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Textron Nears Completion of Denali Prototype

Textron Aviation is nearing completion of its Cessna Denali prototype along with two flight test and three ground test articles.

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AMAC Aerospace Is Expanding

AMAC Aerospace, VIP completion and maintenance center for the corporate and private aviation market, is building its fifth hangar at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland to keep up with growth.

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Bombardier’s First Global 6500 Moves to Completion

Bombardier first production Global 6500 business jet has moved into the company’s completion center in Montreal, as the aircraft comes closer to entry-into-service later this year.

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Daher Unveils Upgraded TBM 940

Daher has introduced the latest version of its upgraded six-passenger TBM 940 single-engine turboprop, which succeeds the TBM 930.

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Jetcraft Quantifies Huge Used Market

The pre-owned business jet market will be worth $61 billion over the next five years, nearly two thirds the value of new aircraft delivered.

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GlobeAir Proves Small-Jet Air Taxi Is Viable

GlobeAir, the only operator to have demonstrated that an air taxi service with a fleet of small jets can be a viable business in Europe, is now talking to major airlines to offer them a “last mile” service.

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Overnight Closures At UK Airports Make For Sleepless Nights

Marc Bailey, chief executive of the British Business and General Aviation Association, says it is unlikely that business aviation will play a part in the long-term futures of Stansted and Luton.

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Honda Ramps Up HondaJet Production

Honda Aircraft is preparing to ramp up production of HondaJet Elites by 25%, to five aircraft per month from the current four, by next year.

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Germany Orders Airbus ACJ350 Trio

Airbus has received a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs from the German government – which is thus becoming the first government customer for the type.

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HondaJet Claims Top Spot in Light Jet Sales

Airbus has received a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs from the German government – which is thus becoming the first government customer for the type.

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