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Aircraft & Propulsion

Nov 25, 2020
Australian aeromedical service CareFlight has partnered with AMSL Aero to develop an air-ambulance version of the Australian startup’s Vertiia electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing vehicle. 
Nov 25, 2020
Former investor Boeing stands accused by one of the first electric-aircraft startups of using its industry dominance to prevent the emergence of a potential competitor.
Nov 24, 2020
Optimism among business aircraft owners and operators is returning, according to the latest JetNet iQ Global Business Aviation Survey.
Nov 24, 2020
The number of used business jets for sale in November declined 5% compared to a year ago and 3% from October inventories, according to Jefferies.
Nov 20, 2020
A bankruptcy judge approved the sale of One Aviation’s assets of Eclipse Aerospace and  its Eclipse Aircraft project to, a U.S. company backed by British businessman Christopher Harborne for $5.25 million. 

Interiors & Connectivity

Nov 16, 2020
We asked our business aviation brain trust of corporate and charter pilots if their operations had committed to installing ATN B1 CPDLC avionics. Three of them responded, and all frequently operate in European airspace.
Nov 16, 2020
Great connectivity relies on more than reliable high-speed networks and data systems. It requires the expertise of thousands of people who turn the capability into practical and meaningful activities.
Nov 16, 2020
These satcom services are three flourishing, competitive technologies used in IFC offerings to business aviation.
Nov 16, 2020
Business flows uninterrupted in both directions across the Atlantic, but certainly has been slowed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless the routes remain intact and accessible by business jet.
Nov 16, 2020
Cybersecurity is a top priority as connected aircraft become the norm in business aviation.

Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Nov 24, 2020
More than 170 companies have signed on as exhibitors for the National Business Aviation Association’s virtual conference Dec. 2-3, as part of its VBACE event.
Nov 24, 2020
There is no getting away from the myriad difficulties businesses and individuals have faced in 2020, but there are reasons for cautious optimism as the year draws to a close.
Nov 20, 2020
Unlike during the economic downturn of the late 2000s, business aircraft owners have not rushed to sell their assets in the COVID-19 pandemic, noted Rob Scholl, Textron Aviation senior vice president of sales and marketing.
Nov 19, 2020
LunaJets Group, a private jet broker based in Geneva, has launched Luna Group Charter and Luna Solutions.
Nov 16, 2020
Aerostructures giant Spirit AeroSystems struck a 45% cash discount with Bombardier for the latter’s Short Brothers capacity in Northern Ireland, as well as Bombardier Aerospace North Africa and most of a Texas MRO site.

Flight Deck

Nov 16, 2020
Reflecting on many years of publishing the leading business aviation magazine and changes as the industry and technology advanced.
Nov 16, 2020
Technophobia, the fear, dislike or avoidance of new technology, is a valuable tool if used wisely.
Nov 16, 2020
Garmin International and its Autoland technology were named the recipients of Aviation Week Network’s 2020 Grand Laureate for business aviation
Nov 16, 2020
Obituary for international procedures expert Guy Gribble/
Nov 10, 2020
Business and general aviation avionics sales fell 33.4% in the third quarter compared to a year ago, while sales during the first nine months of 2020 have fallen 27%, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) 2020 Avionics Market Report.

Safety, Operations & Regulation

Nov 17, 2020
Readers comment on articles in past issues of BCA.
Nov 16, 2020
When winter arrives, as it soon will in the Northern Hemisphere and where it can linger, aviators need to become hyper alert for conditions that invite ice formation aloft.
Nov 16, 2020
When the wing becomes coated with ice, the airfoil is changed. In other words, the pilot can wind up flying Wing B while trying to use the familiar engineering parameters of Wing A as it came from the factory.
Nov 16, 2020
While a replacement pilot may be qualified according to FAR Part 61.55, he/she may not actually be ready to serve as an effective crewmember.
Nov 16, 2020
The aircraft management business has been flooded with dozens of new entrants in recent years, many promising lower costs for a full range of support services. However, bargain price, full-service aircraft management is fiction.

Maintenance & Training

Nov 25, 2020
As Gulfstream Aerospace transitions to new manufacturing techniques for its all-new Gulfstream 700, the OEM also is updating its service center network.
Oct 27, 2020
Tamarack Aerospace has completed the first series of winglet installations on two Cessna Citation Jets, a CJ1 and a CJ2, at its newly opened European installation center. 
Oct 19, 2020
Bombardier plans to establish a company-owned service center in Berlin.
Oct 19, 2020
FlightSafety International is now offering training for the Gulfstream G280 at its Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware.
Oct 13, 2020
As Bombardier continues the expansion of its Singapore Service Centre, it is collaborating with Jetex to establish a fixed-base operator experience in Singapore, offering Jetex FBO and ground-handling systems.