Gallery: The Week In Business Aviation Jun. 27- Jul. 01, 2022
June 29, 2022
From The Archives: Pilot Optional
Aurora Flight Sciences' Centaur, an optionally piloted aircraft graced the Aug. 6, 2012 cover of Aviation Week & Space Technology. The image shows the aircraft flying over Northern Virginia with Tom Washington, chief pilot and Centaur chief engineer as safety pilot in the left seat.
Tackling the Pilot Shortage: Business Aviation
The business aviation sector faces many of the same challenges as its regional airline counterparts, particularly with the turnover of new pilots seeking to move on to a mainline carrier. Credit: Matthew Orloff
Checklist: How To Prepare For Hurricane Season
Hint: Now is the time for aircraft owners, operators, FBOs and others to prepare for a hurricane or other disaster. Credit: ERIC ROJAS / Contributor Getty Images
Air Zermatt To The Rescue, Part 3
Teaching other operators how to be safe. Credit: Credit: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP via Getty Images
Gulfstream G800 Completes First Flight, Launches Test-Flight Program
Gulfstream Aerospace has completed the first flight of its G800 ultralong-range business jet, in a move that officially launches the flight-test program. Credit: Gulfstream Aerospace
Air Zermatt to the Rescue, Part 1
The base of the Matterhorn provides a world-class environment for training high-altitude helicopter pilots. Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images
Take a look at the stories that made the headlines this week in the business aviation sector, including a series about helicopter mountain rescue and how prepare for hurricane season.