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Global 7000 works towards flight test centre transfer

Global 7000 works towards flight test centre transfer

Bombardier are working towards transferring Global 7000 FTV1 to the company’s Wichita flight test centre as soon as possible. FTV1 flew for the first time on November 4, performing a two hour and 27 minute test flight that tested all

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Paul Pennington launches executive coaching for business aviation

Paul Pennington launches executive coaching for business aviation

Paul Pennington, a media trainer and executive coach, has launched a new company targeting business aviation. Pennington developed a sales coaching programme for Bombardier’s international sales team which he ran for 15 years. He also worked with ExecuJet and Rizon

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Dassault hints at new Falcon launch in 2017

Dassault hints at new Falcon launch in 2017

Dassault Aviation’s chairman Éric Trappier has dropped the strongest hint yet that a new Falcon will be launched in 2017. Speaking to Corporate Jet Investor during the opening ceremony for the new Falcon service centre in Bordeaux, Trappier said he

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AirFinance formally launches FlyFunder

AirFinance formally launches FlyFunder

AirFinance has formally launched FlyFunder, an online marketplace to connect buyers of business jets and helicopters with financiers. “The current process for obtaining aircraft financing is a tedious and labor-intensive process that requires a large number of phone calls and emails. Aircraft

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John Owen joins Executive AirShare as CFO

John Owen joins Executive AirShare as CFO

John Owen has joined Executive AirShare as chief financial officer. Owen joins from recruitment firm EFL Associates where he was a vice president. He previously was CFO for OrTran, a supply chain management company. “John brings a wealth of experience, not only

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JetSmarter looking to raise $170 million in equity

JetSmarter looking to raise $170 million in equity

JetSmarter, the online private jet marketplace, is attempting to raise $170 million in new equity. On 11 October 2016, it had sold $5 million in shares, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing. The company claims to be

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PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

The Bombardier Global 7000 flew for the first time on Friday November 4, 2016 from the manufacturers Toronto Downsview manufacturing facility. The flight lasted for two hours and 27 minutes, with the aircraft climbing to maximum altitude of 20,000 ft.

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Bombardier Global 7000 flies for first time

Bombardier Global 7000 flies for first time

The Bombardier Global 7000 flew for for the first time today. The aircraft (FTV1 C-GLBO / 70001) flew from Toronto’s Downsview Airport at 10:25 local time. Bombardier is hoping to deliver the first Global 7000s to customers in 2018. According

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Test: Which business jet are you?

Test: Which business jet are you?

Which business jet are you? Which business aircraft most suits your personality? Long range business jet like a G650ER You have a global outlook and are prepared to go far for deals or for adventure. You enjoy making a splash

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Beginner’s guide to NBAA-BACE 2016 in Orlando

Beginner’s guide to NBAA-BACE 2016 in Orlando

The one thing you need to know about the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Business Aviation Convention and Annual Expo (BACE) is that it is big. There are more than 15,000 people and over 1200 stands. If you spent one minute visiting

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