Business Aviation http://aviationweek.com/taxonomy/term/7385/more en Managing Helicopter Noise http://aviationweek.com/bca/managing-helicopter-noise <div class="field-deck"> It’s key to keeping access to urban areas </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>While the sound of spinning rotors may mean lifesaving, safety or profit to members of the rotary-wing community, to most in the general population, the sound is just noise. Too often, unwelcome noise. And that&rsquo;s a problem for everyone.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/managing-helicopter-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/managing-helicopter-noise#comments AWIN ONLY BCA Operations North America Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1262921 at http://aviationweek.com Helicopter Manufacturers Look Toward Heavier Products http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/helicopter-manufacturers-look-toward-heavier-products <div class="field-deck"> Increasingly, helicopter makers are focusing on larger, more profitable models </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As current heavy models become aged, helicopter manufacturers turn to larger types for new product lines.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/helicopter-manufacturers-look-toward-heavier-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/helicopter-manufacturers-look-toward-heavier-products#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Rotorcraft Global Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266491 at http://aviationweek.com AgustaWestland After Many Delays, AW609 Now Moving Ahead http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/after-many-delays-aw609-now-moving-ahead <div class="field-deck"> AgustaWestland’s AW609 tiltrotor finally moving forward </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AgustaWestland’s long-delayed AW609 tiltrotor is finally making progress toward first flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/after-many-delays-aw609-now-moving-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/after-many-delays-aw609-now-moving-ahead#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Rotorcraft Global Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266351 at http://aviationweek.com AgustaWestland Busy Year Ahead For Helicopter Developments http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/busy-year-ahead-helicopter-developments <div class="field-deck"> Helicopter manufacturers preparing for a busy 2015, introducing important new models </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New and established helicopter makers are planning to roll out several new models in 2015, including the long-awaited Airbus Helicopters X4.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/busy-year-ahead-helicopter-developments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/busy-year-ahead-helicopter-developments#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Rotorcraft Global Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266331 at http://aviationweek.com Regulations, Collaboration Boosting Offshore Helicopter Safety http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/regulations-collaboration-boosting-offshore-helicopter-safety <div class="field-deck"> North Sea crashes prompt reviews, but have things really changed? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the wake of recent North Sea crashes, helicopter operators, manufacturers and regulators work together to advance safety programs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/regulations-collaboration-boosting-offshore-helicopter-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/regulations-collaboration-boosting-offshore-helicopter-safety#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Rotorcraft Europe Global Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266271 at http://aviationweek.com Rockwell Collins Targets Helo Market With Fusion Avionics http://aviationweek.com/ProLineFusionHelo <div class="node-body article-body">Seeking to extend its Pro Line Fusion avionics line into the helicopter market, Rockwell Collins is broadening the system’s capabilities for a wide range of missions</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/ProLineFusionHelo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/ProLineFusionHelo#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Rotorcraft Global Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266261 at http://aviationweek.com The display on the center console in the Pro Line Fusion helicopter flight deck puts the touchscreen closer to pilots. Credit: Rockwell Collins Getting the Lead Out: The Future of Avgas http://aviationweek.com/bca/getting-lead-out-future-avgas <div class="field-deck"> A viable alternative to 100-octane leaded aviation gasoline may finally be in sight </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Piston Aviation Fuel Initiative, a joint industry-government partnership, could result in a technically feasible and economically viable unleaded avgas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/getting-lead-out-future-avgas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/getting-lead-out-future-avgas#comments BCA Business Aviation Operations North America Wed, 25 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1250151 at http://aviationweek.com Study Accident and Incident History Data to Avoid Risk http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/study-accident-and-incident-history-data-avoid-risk <div class="field-deck"> Learn Lessons from Past Mishaps </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>If pilots and flight departments don’t study accident, incident and air safety history, drilling down into the root causes of these events, they’re then destined to repeat the same errors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/study-accident-and-incident-history-data-avoid-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/study-accident-and-incident-history-data-avoid-risk#comments BCA Business Aviation Safety Wed, 25 Feb 2015 03:00:00 +0000 1250081 at http://aviationweek.com Industry Assesses Cost Benefits Of Tracking, Operational Control http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-assesses-cost-benefits-tracking-operational-control <div class="field-deck"> Industry is united on tracking, but operational control and cost concerns linger </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Taking responsibility for the whereabouts of their aircraft will be a new experience for many of the world’s airlines, and the jury’s out on whether it will be affordable</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-assesses-cost-benefits-tracking-operational-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/industry-assesses-cost-benefits-tracking-operational-control#comments Business Aviation Commercial Aviation AWST Flight Tracking Global Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:00:00 +0000 1266091 at http://aviationweek.com Air Canada The Future of Avgas http://aviationweek.com/future-avgas <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/b-c-a">Business &amp; Commercial Aviation</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/02/AvGas-timelne2%20PM72.png?1424798251" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body">After years of discussion, a definitive and formalized step has been taken that could result in a solution to not only “get the lead out” of aviation gasoline but also approve an affordable replacement fuel that can be safely and reliably burned by the existing fleet of piston-engine aircraft. This is the Piston Aviation Fuel Initiative, or PAFI, a joint industry-government partnership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/future-avgas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BCA Tue, 24 Feb 2015 08:56:00 +0000 1266391 at http://aviationweek.com