Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7385/more en Fast Five: Shawn Vick, CEO Global Jet Capital http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fast-five-shawn-vick-ceo-global-jet-capital <div class="node-body video-body">Global Jet Capital provides leasing and lending solutions for private aircraft. They were formed in 2014 and soon after, acquired GE’s aircraft portfolio. Within 2 years, the leasing company’s assets grew from zero to $2.5 billion. BCA’s William Garvey talks to Vick about about this rapid growth.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fast-five-shawn-vick-ceo-global-jet-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/fast-five-shawn-vick-ceo-global-jet-capital#comments Fast Five BCA Business Aviation Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1634671 at http://aviationweek.com Readers' Feedback (June 2017) Letters To The Editor http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-june-2017-letters-editor <div class="node-body article-body">BCA readers share their opinions on articles we published.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-june-2017-letters-editor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-june-2017-letters-editor#comments BCA Readers' Feedback Global BCA photograph Fri, 26 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1627961 at http://aviationweek.com FAA Split: Trump Proposal Murky On Trust Fund Tax Cut http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/faa-split-trump-proposal-murky-trust-fund-tax-cut <div class="field-deck"> The Trump administration’s budget plan for FAA ‘privatization’ does not add up </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Trump administration’s budget plan for FAA “privatization” appears to give back more in tax breaks than it would bring in.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/faa-split-trump-proposal-murky-trust-fund-tax-cut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/faa-split-trump-proposal-murky-trust-fund-tax-cut#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Commercial Aviation U.S. Budget AWST Global Thu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1633741 at http://aviationweek.com John Croft/AW&ST GEOS-16: A Weather Satellite For The 21st Century http://aviationweek.com/bca/geos-16-weather-satellite-21st-century <div class="node-body article-body">Last November, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) cooperatively launched the first of three GEOS-16 weather and environment satellites, which collectively promise to greatly improve weather prediction and enhance aviation safety.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/geos-16-weather-satellite-21st-century" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/geos-16-weather-satellite-21st-century#comments BCA Operations Global BCA photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1626001 at http://aviationweek.com Uber Partners For eVTOL Service In 2023 http://aviationweek.com/bca/uber-partners-evtol-service-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">Uber announces partnerships with vehicle developers and infrastructure providers to support its planned electric vertical takeoff and landing flight demonstrations in Dallas and Dubai in 2020.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/uber-partners-evtol-service-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/uber-partners-evtol-service-2023#comments BCA Intelligence Global BCA photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1628041 at http://aviationweek.com Hawthorne Global Acquires Sioux City FBO http://aviationweek.com/bca/hawthorne-global-acquires-sioux-city-fbo <div class="node-body article-body">Hawthorne Global Aviation Services has acquired JetSun Aviation Centre, an FBO located at Sioux Gateway Airport in Sioux City, Iowa. The facility has more than 100,000 sq. ft. of hangar space, a reception area, conference room, pilot lounge and flight planning.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/hawthorne-global-acquires-sioux-city-fbo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/hawthorne-global-acquires-sioux-city-fbo#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1628221 at http://aviationweek.com Over There: What To Consider When Accepting Assignment To Nowherestan http://aviationweek.com/bca/over-there-what-consider-when-accepting-assignment-nowherestan <div class="node-body article-body">Agreeing to fly or maintain an airplane far from home, particularly in developing countries, could be a foolish mistake or an adventurous career accelerator. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/over-there-what-consider-when-accepting-assignment-nowherestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/over-there-what-consider-when-accepting-assignment-nowherestan#comments BCA Africa Piloting BCA photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1626041 at http://aviationweek.com Lous Churchville Gulfstream Adds Third G600 Flight-Test Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-adds-third-g600-flight-test-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Gulfstream Aerospace has added its third G600 aircraft to its flight-test program. The aircraft completed its first flight May 5 and will undergo numerous system tests required for FAA certification, expected in 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-adds-third-g600-flight-test-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-adds-third-g600-flight-test-aircraft#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1628051 at http://aviationweek.com FAA Adopts Airworthiness Directive For Learjet 60 http://aviationweek.com/bca/faa-adopts-airworthiness-directive-learjet-60 <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has adopted a new Airworthiness Directive for certain Learjet Model 60 airplanes. This AD was prompted by an evaluation by the design approval holder indicating the upper fuselage skin under the aft oxygen line fairing is subject to multi-site damage. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/faa-adopts-airworthiness-directive-learjet-60" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/faa-adopts-airworthiness-directive-learjet-60#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1628231 at http://aviationweek.com March to Mach+: Several Supersonic Business Jet Projects Advancing http://aviationweek.com/bca/march-mach-several-supersonic-business-jet-projects-advancing <div class="node-body article-body">Will supersonic business jets be streaking across oceans in the near future? No less an entity than Rolls-Royce is cautiously optimistic about the prospects and is actively studying a new generation of potential engine designs to power it.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/march-mach-several-supersonic-business-jet-projects-advancing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/march-mach-several-supersonic-business-jet-projects-advancing#comments BCA Technology Global BCA photograph Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 +0000 1626061 at http://aviationweek.com Aerion