Bombardier Completed 200th 96-Month Inspections on Challenger Business Jets

The business aircraft, Bombardier has completed the 200th 96-Month heavy inspections on Challenger business jets. Bombardier Business Aircraft reaffirmed its tip-to-tail OEM expertise by announcing its Service Centre Network has completed over 200 96-month heavy inspections on Challenger business jets. The 96-month inspection on the Challenger business jet is one of the most in-depth maintenance…

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West Virginia’s Local Officials Expose Benefits of Business Aviation

West Virginia, and Massachusetts highlight the importance and benefits of Business Aviation. More local officials recently issued proclamations espousing the benefits of general aviation, including business aviation, to their communities. “West Virginia provides access for businesses and tourists to isolated areas, enabling businesses to remain part of the nation’s air transportation systems and connected to…

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John Travolta Celebrates the 14th Annual ‘Living Legends of Aviation’ Awards

John Travolta gathers to celebrate the 14th Annual ‘Living Legends of Aviation’ Awards. John Travolta, the “Official Ambassador of Aviation,” will host the 14th Annual “Living Legends of Aviation” Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton, January 20, 2017. The awards program starts with the “Flown West Tribute” to those Legends lost during 2016; Arnold Palmer, R.A.…

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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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Business Aviation Lending Humanitarian Support

Business aviation is often on the front line in lending a hand to citizens and communities in times of crisis. Through volunteer organizations like Angel Flight, Air Care Alliance and Corporate Aircraft Responding in Emergencies, companies and pilots regularly provide life-saving services to people in hard-to-reach communities around the globe. These missions include: Disaster relief…

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2017 TBM 900 Will Come With Garmin’s G1000NXi

It was recently announced that the 2017 TBM 900 will come with Garmin’s G1000NXi upgraded avionics suite.  Daher announced today that the 2017 TBM 900 will come with Garmin’s G1000NXi (next generation) upgraded avionics suite. Garmin rolled out the NXi this month with “significant performance enhancements” and “additional capabilities, such as two-way cockpit connectivity,” according…

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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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