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NetJets considers options at NBAA 2018

NetJets considers options at NBAA 2018

There is nothing like a big fleet order to get the headlines. And when you do not have a big order, announcing options is the next best. This morning NetJets announced that it has placed options on 175 super-midsize Cessna

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NBAA 2018 Press Day- live blog: NetJets considers options, new supersonic engine, Satcom offer PDB connectivity

NBAA 2018 Press Day- live blog: NetJets considers options, new supersonic engine, Satcom offer PDB connectivity

Press day summary Embraer’s new aircraft launch overshadowed news today. Textron dug out an big option with NetJets and the fractional operators’s interest in the Hemisphere is a big deal. Aerion made some significant announcements today – new engine and

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Aircraft Comparison: Praetor 600 vs Gulfstream G280 vs Challenger 350 vs Dassault Falcon 2000 vs Cessna Citation Longitude

Aircraft Comparison: Praetor 600 vs Gulfstream G280 vs Challenger 350 vs Dassault Falcon 2000 vs Cessna Citation Longitude

First, the disclaimer: “A paper aircraft can always beat a real aircraft when you compare them,” says the head of one aircraft manufacturer. “Until an aircraft is flying, it is unfair to compare it with an aircraft that is still

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Textron’s Ronald Draper “This is my dream job”

Textron’s Ronald Draper “This is my dream job”

Ron Draper Courtesy photo Textron Inc. “I can’t tell you how excited I am about the new job. This is my dream job,” says Ronald Draper who started at Cessna 20 years ago after leaving the US Army. Draper was appointed president

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Update: Embraer launches Praetor 600 and Praetor 500

Update: Embraer launches Praetor 600 and Praetor 500

Embraer has launched two new aircraft: the Praetor 500 midsize jet and the Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet. The Praetor 600 is expected to be certified and enter service in the second quarter of 2019, followed by the Praetor 500

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NBAA 2018 Live Blog Day -2: Embraer launches two new aircraft, Honeywell forecast

NBAA 2018 Live Blog Day -2: Embraer launches two new aircraft, Honeywell forecast

Although NBAA officially starts on Tuesday: Embraer has already launched two new aircraft: the Praetor 500 and Praetor 600. Honeywell publishes flat forecast for 2019-2028   NBAA 2018 on Sunday October 14   18.00 Final, final thoughts on NBAA Day –

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Expert determination in aircraft sales and purchase agreements –  A better alternative?

Expert determination in aircraft sales and purchase agreements – A better alternative?

The Aircraft Sale and Purchase Agreement (“APA”) For anyone who has ever been involved in an aircraft sale or purchase transaction, they would surely agree that the heart and soul of the APA is the delivery condition of the aircraft.

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Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

  The things people will do to avoid visiting Orlando. Just three days before the National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Textron has announced that Scott Ernest is now switching to become president and CEO of

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ONE Aviation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

ONE Aviation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

ONE Aviation has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US courts, saying that it already has a pre-packaged plan of reorganisation. That plan is to be presented to a court in Delaware on November 19. ONE Aviation was formed

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Surviving NBAA-BACE

Surviving NBAA-BACE

When it comes to business-aviation shows, NBAA-BACE is the granddaddy of them all. It is by far the largest of all the shows but unlike ABACE and EBACE it rotates through different cities. There are unfortunately only two convention centres

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