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The US wants to make it easier to certify supersonic jets

The US wants to make it easier to certify supersonic jets

go Civil supersonic flight is coming closer to becoming a reality — again. US regulators are looking to expand aircraft noise regulations to accommodate the certification of new supersonic aircraft. The US Department of Transportation (DoT) is working to update 14

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JetSuite is the launch customer for the hybrid electric Zunum Aero

JetSuite is the launch customer for the hybrid electric Zunum Aero

Charter operator JetSuite is set to be the first in its field to use the upcoming hybrid-electric Zunum Aero jet, having just placed an order for up to 100 aircraft. The 12-seater Zunum Aero aircraft will start delivery in 2022

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Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Gulfstream delivers 300th G650

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently delivered the 300th aircraft in the Gulfstream G650 family. This milestone comes just over five years after the aircraft entered service in December 2012. “The continued popularity and demand for the G650 affirms its position as the

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Jetcraft appoints 8020 communications as its corporate PR firm

Jetcraft appoints 8020 communications as its corporate PR firm

Aviation, travel and transport PR specialist 8020 Communications is announcing its appointment by Jetcraft, global leader in business aircraft sales and acquisitions, to manage the company’s B2B and corporate PR. 8020 Communications has been tasked with building Jetcraft’s existing profile within the

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Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Embraer has released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2017. The Brazilian manufacturer delivered 23 commercial jets and 50 executive jets (32 light / 18 large) in the fourth quarter, and in 2017 delivered 101 commercial jets and

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TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

Aviation research and investment firm TRAQPak has revealed that business jets flew more than three million flight hours last year in the US – the highest figures since 2008. TRAQPak’s 2017 Business Aviation Aircraft Activity Review shows that 2017 flight

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Qatar Executive takes delivery of fourth G650ER

Qatar Executive takes delivery of fourth G650ER

Qatar Executive, the corporate jet charter subsidiary of Qatar Airways, has taken delivery of its fourth Gulfstream G650ER. This order makes Qatar Executive the world’s largest single owner-operator of the G650ER. Qatar Executive introduced the G650ER into its fleet in

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How maintenance is evolving?

How maintenance is evolving?

Service and maintenance programmes are becoming increasingly important for OEMs, and technologies such as 3D printing are pushing the capability forward more than ever. The first question Alasdiar Whyte, Editor, Corporate Jet Investor,  asked was whether aircraft are more reliable

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Digitsing business aviation

Digitsing business aviation

There is a disparity within the business jet market. The jets themselves are at the cutting edge of technology, with advances in on-board luxuries such as WiFi and a new wave of jets models on the horizon. However the deal

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The state of MINT and BRIC markets

The state of MINT and BRIC markets

Countries that form the unofficial MINTs and BRICs groupings have the greatest potential for entering the ranks of the largest economies in the 21st century, and businesses are moving in to try and seize their shares of this growing market.

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