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NBAA: MEL Rule in Europe Stems from New Part NCC

16 May 2017
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“We are working with the FAA, ICAO and EASA to find a way forward,” said NBAA vice president of regulatory and international affairs Doug Carr.

Jetex Expands Services to Spain

16 May 2017
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Jetex Spain now includes ground handling stations in Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga.

As B Corp, Reynolds Jet Takes More Socially Active Role

16 May 2017
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All net profits will go to providing no-cost private aircraft transportation for certain patients to and from Cincinnati Children’s Hosptial.

Aerostructures Giant Vought Facing Possible Bankruptcy

16 May 2017
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The filing would come amid a dispute with Bombardier over Global 7000 delays and cost escalations.

Seattle FBO Set To Get 1st IS-BAH Stage II Nod in U.S.

16 May 2017
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Launched three years ago, the voluntary program for business aviation ground handlers has recently begun accepting applications for Stage II registration.

Bizjets Account for Majority of EMAS Arrestments

16 May 2017
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Bizjets have been involved in six of the last nine incidents in the U.S. where engineered materials arresting systems have safely stopped aircraft.

Learjet 35A in Fatal Crash at Teterboro

16 May 2017
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Both pilots were killed when the twinjet crashed in a warehouse area a quarter mile short of Runway 1 in gusty winds. No one on the ground was injured.

Kilkeary, Duncan Are NATA Top Honorees

16 May 2017
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Edward Kilkeary will be recognized for his 40-year career in aviation, while Todd Duncan will be honored for his dedication to the industry.

Irish S-92 Accident Report Paints Picture of Confusion

16 May 2017
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The preliminary report hints at an unsure crew operating in poor weather with suspect data.

Epic Aircraft E1000 Flying Toward FAA Certification

16 May 2017
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The all-composite E1000 is targeting the hot market for high-performance turboprop singles.

FAA, Nav Canada and Aireon Test Space-based ADS-B

15 May 2017
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Messages from the space-based system proved comparable to those from the ground-based system.

First Gogo 2Ku System for Bizjet Goes Live

15 May 2017
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The satellite communications system is designed for larger aircraft.

Avionics Sales See Slight Uptick in First Quarter

15 May 2017
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Revenues were up only slightly, but the period marks an end to a downward trend.

AsBAA Kicks Off Bizav Issues Roundtable Series

15 May 2017
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Is first of a series of similar lunches that will be held around Asia to discuss issues affecting the future of business aviation.

FAA Eying Potential Enforcement over Jet Ban at LNA

15 May 2017
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The FAA is hoping Palm Beach County will voluntarily come into compliance.

Leaner, Focused Erickson Emerges from Bankruptcy

15 May 2017
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The reorganized company qualifies for small-business set-aside contracts.

En Route Data Comm, Not Ready for Prime Time?

15 May 2017
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A draft FAA advisory circular outlines the path to en route Data Comm services.

Max-Viz 2300 EVS Certified to DO-160G

15 May 2017
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The Max-Vix 2300 multi-spectral imaging system is designed to work with combined vision systems.

GAMA: 1Q Bizjet Shipments Rise, Turboprops Plunge

11 May 2017
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Overall, the general aviation industry shipped 434 airplanes worth $3.6 billion in the first three months.

EASA Proposal Addresses Low-speed Loss of Control

11 May 2017
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Proposal would also ensure that the design of large airplanes provides an “adequate longitudinal controllability and authority during go-arounds."

Textron Ceases Production of Cessna Citation Mustang

11 May 2017
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More than 470 of the entry-level jets were delivered during its 12-year production run.

1Q17 Bizjet Revenues and Deliveries Slide at Bombardier

11 May 2017
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Bellemare termed Global sales in the quarter as “soft,” but added that it’s midrange Challenger models are doing “extremely well.”

Global 7000 Program on Track as Third Aircraft Flies

11 May 2017
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FTV3 joins a flight-test program that has been demonstrating “excellent system reliability” since it got under way in November.

Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award Nominations Invited

11 May 2017
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Nominations are due June 14.

Analyst Sees Grounds for Optimism In Europe's Bizav Market

11 May 2017
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Brian Foley says improved political stability, stronger stock markets and an stabilized euro currency could be a good combination for the industry.

IBAC Issues First Stage Two IS-BAH Approvals

11 May 2017
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Handling companies in India and France are the first to receive the new IS-BAH certification.

Principals Report Progress on Large Drones Entering Airspace

11 May 2017
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While most of the excitement has centered on small drones, communications and detect-and-avoid standards for large drones are advancing.

Higher Share Sales Drive 19% Revenue Jump at NetJets

10 May 2017
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Also driven by an increase in services revenues attributable to increases in pass-through costs and a 2 percent increase in flight hours.

European Bizav Flying Rises on Wings of AOC Operators

10 May 2017
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AOC flights surged 4 percent last month and have increased in each of the last six months.

Airbus Launches Drone Imagery Capture, Analytics Subsidiary

10 May 2017
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U.S.-based Airbus Aerial will provide imagery services to customers using both drones and satellites.

