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.

September 23, 2022, 11:47 AM

Pilatus Acquiring U.S. Aircraft Sales/mx Firm Skytech

Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.

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Safran celebration of electrical engineering COE. (Photo: Pierre Soissons/Safran)
Sep 26, 2022 - 4:05 PM
Safran's focus on future electric and hybrid products is consolidating at a new electrical engineering center of excellence in Créteil, France.
Tamarack Aerospace Nick Guida next to business jet equipped with Tamarack active winglets
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:52 PM
Tamarack Aerospace winglet customers will be able to buy carbon-balancing services from Oxï-Zen under an agreement between the two companies.
British Business and General Aviation Association CEO Mark Bailey next to open door on business jet
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:45 PM
The aviation services sector needs a UK trade body to be more effectively represented, according to the British Business and General Aviation Association.
Sustainable aviation fuel
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In the run-up to a triennial ICAO meeting, business aviation groups have released policy principles to guide long-term carbon emissions reductions.
EASA Excutive Director Partrick Ky and FAA acting Administrator Billy Nolen (Photo: NBAA)
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:09 PM
Nolen and Ky, alongside NBAA's Bolen, will discuss safety, security, sustainability, workforce and other issues of importance to business aviation.
Gulfstream G650ER in flight over coast
Sep 26, 2022 - 11:59 AM
In just 10 years since service entry, the 500th Gulfstream G650/650ER has been handed over to a customer.
Diagram of FAA standards for vertiports designed for AAM atop buildings
Sep 26, 2022 - 11:18 AM
The FAA said the standards are interim and would change over time as more data is gathered about eVTOLs and their operations.
Global Express (cn 9209) on takeoff
Sep 26, 2022 - 10:57 AM
Honeywell's Aspire 400 SwiftBroadband satcom offers a smaller, lighter, and lower-cost system capable of safety-service ATC communications.
Industry speakers on stage at Honeywell Air Mobility Summit panel
Sep 26, 2022 - 9:33 AM
AAM developers say the FAA has honored previous technical work when it shifted cert paths, but they are concerned about resulting operational issues.
Bombardier's EcoJet design model
Sep 23, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Bombardier will be a major sponsor and exhibitor at this weekend's inaugural Volaria Airshow in Québec.