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Cirrus unveils Generation 2 Vision Jet Cirrus Aircraft has announced the launch of the next generation of the Vision Jet - ‘G2’ - enhancing performance, comfort and safety for the world’s first single-engine Personal Jet.

Cirrus unveils Generation 2 Vision Jet.

Cessna Citation Longitude achieves provisional type certification Textron Aviation's Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration.

First international deliveries of all-new Gulfstream G500 Gulfstream has made the first international deliveries of the clean-sheet, record-breaking Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways received two G500 aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah headquarters. The aircraft will join the five Gulfstream G650ER aircraft already in service with Qatar Executive, the airline’s executive charter business.

Bombardier's flagship Global 7500 enters service Bombardier celebrated the entry-into-service of its award-winning Global 7500 business jet, during a special event held at its recently renamed Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, in presence of selected customers, suppliers and representatives from the industry.

Bombardier's flagship Global 7500 enters service.

Gulfstream G650ER connects New York with Dubai in record time Gulfstream has announced that the ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER has completed a record-breaking flight en route to the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show in Dubai. The aircraft bested the previous world speed record by one hour and 48 minutes.

Gulfstream G650ER connects New York with Dubai in record time

Pilatus hands over first PC-24 Air Ambulance The very first PC-24 with medevac interior has been handed over to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS Western Operations). Pilatus presented the key to PC-24 serial number 105 to RFDS CEO Rebecca Tomkinson on 26 November 2018 in Stans.

Pilatus hands over first PC-24 Air Ambulance

Global 7500 earns FAA approval and continues to move towards entry-into-service this year Bombardier's flagship business jet, the Global 7500, has received Federal Aviation Administration certification, achieving another important milestone as it approaches entry-into-service later this year.

ATR sees demand for over 1,000 new turboprops in China by 2037 ATR published its new Chinese Market Forecast during the Zhuhai Airshow this week and estimates a total market for 1,100 turboprop aircraft over the next 20 years.

Pilatus opens new PC-12 NG and PC-24 US completions facility in Broomfield, CO Anticipating growth for its popular single-engine turboprop PC-12 NG and the all new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet, Pilatus is recommiting to its Colorado roots and the US business aircraft market by opening a brand new completion centre in Broomfield.

Pilatus opens new PC-12 NG and PC-24 US completions facility in Broomfield, CO.

Honeywell engines to power Embraer's latest bizjets Honeywell engines will power the two new Embraer aircraft models - the Praetor 600 and the Praetor 500 - revealed at NBAA-BACE in Orlando last month.

Embraer surprises NBAA-BACE with announcement of two new aircraft: The Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 Embraer unveiled the new Praetor 500 midsize and Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets in a surprise announcement on the eve of NBAA-BACE.

Praetor 500.

GE’s Affinity: The first civil supersonic engine in 55 years - launching a new era of efficient supersonic flight At a joint press conference with Aerion Corporation at NBAA-BACE, Orlando, GE Aviation announced that it has completed the initial design of the first supersonic engine purpose-built for business jets.

Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet.

Textron and NetJets strike deal for more than 300 aircraft Textron Aviation and NetJets have announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircraft.

Pilatus PC-12 NG tops customer service ranking for 17th consecutive year Market demand remains strong for the Swiss single-engine turboprop, as the 1,600th PC-12 enters service. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd expects to deliver 80 new PC-12 NGs in 2018, extending the distinction earnt by this multifunctional aircraft of scoring the highest annual sales volumes of all turbine-powered business aircraft.

Pilatus PC-12 NG

Gulfstream G650 family surpasses 75 speed records Gulfstream's G650 family has now achieved more than 75 city-pair records, just a few weeks after the ultra-long-range aircraft demonstrated steep approach capabilities at London City Airport.

Quest Series II Kodiak debuts at NBAA Sandpoint, Idaho-based Quest Aircraft Company displayed their newest model - the single engine turboprop Kodiak 100 Series II - at the National Business Aviation Association Convention and Exhibition in Orlando.

Quest Series II Kodiak debuts at NBAA

Gulfstream opens Manhattan Sales and Design Center Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has opened a Sales and Design Center in Midtown Manhattan. The nearly 8,500-square-foot/790-square-meter space expands Gulfstream’s portfolio of showrooms and sales offices intended to enhance the customer experience with centralized locations and white-glove sales and design service.

Gulfstream opens Manhattan Sales and Design Center

Global 7500 awarded Transport Canada type certification Bombardier Business Aircraft announced this week that its flagship Global 7500 aircraft, the largest, most luxurious and longest range business jet ever built, has been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification, paving the way for entry-into-service this year.

Pilatus hands over the first PC-24 to Jetfly Luxembourg-based fractional owner operator, Jetfly, has taken delivery of its first PC-24 Super Versatile Jet. Ignaz Gretener, VP General Aviation at Pilatus, presented the keys to Jetfly directors Cédric Lescop and Maxime Bouchard during a handover ceremony on September 17th. The aircraft - serial number 111 - is the first of four Super Versatile Jets destined for future operation at Jetfly.

Pilatus hands over the first PC-24 to Jetfly

Daher introduces TBM 900 to India Daher is presenting its TBM 900-series for the first time in India, introducing the very fast turboprop aircraft to the sub-continent’s business aviation community.

Daher introduces TBM 900 to India

Bombardier to offer future-ready flight deck upgrade on Learjet 75 and 70 Bombardier Business Aircraft and Garmin have announced a significant avionics upgrade for the Bombardier Vision flight deck aboard the Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft, which are already equipped with one of the category’s most generous and advanced cockpits, powered by the Garmin G5000 avionics suite.

 

 

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