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Aircraft & Propulsion

May 16, 2022
New business jet and turboprop deliveries in Europe are expected to reach just under 1,900 units over the next 10 years, with large and ultra-long-range jets accounting for about a third of all deliveries into the region, according to Aviation Week Network’s 2022 Business Fleet & MRO Forecast.
May 16, 2022
The country's adoption of the Gulfstream G550 for intelligence-gathering aligns with the trend of modifying special-mission business jets.
May 13, 2022
Turkish Aerospace Industries has placed an order for one special mission Cessna Citation Longitude and two special mission Cessna Citation Latitude business jets to be used for flight inspection missions, the company says. 
May 13, 2022
Jerry Meyer joined ICON Aircraft in 2016, serving as director of sales for the Western U.S. and head of marketing before being named CEO in January…
May 13, 2022
Wheels Up posted record revenue during the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 driven by strong demand and an $89 million net loss due to supply constraints, increased costs and other factors. 

Interiors & Connectivity

Apr 03, 2022
The market for in-flight connectivity, whether through air-to-ground or satellite communications, is active and evolving with new services and suppliers.
Mar 29, 2022
Inflight connectivity provider Gogo has promoted Sergio Aguirre to the position of president and chief operating officer, effective April 1.
Feb 11, 2022
A conversation with Ryan Stone, co-founder and president of SmartSky Networks, about how the the communication system is rolling out--including STC approvals for various aircraft.
Jan 20, 2022
Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Ryan Stone, SmartSky Networks Co-founder
Dec 02, 2021
Business aviation is focusing more attention on the environmental impact of materials selected for cabin interiors.

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

May 16, 2022
The national average retail price for a gallon of Jet-A rose 50 cents in May from the previous month to $8.04.
May 16, 2022
SAF uptake rising, but still not a selling-point for FBOs.
May 13, 2022
People are key to business growth.
May 04, 2022
Andre Stein, Eve Air Mobility CEO, talks about the work the company, which is soon going public, is doing to set up advanced air mobility operations around the world.
May 02, 2022
Operating a regional airport in Britain in the early 2020s appears to be an exercise in balancing risks against opportunities, ambition against pragmatism. 

Flight Deck

May 11, 2022
Troubleshooting vibrations can be a lengthy process.
May 11, 2022
Get the aircraft safely back to the ground.
May 10, 2022
Unusual inflight vibrations can be a warning of impending failure.
Apr 25, 2022
Aviation Week's Matt Orloff tests the Honeywell Anthem, a cloud-connected cockpit system designed to be intuitive for the pilot, to see how it performs.
Mar 21, 2022
Honeywell is teaming up with Universal Weather and Aviation, an international trip provider, to integrate flight planning and trip support data into Honeywell Forge for business aviation.  

Safety, Operations & Regulation

May 06, 2022
Previous sections of this article series covered why compartmentalization can help focus and cockpit distractions. I've kept this technique to myself…
May 05, 2022
A look at distractions in the cockpit and how too much flight compartmentalization can cause errors.
May 04, 2022
Focus requires you to zero in on what is important and place that into a “compartment” that precludes outside distractions.
May 03, 2022
Post-COVID supply chain issues and Ukrainian conflict fuels shortages and unprecedented fuel costs.
May 02, 2022
Imagine the shock you would feel when you realize the airplane you’re flying is rapidly descending into San Francisco Bay and it’s not responding to…

Maintenance & Training

May 13, 2022
“To learn to fly, you just need a bucket of motivation, money and time,” says Tom Saunders, owner and head of training at the Oxford Airport-based Livingstone Skies in the UK. 
May 11, 2022
Troubleshooting vibrations can be a lengthy process.
Apr 26, 2022
The use of predictive maintenance in business aviation is growing, especially for newer aircraft and engines.
Apr 25, 2022
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s west campus is located in the High Desert region in Prescott, Arizona. The university also operates a campus…
Apr 25, 2022
Business aviation could benefit from the use of more predictive maintenance. Airlines have seen using it for years.