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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 21, 2021
After NBAA-BACE was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, the business aviation community reconvened in Las Vegas.
Oct 20, 2021
Despite pandemic-related supply chain disruption, the redesigned Eviation Alice is in final assembly ahead of first flight by year-end.
Oct 19, 2021
Aircraft finance and asset management company Amedeo has entered a strategic partnership with Aura Aero that includes a letter of intent to purchase 200 of the French startup’s planned 19-seat ERA hybrid-electric regional aircraft.
Oct 19, 2021
Used business aircraft prices have increased 20% to 30% due to historically low inventory and a backlog of new aircraft orders, an International Aircraft Dealers Association survey of its dealers shows.
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.

Interiors & Connectivity

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.
Oct 13, 2021
Jet Edge International has signed an agreement with Gogo Business Aviation to launch Gogo’s 5G inflight connectivity service.
Oct 13, 2021
Gulfstream Aerospace has added new cabin and cockpit enhancements to the super-midsize G280 it builds with Israel Aircraft Industries.
Oct 12, 2021
SpeedNews Briefs From NBAA-BACE: Day One
Oct 10, 2021
CitationPartners plans to make its Citation Excel Eagle airframe and flight deck upgrade program available to all owners of the popular Citation Excel family, including the Excel, XLS, and XLS+.

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Oct 21, 2021
Airport development and management company Propeller Airports has acquired the Castle & Cooke fixed-based operation at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle.
Oct 19, 2021
Modern Aviation, based in New York, has signed an agreement to acquire five Sheltair Aviation fixed base operations in New York, subject to government approval.  The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Modern Aviation is backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, a private equity fund.
Oct 07, 2021
Collins Aerospace on Oct. 7 announced a new “Izon” information technology platform that will integrate various flight planning and other services available to business aviation operators into one mobile-capable interface.
Oct 06, 2021
The business aviation bounce back following the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns is affecting all parts of the sector, but the increasing levels of business are having outsize impacts in certain places.
Sep 29, 2021
The FAA has released a Notice to Airmen with revised air traffic procedures for aircraft operating in the vicinity of Las Vegas during the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Oct. 12-14, 2021.

Flight Deck

Oct 14, 2021
Southeast Aerospace announced partnership with Garmin International to develop IVSI and ESI units in Part 25 aircraft.
Oct 12, 2021
HondaJet revealed its 2600 concept at NBAA-BACE–an all-new, long-range light jet with trans-continental capability.
Oct 12, 2021
A roundup of announcements at NBAA-BACE: Day One
Oct 12, 2021
IS&S says the ThrustSense system reduces crew workload, increases situational awareness and provides envelope protection.
Oct 11, 2021
Universal Avionics is close to entering ClearVision Enhanced Flight Vision System to flight testing for certification on a Boeing 737NG.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Oct 20, 2021
Three crewmembers and 18 passengers evacuated safely after their McDonnell Douglas MD-87 left the runway and caught on fire Oct. 19 while attempting to take off from Houston Executive Airport in Brookshire, Texas.
Oct 19, 2021
GE Digital has signed a memo of understanding with Flapz to provide personalized data about each flight under a program called Safety Insight for Business Jets.
Oct 18, 2021
The investigation of the Cessna 208 Caravan collision and ditching in Belize.
Oct 17, 2021
Cessna 208 Caravan collision and ditching in Belize.
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.

Maintenance & Training

Oct 21, 2021
Harold Summers, Helicopter Association International director of flight operations, has died unexpectedly, HAI announced Oct. 20.
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.
Oct 13, 2021
A new partnership will use actual flight data to tailor aircrew simulator training using Corporate Flight Operations Quality Assurance.
Oct 12, 2021
Blackhawk said its upgrades are designed to “increase the performance, speed, usability and reliability of high-performance turboprop aircraft for a lower cost than buying new.” 
Oct 07, 2021
Over 90% of aircraft struck by lightning suffer damage.