BAN Announcement 01.09.2017

BAN Announcement 01.05.2017

Greetings fellow members!

Nine days into the new year and already I am completely disorganized, off track and behind schedule. I hope all of you have had more success in easing into the new year. What is you game plan for the new year? Will you be building on the success and progress you have made in the previous year or are you looking to start with a clean slate?  A great way to get the new year started is to create a guest blog post on

We will be launching our ad server in the next few days.  For a limited time, we will be offering free ad space to qualified members. Each free ad will run for a minimum of 30 days.


To qualify for a 30-day free banner ad you must meet the following requirements.

  • Ads are aviation related
  • Must be a  member (Free and easy to join)
  • Must provide banner artwork

Banner sizes: (in pixels)

  • 468  X 60 
  •  230  X 60
  •  230  X 230
  •  230  X 460 
  •  230  X 600

NOTE: The free ad space is limited and will be assigned on a first come first serve basic. If you are interested, please contact us immediately. Our detailed media kit will be ready in mid-January with further details regarding banner advertising on For more details and information contact

Aviation Insight Blog:

Bright Ibeawuchi - 2017 Business Aviation Shows, Exhibitions, conferences. And events.  Bright’s latest blog is a comprehensive list of Business Aviation Shows, Exhibitions, conferences. And events coming up in 2017. Is your event missing from theh list? Let Bright know

BAN site user tip:

 The easiest thing you can do to raise your profile in the community is to add an avatar and a profile hero image. It is fast and easy to add an avatar and background image to your profile. Click on your name at the top right, select edit profile, select appearance from the left menu.

New features on

Web push notifications. It allows users to subscribe to notifications and allow them to get notified on your PC/Laptop whenever a new notification, friend request or conversation is created. If you have any questions about this feature, please contact

Press releases, events, personal promotions and placements

Press releases, events, personal promotions and placements. Please submit all items to

Bright Ibeawuchi
CEO/Community Leader

2017 Business Aviation Airshows, Exhibitions and Conferences

2017 showsPlanning to attend a business aviation event this year? One of the best ways to connect with fellow business aviation professionals is to attend an airshow, exhibition or conference. The 2017 calendar is chock full of exciting business aviation related events, in every corner of the globe. Which of these Business aviation events will you be attending in 2017? Not only are events a great way to see and experience current equipment and technology as well as getting a preview of soon to be released airframes systems, and equipment. Attending a aviation conference/exhibition is also a fantastic networking opportunity.  

Here is a list of some events that you may be interested in.  If i missed any please let me know and I will up date the listing. Now get out there and meet your fellow business aviation professionals! 

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BAN Announcement 12.15.2016

BAN Announcement 12.14.2016

Greetings fellow members!  Thank you all for making 2016 a great year for the Business Aviation Network.

goalsThis will be our final announcement for 2016.   In 2016 we saw increased memberships on our LinkedIn group as well as  increased membership on More important we are very pleased with the quality of the discourse and levels of participation on and LinkedIn.  If you are not yet a member of we encourage you to make it your new years resolution to become a member. is our Community HQ and central information and communication hub. allows our members to connect, network and communicate on a dynamic and robust web platform. Join  today and make 2017 the year you get connected to the business aviation community and establish yourself as a leader. Goals and objectives for 2017:

In 2017 we will build on the progress made in 2016 and hope to accomplish all the following task.

  • Double our membership! If you are not yet a member of you are missing out on a tremendous opportunity to engage with fellow business aviation professionals. We currently have 1200 registered members on Join us today!

  • The new year will see the roll-out of our new ad server.  The ad server will give you the opportunity to offer targeted ad space on If your target market is the Business Aviation industry there will be no better way to reach your audience then advertising on 

  • To stress test our new server, for a limited time, we will be offering free ad space to qualified members. Our media kit will be ready in January with further details.

  • Add more guest bloggers. Are you looking to raise your profile in the Business Aviation industry? Contributing a guest blog post on would be a great way to start. All guest blog post are exposed to all 40,000 members on LinkedIn and as well our 30,000 plus followers on social media.

