The European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS), which has been relabeled as a “System” is a far-reaching program involving government fees, industry emissions caps and trading of emissions credits. Its stated goal is to reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere by 20% by 2020. When initiated in 2005, the program targeted fixed-in-place European emitters such as power generation facilities, oil refineries, pulp plants and such. Then in 2009, the ETS was extended to aviation.
This booklet examines the components of NextGen, why Performance-Based Navigation (PBN) functions are important for current and future operations, and how NextGen affects you as an aircraft owner/operator....More
On a business jet, the cabin experience is crucial to the satisfaction of an executive and his or her team. In the past this often meant larger — and more, and higher definition — screens, along with more buttons, bells and whistles....More
For the past 20 years, Aviation Week has conducted the Workforce Study to answer some basic questions about the aerospace & defense (A&D) industry’s ability to meet ever-changing customer requirements through the innovation, ingenuity and capability of its people....More
In the simplest terms, airlines need to maximize the value of their aircraft by increasing profits from time in the air while decreasing the costs and time on the ground. Efficient aircraft ground operations are fundamental to meeting customer service expectations...More
As industry standards and applications change over time, seal performance and service life can be affected. We must always be striving to improve materials and technologies so every aircraft part continues to deliver the highest level performance and reliability....More