Air International 2022-04
D.Willis - State of the business
Two of Cessna's Citation family together in the air - an unusual occurrence for business jets
The Global 7500 is the largest and longest-range business jet offered by the Canadian manufacturer Bombardier. Delivery of the 100th aircraft is expected within the coming months
Many fleet operators are experiencing high demand for their services, including NetJets
One of the appeals of business aircraft during the pandemic was greater space for social distancing compared to commercial flights, as well as travelling with known individuals rather than strangers
The sixth Gulfstream G700 set two new city-to-city speed records on its way to show the new aircraft to its initial customers
Gulfstream has made use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) during the flight test programme for the G700
Artist’s impression of the recently announced Challenger 3500, a refresh of the Challenger 350 aimed at keeping the aircraft competitive in the hotly contested midsize business aircraft market
Bombardier revealed the Challenger 3500 in November 2021
Dassault increased its backlog of orders at the end of 2021, partly thanks to announcing new models. Flight testing of the Falcon 6X began in March 2021
Prototype Dassault Falcon 6X F-WSIX departs Bordeaux-Merignac for its maiden flight on March 10, 2021
The Eviation Alice is expected to fly within weeks and will possibly become the first production electric-powered commuter aircraft to enter service. The original prototype was damaged by fire in January 2020
Federal Aviation Administration type certification of the Beech King Air 360 was awarded in October 2020, followed by that of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency in September 2021
The Beechcraft Denali prototype made its first flight in November 2021. The aircraft has been designed to carry between six and nine passengers, but also has a large door for cargo