Balked Landings, Part 3
Pilots should also consider engine spool-up time and flight director guidance.
leeann.shay@av… Tue, 09/28/2021 - 02:34
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Checklist: Jet Cards—The Devil’s in the Details

Rob Mark Sep 27, 2021
Not all jet cards are created equal. Here's what you should consider before buying. 
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers
What’s Filling MRO Shops
Examining what modification and upgrade work independent and OEM shops are booking
leeann.shay@av… Mon, 09/27/2021 - 01:45
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U.S. Agencies Describe Progress Toward SAF

By Bill Carey Sep 24, 2021
U.S. agency executives described steps the federal government is taking to promote the development of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) during the NBAA Business Aviation Sustainability Summit.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Checklist: Aircraft Service Bulletins

BCA Staff Sep 24, 2021
Compliance with manufacturer's service bulletins may or may not be mandatory, but should never be ignored.
Maintenance & Training

Tight Pre-Owned Market Driving MROs’ Post Pandemic Prospects

By Paul Seidenman Sep 24, 2021
State of the used aircraft market and its impact on the aftermarket 

SMS Unplugged: Reporting And Next Steps

Dave Huntzinger, Ph.D. Sep 23, 2021
Reporting, investigating, communicating and training—and SMS systems for small operators.
Safety, Ops & Regulation
Training Resources And Partnerships
Recent developments in training and simulation include new simulators, training facilities and partnerships.
bill.carey@avi… Wed, 09/22/2021 - 09:55
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SMS Unplugged
The simplified safety management system implementation plan.
leeann.shay@av… Wed, 09/22/2021 - 01:10
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Spanish Partners To Convert Caravan To Fuel-Cell Propulsion

By Graham Warwick Sep 21, 2021
The goal is to be able to fly missions longer than 200 km (125 mi.) with nine passengers and zero emissions.
Aircraft & Propulsion
Viewpoint: Is Age Just A Number For Private Jets?
Should aircraft age be the leading factor for a charter buyer?
molly.mcmillin… Tue, 09/21/2021 - 05:47
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Jessie Naor
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Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 2

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. Sep 21, 2021
Existing guidance and information on time of useful consciousness is inconsistent and misleading.
Flight Deck
Loss of Pressurization During Flight, Part 1
Lessons learned from past incidents reveal the strengths and weaknesses of our present training.
leeann.shay@av… Mon, 09/20/2021 - 04:00
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Balked Landings, Part 2

By James Albright Sep 17, 2021
The influences of ground effect.
Flight Deck

Pipistrel Signs Assembly Accord

By Bill Carey Sep 16, 2021
Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel announced an agreement with Genevation Aircraft of Hungary to assemble and market Pipistrel’s SW 121.
Aircraft & Propulsion
Aircraft Engine Service Providers
Engine MROs ramp up as flight hours increase; pre-owned market stays hot.
bill.carey@avi… Thu, 09/16/2021 - 06:31
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With a hot market for used aircraft improving hull values, it has become financially viable to repair or exchange engines to extend the life of the aircraft. Engine service providers are noting an uptick in demand, expanding facilities and adding services.

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Balked Landings, Part 1

By James Albright Sep 16, 2021
They’re not as easy as you think.
Flight Deck
4AIR Launches Sustainable Fuels Interactive Map
4AIR has launched an online interactive map that depicts locations where business aviation operators can find sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).
bill.carey@avi… Wed, 09/15/2021 - 16:35
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Sliding Off The Runway In Hard Rain, Part 2

By Roger Cox Sep 15, 2021
The first part of this article series describes what led to the aircraft sliding off the runway into the river. The NTSB conducted a major accident…
Safety, Ops & Regulation
Checklist: Aircraft Operating Costs
Six areas of costs for turbine-powered aircraft.
bill.carey@avi… Wed, 09/15/2021 - 01:32
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Drone Delivery Projects Begin In India, Germany
Project participants have announced the start of pilot programs to deliver medical supplies by drone in India and Germany.
guy.ferneyhoug… Tue, 09/14/2021 - 13:56
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Sliding Off The Runway In Hard Rain, Part 1

It was the night of May 3, 2019, and a hard rain was falling in Jacksonville, Florida.

leeann.shay@av… Tue, 09/14/2021 - 02:09
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The Drugs You Don’t Fear Can Hurt You

By Roger Cox Sep 13, 2021
"The Crosscheck" column examines pilots' use of common and illicit drugs.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flight Planning And Booking Software

BCA Staff Sep 12, 2021
Recent software and mobile app launches have made flight planning, tracking, scheduling and booking easier and more accessible.
Airports, FBOs & Suppliers

Industry Pioneer Departs From DJI

By Bill Carey Sep 10, 2021
Drone industry pioneer Brendan Schulman has left DJI for a position with Boston Dynamics.
Safety, Ops & Regulation