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Business & Commercial Aviation, November 2019

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Rationalizing Reno: Lessons Drawn From The Golden Age Of Aerospace

Oct 23, 2019
Back in aviation’s Golden Age, the purpose of air racing was not simply to collect trophies and headlines, but to help advance the science of aeronautics and propulsion, which it did. But does it still? I recently went to Reno, Nevada, to find out.

Pilot Report

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Pilot Report: Gulfstream G600 Is A Worthy Successor To The G550

Oct 23, 2019
Faster, higher, roomier, quieter and, surprisingly, less expensive are five ways to differentiate the $60 million 6,500-nm-range G600 from the G550 in Gulfstream’s top-end product line-up.
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Gulfstream G600 Performance

Oct 23, 2019
These graphs are designed to illustrate the performance of the Gulfstream G600 under a variety of range, payload, speed and density altitude conditions.

Operations

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Ending NOTAM Nonsense In The Digital Age

Oct 23, 2019
An NTSB finding about the critical notices is emblematic of the increasing shortcomings of the system,
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Eurocontrol Researcher Answers Questions About Europe’s NOTAMs

Oct 23, 2019
Eurocontrol's Eduard “Eddie” Porosnicu discusses the digital NOTAM project his organization is prosecuting for the EASA's SESAR ATC modernization program.
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NBAA And NOTAM Modernization

Oct 23, 2019
The National Business Aviation Association has been part of an industry task force to provide input to the FAA on NOTAM reform and other information management issues.
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Fixing NOTAM Requires A Team Effort

Oct 23, 2019
Mark Zee, founder of the Ops Group flight information service, says the NOTAM user community needs to take matters into its own hands.
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Canada Takes Action On NOTAMs

Oct 23, 2019
Air navigation service provider Nav Canada will transition to an ICAO format and a new website for distributing NOTAMs.
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Citation Longitude Gets Its Papers, And It’s Off To Strong Start

Oct 10, 2019
Prospects appear bright for the long-awaited and now type-certified super-midsize Citation Longitude as it enters a crowded market niche.
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Shifting Jet Stream Patterns Are Impacting Aviation

Oct 23, 2019
Clear air turbulence (CAT) often strikes without warning and can toss unbuckled passengers, cabin crew and objects around, sometimes violently.
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North Atlantic Warming Hole Impacts Jet Stream

Oct 23, 2019
The North Atlantic Warming Hole (NAWH) is linked to a slowdown of the large system of ocean currents that carry warm water from the tropics northward into the North Atlantic.
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A Guide To Business Aircraft And Turbulence

Oct 23, 2019
Turbulence reports must be carefully evaluated because one citing moderate turbulence encountered by a Boeing 757 would translate into a much worse experience in a King Air. Why? In general, business aircraft are lighter and have lower wing loading than a commercial jet, and many have relatively little wing sweep, all of which increase the gust load factor and thus the amount of turbulence felt.
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Understanding Important Symbols On High-Level SIGWX Charts

Oct 23, 2019
A look at the symbology on aviation weather charts.
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The Impact Of Turbulence On Flight Planning

Oct 23, 2019
Prudence suggests that flight plans of the future more closely look at the likelihood of encountering clear air turbulence.
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The Facts About Wind Gradients And Aircraft Control

Oct 23, 2019
Passengers may be in for bumpier rides in the future and the potential for serious injuries when unbuckled passengers and flight attendants are jolted around the cabin.

Cause & Circumstance

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A Fatal Unmasking: Oxygen Is As Critical As Fuel

Oct 23, 2019
A Canada Transport Safety Board report on a fatal accident points out the importance of preventing hypoxia.
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Transport Canada's Recommendations On Spin Recovery Procedures

Oct 23, 2019
These steps are universal and should be discussed in upset training by all check airmen.
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The Basics Of Hypoxia: Insufficient O2 At Altitude

Oct 23, 2019
The investigation into the loss of Aries Aviation International’s Piper PA-31 Navajo C-FNCI along with its pilot and a survey technician on Aug. 1, 2018, prompted Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) staff to do a deep dive into the literature on hypoxia. It seemed nearly certain that exposure to hypoxia and hyperventilation by the single pilot were prime causal factors in this case.
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Accidents In Brief: Selected Accidents And Incidents

Oct 23, 2019
Selected accidents and incidents, October/September 2019. The NTSB information is preliminary.

International Operations

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Eurocontrol, Business Aviation & More, Part 2

Oct 23, 2019
Eurocontrol faces the challenge on a daily basis of keeping ever increasing transborder traffic flowing, efficiently and safely while minimizing impact on the environment.
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What It Takes To Secure Eurocontrol

Oct 23, 2019
Considering the immense importance of Eurocontrol in enabling the unimpeded flow of European aviation, it is logical that the organization would represent a target to terrorists and other malefactors.
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Eurocontrol And Climate Change

Oct 23, 2019
Climate change is affecting air travel in many ways beyond the use of jet fuel, and Eurocontrol is keeping an eye on all the new varialbles
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Eurocontrol Looks At Saving Fuel and CO2

Oct 23, 2019
Eurocontrol is measuring climbs and descents as just one means of tracking and reducing fuel burn.

Special Report

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Gulfstream Unveils A New Flagship

Oct 22, 2019
With four or perhaps five aircraft dedicated to the flight test program, the G700 is targeted to get its type certification and enter service in 2022.

