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.

Textron Cockpit Feature Is Emblematic of Aggressive Investment Strategy

Textron Cockpit Feature Is Emblematic of Aggressive Investment Strategy

Textron Aviation’s announcement this week of an available head-up display aboard the 3,500-nm range Citation Longitude provides clear evidence of a surge in product investment – $200 million to $2300 million per year. Garmin’s GHD 2100, driven by Citation Longitude’s G5000 integrated avionics system, features a 30-deg. wide by 24-deg. high field of view combiner and compact overhead projector.

Pilot's Dream to Promote STEM in Aviation Launched

Pilot’s Dream to Promote STEM in Aviation Launched

Shaesta Waiz’s dream promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) in business aviation has launched.  Shaesta Waiz’s dream to fly solo around the world promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education is becoming a reality as she began her journey on May 13 from Dayton Beach International Airport (DAB) on a trip that will take her to 30…

EBACE 2017 Business Aviation Expo

EBACE 2017 Business Aviation Expo

EBACE attracts thousands of attendees annually. Mark your calendars, because you do not want to miss the 2017 EBACE business aviation expo! There are lots of reasons why EBACE attracts more than 10,000 attendees each year. All of the key players attend and if you are involved in European business aviation you should not miss it. It…

Federal Aviation Administration Discuss jurisdictional Issues Regarding Drones

Federal Aviation Administration Discuss Jurisdictional Issues Regarding Drones

The Federal Aviation Administration is discussing the jurisdictional issues with state and local governments regarding drones. The Federal Aviation Administration is open to discussing jurisdictional issues with state and local governments when it comes to regulating small drones, says Administrator Michael Huerta. But it wants direction from those governments on the authorities they would like to…