FAA Rewrite of Part 23 Certification Rules

FAA Rewrite of Part 23 Certification Rules

Small airplane pilots are thrilled with the recent FAA rewrite of Part 23 certification rules and approved updates! It took nine years to accomplish, but those of us who fly small airplanes are thrilled with the recent FAA rewrite of Part 23 certification rules. The new regulations significantly streamline the testing and documentation necessary for certifying smaller…

HondaJet Made its First Official Appearance in Taipei at Taipei Songshan Airport

HondaJet Made its First Official Appearance in Taipei at Taipei Songshan Airport

Honda Aircraft Company has announced the HondaJet made its first official appearance in Taipei at Taipei Songshan Airport on April 21. The debut event in Taipei was attended by Fan Chih-ku, Political Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transportation and Communications; Zheng Wen-Can, Mayor of Taoyuan City, business guests and the media. Representing Honda, Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO, Honda Aircraft Company; and Takato Ito, president of Honda Taiwan Co., Ltd., Honda’s automobile and motorcycle subsidiary in Taiwan, attended the event.

Embraer Executive Jets Embarks on a Strategic Shift From Price to Value

Embraer Executive Jets Embarks on a Strategic Shift From Price to Value

Embraer stresses value even with Business Aircraft pricing remaining soft in the current market.  As pricing for new business aircraft remains soft in the current market environment, Embraer Executive Jets is embarking on “a strategic shift from price to value,” newly installed company president and CEO Michael Amalfitano told AIN on Tuesday. He said that “value” includes…

Governors of Florida and Missouri Recognize General Aviation

Governors of Florida and Missouri Recognize General Aviation

The local officials and governors of Florida and Missouri recognized general aviation, including business aviation. The governors of Florida and Missouri, as well as local officials in these states and others, recognized general aviation, including business aviation, this month for the benefits it brings to their towns, cities and states. To date, hundreds of local…

FAA Issued Notice on Overhaul Processes and Inspections Programs

FAA Issued Notice on Overhaul Processes and Inspections Programs

The FAA issued Notice N8900.410, on the differences between overhaul processes and the inspections programs required under Title 14. Last week, the FAA issued Notice N8900.410, on the differences between overhaul processes and the inspections that make up required inspection programs under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 91. The policy…

Over a Million Jobs

Business Aviation Provides Over a Million Jobs

Business aviation means jobs. From the smallest U.S. towns to the largest American cities, business aviation employment plays an important role in regional and state economies. Directly through aircraft manufacturing and airport-related jobs, and indirectly through the purchase of goods and services by firms involved in the manufacture, operation and maintenance of business aircraft, business…