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Interval management – the next step toward domestic CPDLC

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By David Bjellos Contributing Writer While European airspace may appear to have more CPDLC than the US, it is only operational for aircraft equipped with ATN-B1 (and is exclusively ground-based). When domestic CPDLC begins in the US, it will be an improved version that will incorporate ATN-B1 and FANS-1/A+. This will be known as ATN-B2. […]

The difference between diminution of value and cost to cure

Reviewing 2021 aircraft transactions

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight Pre-owned aircraft availability decreased by 63% following the June 2020 peak inventory figure, and by 54% during CY2021. rom a statistical perspective, 2021 was a difficult period to rationalize. Demand ended the year at a record high level, pre-owned aircraft sales exceeded 2020 by over 40%, aircraft availability reached […]

Scanning the head-up display

Scanning the head-up display

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By Captain Matthew Gray Commercial (Qantas Airways) and Military (RAAF) Pilot and Instructor, ret. Bombardier Global 7500’s Vision flight deck with dual HUDs based on Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics suite. ead-up displays (HUDs) are becoming more commonplace, but is HUD use intuitive, or do pilots need specific eye scan training? Can eye-tracking technology […]

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How a global pandemic can illuminate the value of an SMS

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By Bryan Burns President, Air Charter Safety Foundation The Covid-19 pandemic has instilled enhanced safety protocols, especially in the aviation industry, where highest standards are expected. he Covid-19 pandemic has been a great teacher. In aviation, we’ve learned to adapt to challenging circumstances, collaborate industry-wide, and enhance our communication. And yes, we’ve learned to sanitize […]

March 2022

Optimizing value when acquiring an aircraft

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight rice and value are terms often used interchangeably to describe an aircraft’s worth. However, they actually have different meanings. Price is the monetary amount an aircraft buyer pays, while its value is the relative worth, utility and/or importance they place on that asset. Emotions can overcome logic during the […]


Artificial Intelligence in use today within various parts of the aviation industry

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight   AI applications in the aviation industry minimize aircraft down time by anticipating maintenance issues based on collected data. rtificial Intelligence (AI) is often associated with robots able to mimic human actions and some level of cognitive reasoning. It is true that ad­vanced robotics utilize various forms of AI, […]

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Optimizing ROI in a depreciating asset

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 By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight ach day, countless organizations collect and dissem­inate vast amounts of data points relating to business aviation. The challenge has always been translating such data into useful, actionable and timely information. While computers can process immeasurable statistics at the speed of light, their analytical capability must be intelligently guided to […]

Analyzing residual value

How maintenance facilities can affect aircraft value

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight When it comes to an aircraft’s value, maintenance facilities oversee the asset’s greatest “wild card” – its maintenance expense. Inexpensive services are available to help maintenance organizations identify the financial benefit impact of their work while creating a value-add service for their clients. hese 2 things are certain when […]

Universal Avionics collaborates with Trimec Aviation to deliver flight deck upgrades for Falcon 2000/EX aircraft

The year 2019 in review

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By Anthony Kioussis President, Asset Insight usiness aviation operates within a data-rich environment. The challenge has always been collecting useful data in a timely fashion, and then deciphering it to create actionable information. As we do every year, Asset Insight collected a significant amount of data during 2019, and many industry professionals accessed the information […]

Sheltair Aviation completes the sale of its Long Island MacArthur FBO operations to Modern Aviation