THERMAL, Calif. – Desert Jet Center has broken ground on the newest FBO at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (KTRM). The event was held in the Oliphant Aviation Hangar, a newly built 26,000-square-foot hangar managed by Desert Jet Center. [Read more…]
A new Harris Poll survey commissioned by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has confirmed that business aviation is utilized mainly by small and medium-size companies that typically fly turboprops or small jets to maximize employee efficiency and productivity while providing travel schedule flexibility.
The poll, released at last week’s NBAA Convention in Las Vegas, also confirmed that a broad mix of employees – not primarily top executives – fly on business aircraft, which usually travel to community airports that usually have little or no scheduled airline service. [Read more…]
If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas this week for the National Business Aviation Association‘s annual convention — one of the biggest in aviation – you can go there virtually, thanks to a photo gallery on the association’s website. It features everything from aircraft on display to shots of the exhibit hall.
LAS VEGAS — In its 24th annual Global Business Aviation Outlook, Honeywell Aerospace forecasts up to 9,200 new business jet deliveries worth $270 billion from 2015 to 2025 — a 3% to 5% drop over what was predicted in last year’s forecast.
As a slow growth economic environment takes hold across many global markets, the business aviation industry is not immune to its impact, Honeywell officials noted. [Read more…]
WILMINGTON, Mass. – The Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense has appointed Kellstrom Materials as its exclusive partner for providing authorized AMETEK surplus products and exchange services.
Kellstrom Materials, a provider of aftermarket parts, repairs, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, will maintain an inventory of overhauled AMETEK SFMS line-replaceable units (LRUs), enabling operators to reduce aircraft downtime and maintenance costs.
For the first time in years, President Obama’s annual budget proposal does not include any new user fees for general aviation.
It’s a decision applauded by GA’s advocacy groups.