Intelligence

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SyberJet Flies Upgraded SJ30i

Oct 23, 2019
SyberJet Aircraft flew its upgraded SJ30i jet for the first time on Oct. 9 out of San Antonio International Airport (KSAT).
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Jet-A And Avgas Per-Gallon Fuel Prices: October 2019

Oct 23, 2019
The tables show Jet-A and avgas prices from a survey of U.S. fuel suppliers conducted in October 2019.
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Gulfstream Realigns Business, Reduces Jobs In Select Areas

Oct 23, 2019
The company continues to hire in certain areas, as evidenced by recent service center openings throughout the U.S.
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Tecnam Delivers First P2012 Travellers

Oct 23, 2019
Italian plane-maker Tecnam recently delivered the first pair of its new nine-passenger P2012 Travellers to launch customer Cape Air, which has expressed interest in putting up to 100 of the high wing piston twins into service.
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Leonardo AW 139 Reaches 1,000 Deliveries

Oct 23, 2019
The success of the Italian medium twin transformed company revenues and paved the way for a family of derived products, including the AW169 and AW189.
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Rolls-Royce Acquires Electric Propulsion Arm Of Siemens

Oct 23, 2019
The British engine-maker says the buy will further its aircraft electrification strategy.
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Textron, Bombardier, Embraer Celebrate Successes

Oct 23, 2019
Textron Aviation and Bombardier are celebrating entry into service of two new business jets, while Embraer is cheering Praetor approval.
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500th Grand Caravan EX Delivered

Oct 23, 2019
Textron Aviation has delivered its 500th Cessna Grand Caravan EX utility turboprop to South Aero, a family-owned company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Macquarie Acquires Fanborough Airport

Oct 23, 2019
In a surprise development, the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets has acquired Farnborough Airport from a consortium of private investors, which includes TAG Aviation. The airport hosts the biennial Farnborough International Airshow.
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Continental Aerospace Technologies CEO Ross Retires

Oct 23, 2019
Rhett Ross, CEO and president of Continental Aerospace Technologies, the Mobile, Alabama-based aircraft engine-maker, plans to retire and become an entrepreneur.
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Wheels Up Acquires Avianis Systems

Oct 23, 2019
According to Wheels Up founder Kenny Dichter, the purchase will enable his company to accelerate development of a broad-based market for charter customers and suppliers.
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Global 7500 Flies Nonstop 8,225 nm

Oct 23, 2019
Bombardier touts the flight from Sydney, Australia to Detroit as the longest city-pair in business aviation in history flown by a purpose-built aircraft.
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The Nall Report Suggests General Aviation Accidents Decreasing

Oct 23, 2019
There were 1,214 accidents involving general aviation aircraft during 2016 and of those 195 resulted in fatalities, according to figures compiled by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Air Safety Institute (ASI) and released in the latter’s annual Joseph T. Nall Report.
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SGS Acquires Stake In ARGUS

Oct 23, 2019
SGS says the purchase should strengthen its existing aviation auditing and consulting services and increase market penetration.
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NetJets Gets 100th Challenger

Oct 23, 2019
Bombardier Aviation's president said the century figure “shows how sought-after this aircraft is and why it’s simply the best business jet in its class.”
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FAA Completes Final ADS-B Implementation Goal

Oct 23, 2019
The last two of 155 planned airports now receive and display aircraft targets by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B), says the FAA.
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Jet Aviation Teterboro Renovation Complete

Oct 23, 2019
Jet Aviatio's new 40,000-sq.-ft. hangar and renovated fixed base operation in Teterboro, New Jersey is built to meet growing demand for long-range business jets and will accommodate most large aircraft.
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Thales And StandardAero To Certify TopMax Head-Up Display

Oct 23, 2019
The system comprises a full-color monocle display and head tracking system, mounted within a headband, that can be worn over either eye.
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Rolls-Royce's RR300 Helicopter Engine Reaches 1 Million Hours

Oct 23, 2019
Frank Robinson announced the simultaneous launch of his company’s first turbine-powered model and of the engine, a compact derivative of the M250, that would make it possible in 2007.
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Stillwater FBO Expands

Oct 23, 2019
The move follows the loss of most of its space to accommodate commercial air service, which began at the airport three years ago.
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Red Aircraft Introduces High-performance RED A03 Engine

Oct 23, 2019
Red Aircraft's new engine offers operators lower operating costs and a lower ecological footprint compared to turbine or radial engines, the company said.

Fast Five

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Questions For Schweizer RSG President David Horton

Oct 23, 2019
David Horton, Schweizer RSG president and managing partner, answers five questions ranging from recent acquisitions to China.

Readers' Feedback

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Readers' Feedback

Oct 23, 2019
Readers comments on previous articles.

20/Twenty

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Is Gulfstream G550 The Best Of The 20th Century Gulfstreams?

Oct 22, 2019
In his 20/Twenty column, Fred George takes a look at the G550.

On Duty

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News Of Business Aviation Promotions, Appointments And Honors

Oct 23, 2019
News of business aviation promotions, appointments and honors.
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Gone West: A Remembrance

Oct 23, 2019
News of business aviation promotions, appointments and honors.

BCA 50 Years Ago

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Business & Commercial Aviation News From November 1969

Oct 23, 2019
Business & Commercial Aviation news from November 1969.​

 

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