Tradewind Aviation Adds Pilatus PC-12 To Fleet


Tradewind Aviation, which operates shuttle and on-demand flights in the U.S. and Caribbean, has added three Pilatus PC-12 eight-seat aircraft to its fleet as well as a hub at Hanscom Field in Bedford, Massachusetts. Tradewind, which operates scheduled service from Westchester County Airport in New York, now operates 21 aircraft, including 18 PC-12s and three Cessna Citations. read more Read more here:: Tradewind Aviation Adds Pilatus PC-12 To Fleet… Read more ...

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Large Jet Ops Up At London Oxford Airport


London Oxford Airport is seeing an increase in large business jets using its facilities this year. Its FBO has seen a 37% increase in large jet movements and a 46% increase over the past two years, the airport reports. read more Read more here:: Large Jet Ops Up At London Oxford Airport… Read more ...

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Cessna Won't Cut Jobs As Mustang Assembly Ceases


Textron Aviation ended production of its Model 510 Cessna Citation Mustang light jet on May 11. No jobs will be lost as a result, as Textron Aviation is moving production of its Caravan turboprop to the plant where the Mustang was assembled. read more Read more here:: Cessna Won't Cut Jobs As Mustang Assembly Ceases… Read more ...

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Jet Aviation Signs Agreement With Pazos FBO In Puerto Rico


Jet Aviation has signed an FBO management agreement with Pazos FBO at Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico. It is the only FBO in Puerto Rico with a full-service on-site U.S. Customs and Border Protection terminal for customs, immigration and agriculture processing of international flights. read more Read more here:: Jet Aviation Signs Agreement With Pazos FBO In Puerto Rico… Read more ...

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ForeFlight, Jeppesen Form Strategic Alliance


ForeFlight, one of the aviation industry's leading providers of mobile electronic flight bag applications, and Jeppesen, a global powerhouse in aeronautical data, are teaming up to offer a broad range of products to business and general aviation, military and airline customers. read more Read more here:: ForeFlight, Jeppesen Form Strategic Alliance… Read more ...

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Business Flight Activity Highest In Nearly A Decade


Business aviation flight activity increased globally during the first quarter of 2017 compared to the last three months of 2016. In fact, it was the highest utilization of aircraft for any first quarter since 2008, according to Jet Support Services Inc., a provider of maintenance support and financial services. read more Read more here:: Business Flight Activity Highest In Nearly A Decade… Read more ...

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Flying Colours Delivers Sparkle Roll CRJ200s


Completions specialist Flying Colours Corp. has delivered the first three Bombardier CRJ200 ex-airliner-to-VIP conversions for Chinese luxury company Sparkle Roll's SR Jet, and will deliver three more by year-end. read more Read more here:: Flying Colours Delivers Sparkle Roll CRJ200s… Read more ...

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Falcon Aviation Opens New VIP Heliport


Falcon Aviation has opened a VIP Heliport at its new Dubai South VIP Terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport in the UAE. The heliport will be run and managed by Falcon Aviation personnel and will be available to those arriving in business jets at the terminal. read more Read more here:: Falcon Aviation Opens New VIP Heliport… Read more ...

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Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine


In early May, Pratt & Whitney Canada completed production of its 100,000th engine, and of that total 60,000 remain in service operated by 12,300 customers in more than 200 countries and territories. read more Read more here:: Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine… Read more ...

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Cessna Adds Fourth Longitude To Flight-Test Program


The fourth Cessna Citation Longitude test aircraft has joined the flight-test program. The aircraft is expected to receive FAA type certification later this year. The fourth Longitude flew for the first time on May 6. read more Read more here:: Cessna Adds Fourth Longitude To Flight-Test Program… Read more ...

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Aircare Launches Hypoxia Training Course


​Aircare International has launched an enhanced hypoxia training course for pilots and cabin crewmembers. The training involves both classroom instruction on high-altitude physiology and actual exposure using a hypoxia training platform. read more Read more here:: Aircare Launches Hypoxia Training Course… Read more ...

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Wingly Ride-Sharing Service Operating In Europe


Wingly, an internet-based private-pilot ride-sharing service, a concept ruled as a violation of air regulations by the FAA—a position upheld in federal court—is operating in the UK, France and Germany. read more Read more here:: Wingly Ride-Sharing Service Operating In Europe… Read more ...

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Third Global 7000 Flight Test Vehicle Flies For First Time


Bombardier's third Global 7000 flight test aircraft flew for the first time May 10 and has entered the flight-test program. It will soon join Bombardier's flight-test center in Wichita. read more Read more here:: Third Global 7000 Flight Test Vehicle Flies For First Time… Read more ...

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Falcon 8X Receives OK For London City Airport


Dassault's new Falcon 8X ultra-long-range jet has received approval to operate at London City Airport, which has some of the most restrictive steep approach and noise abatement regulations in business aviation. read more Read more here:: Falcon 8X Receives OK For London City Airport… Read more ...

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Cirrus Ramping Up Vision Jet Production To One Per Week


Cirrus Aircraft was awarded the FAA's production certificate for its SF 50 Vision jet on May 2, and will begin producing the single-engine, single-pilot personal jets at a rate of one per week. read more Read more here:: Cirrus Ramping Up Vision Jet Production To One Per Week… Read more ...

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Uber Partners For eVTOL Service In 2023


Uber announces partnerships with vehicle developers and infrastructure providers to support its planned electric vertical takeoff and landing flight demonstrations in Dallas and Dubai in 2020. read more Read more here:: Uber Partners For eVTOL Service In 2023… Read more ...

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Gulfstream Adds Third G600 Flight-Test Aircraft


Gulfstream Aerospace has added its third G600 aircraft to its flight-test program. The aircraft completed its first flight May 5 and will undergo numerous system tests required for FAA certification, expected in 2018. read more Read more here:: Gulfstream Adds Third G600 Flight-Test Aircraft… Read more ...

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Startup AirspaceX Pursues Tiltwing Electric VTOL


AirspaceX, a new company set up by design house Detroit Aircraft, is developing a tail-sitting electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft that can carry modular payloads, including a four-seat passenger cabin for air taxi operations. read more Read more here:: Startup AirspaceX Pursues Tiltwing Electric VTOL… Read more ...

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Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: May 2017


Compare Jet-A and avgas fuel prices by U.S. region based on a survey conducted in May 2017 by Aviation Research Group/U.S. Inc. and an analysis of the lowest fuel prices reported by FBOs on acukwik.com read more Read more here:: Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: May 2017… Read more ...

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Japan Wants To Encourage Business Aviation


Japan has set ambitious targets to double foreign visitors to 40 million a year by the 2020 Summer Olympics, and business aviation is expected to play a role. read more Read more here:: Japan Wants To Encourage Business Aviation… Read more ...

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