  • Local groups and local group meetings. Local BAN networking events are an excellent opportunity to meet and greet your local BAN members at a fun informal networking event. If you are interested in organizing a local BAN networking event please contact

 Aviation Insight Blog:

Group member Paul Lafata has published a new blog post that offers some insight and analysis of aircraft operating cost.





 site user tip:

Tips ImagePrivacy settings: If you are a new member one of your first priorities should be to set your privacy settings to your likening. This will ensure that you are sharing only the information that you wish to share with the public or other group members.  You can set your privacy settings from your profile settings.  To view a quick video about how to change your privacy settings click here: Help-Desk

New features on

Docker menu - You may have noticed the black docker bar that appears at the top of every page. The docker bar follows you throughout the site and provides a quick and easy to navigate throughout the site, receive notifications, and manage your profile.

Pages -  We are in the  process of migrating all the directory entries to our new pages format. If you already have an entry in the old directory you do not need to do anything. Your entry will be migrated in the next few days.

Help-desk/Support forum-  Need help? or have questions about the any of the  features on Help is just a click away. Visit our Knowledge base and FAQ's to view helpful documentation about site features and functions. If you require additional assistance feel free to submit a support ticket.

Press releases, events, personal promotions and placements:

Keep our members up to date about you and your company. Send us your press releases, events, personal promotions and placements. Please submit all items to

In closing we hope all of you have had a successful and productive year and look forward to bigger and better things in 2017.


Bright Ibeawuchi -CEO/Community leader

Michael Flannelly - Group manager



    • Simulated Flight Reflects Aircraft Program’s Steady Progression

Gulfstream G600 Iron BirdGulfstream Aerospace Corp Gulfstream G600 iron bird made its "maiden flight" successfully proving Gulfstream ongoing commitment to the development of new research platform of our G600 aircraft program.

The Iron Bird platform is a dimensionally precise structure housed at the manufacture’s Savannah, Georgia headquarters, which is not only spatially accurate, but also allows the engineers to assess the mechanical systems and flight control, brakes, hydraulics and landing gear all from a ground-based location.

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Zetta Jet Finalizes Order for Two Global 6000 Business Jet with Option for Two More

  • The plan was first announced as part of a December 2015 order.
  • This monumental statement places Zetta Jet in a position to be one of Asia’s leading private jet operators, thanks to the Global 6000’s excellent long-range performance.

     zetta jet It was recently announced by Bombardier Business Aircraft that Zetta Jet, a private jet operator who is growing at an incredible pace, has implemented previous options for two Bombardier Global 6000 ultra-long range business aircrafts. The options were initially announced on December 15, 2015 as part of one confirmed order that included four options for an identical aircraft model. In addition, Zetta Jet acquired options for another two Global 6000 business jets.

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Book review: Winging It by Stuart Logie

winging it by Stuart LogieGroup member Stuart Logie's excellent book "Winging It" the story of the Canadair Challenger 600 has been re-released for Kindle devices.

The book is about the planning, manufacturing and certification of the Canadair Challenger 600 business jet, an aviation engineering marvel and a story of determined perseverance by the key players in this saga. It begins with a short and very insightful history of Canadair and the Canadian aerospace industry, the remainder of the book deeply explores the complex story of developing the Canadair Challenger 600.

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Gulfstream's Joint Venture With Deer Jet/Hainan Aviation Enhances Customer Support In Asia

GulfstreamBeijingsmNovember 29, 2012 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has announced that it has officially opened its aircraft service center in Beijing "Gulfstream Beijing" after recently being approved as a Part 145 maintenance facility by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The certification authorizes the facilities technicians the to work on aircraft registered in China.

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Cessna and CAIGA enter into Joint Venture to Assemble and Sell Utility Turboprops in China

November 27, 2012 — Cessna Aircraft Company has entered into another  joint business agreement with China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Company Ltd., (CAIGA) they previously announced a strategic alliance to assemble and sell Citation XLS+ jets in China.
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CAIGA selects GE Aviation's new H85 turboprop engine to power CAIGA's Primus 150 aircraft

CAIGA 150China Aviation industry General aircraft Co., Ltd. (CAIGA) has selected GE Aviation's new H85 turboprop engine to power CAIGA's Primus 150 aircraft, the 150 is a five-seat business aircraft, slated to become the first business aircraft built in China. This will be the first application for the H85 turboprop engine, which is currently awaiting certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

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Emerging Aircraft Report: Aug-15-2012 - Gulfstream, Cessna, Embraer


  • Embraer Executive Jets Launches Legacy 450 Fabrication

Embraer Executive Jets Launches Legacy 450 Fabrication.

Gulfstream G280, G650 Closing in on certification. 

Cessna boosts Citation Latitude range to 2500nm. 


This will be the first installment in an on going series of articles providing updates on Business aircraft that are currently in production or nearing the production phase of there development. 

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