Gallery: The Week In Business Aviation 2022 Jan. 31-Feb. 04
February 04, 2022
Last New Learjet 75 Hits Milestone On Way To Delivery
The last new Learjet light business jet, a Learjet 75 Liberty, has rolled off Bombardier’s Wichita production line and into the paint department for completion before customer delivery, Learjet insiders say, bringing production of the iconic Learjet closer to its ultimate conclusion. Credit: Bombardier
From The Archives: The Problem Of Soaring Flight
An article published 100 years ago in our impressive archive looked at how birds fly and compared soaring turkey buzzards' movements to how machines fly.
FBOs Pump SAF And Launch Green Initiatives, Part 1
Discussions about sustainable aviation usually start with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), which has gained a foothold in business aviation. Aligned with an industry goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, FBOs also are adopting environmentally friendly business practices ranging from installing solar arrays to replacing plastic straws. Credit: Clay Lacy Aviation
Podcast: Where Are Pre-Owned Bizjet Values Heading In 2022?
Last year the market for pre-owned business jets and turboprops was marked with record low inventory, rising prices and exuberant buyers. Listen in on how 2022 is shaping up. Credit: Nigel Prevatt
FBOs Pump SAF And Launch Green Initiatives, Part 2
Understanding book-and-claim and energy-saving business practices. Credit: Credit: Sun Air Jets
From The Archives: Airspace Users Look For Congress' Aid
Crowded skies need more airports. A group was formed by Washington's aviation community known as Accent. The members were brought together by a "common concern" about lack of capacity, ramp space and landing aids. Read about how the group lobbied Congress to make changes.
5G, A (Try Not To) Crash Course, Part 1
To understand the current 5G versus radio altimeter frequency clash, understand what came before 5G. Credit: Shutterstock
NBAA's Miami Regional Forum Reflects Industry Optimism
More than 2,200 people registered to attend the National Business Aviation Association's regional forum on Feb. 2 at the Miami Opa Locka Executive Airport. The forum also drew more than 130 exhibitors and 15 aircraft on static display.
The Business Aviation Quiz: Where Are You?
Using AC-U-KWIK’s airport distance calculator, can you work out where you are starting, finishing and having a pitstop with the clues?
Take a look at the stories that made the headlines this week in the business aviation sector, including the first podcast of the year, news on how the industry is adopting environmentally friendly business practices ranging from installing solar arrays to replacing plastic straws, and the last new Learjet light business jet, a Learjet 75 Liberty, rolls off Bombardier’s production line and into the paint department for completion before customer delivery, bringing production of the iconic Learjet closer to its ultimate conclusion.