Phenom Delivers 300th Very Light Jet, 2,500th Cessna Caravan Turboprop Delivered, Used Business Aircraft Market

Embraer Delivers 300th Phenom 300

Embraer Phenom 300 most delivered

Embraer Executive Jets handed over the 300th Phenom 300 last Thursday to an undisclosed U.S. customer, just one year after achieving the same milestone for the smaller Phenom 100/100E. The commemorative Phenom 300 was assembled at and delivered from Embraer’s facility in Melbourne, Fla. Over the past two years, the Phenom 300 has been the most delivered business jet in the world and is on pace to do so again this year, according to Embraer.

Embraer Phenom 300 is the most delivered business jet

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2,500th Cessna Caravan Delivered

Textron Aviation has delivered its 2,500th Cessna Caravan. Accepting the keys to the single engine utility turboprop at ceremonies in Wichita in late September was Jim Rowe, head of Bering Air of Nome, Alaska. The carrier is taking delivery of eight Grand Caravan EX aircraft this year, and retiring an equal number. The aircraft is powered a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-140 rated at 867 shp. Bering’s Caravans operate around the Arctic Circle, hauling people and supplies…

Cessna Grand Caravan EBACE 2014

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Become a Strategic Partner with Headquarters

This five-step plan can strengthen your flight department’s relationship with ‘downtown.’

Traditionally, the flight department was considered separate from the company headquarters. However, that concept has changed considerably over the past few years, as flight departments strive to bridge the gap between the hangar and headquarters. The May/June 2015 edition of Business Aviation Insider launched a four-part series looking at how flight department managers and personnel can help ensure a positive, effective relationship with the company’s headquarters. The second installment gave thoughtful advice on how to choose or become a strong aviation director.

The following third article in the series outlines five steps that flight department personnel can take to become a strategic partner with the executive team and headquarters personnel.


Effective and frequent communication is the first element of becoming a strategic partner with headquarters.

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Pre-Owned Business Aircraft Market Graphs from Fall 2015 Marketline

Marketline’s graphs show the trends for the broad used business aircraft market as well as the jet, turboprop, single/multi piston, and helicopter categories.

Used Aircraft Sales graph 2008 to 2015

All of the listed aircraft have a composite score that is presented in the Used Aircraft Market graph. Data points are represented in relationship to the respective new delivered historical price that is equal to 100%. The measure of change is reported in the actual percentage of value in relation to new. The delta between reporting periods can be concluded as the percentage of change.

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