Molly McMillin

Molly
McMillin
Editor, Weekly of Business Aviation,
Aviation Week

Molly McMillin, a 20-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of The Weekly of Business Aviation, a market intelligence report of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network.

Before joining Aviation Week, Molly spent nearly 20 years at the Wichita Eagle, Kansas’ largest newspaper, where she served as senior aviation/aerospace reporter.

Along the way, she has had some unique experiences, including a ride with the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds Demonstration Team, a parachute jump with the U.S. Army Golden Knights demonstration team and a ride in the back of an Air Force tanker watching a boom operator fuel a fighter jet. Her reporting has taken her across the world. Molly became a private pilot in 2011.

She has won multiple state and national journalism awards, including awards from the Society of Business Editors and Writers, Heart of America and the Kansas Press Association. She was the recipient of the 2013 National Business Aviation Association’s Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence and was featured in a book on Kansas called Ad Astra: 161 Adventurers, Astronauts, Discoverers, Explorers, Pilots, Pioneers and Scientists.

A graduate of Wichita State University, Molly was selected the 2014 Outstanding Alumni at WSU’s Elliott School of Communication.

The Weekly of Business Aviation covers the international business aviation industry and the economic, regulatory, legal and other matters of interest to those who manufacture, supply, service or operate business aircraft. The Aviation Week Intelligence Network covers all aspects of the aerospace, space and defense industries.

Articles
Piper Aircraft Sales, Revenue On Rise 
Piper Aircraft deliveries and revenue are on the rise, with dealer inventory of M-class aircraft the lowest in five years, Piper CEO Simon Caldecott said during EAA AirVenture.
Mooney To Continue M10 Investment For Chinese Market 
Mooney International will continue to invest in the M10 aircraft for the Chinese market.
Daher TBM Pricing Holding Up In Flat Market 
Daher’s backlog of TBM 910 and 930 aircraft totals more than 200, with the majority of orders, 162, coming from North American customers, the company said at EAA AirVenture.
Daher Offering G1000NXi Retrofits For TBM Aircraft 
Daher is offering avionics kits to upgrade all Garmin G1000-equipped TBM models with Garmin’s new G1000 NXi.
This Doc’s No Dwarf: Flying Inside The Biggest Bomber Of World War II 31
The world’s second flying B-29 Superfortress completed a 17-year journey with its arrival at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Aviation Week hitched a ride.
Piper Grounds M600 Fleet For Wing Spar Inspection 
Piper Aircraft has asked M600 operators to ground their aircraft until they can have a section of the wing spar inspected for conformance.
One Aviation’s Project Canada Moves Forward 
One Aviation is progressing on the development of the Eclipse 700, dubbed Project Canada, and has selected the Garmin G3000 avionics suite for the upgrade to its Eclipse 500/550 aircraft.
Stratos Aircraft To Begin Search For Investors On Very Light Jet 
After a four- or five-year hiatus, Stratos Aircraft is back at EAA AirVenture here, this time with a prototype of its Stratos very light personal jet.
Bombardier Global 7000 Program Hits Milestone 
Bombardier Business Aircraft’s Global 7000 flight test program has accumulated more than 500 hr. of flight time with three test aircraft flying.
Flying Inside World War II’s Biggest Bomber 
The world’s second flying B-29 Superfortress completed a 17-year journey with its arrival at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on July 22.
B-29 Superfortress ‘Doc’ Departs for Oshkosh 2017  3
The B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc” took off from Wichita July 21, 2017, on its way to Oshkosh, Wis., where it will be on display all week at EAA AirVenture. The engines rumbled to life and took off carrying seven crew members and seven passengers, including The Weekly of Business Aviation managing editor Molly McMillin.
Dassault Falcon 5X First Flight 
The Falcon 5X flew for the first time July 5, powered by a preliminary version of the Safran Silvercrest engine—an unexpected milestone in the much-delayed program.
Legislation To Open The Door For U.S. Supersonic Flight 
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee accepted an amendment to its FAA reauthorization bill that would make it easier to operate supersonic aircraft over land.
Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: July 2017 
Comparison of Jet-A and avgas fuel prices by U.S. region based on a survey conducted in July 2017 by Aviation Research Group/U.S. Inc. and an analysis of the lowest fuel prices reported by FBOs on acukwik.com
Geely Purchases Terrafugia 
Chinese carmaker Geely, the owner of Volvo and Britain's Lotus, has purchased flying car developer Terrafugia, according to the South China Morning Post.
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