Industry News from NBAA-BACE, Oct. 14

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 14, 2021
A roundup of announcements at NBAA-BACE.
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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.
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Opinion: Gulfstream Cements Market Dominance With G400 And G800

By Richard Aboulafia Oct 14, 2021
Enabled by cash from parent defense prime General Dynamics, the market leader is poised to maintain its dominance for many years to come.
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Go-Around Decision-Making: What's The Best Approach?

By James Albright Oct 14, 2021
A Flight Safety Foundation study says pilots execute go-arounds only 3% of the time when an approach exceeds stable approach criteria.
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NBAA International Operations Committee Sets Streamlined LOA Process

By James Albright Oct 14, 2021
To understand the new streamlined Letters of Authorization, one needs to understand how bad the old monthslong process was.
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Russ Meyer ‘Having Fun’ With CitationPartners

By Molly McMillin Oct 14, 2021
With low used aircraft inventory and rising flight hours in the business jet industry, it’s a good time to be in business.
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Pre-Owned Business Jets: A Tale of Two Markets

By Molly McMillin Oct 14, 2021
The pre-owned business jet market is surging with inventories at record lows and prices rising.
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Tamarack Aerospace Doing New Tests for King Air Performance Smartwing

By James Albright Oct 14, 2021
The King Air installation adds an additional 6-8 ft. of wingspan.
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Southeast, Garmin Partner On Electronic Flight Instrument STC

By Ben Goldstein Oct 14, 2021
Southeast Aerospace announced partnership with Garmin International to develop IVSI and ESI units in Part 25 aircraft.
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Competition Heats Up for Cockpit Satcom

By Bill Carey Oct 14, 2021
Competition for cockpit-focused L-band satellite communications (satcom) has heated up with Inmarsat’s recent announcement of a major “Elera” network…
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Europe’s Business Aviation Sector Hopeful Over U.S. Opening

By Helen Massy-Beresford Oct 14, 2021
European business aviation operators are hopeful that the planned opening of U.S. borders for European travelers in November will lead to an increase in activity.
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BBGA: UK Business Aviation Recovering, But Challenges Remain

By Ben Goldstein Oct 14, 2021
The British Business General Aviation Association says business aviation demand has surpassed pre-pandemic levels in parts of the UK.
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FlyExclusive Investing $100 Million on Enhancements This Year

By Lee Ann Shay Oct 13, 2021
Privately owned FlyExclusive is expanding its fleet and adding in-house MRO capabilities, investing $100 million just this year.
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Getting The Word Out On Advanced Air Mobility

By Guy Norris Oct 13, 2021
The industry needs to prepare the way for broader public acceptance, say advanced air mobility pioneers at NBAA-BACE.
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NBAA-BACE News In Brief Oct. 13

By Ben Goldstein Oct 13, 2021
A roundup of announcements at NBAA-BACE: Day Two
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Embraer Sets Sustainability Goals And Actions To Meet Them

By Molly McMillin Oct 13, 2021
Embraer Executive Jets will combine increased use of sustainable aviation fuels with new technologies to meet its sustainability goals.
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FlightSafety International and GE Digital Announce C-FOQA Training

By James Albright Oct 13, 2021
A new partnership will use actual flight data to tailor aircrew simulator training using Corporate Flight Operations Quality Assurance.
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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.
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Where Next for Business Aircraft?

By Graham Warwick Oct 13, 2021
The long-range and large-cabins market is where the money has been for business aircraft OEMs, the most lucrative and resilient sector.
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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.
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Small Operator Safety Considerations

By James Albright Oct 13, 2021
A Small Operator Symposium speaker had a common sense—but jarring—demand: “We need to stop crashing aircraft.”
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Not Easy Being Green In Business Aviation

By Guy Norris Oct 13, 2021
As the aerospace industry scrambles to meet new, aggressive sustainability targets, the business aviation sector is challenged by having far fewer go-to lower-emission options than virtually any other arena of civil aviation, particularly in propulsion.
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What Impact Will eVTOL Have On Business Aviation?

By Guy Norris Oct 13, 2021
At first glance, there seems little overlap between the mostly small, slow and short-range capability of these innovative vehicles and the high flying, faster and longer-range world of the business jet.
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Podcast: Why BizAv is Hot Again

Oct 13, 2021
Aviation Week editors gather in Las Vegas to talk about the buoyant mood at 2021 NBAA-BACE and COVID-19’s silver lining for the business aviation industry.
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Bombardier Service Center Hiring Technicians As It Expands

By Molly McMillin Oct 13, 2021
Bombardier is investing in major expansions of its worldwide service center network as it grows the segment, with plans to hire hundreds of…
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