Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7385/more en Beech Bonanza Remains Class Act Nearing 70th Production Year http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/beech-bonanza-remains-class-act-nearing-70th-production-year <div class="field-deck"> A Hudson with wings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By the time the Bonanza received its type certification in March 1947, Beech had taken orders for 1,500, an unprecedented market response. By the time a heart attack felled Walter Beech three years later, it had redefined the personal aircraft forever. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/beech-bonanza-remains-class-act-nearing-70th-production-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/beech-bonanza-remains-class-act-nearing-70th-production-year#comments Inside Business Aviation Business Aviation AWST-BusinessAviation06 Inside Business Aviation AWST North America Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1404011 at http://aviationweek.com American Bonanza Society Fast Five: Richard Hanson, Representative for Academy of Model Aeronautics http://aviationweek.com/bca/fast-five-richard-hanson-representative-academy-model-aeronautics <div class="node-body video-body">Questions for Richard D. Hanson, Representative, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Academy of Model Aeronautics Muncie, Indiana. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/fast-five-richard-hanson-representative-academy-model-aeronautics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/fast-five-richard-hanson-representative-academy-model-aeronautics#comments Fast Five BCA Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:50:00 +0000 1401571 at http://aviationweek.com Jet-A And Avgas Per Gallon Fuel Prices January 2016 http://aviationweek.com/bca/jet-and-avgas-gallon-fuel-prices-january-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Jet-A and Avgas Per Gallon Fuel Prices January 2016</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/jet-and-avgas-gallon-fuel-prices-january-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/jet-and-avgas-gallon-fuel-prices-january-2016#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence chart BCA North America Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:03:00 +0000 1401321 at http://aviationweek.com TBM Delivers 55 Aircraft In 2015 http://aviationweek.com/bca/tbm-delivers-55-aircraft-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Daher delivered 55 TBM 900s in 2015,</strong> which the company said was a 10% increase over the previous year, and the second best year since deliveries of the initial versions of the single engine turboprop began in 1991. Of last year&rsquo;s total, <strong>44 went to U.S. buyers and five to Brazilians.</strong> However, Nicolas Chabbert, senior vice president of Daher&rsquo;s airplane unit, said he expects this year to be a challenging one internationally. The TBM 900 is the current production TBM family, following the 850 and original 700.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/tbm-delivers-55-aircraft-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/tbm-delivers-55-aircraft-2015#comments BCA Business Aviation Intelligence BCA North America Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:03:00 +0000 1401331 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G280 Program Profile http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g280-program-profile <div class="node-body article-body">The Gulfstream G280 has established itself as the super-midsize class leader in performance and economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g280-program-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/gulfstream-g280-program-profile#comments BCA Business Aviation Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:01:00 +0000 1400451 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: Nigel Howarth, Aviation Week Network Hindustan Aeronautics Plans To Develop New Helicopter Engine http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hindustan-aeronautics-plans-develop-new-helicopter-engine <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>India&rsquo;s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. plans to develop</strong> a new helicopter engine&mdash;the Hindustan Turbo Shaft Engine (HTSE) 1200. The announcement follows the first test run of the 25-kN (5,620-lb.) thrust Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine (HTFE) 25. <strong>&ldquo;The HTSE-1200 can be used for helicopters of 3.5-ton class in the single-engine configuration</strong> such as the Light Utility Helicopter and for 5 to 8 ton class in twin engine configuration such as the Advanced Light Helicopter and Light Combat Helicopter,&rdquo; said T.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hindustan-aeronautics-plans-develop-new-helicopter-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/hindustan-aeronautics-plans-develop-new-helicopter-engine#comments Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1397611 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus, Uber Plan More Helo Rideshare Trials http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/airbus-uber-plan-more-helo-rideshare-trials <div class="field-deck"> Is the Airbus-Uber plan to offer helicopter ridesharing hype or opportunity? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus’s first helicopter rideshare trial with Uber is quickly grounded, but the partners vow to continue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/airbus-uber-plan-more-helo-rideshare-trials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/airbus-uber-plan-more-helo-rideshare-trials#comments Business Aviation Rotorcraft AWST Europe North America Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1401231 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters Wishing Sister Magazine Aviation Week A Happy 100th Anniversary http://aviationweek.com/bca/wishing-sister-magazine-aviation-week-happy-100th-anniversary <div class="field-deck"> Still vibrant, surprising and relevant after all those years </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Perusing AvWeeks through 10 decades is quite a journey of discovery revealing the brilliance, ingenuity, doggedness, bravery, tragedies and breakthroughs that has delivered the aerospace industry to its place today.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/wishing-sister-magazine-aviation-week-happy-100th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/wishing-sister-magazine-aviation-week-happy-100th-anniversary#comments BCA Business Aviation Viewpoint North America Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1396731 at http://aviationweek.com Arrius 2R EASA Certified http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/arrius-2r-easa-certified <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Turbomeca&rsquo;s Arrius 2R turboshaft</strong> &mdash; the first European engine to be fitted to a Bell-produced helicopter &mdash; has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The EASA certification, announced by Bell and Turbomeca on Dec. 16, is one of the final hurdles for the new Model 505 JetRanger X turbine-powered light helicopter currently undergoing flight testing. Certification of the helicopter is expected early in 2016.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/arrius-2r-easa-certified" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/arrius-2r-easa-certified#comments Business Aviation Intelligence Global BCA Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1397431 at http://aviationweek.com Key Issues To Consider Involving Fuel System Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/key-issues-consider-involving-fuel-system-maintenance <div class="field-deck"> Beware of the bugs </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Fuel&mdash;having enough of it and assuring its steady flow to the engines&mdash;is so central to an aircraft&rsquo;s operation that by many measures, the machine is designed around its fuel&rsquo;s inflight storage and delivery. Wing and center body tanks are most commonplace and fuel is delivered through a combination of gravity and electrical power. A complex system of valves, pumps and measurement devices must all work together to assure a constant feed and to provide the flight deck crew with the information necessary to safely complete the mission.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/key-issues-consider-involving-fuel-system-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/key-issues-consider-involving-fuel-system-maintenance#comments Business Aviation DOM Notebook Global BCA Fri, 29 Jan 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1396761 at http://aviationweek.com istockphoto