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Aircraft & Propulsion

Oct 11, 2021
Jaunt Air Mobility, specialist in electric vertical takeoff and and hybrid-electric aircraft, has agreed to merge with AIRO Group.
Oct 11, 2021
Dassault will complete detailed design of Falcon 10X by year-end and begin parts production 2022; it will enter service in 2025.
Oct 11, 2021
NetJets placed an order worth more than $1.2 billion for 100 Embraer Phenom 300Es, which will about double its fleet of the Phenom 300 series.
Oct 11, 2021
In a double move that Boeing Business Jets says underpins renewed product confidence and market growth, the company has announced the service debut of the first 737 MAX-based BBJ 737-8 as well as the first new order for the corporate variant since the return of the MAX to commercial service in 2020.
Oct 11, 2021
Recent engine selections for Gulfstream’s ultra-long range G800 and Dassault’s Falcon 10X with the Pearl have solidified Rolls-Royce’s lead in the long-range business jet market.

Interiors & Connectivity

Jul 20, 2021
The updated version of Cirrus Aircraft's G2 jet features inflight Wi-Fi from Gogo, improved takeoff performance and new exterior color options.
Jun 29, 2021
Suppliers of new airborne equipment and networks for both air-to-ground and satellite communications have reported recent progress toward deploying their systems.
Jun 25, 2021
Husham Osman, Royal Jet’s technical director, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay on the sidelines of MRO Middle East about how the Abu Dhabi-based charter and services company accelerated projects during the COVID-19 pandemic—including upgrading BBJs.
Jun 23, 2021
The first Embraer Phenom 300MED conversion will be launched with charter operator GrandView Aviation.
Jun 10, 2021
Air-to-ground network developer SmartSky Networks has announced the opening in the southeastern U.S. of the first fully operational coverage area of its inflight communications network for route-based demonstrations.

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Sep 02, 2021
Cirrus Aircraft will continue its expansion—and what it terms an “aggressive” recruitment drive—with the opening of a third new facility in the U.S. this fall.
Aug 24, 2021
By page views, the most visited U.S. airport pages on AC-U-KWIK's site in the past year include airports spread far and wide around the country. Here…
Aug 23, 2021
Misfuellings can happen in many ways. It’s often a combination of human errors between the Pilot and FBO that lead to these issues. The key errors are lack of communication and verification, but there are other factors such as fatigue, stress, distraction, lack of knowledge, assertiveness, and awareness.
Aug 19, 2021
The world went through many changes as we all faced the trials and tribulations of a global pandemic. The private aviation industry, in particular,…
Aug 16, 2021
Jet Support Services is partnering with Avfuel Corp., a supplier of aviation fuel and services, to offer clients access to environmental sustainability resources, including an online carbon dioxide calculator, a program to purchase carbon offset credits and access to sustainable alternative fuel.

Flight Deck

Aug 13, 2021
After being slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the FAA could complete the nationwide deployment of data messaging capability between controllers and…
Aug 12, 2021
Garmin International has introduced Smart Glide, a safety feature to help reduce pilot workload in a single-engine-aircraft loss-of-power emergency.
Aug 10, 2021
Business and general aviation avionics sales during the second quarter totaled $500.9 million, up 2.1% from the same period a year ago, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association. But sales for the first six months totaled $1.07 billion, a 7.1% decrease from the year-ago period.
Aug 02, 2021
Basic principles of autopilot engagement are misunderstood. On Oct. 9, 1999, a Falcon 900B was en route from Portland, Oregon, to Grand Rapids,…
Jun 29, 2021
Consider being open minded, as well as a skeptic.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Sep 21, 2021
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Sep 15, 2021
The first part of this article series describes what led to the aircraft sliding off the runway into the river. The NTSB conducted a major accident…
Sep 14, 2021
It was the night of May 3, 2019, and a hard rain was falling in Jacksonville, Florida. The rain was coming down so hard that the runway was slippery…
Sep 13, 2021
"The Crosscheck" column examines pilots' use of common and illicit drugs.

Maintenance & Training

Sep 16, 2021
Engine MROs ramp up as flight hours increase; pre-owned market stays hot.
Sep 10, 2021
The first part of this article looked at trying to solve problems that appear to be impossible. The old saying “When all you have is a hammer…
Sep 10, 2021
Donald Duncan formed his namesake company, Duncan Aviation, in 1956—making this year the company's 65th anniversary. See a few moments from across the years—including its role in the early days of Learjet.
Sep 09, 2021
Through its partnership with Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas, students will be able to transition directly from the school to the bizjet MRO provider's workforce.
Sep 09, 2021
Just because something is impossible doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a solution.