Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Honeywell Business Aviation Outlook http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-business-aviation-outlook <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_27_2014_cht.pdf">View the PDF</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-business-aviation-outlook#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Industry Data North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210141 at http://aviationweek.com Calendar http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/calendar-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Upcoming Events</strong></p> <p><strong>Oct. 27-29</strong>&mdash;23rd AVSEC World, Grand Hyatt&nbsp; Hotel, Washington, D,C., <a href="http://www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx" title="www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx">www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx</a></p> <p><strong>Oct. 27-29</strong>&mdash;Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age, Conrad Istanbul Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey, <a href="http://www.iata.org/events/Pages/comms-conference.aspx" title="www.iata.org/events/Pages/comms-conference.aspx">www.iata.org/events/Pages/comms-conference.aspx</a></p> <p><strong>Nov. 3-5</strong>&mdash;SpeedNews 19th Annual Regional &amp; Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, Montelucia, Paradise Valley (Scottsdale), Ariz., <a href="http://www.speednews.com/all/conferences" title="www.speednews.com/all/conferences">www.speednews.com/all/conferences</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/calendar-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/calendar-1#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Upcoming Events North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210131 at http://aviationweek.com Bob Youngreen http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bob-youngreen <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>BOB YOUNGREEN</strong> joined <strong>United Rotorcraft</strong>, a division of Air Methods, as account manager within the global sales and marketing department. Youngreen has 30 years of industry experience, beginning as a technician for Rocky Mountain helicopters. There he supported utility and logging operations in the Western U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bob-youngreen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bob-youngreen#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210121 at http://aviationweek.com Tim Rayl http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/tim-rayl <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>TIM RAYL </strong>was appointed senior vice president of sales and marketing for <strong>ICG</strong>. He brings more than 29 years of industry experience to his new role. He spent 28 years with Rockwell Collins, beginning as a systems engineer and moving into product line and program management. Most recently he was director of sales and marketing for Cobham Avionics.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/tim-rayl#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210111 at http://aviationweek.com Everett Horst http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/everett-horst <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>EVERETT HORST</strong> was named director of Decatur, Texas, operations for <strong>Air Methods&rsquo; United Rotorcraft</strong>. Horst has a 30-year background in the aviation industry, starting out as an avionics supervisor for Addison Avionics and later becoming a completions manager for the San Francisco Emergency Nurses Association. He co-founded two companies, Premier Aviation and Heritage Aviation, holding the title of vice president. In his new role he will oversee completion projects at United Rotorcraft&rsquo;s Texas facility.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/everett-horst#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210101 at http://aviationweek.com Rolls-Royce http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rolls-royce <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>ROLLS-ROYCE</strong> 250-C20, -C20B and &ndash;C20R/2 engines [Docket No. FAA-2011-0961; Directorate Identifier 2011-NE-22-AD] &ndash; proposes to supersede AD 2012-14-06, which currently requires a one-time visual inspection and fluorescent-penetrant inspection (FPI) on certain 3rd-stage and 4th-stage turbine wheels for cracks in the turbine blades. Since FAA issued AD 2012-14-06, the agency determined that the one-time inspection required by AD 2012-14-06 should be changed to repetitive inspections and that an inspection should be added after any engine hot start.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rolls-royce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/rolls-royce#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210091 at http://aviationweek.com Pacific Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pacific-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>PACIFIC AEROSPACE </strong>Model 750XL airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2014-0494; Directorate Identifier 2014-CE-017-AD; Amendment 39-17986; AD 2014-20-13] &ndash; requires inspection of the fin forward pickup fitting and replacement of both plates if cracks are found. The AD is intended to prevent failure of the fin forward pickup. FAA estimates the AD will affect 17 aircraft on the U.S. Registry at a cost of $1,445, or $85 per aircraft, for the inspections and $753 per aircraft for follow-on actions. The AD takes effect Nov. 12.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pacific-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pacific-aerospace#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210081 at http://aviationweek.com Kaman Aerospace http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/kaman-aerospace <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>KAMAN AEROSPACE</strong> Model K-1200 helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2014-0758; Directorate Identifier 2013-SW-062-AD] &ndash; proposes to require, for affected helicopters with certain main rotor blades (MRB) installed, inspecting each MRB for a crack or damage. This proposed AD is prompted by a report that a crack was found on an MRB during a tear-down inspection. The proposed actions are intended to detect a crack in the MRB, which could lead to failure of the MRB and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/kaman-aerospace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/kaman-aerospace#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210071 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>EMBRAER</strong> Models EMB-110P1 and EMB-110P2 airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2014-0740; Directorate Identifier 2014-CE-030-AD; Amendment 39-17978; AD 2014-20-05] &ndash;&nbsp; requires inspection of the rudder trim tab actuator components to detect discrepancies and corrosion on the rudder trim tab actuator components and, if any discrepancy exists, repair before further flight is required. This AD was prompted by a report of an in-service occurrence in which an EMB-110 airplane performed a forced landing due to a strong vibration felt by the pilots after the takeoff.