Leader Interview: George Bye, Bye Aerospace

By Graham Warwick Oct 08, 2020
George Bye is the founder and CEO of Bye Aerospace, the company behind the all-electric eFlyer. In this conversation, Aviation Week’s Graham Warwick for Business Aviation Week 2020, discusses with Bye the benefits for operators of using all-electric aircraft and how improved battery performance will be the key to developing larger aircraft with greater range.
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Leader Interview: Ron Draper, Textron Aviation

By Molly McMillin Oct 07, 2020
Ron Draper is the president and CEO of Textron Aviation, which builds and services Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker products. He tells Molly McMillin, editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, how his company has been weathering the COVID-19 crisis and why the recovery will be different from the 2008 financial crash.
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Leader Interview: Chad Anderson, Jetcraft

By John Morris Oct 07, 2020
Chad Anderson is president of global broker and sales company Jetcraft. He tells Aviation Week Network's John Morris about the extraordinary shifts that are happening in the market as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Leader Interview: Brad Thress, FlightSafety International

By Bill Carey Oct 06, 2020
Brad Thress, President and CEO of FlightSafety International, joined the aviation training and simulation company from Textron in February, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold.
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Leader Interview: Ali Alnaqbi, MEBAA

By John Morris Oct 06, 2020
The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) was forced to postpone its annual show that was scheduled for December, but the organization’s founding and executive chairman Ali Alnaqbi is hopeful the rescheduled event will go ahead in February 2021.
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Leader Interview: David Coleal, Bombardier Aviation

By Molly McMillin Oct 05, 2020
David Coleal is the outgoing president of Bombardier Aviation. Molly McMillin, editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, spoke to him just days before his departure was announced on Oct. 1 for Business Aviation Week 2020 about how the business jet-maker was adapting to the new business environment following the outbreak of COVID-19.
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Leader Interview: Robert Fisch, Luxaviation

By John Morris Oct 05, 2020
Robert Fisch is president of aviation services at Luxaviation, one of the world’s largest private aircraft operators. As part of Business Aviation Week 2020, John Morris, editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews, speaks to him about how Luxaviation sees the market amid the pandemic.
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