USAF's Next Airborne Nuclear Command-And-Control Aircraft, Needs Four Engines

Apr 26, 2022
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) plans to increase spending for its next airborne nuclear command-and-control aircraft, and it most likely will choose used aircraft.
Defense and Space

From The Archives: Cessna 210 Design Changes Add Speed, Controllability

Apr 26, 2022
In this pilot report, Richard Sweeney takes the controls of a Cessna 210, the newest entry in the business airplane field, in 1959. It has a…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: The First Fly-By-Wire Business Jet

Apr 25, 2022
In this pilot report, Fred George gives his take on the flying experience and handling of the Dassault Falcon 7X. Compared with the Dasault fighter…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Why Embraer Must Act

Apr 25, 2022
On the cover of this issue of the magazine is a pair of Embraer's new Phenom business jets. The Phenom 100 and 300 jets are "spearheading Embraer's…
Business Aviation

VIDEO LEARNING: Challenging the Status Quo – Aviation Fuel Quality Assurance

Sponsored By Phillips 66 Apr 21, 2022
May 10, 2022 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT The goal is simple: deliver clean, dry, on spec aviation fuel. The challenge is how to deliver on this goal…
Knowledge Center

From The Archives: Premier Goes Premium

Apr 20, 2022
Our writer and pilot Edward H. Phillips took the controls of a Beechcraft Premier 1A and said: "Raytheon has made the Premier IA a better airplane…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Global Express Poised To Begin Operations

Apr 19, 2022
Our pilot and author David M. North took the long-range Global Express for a test flight and produced a pilot report as manufacturer Bombardier was…
Business Aviation

WEBINAR: Navigating Change in the Defense M&A Landscape

Sponsored By PwC Apr 19, 2022
May 24, 2022 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT In this webinar, you will hear how the radically changed geopolitical environment has combined with ongoing…
Knowledge Center

From The Archives: Pilot Report - Falcon 2000S

Apr 15, 2022
Fred George test flies the first production "affordable" Dassault Falcon 2000S, which began test flights in February 2011 and was "slated to enter…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Eclipse 500 Undergoing Design Changes

Apr 15, 2022
Eclipse Aviation, a startup company back in 2001, had designed the six-seat Eclipse 500 and we reported on the aircraft's design changes by engineers…
Business Aviation

Podcast: The New Gameplan For Sustainable Aviation

Apr 15, 2022
Like with safety in a previous generation, commercial aviation is going through another existential moment. This time it is about environmental concerns, with sustainability as the overarching goal. What lies ahead are opportunities to pick low-hanging fruit but also the need to make controversial culture changes. How does commercial aviation get here?
Sustainability

Commercial Utilization Is Steadily Increasing

Apr 14, 2022
Flight hours for commercial aircraft are rising but remain woefully short of pre-pandemic rates. Overall, commercial utilization in February 2022 was…
Air Transport

More Than 12,000 Military Aircraft To Be Retired In The Next Decade

Apr 14, 2022
As a result of progress in procurement, legacy fleets will be retired. More than 12,000 military aircraft are expected to be withdrawn from service over the next decade.
Defense and Space

From The Archives: Rinaldo Piaggio Delivers First Production P180 Avanti

Apr 13, 2022
The first production Piaggio P180 Avanti was delivered to Robert J. Pond. According to Piaggio the aircraft's fuel efficiency is the highest as any…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Learjet 25 Model Transporter

Apr 12, 2022
This stretched version of the Lear Jet Model 23/24 business jet performing its first flight. This image from the flight made it onto the front cover…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Learjet 25 Model Transporter

Apr 12, 2022
This stretched version of the Lear Jet Model 23/24 business jet performing its first flight. This image from the flight made it onto the front cover…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Learjet 25 Model Transporter

Apr 12, 2022
This stretched version of the Lear Jet Model 23/24 business jet performing its first flight. This image from the flight made it onto the front cover…
Business Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket Solutions Keep the Customer Top of Mind

Sponsored By Pratt & Whitney Apr 12, 2022
Pratt & Whitney EngineWise® solutions represent our commitment to sharing technical expertise, fleet data and business intelligence with our customers – so that together, we keep their engines running smoothly.
MRO Americas

From The Archives: Eclipse Aviation's Eclipse 500 Completes First Flight

Apr 11, 2022
The Eclipse 500 performed its first flight on Aug. 26, 2002. Aviation Week & Space Technology reported that the Williams International EJ22 turbofan…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Airbus To Display Corporate Jet

Apr 08, 2022
A French firm that took delivery of the first Airbus Corporate Jet, Aero Services Executive, and planned to fly the aircraft non-stop from Paris Le…
Business Aviation

Launch Vehicle Avionics – From Atlas V to Vulcan Centaur

Sponsored By L3Harris Apr 08, 2022
Leveraging 60+ years of extensive experience as a market leader in space, L3Harris provides next-generation space technologies, including higher…
Space Symposium

WEBINAR: A&D Manufacturing - Best Practices for the U.S. Market

Sponsored By IFS Apr 07, 2022
May 11, 2022 11:00 am ET / 8:00 am PT The complexity faced by aerospace and defense manufacturers is significant, starting with the multiple…
Knowledge Center

Webinar: Change Finally Comes To Part 147 Training

Apr 07, 2022
This webinar took place on Thursday, April 6, 2022. More than two years after Congress ordered the FAA to revamp rules for how U.S. schools should…
MRO

Unbeatable Performance. Unbelievable Pricing. With Viasat Select Ka.

Sponsored By Viasat Apr 06, 2022
Unbeatable performance. Unbelievable pricing. With Viasat Select Ka. Viasat business jet connectivity means an office in the sky can be just as…
Business Aviation

From The Archives: Premier I Aims For Top Spot In Small-Bizjet Arena

Apr 05, 2022
Premier I, an aircraft built by Raytheon Aircraft Co., was flown by Edward H. Phillips and in his pilot report we learn that the twin-engine jet's …
Business Aviation