The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the Unmanned Safety Institute have announced plans to develop and implement the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) auditor training programme.
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Bombardier’s footprint in Wichita includes an expanding service centre that supports Bombardier’s entire family of Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets. The site also continues to operate one of the world’s leading flight test centres that performs testing and certification of aircraft upgrades on all new Bombardier aircraft programs, including the ongoing certification campaign for the Challenger 3500 jet.
Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has announced that its FlightDeck Freedom (FDF) flight deck communications platform has been selected as the default datalink system for in-production Gulfstream G500, Gulfstream G600, and Gulfstream G650ER aircraft with initial line-fits already completed.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the delivery of the first Gulfstream G600 to be outfitted at its Dallas, Texas, facility. In response to growing demand, Gulfstream expanded completions operations to the Dallas facility in June 2021 to enhance interior outfitting capabilities for customers.
Duncan Aviation is excited to showcase this stunning Falcon 2000EX that received a complete paint and interior overhaul, 2C inspection, Gogo AVANCE L5, Airshow 500, and new AC outlets with USB charging.
A spike in North American business aviation flight activity was observed Thursday of this past week ahead of the Easter holiday weekend.
SmartSky Networks, the innovative air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity provider, announced that Jet It, the North Carolina-based private aviation operator, is selecting SmartSky’s inflight connectivity service for its fleet of private jets. Jet It will be the first operator to install and use SmartSky’s LiTE configuration designed specifically for light-jet and turboprop aircraft.
Bombardier is pleased to announce that its newest business jet, the Challenger 3500 aircraft, has been honoured with the distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best” in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022. The prestigious Red Dot Award is one of the most sought-after international recognitions for design and innovation excellence.
Fueled in large part by first time buyers, the pre-owned business aircraft market set new records for demand during Q1 2022, resulting in just 3.1% of the active aircraft fleet available for sale, as of March 31, reports the Asset Insight AI2 Market Report.
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In March 2020, a young team, all working in business aviation, set up a company in order to operate a business charter airline which would stand apart from its competitors in terms of both product and services.
Jet Aviation has been shortlisted in the Private Jet Concept category of the Design et Al Yacht & Aviation Awards 2022 with a brand-new design. The concept is inspired by a desire to bring a contemporary geometric aesthetic into a luxury and liveable space. It draws on current customer trends and integrates them into a creative, modern design which speaks to the passengers of today and tomorrow.
A brand new General Aviation Terminal has been opened at Tirana Mother Teresa Airport (TIA/LATI) in Albania. The GAT is officially called “Private Terminal & Exclusive Club” and offers an exclusive lounge, VIP meeting room, cigar room, shopping area and waiting area. The use of the GAT is optional, passengers and crew can also pass through the Main Terminal.
The bull market for preowned business aircraft continued in the first quarter of 2022 for members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). They closed 288 deals from January through March, compared to 213 transactions in the same period in 2022, a 35 percent increase.
The 2021 financial year was extremely successful for Pilatus, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set. Sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, an operating result of 210 million and incoming orders worth 1.7 billion francs are a very good result. The Board of Directors also underwent a change and a reinforcement.
Business aviation flight activity saw an increase across the board for the first week of April 2022. Each day of the week was up an average of 800 flights from the previous week.
A Russian owner of an aircraft currently registered in Europe or Russia who is not subject to U.S. sanctions may want to consider re-registering the aircraft in the US as an N-registered aircraft. The result would be a significant improvement in the legal situation for use of the aircraft at the present time and for the foreseeable future.