JetNet: Used Bizjet Market Swings To Seller’s Market

The preowned business jet market transitioned to a seller’s market in December, with inventory now at 9.9 percent, just below the 10 percent threshold of inventory for sale and down from 11 percent in December 2016, according to data released yesterday by JetNet. Inventory of preowned business jets has decreased steadily from a high point of 2,938 aircraft in July 2009, or 17.7 percent of the in-service fleet, to 2,143 jets in December…

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Gulfstrem G500 Embarks on World Tour

Gulfstream’s all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft’s cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort and superior craftsmanship. The 12-country tour began this month at Dallas Love Field and will conclude in June. “This is a momentous year for the G500, with…

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Business Aviation Company Looks to Better Industry Through Apprenticeships

No Plane No Gain is an organization designed to help benefit and promote the importance of the business aviation industry. They recently reported another advancement which will develop talents to be used directly related to aviation, creating more jobs and a larger field of aviation interest for youth and businesses. Read below to read the…

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Expect Avionics Upgrades, New Technology in 2018

With the Federal Aviation Administration’s change to allow lower-cost modern electronics to be more easily used in cockpits, BJT sister publication Aviation International News expects further developments from this trend, and many new upgrade opportunities for older aircraft. Head-up displays (HUDs), long exclusive to larger aircraft because of their weight and complexity, will find new…

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ADS-B: Where We Are Now

Highlights In September 2016, the FAA began offering a $500 incentive to help general aviation operators defray ADS-B equipment and installation costs and encourage them to equip now. Aircraft operating in most controlled U.S. airspace must be equipped with ADS-B Out by January 1, 2020. ADS-B uses GPS satellites to determine aircraft location, ground speed,…

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