New Garmin G5 Digital Flight Instrument Wins Approval From FAA AML-STC

New Garmin G5 Digital Flight Instrument Wins Approval From FAA AML-STC

Check out this article about a newly approved G5 electronic flight instrument from Garmin! Garmin has received approved model list (AML) STC approval for its G5 electronic flight instrument as a replacement directional gyro or horizontal situation indicator in more than 650 certified airplane models. When paired with select GPS navcoms, the 3.5-inch LCD unit can…

Honda Aircraft Adds Canada to HondaJet Approvals

Becoming the fourth approval for Honda Aircraft, Transport Canada signed off on Canadian-registration deliveries on June 1. Check out this article for more information!  Honda Aircraft received Transport Canada validation for its HondaJet on June 1, clearing the way for Canadian-registration deliveries. Canada becomes the fourth approval for the aircraft, which was granted U.S. certification…

Learjet Turns 3,000 with the 100th Model 75 Delivery

Bombardier Milestones: 3,000th Learjet Produced, 100th Learjet 75 Delivery

Bombardier’s ceremonial handover of a Learjet 75 to Leggett & Platt on Friday commemorated two major milestones: the 3,000th Learjet manufactured and the 100th Learjet 75 delivery. The milestone comes more than 50 years after Bill Lear helped pioneer the business aviation industry with the introduction of the Lear Jet 23, which it claims as the first purpose-built business jet to enter production.

Raleigh Community Airport Plays Vital Role in Region’s Economic Growth

Raleigh Executive Jetport Vital to Region’s Economic Growth

North Carolina’s Raleigh Executive Jetport is an imperative asset to the surrounding community and heavily influences the economy.  North Carolina’s Raleigh Executive Jetport (TTA) plays an important part of the surrounding region’s economic growth, a community asset with quantifiable value. For example, a 2014 economic benefits study conducted by the state of North Carolina found TTA…

PC-24 Jet Production Has Begun at Pilatus Aircraft Headquarters

PC-24 Jet Production Has Begun at Pilatus Aircraft Headquarters

Series production of the PC-24 twinjet is now under way at Pilatus Aircraft’s headquarters in Stans, Switzerland, as the company prepares to deliver the first customer aircraft in the fourth quarter following certification. The production status of the first few PC-24s is already “well advanced,” the company said, with the first production airplane already painted in its final livery. In January, PlaneSense was revealed as the launch customer for the new twinjet.