Gallery: The Week In Business Aviation May 02-06, 2022
May 04, 2022
Opinion: New York Harbor Jet A Prices Skyrocket
Post-COVID supply chain issues and Ukrainian conflict fuels shortages and unprecedented fuel costs. Credit: Jaromir Chalabala/Alamy Stock Photo
Trapped by Automation Policy
Imagine the shock you would feel when you realize the airplane you’re flying is rapidly descending into San Francisco Bay and it’s not responding to your control inputs. Credit: National Transportation Safety Board
From The Archives: Trans-Atlantic Flight And Meteorology
In an article published 103 years ago this week, author Willis Ray Gregg examines average surface meteorological conditions over the North Atlantic, the effect of winds and how these might provide a pilot with useful information to help him "carefully select a time for flight".
Compartmentalization And A Focus On Flight, Part 1
Focus requires you to zero in on what is important and place that into a “compartment” that precludes outside distractions. Credit: Author photo, used with permission
From The Archives: Piper To Offer Piston Aircraft
Piper Aircraft ended 1982 with an announcement that it would be offering three new piston aircraft, including a six seater, single engine and a seven seater twin engine aircraft.
A Low-Time Pilot Flies Honeywell's Anthem Simulator
Aviation Week's Matt Orloff tests the Honeywell Anthem, a cloud-connected cockpit system designed to be intuitive for the pilot, to see how it performs. Credit: Honeywell Aerospace
Compartmentalization And A Focus On Flight, Part 2
A look at distractions in the cockpit and how too much flight compartmentalization can cause errors. Cessna T-37B cockpit. Credit: J. Brew, Creative Commons
Fast 5: Eve CEO On Infrastructure, MRO For AAM
Andre Stein, Eve Air Mobility CEO, talks about the work the company, which is soon going public, is doing to set up advanced air mobility operations around the world. Credit: Eve Air Mobility
From The Archives: Production DH-125 Has Larger Wings, Empennage
The wingspan on the De Havilland DH-125 production aircraft would be 47 ft., three feet longer than on the prototype and the fuselage would be would be lengthened to 1 ft. to 47.5 ft.
Take a look at the stories that made the headlines this week in the business aviation sector, including a series on compartmentalization and flight, a test flight on Honeywell's Anthem Simulator, and some gems from the archive.