Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

February 3, 2023, 9:42 AM

StandardAero Completes Western Jet Aviation Acquisition

With the purchase of Gulfstream maintenance specialist Western Jet Aviation, StandardAero now has MRO facilities spanning the U.S.

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Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter on airport ramp
Feb 2, 2023 - 10:13 AM
Bell CEO Mitch Snyder notes that final type approval is in the FAA hands but the company's intent is to complete certification this year.
Feb 2, 2023 - 9:25 AM
A weekly sustainability quiz sponsored by 4Air.
Feb 2, 2023 - 9:00 AM
A helicopter air ambulance pilot on his way to work was arrested for drunk driving after passing a sheriff's deputy's car.
Private aircraft at Teterboro Airport
Feb 1, 2023 - 4:11 PM
The FAA has approved a noise compatibility program for New York-area Teterboro Airport, with a few exceptions.
Daher Kodiak 900 and TBM 960
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:18 PM
Daher reported that 2022 was a record year in terms of orders for 100 aircraft, double from the previous year, while deliveries increased to 73.
Feb 1, 2023 - 11:46 AM
Volatus plans to build an eVTOL vertiport at the Bellefonte Airport near Penn State University later this year.
BBJ at Nomad Technics hangar (Photo: Nomad Technics)
Feb 1, 2023 - 11:30 AM
Nomad Technics completed a maintenance and modification project on time for an unnamed Boeing BBJ customer.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (center) at AAR MRO in Rockford, Illinois (Photo: AAR)
Feb 1, 2023 - 10:51 AM
An Illinois $2.6 million grant awarded to AAR is helping to build the MRO's pipeline of mechanics.
Satcom Direct Jim Jensen
Feb 1, 2023 - 10:32 AM
Satcom Direct's Plane Simple satellite communication system for IntelSat's FlexExec service is now available for a variety of business jets.
Feb 1, 2023 - 10:11 AM
Preliminary and final accident reports, February 2023