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.

Airworthiness Directives 
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier Inc. Model DHC-8-400 series airplanes.
Piper Ends 2017 With Rise In Deliveries, Billings 
Piper’s order backlog extends well into 2019 and has resulted in a 25% increase in its workforce, it said.
New Year Begins With Bizav Flight Activity Up 4% 
Fractional activity rose 2.2% in January while Part 91 activity rose 1.5% when compared to January 2017, according to Argus International’s TraqPak data.
New Year Begins With Bizav Flight Activity Up 4% 
Fractional activity rose 2.2% in January while Part 91 activity rose 1.5% when compared to January 2017, according to Argus International’s TraqPak data.
Used Bizav Market In Shift To Seller’s Market, Report Says 
Most aircraft market sectors recorded an increase in transactions in 2017 with a reduction in the amount of inventory for sale, the report said.
Bombardier Records Bizav Delivery Decline, But Momentum Improves 
Bombardier’s Business Aircraft deliveries and revenue declined in 2017, although fourth-quarter orders were the strongest for the quarter in three years.
Sagging Business Jet Values Rose In 4Q, Report Says 
The average values for most business aircraft segments have risen since the beginning of the fourth quarter in 2017, Amstat says.
Clay Lacy Aviation Charter Activity Growing 
Clay Lacy Aviation recorded a 23% increase in charter activity in 2017.
NATA Launches Safety 1st Fuel QC Management System 
The National Air Transportation Association has launched Safety 1st Fuel QC Management System.
Quiet Technology Earns Fifth STC For Engine Inlet Replacement Barrel 
Quiet Technology Aerospace has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for its fifth airframe-specific carbon-fiber engine inlet replacement barrel.
JetNet Adds New Market Report Format 
JetNet has introduced a new Market Report format, with about 20 pages of aircraft model intelligence.
Duncan Named Avidyne Repair Center 
Duncan Aviation has been named a worldwide repair center for Avidyne Corp. MHD300MHD (Multi-Hazard Display), EX600-MFD (Multi-Function Display) and ATD150 ½-3-ATI Traffic Display.
Signature Adds First U.S. FBO 
Signature Flight Support has received approval from the Santa Barbara Airport director to purchase the only existing self-service AvGas 110LL facility at the Santa Barbara Airport in California.
Rectrix Gets Approval For Flights To Reagan National Airport 
Rectrix Aviation has received authorization from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to fly its charter jet fleet from Ronald Reagan National Airport.
Jetcraft Adds London Office 
Jetcraft has opened a London office through its new UK company, Jetcraft Global (UK) Limited.
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