Category Archive: Business Aviation

Flexjet Announces New Unit To Be Extension of Flight Departments

AIN – Locally based fractional provider, Flexjet, a member of the Directional Aviation family of companies, has announced a new division—Corporate Solutions by Flexjet—that will partner with corporate flight departments to enhance their capabilities and efficiencies. The division will provide consulting services and supplemental lift options to corporate flight departments that maintain and operate their …

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Nextant, Collins Awarded T-1A Avionics Upgrade Contract

AIN – Field Aviation and subcontractors Nextant Aerospace, Rockwell Collins, and FlightSafety International have won a U.S. Air Force contract to modernize the Collins Pro Line 2/4 avionics on the USAF’s entire T-1A (Beechjet 400A) fleet. As part of the award, Nextant Aerospace will share the responsibility for modernizing the USAF’s fleet of 178 T-1A …

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Flexjet Adds the Gulfstream G650 to its Fleet

CRAIN’S CLEVELAND BUSINESS – Cleveland-based fractional share and jet card provider, Flexjet, announced it has added two luxury Gulfstream G650s to its portfolio. Flexjet, which was purchased by Cleveland aviation entrepreneur Kenn Ricci in 2013, took delivery of its first G650 on October 4th, 2017, direct from Gulfstream in Savannah, Georgia. The aircraft then performed …

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Nextant Flies Fusion-equipped Challenger 604

AIN – Nextant Aerospace has completed the first flight of a Bombardier Challenger 604 outfitted with a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion retrofit cockpit with touchscreen displays, the company said today. The aircraft, registered N604RC (cn 5662), was built in September 2006. It flew for Centene Corporation as N868CC until June 2017, when Rockwell Collins …

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