Business Aviation — Enhanced Productivity

Business Aviation enhances productivity to aid in success in today’s competitive marketplace. Business aviation is a productivity tool used by thousands of companies and organizations of all sizes. These forward-thinking organizations utilize business aircraft to minimize travel time; enhance the efficiency, productivity, safety and security of key personnel; and remain nimble, competitive and successful in…

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Helping Disabled Pilots Fly

Two groups have banded together for a common goal to help disabled pilots fly. EAA Chapter 1083 and John Robinson, the founder of AV84all.org, will build a Zenith CH 750 Cruzer in Salisbury, North Carolina. The EAA chapter members launched the build earlier this month at Rowan County Airport (KRUQ). “When I was first contacted by Zenith about helping…

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FAA Rebate Program For ADS-B Out Requirement

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta announced today that the FAA is delivering on its commitment to incentivize general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with required NextGen avionics technology before the January 1, 2020 deadline. On September 19, 2016, the FAA’s Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) rebate website went live, and general aviation aircraft owners now have the opportunity to apply for a $500 rebate to help offset the cost to equip eligible aircraft in a timely manner, rather than waiting to meet the mandatory equipage date.

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First Bombardier Global 7000 Appeared on Canadian Aircraft Registry

The first Bombardier Global 7000 lands on Canadian Aircraft Registry! The first Bombardier Global 7000 has appeared on the Canadian aircraft registry. The aircraft is listed as experimental, with a model number of BD-700-2A12. A search of the Transport Canada online registration shows that the aircraft has been registered as C-GLBO, with the manufacturers serial…

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Dogs Rescued by Business Aviation Project

34 Stray Dogs flown out of Puerto Rico to “Furrever Homes” in United States Humans aren’t the only ones who benefit from business aviation’s capabilities, as one operator recently stepped in to fly 34 stray dogs, rescued from Puerto Rico, to “forever homes” in the U.S. “Although we’ve traditionally used commercial airlines to fly the…

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Connecticut Aero Tech School Slated For Closure

With NBAA’s Support, the Connecticut Aero Tech School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians, fights against school closure! The Connecticut Aero Tech School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians, a two-year, post-high school program that offers airframe and powerplant (A&P) certificate training, had been slated for closure by the state, but was able to open this fall thanks in…

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Gulfstream G280 Sets Speed Record

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its Gulfstream G280 set a speed record! Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that its super mid-sized Gulfstream G280 set a speed record between Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Luton, England, completing the flight in just seven hours and boosting the aircraft’s record-setting tally to 54.The aircraft departed Gerald R. Ford International…

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