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Carriers, Pilots And Installers On A Learning Curve With ADS-B Systems

The parabolic rise in ADS-B installations in the U.S.—nearly 14,000 aircraft have been equipped as of the end of June—is good news when considering that as many as 166,000 aircraft will have to be upgraded, or grounded, when the when the mandate to install ADS-B Out comes due on Jan. 1, 2020. Read More

Priester Aviation granted FAA approval to operate into Cuba

Priester Aviation has been granted FAA approval to operate its on-demand charter fleet to Cuba. Read More

 

NetJets’ $10bn Deal May Not Support Sector’s Revival

Bombardier, which operates its own fractional ownership program subsidiary, FlexJet, is poised to become a cornerstone of fractional rival NetJets’ future with historic orders valued at up to $10.1 billion. Read More

Chinese firm to buy Hawker Beechcraft in $1.8B deal

WICHITA – Struggling aircraft maker Hawker Beechcraft announced Monday that it had reached a $1.79 billion “exclusivity agreement” with a Chinese aerospace manufacturer for the sale of its business jet and general aviation operations in a deal that will save thousands of jobs in Kansas and Arkansas. Read More

Senate Calls for Improved FAA Certification Process

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee highlights certification reform and ADS-B implementation in its recommended $16 billion Fiscal Year 2016 budget for the FAA. The committee, which cleared the bill for full Senate consideration on June 25, is recommending a FY2016 FAA budget that is $175 million more than requested from the White House and […]

Textron Aviation Moves To Bring More Services In-House

As Textron Aviation expands the services offered at its factory-owned centers, the company has pulled back parts of its authorized service network, a move that includes ending a 41-year relationship with Duncan Aviation as an authorized service provider. As part of the merger of Beechcraft and Cessna, Textron Aviation has been adding capabilities to the […]

Cirrus Aircraft Selected By St. Louis University

DULUTH, Minn., June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cirrus Aircraft announced today a partnership with the Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology to add SR20 trainer aircraft to its flight training fleet. The delivery of these new airplanes marks the latest selection of SR-series Cirrus aircraft by a premier pilot training program to […]

FAA Leads Global Effort On General Aviation Aircraft Design

June 5, 2015 –  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is leading a global initiative with industry and other civil aviation authorities to develop a performance-based approach to airworthiness standards for Part 23 general aviation (GA) airplanes. Read More

General Aviation Takes Economy to Great Heights in Nebraska

General aviation is taking flight in Nebraska. In fact, Governor Ricketts proclaimed May the month for the industry in the state.

That impact is felt throughout the Omaha metro.

During another day of ground operations on the tarmac in front of the hangers at TAC Air, a Beechcraft is filled up with hundreds of gallons of […]

NBAA-Led Effort in Texas Levels State Tax Playing Field for Business Aircraft Owners

Washington, DC, June 17, 2015 – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law Senate Bill 1396, which provides significant sales and use-tax reforms for general aviation (GA) aircraft based in or visiting Texas. After identifying the need to pursue reforms, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and a coalition of stakeholders worked with state […]