Jessica A. Salerno

Jessica A. Salerno
Executive Editor,
Business & Commercial Aviation

Jessica is Executive Editor of Business & Commercial Aviation magazine. She started as Editor of ShowNews Online, Aviation Week's on-site trade show daily published at the Paris Air Show, NBAA Annual Convention, Singapore Air Show and at other significant aerospace gatherings.
Jessica has worked in television production and management consulting. While not yet a licensed pilot, Ms. Salerno has received flight instruction and has soloed.

GlobeAir Flights To London Jump 53% 
GlobeAir, a private jet on-demand operator, recorded a 53% increase in flights to London during the first five months of 2017 compared to a year ago.
Flying Colours Completes Challenger 604 Upgrade 
Flying Colours installs the Rockwell Collins Future Airspace Navigation System 1/A and ADS-B Out equipment on a Canadian-registered Challenger 604.
Textron Aviation Provides Back-To-School Aircraft 
It's back-to-school time and Textron Aviation is providing 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 trainers and other new flight-training aircraft.
Graflight Flat 8 Engine To Be Certified By Year-End 
Engineered Propulsion Systems anticipates its Graflight Flat 8 diesel aero-engine will receive FAA certification by year-end.
ONE Aviation Still Building Eclipse 550 
Although ONE Aviation intends the Williams FJ33-powered Eclipse 700, now under development, to succeed the Eclipse 550, the company says the latter is still in production.
Russian Helicopters Testing Ka-226T In Iran 
Russian Helicopters Holding Co., along with Iran Helicopters Support and Renewal Co., has finished testing the Ka-226T for usability at ambient temperatures up to +50C.
Plan Now For 2018 WInter Olympics 
Business and general aviation operators should begin to plan now for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea because of expected high demand for on-ground services, Universal Weather and Aviation recommends.
Cirrus Reports More Than 600 Orders For Vision Jet 
Cirrus Aircraft reports deposits in hand for more than 600 of its Vision Jet single-engine aircraft, representing five years of production.
National Gay Pilots Association Opens Canadian Chapter 
National Gay Pilots Association recently opened a chapter in Canada, boosting the organization to 13 chapters based there and in Britain and the U.S.
HondaJet Production To Double To 80 Per Year 
Honda Aircraft plans to increase production of the HondaJet at its Greensboro, North Carolina, manufacturing campus from 3-4 aircraft per month to a full capacity of 6-8 per month, or about 80 per year.
Small Drone Market To More Than Double By 2023 
The worldwide small drone market is expected to grow from $6.76 billion in 2016 to $14.71 billion by 2023, according to Statistics MRC.
LET L-410NG To Enter Production In 2018 
Aircraft Industries (LET) reports its L-410NG high-wing twin turboprop will enter production in 2018. The Czech airframer says it has several orders for the new model.
Airports Now Can Determine If GPS Signals Are Being Jammed 
Airports now have the tools to proactively determine if GPS signal-jamming is taking place on their property. Sprint Communications' new portable GSS200D can detect interference coming from jammers more than 1,600 ft. away.
G550 Becomes Gulfstream's Most Successful Model 
This past July, Gulfstream Aerospace delivered its 550th G550 ultra-long-range jet, making it the most successful model in the plane maker's history.
Cessna 182 In Notable Nonstop to Oshkosh 
In July, a Cessna 182 powered by an SMA compression-ignition engine flew nonstop from Olympia, Washington, to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on just 80 gal. of Jet-A.
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