Viewpoint: Is Age Just A Number For Private Jets?
Should aircraft age be the leading factor for a charter buyer?
molly.mcmillin… Tue, 09/21/2021 - 05:47
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Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 2
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
leeann.shay@av… Tue, 09/21/2021 - 02:35
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Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 20, 2021
Lessons learned from past incidents reveal the strengths and weaknesses of our present training.
Flight Deck

Balked Landings, Part 2

By James Albright Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Flight Deck
Pipistrel Signs Assembly Accord
Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel announced an agreement with Genevation Aircraft of Hungary to assemble and market Pipistrel’s SW 121.
bill.carey@avi… Thu, 09/16/2021 - 17:02
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Aircraft Engine Service Providers
Engine MROs ramp up as flight hours increase; pre-owned market stays hot.
bill.carey@avi… Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:31
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With a hot market for used aircraft improving hull values, it has become financially viable to repair or exchange engines to extend the life of the aircraft. Engine service providers are noting an uptick in demand, expanding facilities and adding services.

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Balked Landings, Part 1

By James Albright Sep 16, 2021
They’re not as easy as you think.
Flight Deck

4AIR Launches Sustainable Fuels Interactive Map

By Bill Carey Sep 15, 2021
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Sliding Off The Runway In Hard Rain, Part 2

By Roger Cox Sep 15, 2021
The first part of this article series describes what led to the aircraft sliding off the runway into the river. The NTSB conducted a major accident…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Checklist: Aircraft Operating Costs

BCA Staff Sep 15, 2021
Six areas of costs for turbine-powered aircraft.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Drone Delivery Projects Begin In India, Germany

By Bill Carey Sep 14, 2021
Project participants have announced the start of pilot programs to deliver medical supplies by drone in India and Germany.
Urban & Unmanned Aviation

Sliding Off The Runway In Hard Rain, Part 1

By Roger Cox Sep 14, 2021
It was the night of May 3, 2019, and a hard rain was falling in Jacksonville, Florida. The rain was coming down so hard that the runway was slippery…
Safety, Ops & Regulation

The Drugs You Don’t Fear Can Hurt You

By Roger Cox Sep 13, 2021
"The Crosscheck" column examines pilots' use of common and illicit drugs.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flight Planning And Booking Software

BCA Staff Sep 12, 2021
Recent software and mobile app launches have made flight planning, tracking, scheduling and booking easier and more accessible.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Industry Pioneer Departs From DJI

By Bill Carey Sep 10, 2021
Drone industry pioneer Brendan Schulman has left DJI for a position with Boston Dynamics.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

The Gordian Knot: Solving A Problem, Part 2

By James Albright Sep 10, 2021
The first part of this article looked at trying to solve problems that appear to be impossible. The old saying “When all you have is a hammer…
Maintenance & Training

Top 10 U.S. Airports – September Fuel Prices

Sep 10, 2021
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Air Transport

Seven Injured In Cape Air Accident

By Bill Carey Sep 10, 2021
Seven people were injured Sept. 9 when a Cape Air Cessna 402 left the runway and crashed into nearby woods while landing at Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC) in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Training School Launches New Aerobatic Airplane

By Bill Carey Sep 09, 2021
European flight-training provider Bartolini Air has taken delivery of the first new CAP10C NG as launch customer of the re-introduced aerobatic airplane, which it uses for upset-recovery training.
Aircraft & Propulsion

The Gordian Knot: Solving A Problem, Part 1

By James Albright Sep 09, 2021
Just because something is impossible doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a solution.
Maintenance & Training

Becker, Iris Unveil GA Collision Avoidance System

By Bill Carey Sep 08, 2021
Germany’s Becker Avionics and drone detect-and-avoid system developer Iris Automation have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a collision avoidance system for general aviation aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Helicopters in Turbulence: Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 08, 2021
Turbulent atmospheric conditions can exceed other structural and/or performance limitations of a rotorcraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Helicopters in Turbulence: Part 1

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 07, 2021
Turbulence can cause catastrophic mast bumping, main-rotor stall, loss of control and external load entanglement. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Learning to Use a HUD

By James Albright Sep 03, 2021
Editor's note: James Albright's first article in this series explains head-up display (HUD) technology and the benefits of using it. The first…
Flight Deck

Business Aircraft Deliveries Rise 17% During First Half Of 2021

Sep 01, 2021
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Business Aviation