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Sustainability – an important part of business aviation’s past, present, and post Covid-19 future Ed Bolen President & CEO, NBAA     Playing its part in this industry-wide commitment, Textron Aviation offers customers aircraft filled up with sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on delivery of new Cessna turboprops, Citation jets, and Beechcraft TPs. mong the many […]

Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast

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Reviewing ADS-B Out/In benefits for GA operators. By Marty Rollinger ATP. Challenger 600 & 604, Falcon 2000 EASy and McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Contributing Writer Garmin Pilot ADS-B display showing traffic while bizjet is on final approach to EYW (Key West FL). The display clearly shows N379PM below and behind the bizjet, N6298A approaching Key West […]

Viewpoints

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Bushnell: digital reality vs physical travel; Flatley: financial planning for pilots. Dennis Bushnell Chief Scientist NASA Langley Research Center   Digital reality vs air travel igital reality (DR) began with the telegraph, then it progressed to the telephone, and has been enhanced with audiovisual capabilities built into computers and smartphones. Nearer-term developments of DR include […]

International business aviation travel

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Popular airports, FBOs, and caterers in North America’s east coast. By Melissa Singer Contributing Writer TEB (Teterboro NJ), pictured, tops JETNET’s list as the most active business aviation airport on the US east coast. Meridian is a preferred FBO here, grabbing regularly the top honors in the Pro Pilot PRASE Survey. Popular destinations include YYZ […]

C&M Premier

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Operator flies Embraer Legacy 500 out of Reno NV base. By Brent Bundy Phoenix Police Officer-Pilot AS350, AW119, Cessna 210/182/172 Chief Pilot Brian Hurley (L) and Captain Steve Delius fly the Embraer Legacy 500 approximately 150 hrs a year, mostly throughout the continental US, with occasional trips to Hawaii. successful investor with a long history […]

Future flight deck technology

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Technology, artificial intelligence, and automation together promise significant yields in flight safety, utility, and efficiency. By Don Van Dyke ATP/Helo/CFII, F28, Bell 222 Pro Pilot Canadian Technical Editor The GE Open Flight Deck project conforms with SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP), addressing touch-interactive electronic display systems for Part 23, 25, 27, and 29 aircraft. ext-generation […]

FBO News

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West Star recognized by Colorado Governor’s Environmental Leadership Program est Star Aviation has been recognized by the Governor of Colorado as a Gold Leader from the Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) for the 6th consecutive year. “Contributing to the community’s ongoing environmental efforts and improvements gives our company and employees […]

Squawk Ident

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What’s your story as an aviation professional? Why and how did you land in aviation? achines and airplanes have always fascinated me. My father was a US Navy aircraft maintenance crew member, and he would show me pictures of airplanes. He arranged my 1st flight in a Stinson. I built model airplanes and visited local […]

Hourly cost maintenance programs

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Bizjet owners, operators, and maintenance providers encourage pilot input to update airworthiness and asset value management strategies and plans. By Don Van Dyke ATP/Helo/CFII, F28, Bell 222 Pro Pilot Canadian Technical Editor Maintenance expenses for bizjets depend on aircraft age, size, and inspection cycles. Some certified centers offer jet owners priority access to their charter […]