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Aircraft & Propulsion

Aug 18, 2022
It would take nearly 30 years for aircraft designer Michimasa Fujino to bring his concept of a light business jet from the drawing board to delivery.
Aug 18, 2022
Wheels Up posted record revenue but an increase in net losses during the second quarter (Q2) in 2022, while officials say the private aviation provider expects to turn profitable in 2024. 
Aug 17, 2022
Signs of a softening in the growth of business aviation activity looks to be a sign of factors other than slowing demand. 2021 was a banner year for…
Aug 17, 2022
The growth in business aviation activity has stalled, with August traffic modestly slower compared to a year ago, according to WingX Advance.

Interiors & Connectivity

Aug 02, 2022
Aircraft completions company JETMS Completions has received FAA supplemental type certification (STC) approval to modify seating on the Embraer Phenom 300 light jet.
Aug 02, 2022
Air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity system developer SmartSky Networks announced Aug. 2 that its broadband network for business aviation now operates across the continental U.S.
Jul 25, 2022
Full-scale cabin mockups unveiled by Eve and Supernal display common themes but distinctly different approaches to the passenger experience.
Jun 01, 2022
Business and general aviation avionics sales totaled $634.5 million in the first three months of 2022, up 4.8% from the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association. 
Jun 01, 2022
Canada’s Flying Colours has refurbished a Challenger 850 business jet for a U.S. charter operator. The job included a contemporary interior, a 96…

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Aug 16, 2022
Leading fuel cards include non-fuel purchases, detailed records and global acceptance. Some popular fuel card products are described below. Avfuel,…
Aug 10, 2022
The average cost of a gallon of Jet-A fuel in the U.S. in August totaled $7.61, down 47 cents compared to July figures.
Aug 09, 2022
FBO operator Atlantic Aviation has opened a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) gateway at its FBO location at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Connecticut.
Aug 09, 2022
Clay Lacy Aviation broke ground in July on a new FBO and maintenance facility at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut, a project that represents a $20 million expansion of its current presence at the airport.
Aug 05, 2022
Farnborough Airport has appointed architectural practice Gebler Tooth and civil engineer McLaughlin & Harvey to design and build its new, third hangar, with construction due to start this month. 

Flight Deck

Jul 26, 2022
Pilots need to ensure the data input is accurate and that the output is handled correctly.
Jul 25, 2022
Pilots need to arm themselves against navigation data errors. Here are some tips.
Jul 25, 2022
Pilots should know how to fly the aircraft if the automation fails.
Jun 30, 2022
Air Plains Services has designed an advanced instrument panel kit—the 172XPa—for Cessna 172 owners who either are planning to install or have completed installations of the company’s 180-hp engine upgrades.
Jun 23, 2022
In Part 1, we discussed flight crews’ misconceptions regarding threatening weather. Now, we’ll look at ATC’s perspective. The avoidance of severe…

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Aug 16, 2022
The pilot of a Cessna 560 Citation V that crashed near Warm Springs, Oregon, on Jan. 9, 2021 became incapacitated for reasons that could not be determined, the NTSB has found.
Aug 16, 2022
An EMB-145 lands off the runway at Presque Isle, Maine. A crew had reported the localizer discrepancy to the Center after landing at KPQI on March 2, two days before the accident
Aug 14, 2022
An EMB-145 lands off the runway at Presque Isle, Maine. The story shows how even minor oversights by people in safety supporting roles can be significant.
Aug 12, 2022
A whole slew of people could have prevented this accident if they had been more safety conscious and more proactive.
Aug 10, 2022
The relatively new and legitimized multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry has brought in a wave of consumers who otherwise may not have participated much had it remained fully illegal. Some of these new, interested consumers may well be pilots. Here are answers to some confusing questions regarding their use as it relates to piloting an aircraft.

Maintenance & Training

Aug 12, 2022
One of the motivating factors to “get on top” is to reach down and help others up.
Aug 11, 2022
We check back with the RedTail Flight Academy to see how some recent graduates are making out.
Aug 10, 2022
Embraer has partnered with Voar Aviation, a fixed base operator, to offer unscheduled maintenance, repair and overhaul services to Embraer business…
Jul 22, 2022
The business aircraft repainting market is experiencing shifting winds.
Jul 19, 2022
Safran Electrical & Power will supply the conversion kit's electric motor.