Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7385/more en Now 55, Sporty’s Pilot Shop Is The Ultimate Purveyor To General Aviation http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/now-55-sporty-s-pilot-shop-ultimate-purveyor-general-aviation <div class="field-deck"> How a pink slip turned into gold </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How a young flight instructor went from selling portable air traffic control receivers into Sporty’s Pilot Shop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/now-55-sporty-s-pilot-shop-ultimate-purveyor-general-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/now-55-sporty-s-pilot-shop-ultimate-purveyor-general-aviation#comments Inside Business Aviation Business Aviation AWST Inside Business Aviation North America Fri, 04 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1351101 at http://aviationweek.com Sporty’s Business Aircraft Market and UAV Sighting News from The Weekly of Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/bca/business-aircraft-market-and-uav-sighting-news-weekly-business-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Demand for large business jets seems to be slowing after years of growth, according to Brian Foley, president and market analyst with Brian Foley Associates. And analysts say the recent volatility in the stock market – if it continues – could lead to slower sales of business aircraft. Plus, hundreds of operators of business aviation and general aviation aircraft and helicopters, citizens and air traffic controllers have reported UAV sightings over the past 10 months, according to a just-released FAA report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/business-aircraft-market-and-uav-sighting-news-weekly-business-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/business-aircraft-market-and-uav-sighting-news-weekly-business-aviation#comments BCA Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:13:00 +0000 1350551 at http://aviationweek.com Vertis Aviation Adds Challenger 604 to Its Fleet In Qatar http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vertis-aviation-adds-challenger-604-its-fleet-qatar <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Vertis Aviation, based in Switzerland, has added a Doha, Qatar-based Bombardier Challenger 604 to its managed fleet of aircraft. The Challenger 604 is a new model for the company and complements the larger Boeing Business Jet managed by Vertis out of Dubai, the company said.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vertis-aviation-adds-challenger-604-its-fleet-qatar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/vertis-aviation-adds-challenger-604-its-fleet-qatar#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349621 at http://aviationweek.com International Clearance Services Returns to VNY http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/international-clearance-services-returns-vny <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Signature Flight Support hosted an open house celebrating the grand opening of the new 1,528-sq.-ft. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facility. Since its opening on May 21, 2015, more than 75 international flights have been successfully cleared, providing direct benefits for business travelers, the local economy, and reducing airspace congestion in Southern California.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/international-clearance-services-returns-vny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/international-clearance-services-returns-vny#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349611 at http://aviationweek.com FL Technics, B&H Worldwide Expand Parts Stock http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fl-technics-bh-worldwide-expand-parts-stock <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>FL Technics</strong> has formed a cooperation with B&H Worldwide. FL Technics provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services. The partnership will cut delivery time in half, the company said. FL Technics&rsquo;s main warehouse, based in Lithuania, manages aircraft spare-part stock in the U.K., Malaysia, Poland, Russia and the U.S. The agreement with B&amp;H gives the company more warehousing capacity, inventory inspection and customs-clearance support. The extended London-based stock will include up to 1,500 part numbers.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fl-technics-bh-worldwide-expand-parts-stock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fl-technics-bh-worldwide-expand-parts-stock#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349571 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Partners EASA STC for Retrofit Winglet http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/aviation-partners-easa-stc-retrofit-winglet <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Aviation Partners has received</strong> European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for retrofitting its <strong>Split-Scimitar Winglet on BBJ aircraft</strong>. The approval was granted to Aviation Partners Boeing (APB), a joint venture between API and Boeing. The STC follows FAA approvals issued earlier this year. The Split-Scimitar Winglet is now standard equipment on new 737NG BBJ aircraft.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/aviation-partners-easa-stc-retrofit-winglet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/aviation-partners-easa-stc-retrofit-winglet#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349551 at http://aviationweek.com Breitling Albatros Jets to Tour North American http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/breitling-albatros-jets-tour-north-american <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Breitling Jet Team is performing aerobatic exhibitions using seven L-39 C Albatros jets made by AERO Vodochody Aerospace, a Czech Republic aerospace company. The team is on a U.S. and Canada tour visiting more than 20 cities. Watchmaker Breitling has worked with the Czech jets for almost a decade in showcases and display tours throughout Europe, Asia and Africa.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/breitling-albatros-jets-tour-north-american" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/breitling-albatros-jets-tour-north-american#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349541 at http://aviationweek.com FSI Adding King Air 350 Sim to Atlanta Center http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fsi-adding-king-air-350-sim-atlanta-center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>FlightSafety International is building a full-flight simulator for King Air 350 aircraft for its Learning Center in Atlanta. The new FS1000 simulator will be equipped with the Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion integrated avionics system. It is expected to enter service in early 2016. Training will include FlightSafety&rsquo;s Operational DayFlow training methodology, which presents critical procedures and tasks according to the phase of flight.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fsi-adding-king-air-350-sim-atlanta-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fsi-adding-king-air-350-sim-atlanta-center#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1349531 at http://aviationweek.com U.K. Crash of Phenom 300 Interim Report http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/uk-crash-phenom-300-interim-report <div class="node-body article-body"><p><em>​</em><strong>U.K. air crash investigators </strong>probing the loss of a Saudi Arabian-registered Embraer Phenom 300 have found the aircraft touched down just 400 meters from the end of the runway before crashing into a car-auction business. All three passengers &mdash; who were members of the Bin Laden family &mdash; and the Jordanian-born pilot were killed in the accident at Blackbushe airfield, west of London, on July&nbsp;31. In its interim report, published on Aug. 6, the U.K.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/uk-crash-phenom-300-interim-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/uk-crash-phenom-300-interim-report#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348131 at http://aviationweek.com Textron Backlog Hits $1.4 Billion http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/textron-backlog-hits-14-billion <div class="node-body article-body">Revenue totaled $1.12 billion for the quarter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/textron-backlog-hits-14-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/textron-backlog-hits-14-billion#comments Business Aviation BCA Intelligence North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1348071 at http://aviationweek.com