NBAA

Textron Opens NBAA Convention »

Textron Aviation launched NBAA's annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando on Monday morning, with a news conference marking their first appearance at the show since uniting the Cessna and Beechcraft lines under one corporate umbrella. The company brought 12 aircraft to the static display at Orlando Executive Airport, with turboprops and jets from both lines, including the newly certified Citation CJ3+ and the Citation X+, which regained for the company the claim to the world's fastest civil aircraft when it was certified in June. More

Video: Aerion's Supersonic Business Jet »

Aerion is making a multi-million dollar bet that the world needs a supersonic business jet, and it's developing one for delivery in 2021. AVweb's editorial team shot this update on the project. More

Video: Rockwell Collins Enhanced Vision Systems for Light Jets »

Rockwell Collins brings enhanced vision to light jets with the EVS-3000 vision system and HGS-3500 display, which employs a new space-saving design. The company will bring the products to market with Embraer in 2015 aboard the Legacy 450 and, later, Legacy 500 business jets. More

Video: Nextant's King Air G90XT Powered by GE »

Nextant Aerospace has hade a business of "remanufacturing" the Hawker Beechjet 400A/Hawker 400XP -- offering a new aircraft experience at a used aircraft price. Now it's expanding that business model to the King Air, refitting the aircraft with GE engines. More

Podcast: IPad for Advanced Simulators »

IPads are a fixture in modern cockpits, but integrating them to simulator training is relatively new. SimCom worked with Redbird Flight Simulations to allow iPad simulation in its devices. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Eric Hinson about how it all works. More

Podcast: Aviation Group Draws Broad Support »

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has grown from a small advocacy group to a national force in setting aviation access policy, particularly in rural America. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Selena Shilad, the group's executive director. More

Video: Eclipse 550 First Delivery at NBAA 2013 in Las Vegas »

Eclipse Aerospace president Mason Holland delivered the first Eclipse 550, boasting new upgrades to a customer at the National Business Aviation Association exhibition in Las Vegas, October 22, 2013. The aircraft hosts avionics upgrades and enhanced and synthetic vision systems. More

Video: Pilatus PC-24 Business Jet Debut at NBAA »

Pilatus Aircraft has seen great success with their PC-12 single-engine turboprop. The manufacturer is now venturing into the jet market with the PC-24 twin jet -- a corporate comfort aircraft capable of flight in and out of unimproved airstrips. More

Podcast: Insurance for Flying Clubs »

Next week, AOPA Insurance will announce new insurance products aimed at collective aircraft ownership. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with the new president of AOPA Insurance, Bill Snead. More

Podcast: Flexjet Flies Solo »

In September, Bombardier announced Flexjet, its fractional arm, had been sold to a group of investors. The investors promptly ordered up to 245 airplanes (firm orders and options) and on Monday added another 20 aircraft options. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Flexjet President Deanna White about how the flurry of transactions positions Flexjet for the future. More