When Should I Flare?

By James Albright Apr 22, 2021
Folklore: Once we lose sight of the aimpoint, it is time to flare
Flight Deck

A Secret About Landing Flare

By James Albright Apr 21, 2021
The secret science behind the art
Flight Deck
Do Multi-Function Displays Disengage Pilot Brains?
Examining automated systems and situation awareness.
leeann.shay@av… Fri, 04/16/2021 - 00:54
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Tangled in the Details, Part 2

By Ross Detwiler Apr 15, 2021
Blowing sand and confusion in the Sudan
Flight Deck

Tangled in the Details, Part 1

By Ross Detwiler Apr 13, 2021
Details of how a flight crew mismanages descent at SFO
Flight Deck
Know Your Weather Radar
Avoiding hail requires proper usage of the weather radar system
leeann.shay@av… Thu, 04/01/2021 - 01:26
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Gulf Avionics Relocates To Kerrville-Kerr County Airport

BCA Staff Mar 25, 2021
Avionics MRO relocates and expands.
Flight Deck
Checklist: FMS Data Entry Error Prevention

Flight management systems (FMS) have evolved into sophisticated control and computation systems that accept multiple data and sensor inputs and provide outpu

bill.carey@avi… Wed, 03/10/2021 - 22:41
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Embraer Operators Praise Data Comm, Fly-By-Wire
But the verdict is out on inflight connectivity
leeann.shay@av… Thu, 02/25/2021 - 02:54
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ADS-B Ins and Outs
Value drives general aviation use of ADS-B In
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Mid-Continent Instruments Launches Customizable Flex MD23
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, based here, has launched a new custom function aircraft cockpit display called the Flex MD23, a “build-you-own instrument” product with “virtually limitless” applications.
andy_savoie@av… Mon, 02/22/2021 - 23:23
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Webinar: ADS-B Out and In

Feb 13, 2021
This webinar took place February 12, 2021. BCA reviews some of the new systems that are available to enable pilots and operators to benefit from ADS…
Flight Deck

Transponders, Transceivers For GA Aircraft and Drones

BCA Staff Feb 12, 2021
Utilizing Aviation Week’s Marketplace, the BCA Staff has collated recent announcements of newly certified transponders and transceivers for general aviation aircraft and drones. 
Flight Deck

New Flight Planning, Analysis And Safety Software

BCA Staff Jan 21, 2021
Utilizing Aviation Week’s Marketplace the BCA Staff collated three companies specializing in new flight planning. From runway analysis to flight planning, take a look and learn more.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

The Week In Technology, Jan. 11-15, 2021

By Graham Warwick Jan 11, 2021
Trees in space; Head-worn enhanced vision; Jet fuel from CO2; South Korean UAM test site; and Cargo pod for eVTOL.
Emerging Technologies

BCA Checklist: Virtual Visual Flight Rules

Dec 10, 2020
Here are technologies that provide VFR flexibility in instrument conditions. 1. ADS-B In and Out ADS-B In provides more accurate cockpit display of…
Business Aviation

Universal Avionics Equips G-III With SkyLens Wearable Display

By Bill Carey Dec 03, 2020
Universal Avionics has completed the first flight of its latest human-machine interface technologies, including the SkyLens head-wearable display, on the company’s Gulfstream G-III business jet.
Flight Deck

BCA's Retiring Editors Offer A Final Salute

By Jessica A. Salerno Nov 16, 2020
Reflecting on many years of publishing the leading business aviation magazine and changes as the industry and technology advanced.
Business Aviation

Technophobia: It’s A Survival Mechanism, Not An Irrational Fear

By James Albright Nov 16, 2020
Technophobia, the fear, dislike or avoidance of new technology, is a valuable tool if used wisely.
Business Aviation

Gone West: International Procedures Expert Guy Gribble

Nov 16, 2020
Obituary for international procedures expert Guy Gribble/
Business Aviation

Garmin Wins Grand Laureate

By William Garvey Nov 16, 2020
Garmin International and its Autoland technology were named the recipients of Aviation Week Network’s 2020 Grand Laureate for business aviation
Business Aviation

Avionics Sales Down 27% In 2020, AEA Says

By Molly McMillin Nov 10, 2020
Business and general aviation avionics sales fell 33.4% in the third quarter compared to a year ago, while sales during the first nine months of 2020 have fallen 27%, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) 2020 Avionics Market Report.
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Advancing Alternatives To GPS

By Bill Carey Nov 03, 2020
Ongoing concern over the robustness of the GPS system in the U.S. undergirds development of alternative navigation systems for aviation.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Embraer Receives FAA and Brazilian Approvals for Praetor SVGS

By William Garvey Oct 19, 2020
Embraer has received approval by the FAA and Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil of Brazil for the Synthetic Vision Guidance System for its Praetor 500 and 600 jets.
Business Aviation

The Week In Technology, Sept. 21-25, 2020

By Graham Warwick Sep 21, 2020
MagniX powers Dash 8; Aerion picks BAE; Autoflight unveils eVTOL; Ampaire hybrid plans; LG flies lithium-sulfur; Walmart drone delivery.
Emerging Technologies