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
Sentient Sees 40% Surge In Business
Jet card provider Sentient Jet, celebrating its 15th anniversary, is eyeing a couple of new products to bring in the “next layer” of customers as it sees its existing offerings and flight hours grow rapidly, says company President Andrew Collins.
Unmanned and Unmanaged 

The FAA in June gave its first approval for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UASes) over land, clearing energy giant BP to operate the AeroVironment Puma AE, a UAS that is 4.5 ft. long with a 9-ft. wingspan, to conduct surveys over Alaska’s North Slope. The agency had previously approved certificates for use of UASes to conduct aerial surveillance over Arctic waters, but this latest certificate of waiver enables BP to use the Puma to survey pipelines, roads and equipment at Prudhoe Bay.

Business Aviation Briefs: Duncan Aviation Plans Open House For New Nebraska Hangar 

A drop-in aviation biofuel that relies on the direct fermentation of sugar has been approved for use, further boosting wider industry hopes of achieving a target of supplying up to 1% of the global annual production of jet fuel from non-fossil or sustainable sources by the end of 2015. The process, developed by energy company Total and California-based renewable products specialist Amyris, becomes the third method of biofuel production to be approved by industry standards developer ASTM along with the Fischer-Tropsch and HEFA (hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids) processes.

Latest Blogs
Jul 23, 2014
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Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222

ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew in June 2000 and was delivered to Transasia Airways in July 2000....More
Jul 23, 2014
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Airframe details for Afriqiyah Airways A330 destroyed at Tripoli

According to photos on a Facebook page, A330-200 5A-ONF, operated by Afriqiyah Airways, was destroyed by fire during fighting at Tripoli on July 20th....More
Jul 22, 2014
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Airlines With Back-To-Back Airframe Losses 4

It's not the first time an airline had suffered two or more losses of the same type of commercial jetliner within a short timeframe....More
Jul 21, 2014
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Belgian Leopards Given Royal Farewell

Belgium celebrated its independence day July 21 with four Leopard 1A5 tanks ending the military part of the traditional parade in front of the Royal Palace in Brussels....More
Jul 21, 2014
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UPDATE: DigitalGlobe's Before and After Images of MH17 Crash Site 10

U.S. commercial imagery provider DigitalGlobe posts electro-optical images of eastern Ukraine's Donetsk region....More
Jul 21, 2014
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Social Quiz Day 7: Can you name the tool?

Another tool spotted at Aviation Week’s MRO Americas 2014 exhibition. What is it?...More

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