Brian Campbell Joins Corporate Fleet Services

Brian Campbell’s passion for Business Aviation is apparent to anyone who has had the opportunity to work with him. Brian has a long history in aviation following in his father’s footsteps. He is a Commercial pilot and certified Flight Instructor. Brian proudly served in the United States Navy as an Aviation Warfare Systems Operator, and…

EAA AirVenture 2014 Takes Off on Monday

The annual EAA AirVenture show officially opens on Monday in Oshkosh, Wis., at Wittman Regional Airport, but aviation enthusiasts are already streaming into the airport ahead of the show. This year’s show features plenty of excitement, including the Air Force Thunderbirds’ first Oshkosh appearance, NASA’s high-altitude WB-57, arrival of the first production HondaJet, Sonex’s SubSonex personal…

How Many Engines Does Your Business Jet Need?

Our columnist ponders the relative merits of one, two, three and four engines in a business jet. Some people tried to convince Charles Lindbergh that he shouldn’t attempt his 1927 New York-to-Paris flight in an airplane with only one engine. His response was that two engines would double his odds of having an engine failure.…

European Business Jet Ops Stabilizing, U.S. Growing

While still at sluggish levels, business aviation traffic has marked its third consecutive month of year-over-year growth in Europe and is now up five out of the last six months. Citing Eurocontrol figures, the European Business Aviation Association notes that traffic has improved “but only just.” In the U.S., meanwhile, traffic continues to strengthen, according…

Increase In Jet Deliveries A Positive Sign For Wichita

Increase In Jet Deliveries A Positive Sign For Wichita

Overall first-quarter deliveries of aircraft from Wichita’s major general aviation manufacturers fell year over year from 130 to 146. But, unpacking those numbers shows at least one positive sign for the Air Capital — the increase in deliveries of Wichita-built business jets. Cessna Aircraft Co., now teamed with Beechcraft Corp. under Textron Aviation, delivered 35…