Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

January 23, 2023, 8:52 AM

Used Single-engine Helicopter Sales Fell in 2022

Sales for preowned, single-engine helicopters were down 12 percent in 2022 as supply dwindles.

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SDC 2023 attendees on the show floor
Jan 27, 2023 - 12:54 PM
NBAA's just concluded three-day Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference in Nashville drew a record number of attendees.
Gulfstream G700 in flight over clouds
Jan 27, 2023 - 12:13 PM
The first two production G700s broke 25 speed records during Gulfstream's just-completed world tour of the new ultra-long-range twinjet.
Graphic of North Atlantic Track with airplane flight tracks depicted on map
Jan 27, 2023 - 11:27 AM
ICAO has revised its North Atlantic operations and airspace manual, and flight planner OpsGroup is helping pilots make sense of the changes via a summary.
Aircraft surrounded by investigators after safely stopped in Engineered Material Arresting System following runway overrun
Jan 27, 2023 - 10:00 AM
Runway excursions account for one-third of business aircraft accidents and, barring mechanical issues, are preventable.
partial image of business jet
Jan 26, 2023 - 7:01 PM
Charter availability is still difficult as several factors, such as industry consolidation, new flyers, and workforce issues, squeeze the market.
night vision mode view of man on ground pointing long gun at Michigan State Police helicopter
Jan 26, 2023 - 1:16 PM
A 33-year-old Detroit man who opened fire on state police helicopter was fatally shot by officers on the ground.
New Embassair FBO at Miami Opa-Locka Airport
Jan 26, 2023 - 1:05 PM
After two years of construction, the unique Embassair FBO at Miami Opa-Locka Executie Airport is ready for its debut.
Airvan passenger
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:45 AM
The FAA has extended the deadline for comment on its NPRM for mandatory safety management systems to April.
Jan 26, 2023 - 11:28 AM
The temperature was below freezing and snow was falling when a Phenom 300 crashed on takeoff from Utah's Provo Municipal Airport on January 2.
Bell 505 in hangar
Jan 26, 2023 - 10:16 AM
Despite a decline in deliveries of Bell military helicopters last year, the company delivered 176 civil helicopters in 2022, up from 156 the prior year.