Construction Work Displaces EBACE 2017 Static Display

10 May 2017
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Attendees have to take a shuttle bus from the exhibit hall to a new-location static display area due construction of the airport passenger terminal.

FAA OKs Five-blade Composite Prop for Piper M600

10 May 2017
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The five-blade Hartzell composite propeller is now being offered as a Piper factory option for 2017 on new M600s.

Global Jet Capital Appoints New Marketing Leader

10 May 2017
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Andrew Farrant has been appointed chief marketing officer of aircraft finance group Global Jet Capital.

Group Seeks Proposals for Third FBO at Addison Airport

10 May 2017
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When complete, the facility will have 120,000 sq ft of hangar, office and shop space, 6.9 acres of ramp space and a 22,000-sq-ft FBO terminal.

Duncan Aviation Sees Surge in ADS-B Upgrade Bookings

10 May 2017
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According to Duncan’s latest estimate, 6,000 business aircraft in the U.S. still need to be equipped with ADS-B OUT before Dec. 31, 2019.

Bolen Issues Warning Call on ATC Privatization

10 May 2017
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The NBAA head says this latest attempt to float the privatization scheme may be the most serious yet.

Constant To Add Second Southwest Location

9 May 2017
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The addition of the new facility in Mesa, Arizona, follows the acquisition of the former StarPort facility in Orlando in March.

Textron's Fourth Longitude Takes To Skies

9 May 2017
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The aircraft is on track for certification later this year.

U.S. Airline Customer Service Places Spotlight on ATC Reform

9 May 2017
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Debate on ATC reform heightens on Capitol Hill, while GA advocates continue dialog with White House.

EASA Proposes To Regulate Small Drones in Europe

9 May 2017
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Proposal allows EASA Member States to define zones in their territory where either drone operations are prohibited or restricted.

Russian Pilots Protesting Mass License Revocations

9 May 2017
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Rosaviatsiya has revoked hundreds of pilots licenses and could nullify as many as 1,000 more in the near term.

Commercial UAS Operators Urged To Mitigate Liability

9 May 2017
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Given current trends, “It’s highly likely your organization will get involved with UAVs in the next decade."

Argus: U.S. Bizav Flying Logs 5.3 Percent Gain in April

9 May 2017
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The business aviation data firm expects the improvements to continue, predicting a 3.9 percent increase for this month.

Gulfstream Flies Third G600, On Track for 2018 EIS

9 May 2017
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Company also increased the number of flight test aircraft from three to four to maximize efficiency in flight testing.

West Coast Aviation Accepts First Piaggio EVO in U.S.

9 May 2017
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The operator also launched West Coast EVO Partners, its fractional ownership program tailored for the Piaggio turboprops.

Don’t Throw Away Those CRTs

9 May 2017
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Thousands of CRT displays are still flying in older business aircraft and regional jets, and they can still be repaired.

ForeFlight and Jeppesen Form Mobile App Alliance

8 May 2017
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The alliance between ForeFlight and Jeppesen brings benefits to both companies' customers, including Jeppesen charts on the ForeFlight Mobile app.

JSSI: Bizav Flying Logs Best First Quarter Since 2008

8 May 2017
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According to JSSI, flight hours in the first quarter increased 4.4 year-over-year.

.S. FAA Tasks Panel with Regulatory Review

8 May 2017
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The assignment is intended to carry out a mandate of a presidential executive order.

Passage of FAA Funding Bill Draws Industry Praise

8 May 2017
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Lawmakers roll over language that expresses opposition to independent ATC.

Bizav Needs More Focus on High-altitude Stalls

8 May 2017
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A loss of control accident involving a Bombardier Challenger 604 at FL340 following a wake encounter with an A380 underscores the need.

AIN Blog: Musings on U.S. Bizav's Relationship with China

8 May 2017
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As we struggle with helping boost bizav in China, it might be worth noting that there was a time when the Chinese were grateful for U.S. intervention.

Pilot Weighs Part 16 Complaint over LNA Jet Ban

8 May 2017
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Pilot hoping to hash out issue in meeting with Palm Beach and FAA officials.

Santa Monica Proponents Achieve Settlement Review

8 May 2017
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The appeals court is referring a case regarding the Santa Monica Airport to a merits panel for further review.

The Case for Go-arounds

8 May 2017
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In the heat of the moment, will an extra decision point help pilot judgment? FSF report says yes.

South Africa's NAC Opens New Lanseria FBO

7 May 2017
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The flagship faciliy is the latest for the 71-year old aviation services provider.

West Star Adds Composite Expertise with DAS Buy

7 May 2017
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Dallas Aeronautical Services specializes in composite component repair for products from all the major private jet manufacturers.

GA Manufacturers Expand Their Global Footprint

7 May 2017
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The number of general aviation manufacturers owned by non-U.S. investors is surprisingly large.

Embraer Delivers 1,100th Business Jet

5 May 2017
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The milestone aircraft—a Phenom 300—was handed over to fractional provider NetJets at Embraer Executive Jets’ customer delivery center in Florida.