Business Aviation

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November 21, 2022, 10:58 AM

Four Dead after Crash of Raisbeck Test Flight

Four Raisbeck Engineering crew members were killed after a Cessna Grand Caravan 208B EX crashed during a baseline flight test.

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digital rendering of the surface of Earth with cities lit up and lines depicting a network connecting them
Nov 25, 2022 - 9:23 AM
CBAA and NBAA are concerned that Ligado Canada's application to operate in L-band at 82 percent more power than the U.S. poses a safety threat.
Ribbon cutting of general aviation terminal at Weatherford Stafford Airport
Nov 23, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Oklahoma's Weatherford Stafford Airport inaugurated its general aviation terminal—three times larger than its previous one—with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Headshot of Derek Richardson West Star's new Bombardier project manager next to West Star sign
Nov 23, 2022 - 11:37 AM
Derek Richardson joined West Star Aviation from stops at StandardAero and Jet Aviation.
Southern Sky Aviation AOG truck on airport ramp in front of business jet
Nov 23, 2022 - 10:12 AM
Southern Sky Aviation's new AOG team will serve customers along the Gulf Coast.
Nov 23, 2022 - 8:30 AM
An incorrect barometric setting on an RNAV (GPS) approach could have fatal consequences without any overt warnings to the crew.
Bombardier Global Express business jet in flight
Nov 22, 2022 - 12:04 PM
The sanction against Emperor Aviation includes blocked property on eight of its business jets.
Tamarack SmartWing-equipped King Air 350 at NBAA BACE 2022 (Photo: Tamarack)
Nov 22, 2022 - 10:27 AM
A Tamarack winglet-equipped King Air 350 established speed records on its journeys to and from NBAA-BACE 2022 in Orlando, Florida.
Passengers boarding Wheels Up King Air
Nov 22, 2022 - 9:53 AM
Wheels Up to offer air medical transport benefit to members and their families through a partnership with AirMed.
New Alliance Aviation Services FBO at Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport
Nov 21, 2022 - 6:45 PM
Alliance Aviation Services will debut its new FBO at Texas’s Perot Field Fort Worth Alliance Airport (KAFW) next month.
Book: Fly the Friggin' Airplane! by Patrick Gordon
Nov 21, 2022 - 5:48 PM
Pilot and raconteur Patrick Gordon reminisces about his early flying adventures and the lessons he has learned.