Diamond Jet

Diamond Aircraft revealed the latest version of its much-awaited D-Jet at EAA AirVenture, and issued a brief update on the single-engine jet’s progress. Most evident are the D-Jet’s redesigned winglets. Gone are the original winglets, which were of a conventional vertical-sail design. The new winglets are subtler in appearance and are more closely blended into the … More Diamond Jet

Must Read: China Airborne by James Fallows

  Greg Waldron   Depending on who you talk to, China is either the graveyard or the future for major airframers like Boeing and Airbus. It will also, supposedly, be the world’s greatest market for both general and business aviation, with millions of Chinese taking to the skies for pleasure and business. In China Airborne, journalist … More Must Read: China Airborne by James Fallows

New Owners for Cirrus same as for Hawker…the game is to own GA assets on the cheap

By Robert Goyer / Published: Feb 28, 2011 In a phone call to Flying, Cirrus Aircraft president Brent Wouters said that the deal would give Chinese firm China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company (CAIGA) 100 percent ownership of Cirrus. Financial details of the merger weren’t immediately released pending notification of shareholders. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and … More New Owners for Cirrus same as for Hawker…the game is to own GA assets on the cheap

HBC Wins Court Clearance To Negotiate Sale To Superior

By Kerry Lynch kerry_lynch@aviationweek.com Source: AWIN First Hawker Beechcraft is beginning exclusive negotiations to sell most of the company to Superior Aviation Beijing after receiving approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on July 17. HBC on July 10 formally sought court clearance to begin the negotiations after receiving a … More HBC Wins Court Clearance To Negotiate Sale To Superior