Jack Brown’s Seaplane Base Remains Key Hub For Float Flying
The Florida base has pinned water wings on 25,000 pilots and counting. A ticket to access two-thirds of the Earth’s surface.
audra.avizieni… Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:00
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Marketplace: Advances In Training and Simulation

BCA Staff Jun 16, 2021
Flight training and simulation providers have remained active during the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing new systems and programs, including those…
Business Aviation

Clay Lacy Earns European Maintenance Certification

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jun 15, 2021
Aiming to better support European clients flying in the U.S., Clay Lacy Aviation has earned EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organization certification approval.
Business Aviation
Pipistrel Racks Up Electric Trainer Deliveries
Between receiving EASA certification for the aircraft and its electric propulsion unit in June 2020 and the end of last year, Pipistrel delivered 39 Velis Electros.
guy.ferneyhoug… Fri, 06/11/2021 - 15:37
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Marketplace: Landing Gear Shops Offer Many Services

By Paul Seidenman Jun 11, 2021
MRO facilities report steady work on repair and overhaul of landing gear for a variety of business aviation aircraft.
Business Aviation

Keeping Communication Flowing Both Ways

By David Esler Jun 10, 2021
Tips for from both a chief pilot and a director of maintenance
Maintenance & Training

Sounding Board: Five Minutes With Yingling Aviation President Andrew Nichols

By Molly McMillin Jun 09, 2021
Yingling Aviation, based at Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita, originally began business in 1946 as the first Cessna Aircraft dealer. This year, it is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Andrew Nichols was promoted from chief financial officer to president in 2019, succeeding his dad, Lynn Nichols, who bought the business in 2000.
Maintenance & Training

How Pilots Can Play an Active Role in the Health of the Aircraft

By David Esler Jun 09, 2021
An operations perspective - and tips for forging a good working relationship between pilots and maintainers.
Maintenance & Training

Communicating With the Maintenance Department, Part 2

By David Esler Jun 08, 2021
Leveraging a smartphone's technology
Maintenance & Training

Communicating With the Maintenance Department

By David Esler Jun 07, 2021
How pilots and maintenance technicians can achieve mutual respect for each other’s unique challenges and communicate as equals toward the shared goal of safe and efficient operations.
Maintenance & Training

Checklist: How To Start A Flying Club

By Molly McMillin Jun 06, 2021
Flying clubs can help put the fun in flying, but what if none are available in your area?
Business Aviation
Checklist: Angle Of Attack Knowledge And Awareness
Pilots should review the aerodynamic effects of Angle of Attack.
bill.carey@avi… Tue, 06/01/2021 - 19:33
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Skyborne Academy Begins U.S. Training, Adds DGCA Pilot Program

By Molly McMillin May 25, 2021
Skyborne Airline Academy, the new owners of FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, has begun training its first 150 students there, officials say.
Maintenance & Training

EASA Eyes Lessons Learned From Remote Oversight

By Sean Broderick May 18, 2021
The effectiveness of remote technology helping regulators keep on top of their oversight tasks amid travel restrictions bodes well for keeping the new procedures around, but certain challenges mean EASA is looking carefully at what should change once travel is no longer an issue. 
Maintenance & Training

Why Business Aviation Has A Higher Risk of Mid-Airs

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. May 17, 2021
The "see and avoid" collision avoidance concept can easily fail.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Port Authority Offers Aviation Scholarships At Local College

By Molly McMillin May 14, 2021
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is offering four-year, tuition-free scholarships in an aviation-related field to Vaughn College in Queens to promote jobs in the industry.
Maintenance & Training

Opinion: Virtual Systems Improve Training and Safety

By P. Barry Butler May 07, 2021
Extended reality systems present a way to address key safety and workforce-training challenges.
Maintenance & Training

Partners Launch Helicopter Safety Training Initiative

By Bill Carey May 05, 2021
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Helicopter Institute have teamed with other partners to develop training scenarios for helicopter pilots using virtual reality simulators.
Maintenance & Training

Fast Five: Germany's Private Aviation Rebound

David Hughes May 04, 2021
European Air Service Group CEO Laurent Gauthier speaks to BCA
Business Aviation

Ground Support Equipment: Specialized And Efficient

By Paul Seidenman Apr 30, 2021
From simple tow bars to lavatory service and ground power units, ground service equipment for the business aircraft and helicopter markets is designed for greater efficiency, longer ease of maintenance and longer service life. 
Business Aviation

Fast 5: Bombardier’s Ambitious Aftermarket Plan

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 23, 2021
Jean-Christophe Gallagher, Bombardier’s executive vice president, services and support, and corporate strategy, describes the OEM’s aftermarket growth plan.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Flight Training Center Plays It Forward

BCA Staff Apr 15, 2021
National Flight Simulator plans Aviation Weekend
Business Aviation

U.S. Commercial Service Sets Up China MRO Event

By Michael Bruno Apr 14, 2021
A U.S. Commerce Department trade promotion agency is organizing an online business-to-business meeting event to try to expand opportunities for U.S. MRO companies in China.
Maintenance & Training

Island Express S-76 Accident: Safety Board Questions

By Roger Cox Apr 07, 2021
There's more to learn from the Island Express S-76 accident that killed Kobe Bryant and his daughter.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aircraft Upgrades And STCs Add New Capabilities

BCA Staff Apr 03, 2021
Utilizing Aviation Week’s Marketplace, the BCA Staff has collated recent announcements of new upgrades and supplemental type certificates available…
Business Aviation