Month: May 2022

Report: Cause of Cessna 560 in-flight separation of engine cowlings unclear
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Report: Cause of Cessna 560 in-flight separation of engine cowlings unclear

Narrative:A Cessna 560 Citation Encore airplane, N654CE, was substantially damaged when two engine cowlings departed the airplane inflight over Benbrook, Texas. The pilot and the one passenger were not injured. The airplane was climbing through flight level (FL) 225 for FL 380, when the pilot heard a “loud crashing noise” followed by a “turbulent air...

The newly unveiled Bombardier Global 8000 ultra-long-range business jet is the fastest civil aircraft since the Concorde – The private jet packs a zero gravity position seat, ensuite bathroom with shower, a full kitchen and more. – Luxurylaunches
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The newly unveiled Bombardier Global 8000 ultra-long-range business jet is the fastest civil aircraft since the Concorde – The private jet packs a zero gravity position seat, ensuite bathroom with shower, a full kitchen and more. – Luxurylaunches

The much-anticipated Bombardier Global 8000 business jet proved to be quite the show stopper when it broke cover at the European business aviation show in Geneva this week. The long-promised 8,000nm aircraft was revealed at the show as “the world’s fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet,” which should help it become the perfect billionaires’ toy...

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Bombardier introduces the Global 8000 – Aviacionline.com – Aviacionline

Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier introduced its new aircraft, the Global 8000. It is the latest aircraft in the family, which already includes the 5500, 6500 and 7500 models. According to the company, it has an innovative design and is «the world’s fastest and longest-range business jet.» «Today, Bombardier solidifies once more its position as the...

Report: misinterpreted taxiway markings factor in attempted takeoff from taxiway, Amsterdam
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Report: misinterpreted taxiway markings factor in attempted takeoff from taxiway, Amsterdam

This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information. Date: 06-SEP-2019 Time: 06:10 LT Type: Boeing 737-8K2 (WL) Owner/operator: Transavia Registration: PH-HSJ MSN: 42150/4810 Fatalities:...

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Experts Teach How To Build Sustainable Business | Business Aviation News – Aviation International News

Business aviation sustainability leaders shared knowledge and insights at a meeting convened by AIN Media Group on Tuesday. Attendees at the “Building a Sustainable Aviation Business” event heard from a leading aircraft manufacturer, a fuel supplier, and a company set up to help organizations and individuals take effective actions through measures such as carbon offset....

GE Aviation tests Global 8000 jet engine using 100% SAF – AeroTime News Hub
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GE Aviation tests Global 8000 jet engine using 100% SAF – AeroTime News Hub

American aerospace engineering manufacturer GE Aviation announced has completed testing of its Passport long-range business jet engine using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).  According to the manufacturer, ground testing was conducted at GE Aviation’s Peebles Test Operations facility in Ohio, in the United States, where the company assessed engine performance and operability while fueled with...

Gulfstream Continues To Broaden Environmental Stewardship – Aviation International News
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Gulfstream Continues To Broaden Environmental Stewardship – Aviation International News

At the end of this month, Gulfstream will put the finishing touches on the new fuel farm at its Savannah, Georgia headquarters, with its centerpiece consisting of a 30,000-gallon dedicated sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) tank. The use of renewable fuel certainly isn’t new for the airframer, which was among SAF’s earliest adopters. One of Gulfstream’s G450s...

Bombardier tests sustainable future with drone demonstrator | News | Flight Global – Flightglobal
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Bombardier tests sustainable future with drone demonstrator | News | Flight Global – Flightglobal

Bombardier has unveiled  the mock-up of a drone demonstrator it has been using to test sustainable technologies as part of a project called EcoJet, which is targeting a 50% reduction in emissions compared with today’s aircraft. Although the Canadian manufacturer stresses that EcoJet is a research study, it showed a short video of a blended...

AAIB: unstable approach factor in B737-400SF hard landing, Exeter
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AAIB: unstable approach factor in B737-400SF hard landing, Exeter

Status: Accident investigation report completed and information captured Date: Tuesday 19 January 2021 Time: 02:37 Type: Boeing 737-4Q8 (SF) Operator: West Atlantic (UK) Registration: G-JMCY MSN: 25114/2666 First flight: 1994-10-20 (26 years 3 months) Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1 Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:...

Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – The Bakersfield Californian
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Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – The Bakersfield Californian

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 18, 2022– Flexjet, the most exclusive global fractional private jet provider, also known for its high safety standards, today announced that it has adopted GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software solution for its fleet operations. Maintenance Insight detects aircraft and component degradation before even scheduled maintenance would catch it. The Maintenance Insight program also...

Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Joplin Globe
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Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital's Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Joplin Globe

#inform-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #inform-video-player-2 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 18, 2022– Flexjet, the most exclusive global fractional private jet provider, also known for its high safety standards, today announced that it has adopted GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software solution for its fleet operations. Maintenance Insight detects...

Flexjet Gains Flexibility by Adding GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight to Its Software Solution Platform – Yahoo Finance
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Flexjet Gains Flexibility by Adding GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight to Its Software Solution Platform – Yahoo Finance

Fractional Jet Operator first in its space to deploy Maintenance Insight to improve visibility into critical aircraft data Maintenance Insight helps operators stay ahead of aircraft maintenance issues before costly service disruptions arise SAN RAMON, Calif., May 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GE Digital today announced that Flexjet, a global fractional private jet provider known for its high...

Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Yahoo Finance
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Flexjet to Adopt GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight Fleetwide – Yahoo Finance

Flexjet is First Fractional Provider to Adopt Software Fleetwide Enhancement Provides Early Detection of Aircraft and Component Degradation Data is so Detailed, Software Identifies Issues Before Scheduled Maintenance Solution Informs Reduction of Excessive Fuel Burn and Carbon Emissions CLEVELAND, May 18, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, the most exclusive global fractional private jet provider, also known for its...

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Flexjet To Monitor Fleet with GE Digital Mx Software – Aviation International News

Flexjet has signed on to GE Digital’s Maintenance Insight software, making it the first fractional aircraft operator to use the system across its fleet to predict and prevent disruptions and reduce maintenance costs. The system provides analytics that helps monitor component health to optimize performance and decrease inefficiencies that lead to excess fuel burn and carbon emissions....

2022 NBAA White Plains Regional Forum – Westfair Online
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2022 NBAA White Plains Regional Forum – Westfair Online

Date: June 22, 2022 Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Location: Westchester County Airport 240 Airport Rd, White Plains, NY Add to Calendar: IN-PERSON EVENT: NBAA’s 2022 White Plains Regional Forum will bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers and other industry personnel together for a one-day event. Previous articleInvestor & Entrepreneur...

Surack Enterprises Purchases Enstrom – AVweb
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Surack Enterprises Purchases Enstrom – AVweb

Image: Surack Enterprises Surack Enterprises founder Chuck Surack has purchased Michigan-based aircraft manufacturer Enstrom Helicopter Corporation. According to the company, which is headquartered in Indiana, it plans to “rebuild the Enstrom brand into one of the leading American-made helicopter manufacturer[s] as it once was.” Enstrom filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy last January and announced in...

This Florida-based billionaire attorney has one of the world's largest private jets. His stunning Boeing 767 VIP jet has an entertainment lounge with an 80-inch home cinema, two staterooms, a lavish master suite with a full shower, and a DJ station. – Luxurylaunches
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This Florida-based billionaire attorney has one of the world's largest private jets. His stunning Boeing 767 VIP jet has an entertainment lounge with an 80-inch home cinema, two staterooms, a lavish master suite with a full shower, and a DJ station. – Luxurylaunches

There’s a good chance you might have never heard of Miami-based businessman John H. Ruiz. The 55-year-old attorney’s name does not even feature on any billionaires’ list but his personal fortune has seen a meteoric rise over the last few years, which is evident from his purchase of a new personal asset – a Boeing...

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NBAA Brings Hill Veteran on Board To Lead Govt Affairs – Aviation International News

Kristie Greco Johnson, who was chief of staff for House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon), is joining NBAA as senior v-p of government affairs. Johnson will assume her new role on June 13. Johnson is bringing 25 years of government and political experience to her position, including having previously served as senior...

FAA Updates Guidance for EFVS Operations – Aviation International News
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FAA Updates Guidance for EFVS Operations – Aviation International News

The FAA has issued an update of its previously published 2018 advisory circular (AC) that provides regulatory guidance for operators to obtain approval for using enhanced flight vision systems (EFVS) to fly instrument approaches to 100 feet above the touchdown zone elevation.  Changes clarify the regulatory requirements for operators to meet the enhanced flight visibility requirement “the entire...

Flexjet Hosts Jet Owners at Miami's Hottest Ticket of The Year: Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Business Wire
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Flexjet Hosts Jet Owners at Miami's Hottest Ticket of The Year: Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix 2022 – Business Wire

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, a global leader in fractional private jet travel, will host its jet Owners at the Formula 1 Crypto.Com Miami Grand Prix at the Miami International Autodrome (MIA) May 6-8, 2022. Flexjet’s premium open-air, shaded observation lounges on the fastest corner of the MIA track will be among the exclusive Turn 5 Suites. “More...