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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.

Accidents In Brief: Selected Accidents And Incidents 
Selected accidents and incidents, July 2019. The NTSB information is preliminary.
Developers Want DOT To Modify Mach+ Flight Authorizations 
The leading U.S. developers of supersonic aircraft have called on the Transportation Department to modify its proposed rule on Mach+ flight authorizations.
Consolidation In The Fuel Supply Business 
A major fuel-supply business consolidation is underway with World Fuel Services buying Universal Weather and Aviation's UVair Fueling Div. for $170 million.
'Chicken Strip' Gets Official Authorization 
The only remaining backcountry airfield in Death Valley National Park has been officially authorized, removing any question about its legal use by visitors.
Gulfstreams Expands Appleton Facility 
Gulfstream Aerospace has expanded its maintenance, repair and overhaul operations at Appleton International Airport in Wisconsin.
Quantum Air Acquiring 22 Bye eFlyer 4 Aircraft 
Quantum Air is acquiring 22 four-place Bye eFlyer 4s and a pair of two-place eFlyer 2 all-electric airplanes.
ADS-B Equipage Rate At 79% In July 
According to FlightAware, the ADS-B equipage rate to meet the FAA's Jan. 1 deadline among turbine-powered business aircraft rose to 79% in July.
NATA Launches Website On Illegal Charters 
The National Air Transportation Association and its Illegal Charter Task Force have launched a website to help identify, avoid and report illegal charters.
Study: GPS Provides $1.4 Trillion In Nongovernment Economic Benefits 
A new U.S. Commerce Department study has found the Global Positioning System has provided $1.4 trillion worth of nongovernment economic benefits since 1984.
Flytrex/Causey Aviation To Begin Drone Food Deliveries In N.C. 
Drone delivery system developer Flytrex and jet charter and management company Causey Aviation have received FAA approval to begin food deliveries by drone.
Sierra Nevada Relaunches Dornier 328 
Sierra Nevada Corp. subsidiary 328 Support Services is relaunching the Dornier 328 twin turboprop, targeting the regional, cargo and special missions markets.
Sweden To Buy Six PC-24s In Ambulance Configuration 
Sweden's Kommunalforbundet Svenskt Ambulansflyg recently ordered six Pilatus PC-24s in an air ambulance configuration to provide aeromedical care.
CAE Plans To Buy Interest In SimCom 
In a two-step training package, CAE plans to buy a significant interest in SimCom Holdings for $85 million.
FSI Offers sUAS Training Course 
FlightSafety International is offering a specialized small Unmanned Aerial Systeme (sUAS) remote pilot course for civil and government services.
Volocopter Raises Additional $55 Million In Funding Round 
Volocopter, which is developing the VoloCity, a two-seat electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing) air taxi, has raised an additional $55 million (€50 million) .

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