NBAA Convention Set To Open Today!

NBAA Convention Set To Open Today!

The gathering of the business aviation clan is in full swing in Las Vegas. Crystal-clear, cloud-free blue skies and gentle wind greeted early arrivals to the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention. A steady stream of planes made the sweeping left turn and came in low over University of Nevada-Las Vegas’ Ralph Wilson Stadium over…

Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Flies with Rockwell Collins ProLine Fusion Avionics and PFCC

Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion avionics and Primary Flight Control Computer (PFCC) played a key role in the successful first flight of Bombardier’s CSeries commercial aircraft, which took place September 16 in Montreal, Quebec. According to a release, Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion is featured on 16 aircraft platforms ranging from turboprops, light jets, intercontinental…

“Air Biffle” Flies With Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AEROSPACE COATINGS PAINTS NASCAR FAVORITE GREG BIFFLE’S FALCON 50 — Recently Refurbished Dassault Paint Scheme Now Complements Racing Leader’s Extensive Air Livery. CFS Jets is proud to offer this 1987 Falcon 50 Serial Number 182 for immediate sale. The Falcon 50 was designed to delivery legendary airport performance and the only midsized jet capable of intercontinental reach as well as the use of back country airfields. Serial Number 182 is enrolled in CAMP and Engines are 100% JSSI and the landing gear was recently overhauled in 2012. Give us a call today to find out more about this Falcon 50.

GE Confirms Partners For Passport Engine

General Electric has signed partnership agreements with Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries (IHI) of Japan and Techspace Aero of Belgium to provide more than 37% of the company’s Passport engine, currently in development for Bombardier’s Global 7000 and 8000 business jets. Under the formalized joint venture agreements IHI will be responsible for the low pressure (LP) turbine…

FAA Certifies Gulfstream G280’s Vision-Enhancing Option

Enhanced Vision System II/Head-Up Display II Provide Operational Credit The FAA has certified Gulfstream’s Enhanced Vision System (EVS) II and Head-Up Display (HUD) II for the new G280 business jet. The systems allow pilots to see terrain, runways, taxiways and possible obstructions in low-visibility conditions. The FAA certification means the enhanced flight vision system, which…