Gulfstream G500 Flight-test Program Achieved Milestones

Gulfstream G500 Flight-test Program Achieved Milestones

Gulfstream recently released some incredible progress for the G500 Flight–Test Program. As production continues for the G600, the Gulfstream G500 flight-test program also achieved several milestones to include receiving the program’s first Type Inspection Authorization (TIA) from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA issued the TIA for inlet compatibility and allowed Gulfstream to perform this…

Guangzhou Airport Will Represent Its First FBO

Guangzhou Airport Will Represent Its First FBO

China’s major cities have important FBO’s; Guangzhou is promised to have its very first FBO expected in 2017. Just as Beijing and Shanghai have substantial FBOs, so to soon will Guangzhou, another of China’s major cities. Yitong Business Aviation Service Co. Ltd of GAA (Guangdong Airport Authority), a state-owned aircraft ground handling company based in Guangdong Province,…

U.S. Senate Voted Bolster Travel Security

U.S. Senate Voted Bolster Travel Security

The United States senators voted to bolster travel security in FAA bill! Read more about the travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks.  The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to bolster travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks with measures that include doubling the number of transportation security teams with bomb-sniffing…

French Army Will Acquire 14 Patroller Unmanned Aircraft

French Army Will Acquire 14 Patroller Unmanned Aircraft

France will be settling on the Sagem Patroller as its new tactical drone! It is said to be an unmanned aircraft, and will replace the Sagem Sperwer. Read more below about the French Army and their new aircraft. The French army will acquire 14 Patroller unmanned aircraft, manufacturer Sagem has announced. The Patroller will replace…

Local Officials Show Support For General Aviation

Communities across the country show their support and find value in general aviation. Read more below about the local officials and communities who have recently proclaimed their support for general and business aviation.  Local officials from across the country – from Massachusetts to Missouri – are the latest to show their support for general aviation,…

FAA Announces U.S. Bizjet Fleet Growth

The FAA said that the United States business jet fleet had predictions of 2.8 percent annual growth and expected to grow even more. Read more below about the Bizjet fleet annual growth.  Despite the down market in 2015, the FAA maintained that the “long-term outlook, driven by turbine aircraft activity, remains favorable” and predicted the…