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210061 at http://aviationweek.com Brantly International http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/brantly-international <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>BRANTLY INTERNATIONAL</strong> Model B-2, Model B-2A and Model B-2B helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2012-1093; Directorate Identifier 2011-SW-020-AD; Amendment 39-17989; AD 2014-20-16] &ndash; requires inspecting each main rotor (M/R) blade for a crack or delamination and removing the blade if a crack exists or if the delamination exceeds certain thresholds. This AD was prompted by multiple reports of M/R blade cracks and an incident in which a crack that originated near the M/R blade trailing edge resulted in the loss of a large section of the M/R blade.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/brantly-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/brantly-international#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210051 at http://aviationweek.com Beechcraft http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>BEECHCRAFT</strong> Model G58 airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2014-0771; Directorate Identifier 2014-CE-006-AD] &ndash; proposes to require inspecting for and replacing, as necessary, certain fuel cells. This proposal also would require inspecting and replacing parts, as necessary, of the left and right fuel system installations and correcting torques on fuel system fittings; and prohibit future installations of certain fuel cells. This proposal was prompted by reports of fuel leaks due to fuel cells that did not properly fit in Model G58 airplanes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/beechcraft-1#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210041 at http://aviationweek.com Alpha Aviation http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/alpha-aviation <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>ALPHA AVIATION</strong> Model R2160 airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2014-0759; Directorate Identifier 2014-CE-028-AD] &ndash; proposes to require inspection of the engine air intake box (including the deflection flap) and the engine air intake ducting (including the area downstream of the filter). The AD would require replacement of any defective part found before further flight. This proposal is prompted by reports of paint adherence defects inside the engine air intake box and cohesion defects inside the laminated ducting from the filter to the air intake box.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/alpha-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/alpha-aviation#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210031 at http://aviationweek.com Satcom Direct Opens Delaware Office At Dassault Aircraft Services’ Facility http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/satcom-direct-opens-delaware-office-dassault-aircraft-services-facility <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Satcom Direct</strong> opened an office at Dassault Aircraft Services&rsquo; facility in Wilmington, Delaware to support both completions and maintenance, repair and overhaul customers. Satcom is working with Dassault Falcon Jet to provide full operational checkout, system setup and customer configuration. This includes system integrity checks, hardware reliability checks, communication diagnosis/resolution and review of system capabilities, services and pricing. It also includes maintenance and operational training.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/satcom-direct-opens-delaware-office-dassault-aircraft-services-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/satcom-direct-opens-delaware-office-dassault-aircraft-services-facility#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210021 at http://aviationweek.com International Communications Group Celebrating 20th Anniversary http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-communications-group-celebrating-20th-anniversary <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>International Communications Group</strong> (ICG), the Newport News, Va.-based airborne communications specialist, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company was founded in October 1994 with a handful of technicians and investors. At the time they were focused on telecommunications for the cruise ship industry and admittedly knew little about the aviation industry. But they quickly realized their communications technology would be an asset in the air, as well as at sea.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-communications-group-celebrating-20th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-communications-group-celebrating-20th-anniversary#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210011 at http://aviationweek.com Channel Islands Aviation Joins Phillip 66 Aviation’s FBO Network http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/channel-islands-aviation-joins-phillip-66-aviation-s-fbo-network <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Channel Islands Aviation</strong> (CIA), a Camarillo, California family-owned and operator fixed-base operation, has joined Phillip 66 Aviation&rsquo;s fixed-base operation network. FBO owners Mark and Janie Oberman opened the facility in 1976 after being selected as the first operator at Camarillo Airport. The facility provides FBO services, charter, rental and sales, along with serving as a Part 145 repair station. CIA flies Britten-Norman Islanders, along with a CitationJet and CJ3.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/channel-islands-aviation-joins-phillip-66-aviation-s-fbo-network#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1210001 at http://aviationweek.com Gogo Business Aviation Adds Moving Map To Inflight Services http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gogo-business-aviation-adds-moving-map-inflight-services <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Gogo Business Aviation</strong> has added moving map capabilities to its Gogo Vision on-demand inflight entertainment and information service. Integrated without additional fees, the moving map includes a flight progress bar and, bird&rsquo;s-eye view of aircraft&rsquo;s position, routing previously traveled, planned route to destination, current altitude and ground speed, arrival time and destination weather. Passengers can zoom, opt for full or partial screen and switch between satellite, terrain and standard map.