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Bonus Depreciation Approved By Congress »

Following House approval earlier this month, the Senate on Tuesday passed a tax package that includes the revival of bonus depreciation on capital investments, including aircraft. The measure allows businesses to write off up to 50 percent of the value of equipment purchased in and put into service in 2014. More

Video: 2014 Cirrus SR20 Flight Evaluation »

Cirrus markets the new SR20 as a dual-role aircraft — easy to manage for a newer pilot and suitable for business travel. It's also an airplane that can make for an easier transition to the faster SR22. In this video, "Aviation Consumer" editor Larry Anglisano, along with Cirrus' Cliff Allen takes a close look at the SR20 on the ground and in the air. More

UAS At NBAA: U.S. Is Falling Behind »

It's the same old story. FAA regulatory foot-dragging hobbles development and competition. While the rest of the world, especially Israel and Australia, move rapidly forward with commercial deployment of unmanned aircraft systems, the FAA's slow formulation of regulations endangers the U.S. ability to compete. That was one observation that came out of an hour-long panel discussion attended by several hundred people at NBAA in Orlando this week. More

Piaggio Updates Expansion Plans »

Piaggio Aero, the Italian company that builds the unique Avanti P180 twin turboprop, said this week at the NBAA convention in Orlando they will now be known as Piaggio Aerospace. The change reflects a new direction for the company, which plans to expand its product portfolio and grow in new markets. More

Video: Cessna Intros the Latitude »

At NBAA, Cessna showed off its new Latitude super-mid-size aircraft. AVweb got a brief tour while covering the show. More

Podcast: Used Aircraft Market »

Aircraft broker René Banglesdorf says the market is better but still not great. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with her at NBAA 2014. More

Used Market: Newer Business Aircraft In Demand »

A Texas aircraft broker says used aircraft prices are stabilizing and newer used aircraft are in demand but there are still plenty of old business jets on the market. Rene Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, told AVweb in a podcast interview at NBAA in Orlando that while the market hasn't recovered, it's at least showing signs of recovery, even at the low end. More

Video: Searey Runs With the Big Dogs at NBAA »

One surprise at NBAA in Orlando is that Progressive Aerodyne showed up with its cool LSA amphibian. A business aircraft? Nope, a fun flyer, which Searey's Adam Yang figures a stressed-out Gulfstream owner might want after a long week of flying suits around. More