission Costs, Fixed Annual Costs, Variable Costs, Annual Cockpit Subscription Services Costs, Annual Cabin Subscription Services Costs and Annual Trip Support Costs.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/how-use-operations-planning-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/how-use-operations-planning-guide#comments Purchase Planning Handbook BCA Business Aviation AW.com Operations Planning Guide Global photograph Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1659941 at http://aviationweek.com anyaberkut/istockphoto Download Complete 2017 BCA Purchase Planning Handbook http://aviationweek.com/download-complete-2017-bca-purchase-planning-handbook <div class="node-body link-body">Download the entire 2017 Purchase Planning Handbook, including airplane comparison tables and Avionics Marketplace charts, the latter of which are only available digitally.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/705PPH-airplanes-teaser.jpg?1494017149" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/download-complete-2017-bca-purchase-planning-handbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Purchase Planning Handbook Mon, 01 May 2017 08:41:00 +0000 1624241 at http://aviationweek.com 2017 Avionics Marketplace: Never Been A Better Time For An Upgrade http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-avionics-marketplace-never-been-better-time-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">According to the Aircraft Electronics Association's year-end market report, total worldwide business and general aviation electronics sales for 2016 amounted to some $2.2 billion, which was down 6.4% from 2015 figures. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-avionics-marketplace-never-been-better-time-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-avionics-marketplace-never-been-better-time-upgrade#comments Purchase Planning Handbook Connected Aerospace BCA 2017 Purchase Planning Handbook AW.com Global photograph Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1613461 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier 2017 Purchase Planning Handbook: How To Use The Airplane Charts http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-purchase-planning-handbook-how-use-airplane-charts <div class="node-body article-body">For an aircraft to be listed in the Purchase Planning Handbook, a production conforming article must have flown by May 1 of this year. The dimensions, weights and performance characteristics of each model listed are representative of the current production aircraft being built or for which a type certificate application has been filed. The basic operating weights we publish should be representative of actual production turboprop and turbofan aircraft because we ask manufacturers to supply us with the average weights of the last 10 commercial aircraft that have been delivered.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-purchase-planning-handbook-how-use-airplane-charts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-purchase-planning-handbook-how-use-airplane-charts#comments Purchase Planning Handbook BCA 2017 Purchase Planning Handbook AW.com Global photograph Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1613441 at http://aviationweek.com 2017 Business Aircraft: Jet Operators Are Flying The Most Since 2009 http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-business-aircraft-jet-operators-are-flying-most-2009 <div class="node-body article-body">Business jet operators are flying more than 4.3 million missions per year, the highest since 2009 and even more than in 2008 prior to the Great Recession.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-business-aircraft-jet-operators-are-flying-most-2009" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2017-business-aircraft-jet-operators-are-flying-most-2009#comments Purchase Planning Handbook BCA 2017 Purchase Planning Handbook AW.com Global photograph Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1612781 at http://aviationweek.com IFE, Communications Becoming Part of the Internet of Airborne Things http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/ife-communications-becoming-part-internet-airborne-things <div class="field-deck"> Inflight entertainment and communications have always been about connectivity. Now those features, along with the rest of the aircraft, are becoming part of the internet of things. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soon, everything will be connected on the internet. It has become clear that business pilots, flight attendants, and maintenance and operations personnel will increasingly rely on their aircraft's avionics and communications capabilities—usually via satcom—for many other applications.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/ife-communications-becoming-part-internet-airborne-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/connected-aerospace/ife-communications-becoming-part-internet-airborne-things#comments Purchase Planning Handbook Connected Aerospace BCA AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Special Report Global photograph Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1540901 at http://aviationweek.com Honeywell Download and Use the 2016 BCA Operations Planning Guide http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/download-and-use-2016-bca-operations-planning-guide <div class="field-deck"> A benchmarking tool to help flight department managers draft and analyze budgets for the coming year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft operating costs are presented in a format that separates the data into seven areas: Mission Costs, Variable Costs, Fixed Annual Costs, Periodic Costs, Personnel Costs, Training Costs and Facilities Costs.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/download-and-use-2016-bca-operations-planning-guide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/download-and-use-2016-bca-operations-planning-guide#comments Purchase Planning Handbook BCA 2016 Operations Planning Guide AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Global photograph Wed, 27 Jul 2016 16:35:00 +0000 1485591 at http://aviationweek.com Purchase Planning Handbook: 2016 Business Airplanes http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/purchase-planning-handbook-2016-business-airplanes <div class="field-deck"> The FAA expects the general aviation fleet to grow at 0.2% for the next two decades. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new business aircraft market continued to fly into troubled skies in 2015, with piston engine aircraft deliveries dropping 6.5%, turboprops down 7.6%, and turbofan aircraft shipments flat at 1.6% growth, compared to 2014, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/purchase-planning-handbook-2016-business-airplanes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/purchase-planning-handbook-2016-business-airplanes#comments Purchase Planning Handbook BCA Business Aviation 2016 Purchase Planning Handbook AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Global photograph Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1436631 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream Aerospace 2016 Avionics http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2016-avionics <div class="field-deck"> The competition for aftermarket flight deck makeovers is white hot. Go. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In a flat market for new aircraft, the best place for avionics makers is to focus their resources on the aftermarket, and indeed that&rsquo;s what we&rsquo;re seeing &mdash; witness the panel upgrade competition between Sandel, Garmin, Universal, Avidyne and others. Prices for some avionics, such as transponders and thunderstorm detectors, have tumbled or risen only marginally, while cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) and flight data recorders (FDRs) are up dramatically.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2016-avionics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/purchase-planning-handbook/2016-avionics#comments Purchase Planning Handbook Connected Aerospace BCA 2016 Purchase Planning Handbook AW.com Business Aviation Top Stories Global photograph Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1436801 at http://aviationweek.com