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gogo-business-aviation-adds-moving-map-inflight-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gogo-business-aviation-adds-moving-map-inflight-services#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209991 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Aviation To Manage Executive Flight Support FBO In Nassau http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-manage-executive-flight-support-fbo-nassau <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Jet Aviation </strong>has signed an agreement to manage the Executive Flight Support fixed-base operation at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas. The FBO will be operated as Jet Aviation Bahamas beginning in January. Based at the largest airport and main international gateway into the Bahamas, the facility encompasses 305,000 sq. ft. of ramp space and a full-service terminal building with onsite Bahamas Customs and immigration available.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-manage-executive-flight-support-fbo-nassau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-manage-executive-flight-support-fbo-nassau#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209981 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing’s Flight Services Unit Promotes Taylor To Chief Pilot http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-s-flight-services-unit-promotes-taylor-chief-pilot <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Capt. Steve Taylor</strong>, who has led Boeing Business Jets for the last five and a half years, is being promoted to chief pilot of Boeing&rsquo;s Flight Services unit. The organization runs training programs, simulator services, navigation and various flight operations support operations. The move will enable Taylor, who has been flying since he was 16, to stay in the cockpit and exercise his Boeing 737, 747, 777 and 787 type ratings, as well as expand his leadership role at Boeing. He leaves BBJ on a high note.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-s-flight-services-unit-promotes-taylor-chief-pilot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-s-flight-services-unit-promotes-taylor-chief-pilot#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209971 at http://aviationweek.com Sabreliner Bounces Back http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sabreliner-bounces-back <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sabreliner, an iconic name in business jet aviation since the late 1950s, is making a comeback with ambitious plans to expand beyond maintenance and repair to provide aircraft rebuilds, refurbishments and engine overhauls.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sabreliner-bounces-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sabreliner-bounces-back#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Services/FBOs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209961 at http://aviationweek.com Flexjet, Flight Options Realign http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flexjet-flight-options-realign <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nearly a year after acquiring fractional ownership operator Flexjet from Bombardier, Directional Aviation Capital is realigning its fractional aircraft ownership businesses, positioning Flexjet as a more premium brand that sells shares in new aircraft and returning Flight Options back to its roots as a value proposition that sells shares in pre-owned aircraft.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flexjet-flight-options-realign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/flexjet-flight-options-realign#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Operations North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209951 at http://aviationweek.com Sparkling Flying Colours on a Roll http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sparkling-flying-colours-roll <div class="node-body article-body"><p>National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen and General Aviation Manufacturers Association President and CEO Pete Bunce believe business aviation is in a stronger position heading into debate on the next FAA reauthorization bill thanks to a concentrated effort by industry to educate lawmakers and the general public on the important role the industry plays in the national economy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sparkling-flying-colours-roll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sparkling-flying-colours-roll#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Services/FBOs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209941 at http://aviationweek.com Legacy 500 Wins FAA Approval http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/legacy-500-wins-faa-approval <div class="node-body article-body"><p>National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen and General Aviation Manufacturers Association President and CEO Pete Bunce believe business aviation is in a stronger position heading into debate on the next FAA reauthorization bill thanks to a concentrated effort by industry to educate lawmakers and the general public on the important role the industry plays in the national economy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/legacy-500-wins-faa-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/legacy-500-wins-faa-approval#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209931 at http://aviationweek.com Bolen, Bunce: Keep Business Aviation Voice at Forefront http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bolen-bunce-keep-business-aviation-voice-forefront <div class="node-body article-body"><p>National Business Aviation Association President and CEO Ed Bolen and General Aviation Manufacturers Association President and CEO Pete Bunce believe business aviation is in a stronger position heading into debate on the next FAA reauthorization bill thanks to a concentrated effort by industry to educate lawmakers and the general public on the important role the industry plays in the national economy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bolen-bunce-keep-business-aviation-voice-forefront" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bolen-bunce-keep-business-aviation-voice-forefront#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Regulatory/Legislative North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209921 at http://aviationweek.com Sastre: Signature Filling In Gaps http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sastre-signature-filling-gaps <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Signature Flight Support&rsquo;s latest expansion into Canada is part of an overarching and aggressive growth strategy the company has employed in recent years as the fixed-base operation chain seeks to fill in the gaps of its network for its customer base.