Kerry Lynch

Kerry Lynch
Managing Editor,
The Weekly of Business Aviation

Kerry Lynch has covered the business aviation industry for nearly 25 years. Lynch has edited The Weekly of Business Aviation since 2009, and also oversees business aviation content on the Aviation Week Intelligence Network. 
 
In 2012 she further became the Washington columnist for Business & Commercial Aviation magazine.  During her tenure with Aviation Week, she spent nearly five years as the Washington columnist for Aviation Week’s Overhaul & Maintenance monthly magazine.  She won the 2003 Gold Wing Award from the National Business Aviation Association for her Business & Commercial Aviation article, "Ghost Town On The Potomac," and was the 2004 recipient of the National Air Transportation Association’s Aviation Journalism Excellence Award.   
 
Lynch graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts in journalism.

Articles
Airworthiness Directives 

AGUSTA Model A109E, A109K2, A119, and AW119 MKII helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2014-0472; Directorate Identifier 2013-SW-040-AD; Amendment 39-18018; AD 2014-23-02] – requires repetitively performing a magnetic particle inspection of the Gleason crown for a crack. This AD was prompted by a report of a crack that was found on a Gleason crown, which if not detected, could cause damage to or loss of the main rotor drive and subsequent loss of control of the helicopter. FAA estimates that the AD affects 218 helicopters on the U.S.

Funding, Reform Calls Resurface In Reauthorization Debate 

WASHINGTON—FAA organizational and funding reform is again emerging as a central theme among industry stakeholders as lawmakers begin to craft a comprehensive FAA reauthorization bill, though no specific proposals--such as user fees--have been proposed.

 
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