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.
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.
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A helicopter air ambulance pilot on his way to work was arrested for drunk driving after passing a sheriff's deputy's car.
The FAA has approved a noise compatibility program for New York-area Teterboro Airport, with a few exceptions.
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.
Volatus plans to build an eVTOL vertiport at the Bellefonte Airport near Penn State University later this year.
Nomad Technics completed a maintenance and modification project on time for an unnamed Boeing BBJ customer.
An Illinois $2.6 million grant awarded to AAR is helping to build the MRO's pipeline of mechanics.
Satcom Direct's Plane Simple satellite communication system for IntelSat's FlexExec service is now available for a variety of business jets.
Preliminary and final accident reports, February 2023