Gulfstream flies fully outfitted aircraft for the 1st time

The Gulfstream G700TM aircraft has flown for the first time fully outfitted and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the certification program. The fully outfitted aircraft took off recently and flew 3 hours and 36 minutes, reaching an altitude of 48,000 feet/14,630 meters and a top speed of Mach 0.935. The testRead More

European Business Aviation SAF Summit concludes with sustainable strategic plan

The first-ever European Business Aviation SAF Summit has concluded with a strategic plan for advancing the production, availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels in the region. The strategic vision which was presented at the end of the European Summit, speaks specifically towards the much anticipated upcoming legislative proposal by the European Commission called theRead More

Dassault Aviation accepts Red Dot prize

The committee determined that the cabin’s flowing lines and environmental engineering create a unique, healthful and productive environment offering a new level of personal comfort and space. It was also impressed by the clean, modern lines and layout of the interior and the small touches that particularly delight business jet passengers: easy-to-use fingertip controls, theRead More

Bombardier’s demonstration aircraft operations team earns highest accreditation for enhanced safety culture

Bombardier announced recently that its demonstration aircraft operations team has once again earned the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 3 accreditation for its ongoing commitment to the implementation of a robust safety culture. Stage 3 designation is the highest level of recognition issued by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), and thisRead More

Gulfstream Aerospace enhances its aircraft redesign program

Gulfstream Aerospace has enhanced its aircraft redesign program. In as little as 30 business days, any Gulfstream aircraft can be redesigned with the assistance of a dedicated designer. “No one knows a Gulfstream aircraft like we do,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Customer Support. “Our award-winning expertise, quality craftsmanship and superior materials make Gulfstream theRead More

Phenom 300 series is the world’s best-selling light jet according to GAMA

For the ninth consecutive year, Embraer’s Phenom 300 series has become the world’s best-selling light jet according to numbers released today by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). This is the ninth consecutive year that the Phenom 300 series has achieved this milestone, having accrued more than 590 deliveries since entering the market in DecemberRead More

Challenger 350 aircraft was the most delivered business jet in 2020 by Bombardier

Bombardier has said its best-selling Challenger 350 aircraft was the most-delivered medium category business jet in 2020, making it the category leader for a seventh consecutive year. The company also outpaced competitors by delivering 44 aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2020. This accomplishment was driven by a record 16 Global 7500 business jet deliveriesRead More

Gulfstream’s G700TM flight test program surpasses 1100 hours of flying within 1 year

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the Gulfstream G700TM flight-test program has made significant progress, surpassing 1,100 hours of flying and completing new company test regimens, all within the program’s first year. After its maiden voyage on February 14, 2020, the G700 successfully completed several critical phases-of-flight tests, including envelope expansion, flutter, aerodynamic stalls, flying qualities, flightRead More

Aerion Supersonic selects UA ClearVision EFVS for its A52 high-speed business jet

Aerion Supersonic has selected Universal Avionics’ (UA) ClearVision enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) for its in-development AS2 high-speed business jet. The ClearVision system on the AS2 jet will include its high-resolution EVS-500 enhanced vision system camera, as well as 3D synthetic vision system. Universal Avionics will supply its ClearVision enhanced flight vision system on Aerion’sRead More