New Aviation Trade Association Launches In Washington D.C.

By Matthew Orloff Jan 27, 2023
The National Flight Training Association (NFTA), a new aviation trade association, launched in January from its Washington D.C. headquarters. 
Maintenance & Training
Cause & Circumstance: Below Minimums Hard Landing, Part 3
What is commonly taught to professional pilots in flight simulator training is that if you do see one of the 10 elements listed in 91.175 (c)(3) you may continu
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Cause & Circumstance: Below Minimums Hard Landing, Part 2
NTSB investigators did not travel to the scene of the hard landing at FRG. An FAA inspector from the Farmingdale FSDO responded.
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Proposed SMS Rule Presents Challenge For GA Operators

By Bill Carey Jan 26, 2023
NBAA seeks to extend the comment period for the FAA’s safety management system (SMS) proposed rule.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Bolen Calls On SDC2023 Attendees To Promote BizAv

By Bill Carey Jan 25, 2023
Bolen called on SDC2023 attendees to contact their representatives in Congress to help shape the FAA’s regulatory and rulemaking processes going forward.
Aircraft & Propulsion

NATA Forms Advanced Air Mobility Committee

By Bill Carey Jan 25, 2023
The AAM committee comprises infrastructure and flight operations members.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Op-Ed: The Problems At The FAA Begin Way Outside The FAA

David Grizzle Jan 24, 2023
The collapse of FAA's NOTAM system on Jan. 11 that grounded all flights into and within the U.S. for several hours was decades in the making.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

FAA Is On The Plate For A New Congress, Part 2

By Bill Carey Jan 24, 2023
GA associations would like to extend and expand incentives to produce sustainable aviation fuel .
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Fast 5: VistaJet’s U.S. President’s Outlook

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 23, 2023
Five questions with Leona Qi, president of VistaJet U.S.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Checklist: Flying To Super Bowl LVII -- What You Should Know

By Matthew Orloff Jan 23, 2023
Here's what operators need to know when flying into Arizona for Super Bowl LVII.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

FAA Is On The Plate For A New Congress, Part 1

By Bill Carey Jan 23, 2023
Streamlining FAA certification and approval processes, cultivating a future workforce, meeting environmental challenges and setting the stage for new aircraft e
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Cause & Circumstance: Below Minimums Hard Landing, Part 1

By Roger Cox Jan 23, 2023
The accident points to the difficulty of adjusting expectations after the approach has already been briefed.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Podcast: Verijet CEO Lays Out Efficient Solution To Short-Haul Frustration

By Matthew Orloff Jan 23, 2023
Verijet CEO Richard Kane sits down with Aviation Week's Matt Orloff to discuss the Cirrus Vision Jet and how his company can provide solutions to gaps in the in
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Aircraft Reliability: Theory Versus Reality, Part 3

By James Albright Jan 20, 2023
Aircraft reliability is often hard to predict because we are doing things with airplanes we’ve never done before.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aircraft Reliability: Theory Versus Reality, Part 2

By James Albright Jan 19, 2023
As the design and build process and operational procedures improve, the failure rate drops during the system’s useful life. Finally, the failure rate goes up as
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aspen Pilots Want to Improve Airport’s Safety Record

Rob Mark Jan 19, 2023
A dozen volunteer pilots are lending their skills to support a mission to maximize safety and reduce aviation accidents at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Aircraft Reliability: Theory Versus Reality, Part 1

By James Albright Jan 18, 2023
If you judge your actions based on probabilities measured by decimal points beyond 99, you might be accepting more risk than you should.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Point of Law: ESG Considerations for Business Aviation

By Kent Jackson Jan 18, 2023
How SAF and book-and-claim fit in.
Business Aviation

Textron Aviation Delivers 3,000th Cessna Caravan -- A Timeline Of the Caravan

Jan 17, 2023
A timeline of the Caravan’s history.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

20/Twenty: Citation CJ4 Challenges Competitors

By Bill Carey Jan 17, 2023
A market analysis of the Cessna Citation CJ4, which entered service in 2010 as the largest of the CitationJet family of light twinjets.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Viewpoint: What Leadership Should Know About The Mechanic Shortage

René Banglesdorf Jan 17, 2023
According to a 2022 report, the pandemic is estimated to have cost the industry at least 5,000 new mechanics.
Maintenance & Training

Checklist: Maintain Aircraft Restraints To Prevent Death, Injury

By Molly McMillin Jan 13, 2023
The NTSB reminds aircraft owners and operators to maintain and replace aircraft restraint systems to prevent injuries or death in the event of an accident.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

As Bizav Flying Rises, MROs Feel Parts Pinch, Part 2

Paul Seidenman and David Spanovich Jan 13, 2023
Parts supply chain constraints continue to be problematic for business and general aviation MROs in the post-pandemic period.
Maintenance & Training

As Bizav Flying Rises, MROs Feel Parts Pinch, Part 1

Paul Seidenman and David Spanovich Jan 12, 2023
Parts supply chain constraints continue to be problematic for business and general aviation MROs in the post-pandemic period.
Maintenance & Training

Fast 5: Changes To Signature Operations Helps Workforce Retention

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 11, 2023
 Marty Kretchman, Signature’s SVP operations planning, gives his perspective on 2023 and discusses operations, sustainability and other issues.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers