Business Aviation Community Gathers Again For Signature Trade Show

By Bill Carey Oct 21, 2021
After NBAA-BACE was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the business aviation community reconvened in Las Vegas.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Viasat Unveils Flexible Broadband Service Plans

By Bill Carey Oct 14, 2021
Viasat’s new service plan structure can be customized for where an aircraft typically operates and the amount of data it requires.

Jet Edge Will Launch Gogo 5G Connectivity Service

By Bill Carey Oct 13, 2021
Jet Edge International has signed an agreement with Gogo Business Aviation to launch Gogo’s 5G inflight connectivity service.

Gulfstream Adds G280 Cabin, Cockpit Enhancements

By Bill Carey Oct 13, 2021
Gulfstream Aerospace has added new cabin and cockpit enhancements to the super-midsize G280 it builds with Israel Aircraft Industries.

SpeedNews Briefs From NBAA-BACE, Oct. 12

Steve Costley Oct 12, 2021
SpeedNews Briefs From NBAA-BACE: Day One

CitationPartners Extends Eagle Program To All Excel Owners

By Paul Seidenman Oct 10, 2021
CitationPartners plans to make its Citation Excel Eagle airframe and flight deck upgrade program available to all owners of the popular Citation Excel family, including the Excel, XLS, and XLS+.
Flight Deck

Honeywell Unveils 'Anthem' Avionics Suite

By Bill Carey Oct 05, 2021
The fifth-generation “Anthem” suite represents a step change in integrated avionics systems, the manufacturer says.
Business Aviation

FlyExclusive Harmonizing, Growing Fleet

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 01, 2021
Fly Exclusive is refurbishing its fleets of aircraft so they will all have matching paint schemes and interior designs, to present the same look and feel for customers—no matter which aircraft.
Interiors & Connectivity

What’s Filling MRO Shops

By Paul Seidenman Sep 27, 2021
Examining what modification and upgrade work independent and OEM shops are booking
Maintenance & Training

Contemporary Artist Turns ACJ TwoTwenty Into ‘Flying Art Gallery’

By Molly McMillin Sep 24, 2021
Airbus Corporate Jets has partnered with contemporary artist Cyril Kongo, aka Mr. Colorful, to design a special edition cabin of its ACJ TwoTwenty extra-large business jet.
Interiors & Connectivity

Jet Aviation Expands, Renovates Basel Production Center

By Molly McMillin Aug 31, 2021
Jet Aviation, a division of General Dynamics, has completed an expansion and renovation of its 27,250-sq.-ft. production center at its maintenance and completion center in Basel, Switzerland.
Interiors & Connectivity

Raytheon Buying FlightAware For Digital Aviation Push Under Collins

By Michael Bruno Aug 31, 2021
Collins Aerospace, already one of the largest commercial aerospace suppliers—let alone as part of Raytheon Technologies—is buying high-profile flight tracking data provider FlightAware.
Connected Aerospace

Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Inmarsat CTO Peter Hadinger

By Bill Carey Aug 17, 2021
London-based Inmarsat is known to business aviation as a major provider of in-flight connectivity, offering both the broadband Jet Connex Ka-band…
Business Aviation

Fast Five: Wider Horizons In L-Band

By Bill Carey Aug 16, 2021
BCA spoke with Inmarsat Chief Technology Officer Peter Hadinger about Elera, and what business aviation can expect from the new service
Business Aviation

Inmarsat Announces Major L-Band Network Upgrade

By Bill Carey Aug 12, 2021
Satellite communications provider Inmarsat announced a major upgrade to its L-band network on Aug. 12 that promises higher data speeds and smaller, lower-cost terminals for aviation users.
Interiors & Connectivity

Galley Equipment Focuses On Details

By Paul Seidenman Aug 06, 2021
As more people discover private aircraft travel, galley equipment suppliers are upgrading equipment to enable greater inflight dining diversity and luxury restaurant quality food and beverage service. 
Interiors & Connectivity

Cockpit Aids And Innovations

BCA Staff Aug 05, 2021
Suppliers have announced recent innovations designed to improve communications and support situational awareness in the cockpit, including the…
Interiors & Connectivity

Poll: If WiFi is available when traveling as a passenger, how often do you use it?

Jul 20, 2021
New technologies and continuing progress in system engineering are improving the passenger’s experience in a business aircraft cabin. “Customer…
Interiors & Connectivity

Cirrus Aircraft Unveils G2+ Vision Jet With Wi-Fi, Improved Takeoff Performance

By Molly McMillin Jul 20, 2021
The updated version of Cirrus Aircraft's G2 jet features inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, improved takeoff performance and new exterior color options.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New Options On The Horizon For In-Flight Connectivity

By Bill Carey Jun 29, 2021
Suppliers of new airborne equipment and networks for both air-to-ground and satellite communications have reported recent progress toward deploying their systems.
Business Aviation

Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Husham Osman, Royal Jet Technical Director

By Lee Ann Shay Jun 25, 2021
Husham Osman, Royal Jet’s technical director, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay on the sidelines of MRO Middle East about how the Abu Dhabi-based charter and services company accelerated projects during the COVID-19 pandemic—including upgrading BBJs.
Interiors & Connectivity

SmartSky Opens Corridor For Connectivity Demos

By Bill Carey Jun 10, 2021
Air-to-ground network developer SmartSky Networks has announced the opening in the southeastern U.S. of the first fully operational coverage area of its inflight communications network for route-based demonstrations.
Interiors & Connectivity

Airbus ACJs to Receive LiFi-Based IFE Next Year

By Thierry Dubois Jun 01, 2021
Equipment supplier Latecoere is gearing up for the installation of the first LiFi optical data transmission system, claimed to be easy to fit in and…
Interiors & Connectivity

OEMs, System Manufacturers Find New Leads To More Enjoyable Cabins

By Thierry Dubois May 12, 2021
LED lights, smart windows, improved air management and integrated galleys can be expected to improve the flight experience.
Interiors & Connectivity

Jet Edge, Gogo Business Form IFEC Partnership

By Bill Carey Apr 23, 2021
The partnership creates a first
Interiors & Connectivity