KinectAir Launches Corporate Accounts As Business Grows

By Matthew Orloff Dec 02, 2022
KinectAir has seen initial success in the Pacific Northwest with a consistent, repeat customer base of local businesses so has added corporate accounts.
Aircraft & Propulsion

STARTUP SPOTLIGHT: Jekta Swiss Aviation

By Graham Warwick Dec 02, 2022
Jekta Swiss Aviation plans to revive the decades-old concept of the amphibious flying boat with a 19-seat regional aircraft aimed at the global market.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Archer’s Maker eVTOL Demos Transition To Wing-borne Flight

By Garrett Reim Dec 02, 2022
Archer’s Maker electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft made its first full transition to wing-borne flight on Nov. 29.
Advanced Air Mobility

NTSB Urges Immediate Bell 407 Inspections Following Inflight Failure

By Molly McMillin Dec 02, 2022
NTSB is urgently recommending U.S. and Canadian regulators require “ immediate and more frequent inspections” of certain Bell 407 helicopter components.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

UK Startup Tests Cargo VTOL

By Graham Warwick Dec 02, 2022
UK startup ARC Aerosystems has completed full transition flights of a full-scale prototype of its C150 VTOL uncrewed cargo aircraft.
Advanced Air Mobility

Xwing To Research UAV Flights In Complex Airspace With FAA, NASA

By Garrett Reim Dec 02, 2022
Xwing has signed a contract with the FAA to research how to coordinate large commercial UAVs and general aviation aircraft in complex air traffic situations.
Advanced Air Mobility

Jetlines Sees Strong Prospects For Charter Operations

By Lori Ranson Dec 02, 2022
Canadian startup Jetlines is forecasting strong demand for its charter flights as it prepares to add a second Airbus A320.
Airlines & Lessors

DLR Tests Automated Air Traffic Management For Air Taxis

By Graham Warwick Dec 02, 2022
Flight tests have been conducted to demonstrate how automated ATM could be used to avoid conflicts between autonomous air taxis and crewed aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Pratt & Whitney’s PW812D Engine Earns FAA Certification

By Molly McMillin Dec 02, 2022
Pratt & Whitney Canada has received FAA certification for its PW812D engine, which is expected to power the Dassault Falcon 6X business jet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Bombardier Center Brings Big Jets And New Jobs To Biggin Hill

By Angus Batey Dec 02, 2022
Bombardier formally opened a 22-bay MRO facility here Nov. 30 as the airframer ramps up worldwide support for its range of increasingly large aircraft.
Maintenance & Training

NTSB Urges FAA To Improve Air Tour Safety Regs In Alaska Region

By Molly McMillin Dec 01, 2022
Seven air tour crashes in and around Ketchikan, Alaska, highlight the need to address flight safety hazards, says the NTSB.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Expanding Volato Orders 25 HondaJet Elite II Aircraft

By Molly McMillin Dec 01, 2022
Volato, an Atlanta-based fractional-ownership provider, has placed an order for 25 HondaJet Elite II aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Skyports to Develop Vertiports With Latin American Airport Group

By Ben Goldstein Dec 01, 2022
The partners will share best practices for design concepts and evaluate which of 53 Latin American airport sites may be most ripe for vertiport deployment.
Advanced Air Mobility

Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Pascal Bachmann, Jetcraft Senior Vice President-Sales For EMEA

By Molly McMillin Dec 01, 2022
Pascal Bachmann is senior vice president of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Jetcraft, a worldwide aircraft sales organization.
Aircraft & Propulsion

NetJets Becomes Fleet Launch Customer For Global 8000

By Molly McMillin Nov 30, 2022
NetJets has become the fleet launch customer for Bombardier’s Global 8000 ultra-long-range business jet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Focuses On Batteries To Enable Hybrid-Electric Architecture

By Thierry Dubois Nov 30, 2022
Airbus has signed a partnership agreement with car manufacturer Renault to improve the technology for batteries.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Eyes 50% Emissions Cut With Rotorcraft Demonstrator

By Tony Osborne Nov 30, 2022
Airbus Helicopters hopes demonstrator can prove out technologies to reduce their carbon emissions by 50%.
Emerging Technologies

Europe Adopts Strategy For Widespread Drone Use

By Graham Warwick Nov 30, 2022
Another foundation has been laid for advanced air mobility in the EU with the adoption of the European Drone Strategy 2.0.
Advanced Air Mobility

MEBAA Show Returns With Aim To Support Growth And Innovation

By Molly McMillin Nov 30, 2022
The 2022 Middle Eastern Business Aviation (MEBAA) show returns Dec. 6-8 following a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with plans to highlight the strong futu
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Plan Unveiled For U.S.-Canada AAM Flight Corridor

By Bill Carey Nov 30, 2022
Canadian vertiport startup VPorts and the U.S.-based Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance have announced an agreement to establish a corridor fo
Advanced Air Mobility

Eve Partners With Vertiport Developer Bluenest

By Graham Warwick Nov 30, 2022
Embraer spinoff Eve Holdings has added a potential customer for its urban air traffic management (UATM) solution—Vertiport developer Bluenest, which will use the low-altitude air traffic control software to support future vertiport automation systems.
Advanced Air Mobility

Middle East Bizav Forecast Sees Large, Long-Range Jets Favored

By Molly McMillin Nov 29, 2022
A changing fleet mix is expected for the in-service business jet and turboprop fleet in the combined Middle East and Africa regions.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Focus On SAF To Increase Bizav Demand, Survey Says

By Molly McMillin Nov 29, 2022
Business aviation’s growing use of sustainable aviation fuel and its improving sustainability record will spur more purchases of business jets by large U.S. cor
Aircraft & Propulsion

Israel Expands Drone Pilot Program To Include eVTOLs

By Graham Warwick Nov 29, 2022
A second phase of Israel’s National Drone Initiative is to include demonstrations that could pave the way for passenger-carrying electric vertical takeoff and landing air taxis in urban areas.
Advanced Air Mobility

SkyDrive Signs MOU For 100 eVTOLs For Potential Use In Vietnam

By Garrett Reim Nov 29, 2022
SkyDrive of Japan has signed a memorandum of understanding with investor Pacific Group for up to 100 electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for potential use in Vietnam.
Advanced Air Mobility