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.

June 28, 2022, 1:59 PM

Gulfstream G800 Makes First Flight

The first Gulfstream G800—registered as N800G—completed its inaugural flight this morning, officially launching the flight-test program for the twinjet.

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Gulfstream G800 first flight
Jun 28, 2022 - 1:59 PM
The first Gulfstream G800—registered as N800G—completed its inaugural flight this morning, officially launching the flight-test program for the twinjet.
Jun 28, 2022 - 12:14 PM
The aviation insurance market in the U.S. has been relatively stable in the first half, says Aviation Specialty Insurance president Matt Drummelsmith.
Jun 28, 2022 - 11:36 AM
NBAA has secured a limited exemption for certain association members from the FAA requirement to begin reporting pilot records to an electronic database.
Computer rendering of CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL taking off from vertiport
Jun 28, 2022 - 10:59 AM
Munich Airport and Airbus are partnering to help cities and regions develop infrastructure to support advanced air mobility (AAM) services using eVTOLs.
Jun 28, 2022 - 10:38 AM
NATA has launched the NATA Career Center, a “comprehensive resource for [aviation] industry recruitment and career development.”
Jun 28, 2022 - 10:14 AM
Wheels Up is partnering with car rental firm Hertz to offer electric vehicles to its customers.
Aerocare mobile repair service van parked on airport ramp next to business jet
Jun 27, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Aerocare gives Complete Aviation Group a foothold in the business aircraft support sector.
Daher TBM 960 in flight over snow capped mountains
Jun 27, 2022 - 12:05 PM
Daher’s latest-generation TBM turboprop single—the TBM 960—received FAA validation on Friday, with deliveries in the U.S. now pending.
Jun 27, 2022 - 11:42 AM
The crash of an air-taxi Rockwell 690B was the only turbine airplane fatal accident last year in Canada, according to the TSB's annual report for 2021.
C.B. “Sully” Sullenberger
Jun 27, 2022 - 11:07 AM
"Miracle on the Hudson" pilot C.B. “Sully” Sullenberger is stepping down as the U.S. envoy to Montreal-based ICAO.