_Kerry Lynch

_Kerry Lynch
Articles
Longer-Range 650 Enters Service 
Gulfstream has begun delivery of the 7,500-nm extended-range variant of its flagship G650, the G650ER, comfortably ahead of its original plans for entry-into-service in 2015.
BizJet Business Soars For Gogo 
Gogo’s newly minted Gogo Business Aviation is continuing its rapid expansion, with the number of air-to-ground systems jumping 43% over a year ago and total revenue climbing 16% in the third quarter.
FAA, NPS Expand Air Tour Quiet Technology Incentives 
FAA and the National Park Service are planning to expand quiet technology incentives for air tour operators flying through some of the more noise-sensitive areas of Grand Canyon National Park, building on the long-awaited initial incentives put in place earlier this year.
Business On Upswing At NetJets, FSI 
Both fractional operator NetJets and its affiliate company FlightSafety International continue to see business pick up as the overall market improves, each posting stronger revenues and earnings through the first nine months of the year, parent Berkshire Hathaway reports.
Commercial Helicopter Shipments Slowing 
Global civil and commercial helicopter deliveries have dropped by nearly one-third and billings by 20% through the first nine months of this year, according to an amended report released Nov. 7 by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Commercial Helicopter Shipments Slowing 
Global civil and commercial helicopter deliveries have dropped by nearly one-third and billings by 20% through the first nine months of this year, according to an amended report released Nov. 7 by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On King Air Crash 
The National Transportation Safety Board’s preliminary report on the Oct. 30 Beechcraft King Air B200 crash in Wichita traces a path in which the aircraft attempted to take off, initiated a left turn and reached an altitude of less than 150 ft. before striking FlightSafety International’s “north” Cessna training building.
Weaker Real, BizJet Deliveries Spur 3Q Embraer Loss 
Embraer Executive Jets’ slide in deliveries spurred revenues for the segment to drop by nearly one-third and helped contribute to a $10.7 million loss for the parent company in the third quarter.
Cessna Signs On Guardian Jet To Market Citation X Elite
Eyeing growing sales in its Citation X Elite refurbishment program, Cessna Aircraft is teaming with Connecticut-based aircraft sales and acquisitions specialist Guardian Jet to market the effort.
Elections Oust Key GA Advocates 
The shift in power to a Republican-controlled Congress will factor in heavily as Washington must face budget and sequestration issues that will come due next year. But in a year in which FAA reauthorization is also set to take center stage, few significant changes are taking place as a result of the Nov. 4 elections.
SMO Backers Lose Key Ballot Initiative 
A key ballot initiative designed to secure the future of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in California appears to have failed in favor of a measure backed by airport opponents designed to strengthen city control over the airport.
Sheltair Expands Reach In Florida 
Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Sheltair is adding a 15th fixed-base operation to its chain with the acquisition of FlightLevel Aviation Lakeland at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL).
Piston Deliveries Leading Industry Resurgence 
Piston aircraft deliveries are showing a sustained resurgence, jumping 20% in the third quarter and leading general aviation shipments overall to a nearly 8% improvement, according to the latest report from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Beechcraft King Air Crashes Into FlightSafety Wichita Facility 
The Wichita fire chief withdrew firefighters from inside of FlightSafety's Cessna learning center in Wichita after a Beechcraft-owned King Air 200 crashed into the facility spurring a "horrific" fire and jeopardizing the building's structural integrity.
Industry Groups Air Key Concerns Over ADS-B Mandate 
Aviation industry groups have agreed to work together to meet the 2020 mandate for automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), but believe privacy, certification, price and other issues must be worked out to meet the equipage deadline.
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