Business & Commercial Aviation

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
High-profile accidents reinforce public uneasiness over helicopter operations in urban settings.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Guy Norris
Bombardier has revealed the initial academic partners in its EcoJet blended wing body (BWB) business jet study project.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
Accidents strain emergency response resources and lead to security concerns.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Molly McMillin
The National Business Aviation Association is encouraging members to contact the Senate leaders to request that they pass the bill.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Bill Carey
Two 100M fuel candidates were suspended.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Molly McMillin
Skyborne Airline Academy has signed a letter of intent with Bye Aerospace for 30 eFlyer electric training aircraft, bringing its total commitment to 40.
Maintenance & Training

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
High-visibility accidents provoke powerful public reactions against urban helicopter operations.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Kent Jackson, Brittan Harrell
Most companies will file ownership information soon.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Molly McMillin
Operators should expect strict parking restrictions, Prior Permission Required requirements (PPRs), traffic delays and potentially “eye watering special event fees," according to the OpsGroup.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Roger Cox
One significant reason for better fuel management by professionals is the use of checklists.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Bill Carey
ExecuJet received fully electric ground-handling equipment at its Paris-Le Bourget Airport facility, its first location in Europe to use such machines.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

BCA staff
The U.S. average price of Jet-A fuel declined 24 cents a gallon in January compared to December 2023, with an average cost of $6.82 a gallon.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

By Bill Carey
What makes this aircraft so popular.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Molly McMillin
Bart Gray, founder of Global Jetcare, plans to complete the flight in a Learjet 36A, one of six Learjets in Global Jetcare’s fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Jeremy Kariuki
VoltAero has selected Safran Electrical & Power to supply electrical wiring for its Cassio 330 electric-hybrid certification aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Lee Ann Shay, Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
Pilot Pat Veillette explains what happens when aircraft decompression occurs—speaking from his own experience of decompression when co-piloting a Hawker.
BCA Podcast

By Molly McMillin
Former United Airlines Vice President Lynda Coffman has been named CEO of Women in Aviation International, beginning Jan. 22, 2024.
Aircraft & Propulsion

BCA Staff
The January/February 2024 issue of FAA Safety Briefing magazine focuses on the agency’s Compliance Program.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
Are we taking the best steps to prevent mechanical failures from cascading into an accident?
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Jeremy Kariuki
Avfuel announced the addition of two FBOs to its branded network of fuel providers—both of which are located in Spokane, Washington.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

By Jeremy Kariuki
Beacon Air Group, an aviation services provider, announced the opening of its newest fixed-base operation (FBO).
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

By Bill Carey
They plan to install Beta charging stations at four airport locations across the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts, the companies announced on Jan. 9.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
Are we taking the best steps to prevent mechanical failures from cascading into an accident?
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D.
Are we taking the best steps to prevent mechanical failures from cascading into an accident?
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Jeremy Kariuki, Bill Carey, Molly McMillin, Lee Ann Shay
Listen in as Aviation Week editors discuss their predictions for business aviation in 2024.
BCA Podcast