General Aviation Revenues Drives Need for Expansion of Southwest Wyoming Airport

General Aviation Revenues Drives Need for Expansion of Southwest Wyoming Airport

Due to the vital general aviation presence in the country, many airports are finding the need to expand. For this reason, Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport in Southwest Wyoming just announced a $4.8 million construction contract for a new general aviation terminal! As a rural airport serving Southwest Wyoming, the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport (RKS) derives…

500 Flight-test Hours Reached By Global 7000 Flight-Test Program

500 Flight-Test Hours Reached By Global 7000 Flight-Test Program

Reaching the 500-hour test-flight milestone, Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that Global 7000 flight-test vehicles 4 and 5 are currently in final assembly. Read the article, below, for more information! The Global 7000 flight-test program has surpassed the 500-hour milestone, Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today. Three flight-test vehicles (FTVs) are currently engaed in the certifcation campaign…

Mayors Across the Country Highlight Importance Of General Aviation In Their Communities

Mayors Across the Country Highlight Importance Of General Aviation In Their Communities

Check out these proclamations from around the country highlighting four mayors who recognize and  value general aviation that helps their communities prosper! To date, hundreds of local officials – from big cities and small towns from coast to coast – have issued similar proclamations. Gainesville, FL “General aviation plays a critical role in the lives of…

A Day in the Life of a Corporate Pilot

A Day in the Life of a Corporate Pilot

Being a corporate pilot undoubtedly takes skill, patience, and the ability problem solve on the spot! Check out the article, below, to learn how this Honeywell pilot handles an average day in the world of aviation!  KVNY–KICT Our trip began under bright sunshine at Van Nuys Airport, home base for our small, three-aircraft flight operation.…

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Dassault Falcon 5X Takes First Flight with ‘Preliminary’ Engines

Making its first flight using a “preliminary version” of Safran Silvercrest engines, the Dassult Falcon 5X launched from the assembly facility Wednesday, July 5. Check out the article, below, for more information!  According to Dassault, the preliminary flight-test campaign will last only a few weeks to help streamline the development process. A full-fledged flight-test campaign…

Textron Aviation Rolls Out First Production Cessna Citation Longitude

Textron Aviation Rolls Out First Production Cessna Citation Longitude

Introducing advanced manufacturing technologies to super-midsize market, Textron Aviation has recently developed a state-of-the-art aircraft that is taking the aviation world by storm. For more information, read the article, below.  Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc.company, today announced it has rolled out the first production unit of the Cessna Citation Longitude, the company’s latest clean-sheet…