Getting around cities is a hassle but it could be much easier in the future with the self-flying air taxi... and it may not be so far away. The city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has started flight tests of what it calls the the Autonomous Air...
Gulfstream G600
VIDEO Gulfstream's G600 has flown for the first time as a fully outfitted aircraft with a complete interior. The aircraft will serve as a cabin testbed and is the fifth to join the G600 flight-test program since it began last December. The G600 took off from Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport...
Diamond Aircraft has launched a DA62 version of its special/multi mission MPP aircraft. It's a development of its existing DA42 MPP which has sold more than 100 aircraft to commercial operators and government agencies. Markus Fischer, Sales Director Special Mission Aircraft, Diamond Aircraft Austria, said, “After having delivered over 100...
VIDEO Honda Aircraft Company has received multiple orders for the HondaJet from a new hybrid fractional ownership programme called FlyHonda, based in the Isle of Man. FlyHonda joins two other HondaJet operators in Europe. European Aero Training Institute Strasbourg (EATIS), a flight academy located in Strasbourg, France, will launch a...
Dassault’s flagship private jet, the Falcon 8X ultra-long range three-engine jet, has received approval to operate at London City Airport (LCY), one of the world’s most challenging airfields. The Falcon 8X has the longest range of any Falcon, 6,450nm, and can fly from Los Angeles or Hong Kong to London...
Business Aviation in Europe has finally turned a corner after years of flat figures, said Brandon Mitchener, new CEO of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), at its annual press conference. "We’ve now had six months of steady growth in traffic numbers and they’re the best since 2011,” said Mitchener. "This...
While you might expect to find an iPad, sunglasses and a torch in a typical pilot’s flight bag, dig a little deeper and you may come across some more surprising contents, according to a recent survey by PrivateFly. The private jet booking platform surveyed pilots of all kinds, including airlines,...
‘Embracing change’ was the theme of the British Business and General Aviation Association’s annual conference on 9 March. It explored the ways in which the industry today is not the same as it was five years ago on a number of levels – technology,  environment, and politics. As might...
The IAA has successfully completed operational trials on remote tower technology. In 2016, the IAA validated the concept of remote tower technology through a series of operational trials. These highly successful trials built upon the experience of single remote tower operations and validated the capability for single air traffic...
Elliott Aviation has completed its fifth and sixth retrofit of a Garmin G5000 in a Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP. Elliott Aviation has sold more than 16 G5000 installations for the 400A/400XP. The installation increases the useful load of the aircraft by an average of 200 pounds (90kg). The Garmin G5000 retrofit...
Created exclusively for pilots and dispatchers, UAS's flightevolution has now been launched. Its job is to streamline the process of global flight planning, weather checking, aircraft performance calculation, and in-flight situational awareness. UAS flightevolution is built on a web and mobile-based platform. Visitors to UAS' stand at EBACE in Geneva...
Bombardier's ultra-large, ultra-long-range Global 7000 made a successful maiden today. It is the start of flight testing for the newest member of Bombardier's flagship Global aircraft family, scheduled to enter into service in the second half of 2018. The Global 7000 flight test vehicle took off from Bombardier's facility in...