</p> <p>Signature Flight Support last week announced a new licensing agreement with Skyservice that gives Signature a branded presence at the top five busiest business and general aviation airports in Canada.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sastre-signature-filling-gaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sastre-signature-filling-gaps#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Services/FBOs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209911 at http://aviationweek.com PW800 Engine is First of Jet Engine Family http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pw800-engine-first-jet-engine-family <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada (P&amp;WC) is on track to certify the PW800 by the end of December, says company president John Saabas. Officially unveiling the engine last week at the NBAA convention, Saabas says the 16,000-pounds-thrust powerplant will provide the jumping-off point for a new family of business jet engines covering the 12,000-pounds-thrust to 20,000-pounds-thrust range.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pw800-engine-first-jet-engine-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/pw800-engine-first-jet-engine-family#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209901 at http://aviationweek.com NBAA By The Numbers http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-numbers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>26,000</strong>: The National Business Aviation Association&rsquo;s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida reflected increased activity in the marketplace with a busy convention floor, two general sessions, the first indoor static display at the Orange County Convention Center and 1,100 exhibitors. Executives from a number of the exhibitors, including Signature Flight Support President and CEO Maria Sastre, noted that business had picked up at this show with many of the displays drawing crowds.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-numbers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nbaa-numbers#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN NBAA 2014 North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209891 at http://aviationweek.com Aerion and Airbus Ink JV http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aerion-and-airbus-ink-jv <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Robert Bass, chairman of Aerion Corp., and T. Allan McArtor, chairman and CEO of Airbus Group North America, celebrated a joint venture that will boost development of the AS2, the first supersonic business jet. It also will give Airbus complete access to Aerion&rsquo;s broad range of proprietary design tools, including its supersonic natural laminar flow airfoil (SNLF) designs.</p> <p>&ldquo;We are delighted to formally launch our partnership with Airbus to launch the AS2,&rdquo; says Bass. &ldquo;We are aerodynamicists. Airbus can provide systems design and certification.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aerion-and-airbus-ink-jv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aerion-and-airbus-ink-jv#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209881 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream, Jet Aviation Profits Soar In Third Quarter http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-jet-aviation-profits-soar-third-quarter-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>General Dynamics&rsquo; (GD) Gulfstream Aerospace and Jet Aviation businesses combined for their highest quarterly earnings ever reported by the GD Aerospace Group as third-quarter revenues approached $2.3 billion.</p> <p>Revenues were up by 6.4% ($137 million) in the third quarter and earnings grew 11.4% to $411 million, resulting in margins of 18%. GD is crediting the increase in margins to the continued improvements in G650 and G280 manufacturing and outfitting. But returns from Jet Aviation also provided a boost to performance, the company says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-jet-aviation-profits-soar-third-quarter-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-jet-aviation-profits-soar-third-quarter-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209871 at http://aviationweek.com Vnukovo Falcon 50 Airborne Before Striking Snowplow http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/vnukovo-falcon-50-airborne-striking-snowplow-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Russian and French investigators have downloaded the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from a French-registered Falcon 50EX (F-GLSA) that slammed into a snow removal vehicle during takeoff at Moscow Vnukovo airport late Oct. 20.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/vnukovo-falcon-50-airborne-striking-snowplow-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/vnukovo-falcon-50-airborne-striking-snowplow-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Safety/Training North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209861 at http://aviationweek.com EASA Outlines Road Map For Fostering GA In Europe http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/easa-outlines-road-map-fostering-ga-europe-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is laying out a six-pronged road map to foster the growth and safety of general aviation in Europe.</p> <p>At the recent EASA Safety Conference on General Aviation in Rome, EASA released its 2014 road map report and made six &ldquo;commitments&rdquo; that EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky says are &ldquo;part of the strategy to change fundamentally the way the GA sector is regulated in Europe.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/easa-outlines-road-map-fostering-ga-europe-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/easa-outlines-road-map-fostering-ga-europe-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Regulatory/Legislative North America Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:58:00 +0000 1209851 at http://aviationweek.com