Pilot Report on Dassault’s Largest Business Jet Falcon 8X

The Falcon 8X is not only Dassault’s largest business jet; it also propels the OEM into the popular ultra-long-range arena, the segment that has experienced the most activity in the past few years. The 8X isn’t just a 7X with fuselage plugs, and it isn’t replacing the 7X; the newest Falcon stands on its own as the flagship of the French manufacturer’s fleet.

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JSSI Enrolls First Challenger 650 Powerplant

International Jet Management has become the first operator of a Bombardier Challenger 650 provided by Jet Support Services. Austria’s International Jet Management (IJM) has become the first operator to have the engines and auxiliary power unit of a Bombardier Challenger 650 covered by the maintenance programs provided by Jet Support Services (JSSI). The independent maintenance provider charges…

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Business Aviation Industry Optimistic Growth Projections: Local, Federal, Global

Although indicators in the business aviation industry have pointed in different directions this year, NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen remains optimistic. In an interview with Monitor, he shares his reasons why and outlines the issues that are top of mind for the association, including keeping air space public and minimizing the industry’s environmental impact.

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Happy Holidays from CFS Jets

The team at CFS Jets wishes you peace, joy, and prosperity this holiday season. As the New Year is just around the corner, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2016 has been just as memorable for you, your colleagues and your loved ones. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in the years to come. May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.

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Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 8X Makes Public Middle East Debut At MEBAA

Dassault Aviation’s new ultra-long range Falcon 8X is making its public Middle East debut here at MEBAA, leading a display of the company’s long-range, large-cabin jets. Following certification by the FAA and EASA in June, the 8X entered service in October, the French manufacturer (Stand A11) delivered the first 8X ordered by a Gulf customer…

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West Star Aviation Receives STC of a Future Air Navigation System

West Star Aviation, headquartered at East Alton, IL, has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of a Future Air Navigation System (FANS) Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) application on F900B aircraft. The CPDL-C is a data link application that allows for direct exchange of text-based messages between the controller and a…

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