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Aircraft & Propulsion

Sep 21, 2021
Business aviation manufacturers are waiting for clarification to understand the impact President Joe Biden’s sweeping mandate requiring employees to be vaccinated or produce weekly negative COVID tests may have on their companies. 
Sep 21, 2021
Now focused on business aviation, Bombardier makes its first major product announcement.
Sep 21, 2021
Should aircraft age be the leading factor for a charter buyer?
Sep 20, 2021
Bombardier is transitioning the Wichita facility, retraining its staff and growing its service business as it prepares to deliver its final Learjet off the production line early in 2022. 
Sep 19, 2021
Bombardier introduced the Challenger 3500 on Sept. 14, a refresh to the Challenger 350 super midsize business jet with an autothrottle, updated…

Interiors & Connectivity

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Sep 02, 2021
The business jet performance metrics that matter most to executives now are the bandwidth, speed, and coverage area of the aircraft’s onboard…
Aug 31, 2021
Jet Aviation, a division of General Dynamics, has completed an expansion and renovation of its 27,250-sq.-ft. production center at its maintenance and completion center in Basel, Switzerland.
Aug 23, 2021
A look into how C&L Aviation Services is transforming Embraer ERJ family aircraft into semi-private business and luxury jets.
Aug 17, 2021
London-based Inmarsat is known to business aviation as a major provider of in-flight connectivity, offering both the broadband Jet Connex Ka-band…

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Sep 15, 2021
A new app-based service has been launched in the UK in an attempt to tackle a long-standing problem in private air charter.
Sep 15, 2021
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Sep 13, 2021
Business aviation flights in North America were flat in August compared to July, but higher than August 2020 and up 10% from August 2019.
Sep 12, 2021
Recent software and mobile app launches have made flight planning, tracking, scheduling and booking easier and more accessible.
Sep 10, 2021
Seven people were injured Sept. 9 when a Cape Air Cessna 402 left the runway and crashed into nearby woods while landing at Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC) in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

Flight Deck

Sep 21, 2021
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
Sep 20, 2021
Lessons learned from past incidents reveal the strengths and weaknesses of our present training.
Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Sep 16, 2021
They’re not as easy as you think.
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Safety, Operations & Regulation

Sep 21, 2021
Business aviation manufacturers are waiting for clarification to understand the impact President Joe Biden’s sweeping mandate requiring employees to be vaccinated or produce weekly negative COVID tests may have on their companies. 
Sep 21, 2021
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Sep 15, 2021
The first part of this article series describes what led to the aircraft sliding off the runway into the river. The NTSB conducted a major accident…
Sep 14, 2021
It was the night of May 3, 2019, and a hard rain was falling in Jacksonville, Florida. The rain was coming down so hard that the runway was slippery…

Maintenance & Training

Sep 16, 2021
Engine MROs ramp up as flight hours increase; pre-owned market stays hot.
Sep 10, 2021
The first part of this article looked at trying to solve problems that appear to be impossible. The old saying “When all you have is a hammer…
Sep 10, 2021
Donald Duncan formed his namesake company, Duncan Aviation, in 1956—making this year the company's 65th anniversary. See a few moments from across the years—including its role in the early days of Learjet.
Sep 09, 2021
Through its partnership with Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas, students will be able to transition directly from the school to the bizjet MRO provider's workforce.
Sep 09, 2021
Just because something is impossible doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a solution.