Amol Rajan visited Kenya, where Bill Gates through his foundation is supporting local farms and hospitals. During a wide ranging interview in Kenya, Gates talked about wealth and recent conspiracies and controversies — an interview published by the BBC, 3 Feb 2023. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m001hsl1/amol-rajan-interviews-bill-gates Business Jets On the use of business jets Gates was asked for his view ...
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Business Aviation or Private Aviation: What is in a term and does it really matter?
What’s the difference between business aviation & private jet travel? A thought piece... For many of our customers and for those outside the industry, ‘private jets’ and ‘private jet’ travel are the most commonly used reference — inside our industry we more often use the term 'business jet' & ‘business aviation’. So what do we really mean when we use ...
Dassault Falcon Powerplant Certified by FAA
The FAA has certified the turbofan engine that will power the Dassualt Falcon 6X. The PW812D by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has completed more than 6,100 hours of engine testing; 1,150 hours of flight testing, and 20,000 hours bed testing. Certification by the FAA follows in the footsteps of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and ...
3 to 7: The FAA extend aircraft registration to seven years.
The FAA has extended the duration of aircraft registration certificates from three years to seven years, effective January 23, 2023. Aircraft owners will be required to confirm their registration information and renew their certificates every seven years unless an event or circumstance requires a new registration before that time. Prior to 2010 the registration period was ...
Dassault Falcon deliveries up YoY but trail target for the year
Deliveries of the Dassault Falcon Business Jet are up year-on-year, but fall short of the annual forecast of 35 business jets. Dassault Aviation delivered 32 Falcons last year, according to its preliminary financial reporting. Orders for the Dassault Falcon Business Jet stand at 64 net, are up from 51 in the previous year. This brought Dassault’s year-end ...
SPAC Deal to take Surf Air Public as it plans for hybrid electric aircraft.
Surf Air Mobility Corp. - the membership-based private plane operator, has agreed to merge with a blank-check company in a deal that will give the company a market value of about $1.42 billion. The deal will help the company move forward with its expansion plans which included a fleet of hybrid electric aircraft. Surf Air said it ...
Flying Colours Corp. completes contemporary Gulfstream G650 refurbishment
The Flying Colours’ team have completed the refurbishment of a Gulfstream G650 business jet at their Peterborough facility in Canada
Jet Aviation open for Gulfstream Maintenance Services for Turkish registered jets.
Jet Aviation Geneva has received approval to provide base and line maintenance support for Turkish G450, G550 and G650 series aircraft.
Business jet demand rebounds as Bombardier lifts its forecast
Bombardier beats analysts’ estimates for quarterly revenues on higher deliveries and demand for aftermarket services, and raises forecast delivery guidance.
The all-new Citation CJ4 Gen2 Business Jet
The all new addition to the Cessna Citation business jet family, the Citation CJ4 Gen2.
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