Business Aviation Safety, Operations & Regulation

Nov 17, 2020
Readers comment on articles in past issues of BCA.
Nov 16, 2020
When winter arrives, as it soon will in the Northern Hemisphere and where it can linger, aviators need to become hyper alert for conditions that invite ice formation aloft.
Nov 16, 2020
When the wing becomes coated with ice, the airfoil is changed. In other words, the pilot can wind up flying Wing B while trying to use the familiar engineering parameters of Wing A as it came from the factory.
Nov 16, 2020
While a replacement pilot may be qualified according to FAR Part 61.55, he/she may not actually be ready to serve as an effective crewmember.
Nov 16, 2020
The aircraft management business has been flooded with dozens of new entrants in recent years, many promising lower costs for a full range of support services. However, bargain price, full-service aircraft management is fiction.
Nov 17, 2020
More than 300 employees working at FAA air traffic control (ATC) facilities have contracted COVID-19 since the first positive cases were detected at Chicago Midway International Airport in March, the agency’s top ATC executive said Nov. 17.
Nov 17, 2020
Readers comment on articles in past issues of BCA.
Nov 16, 2020
When winter arrives, as it soon will in the Northern Hemisphere and where it can linger, aviators need to become hyper alert for conditions that invite ice formation aloft.
Nov 16, 2020
When the wing becomes coated with ice, the airfoil is changed. In other words, the pilot can wind up flying Wing B while trying to use the familiar engineering parameters of Wing A as it came from the factory.
Nov 16, 2020
While a replacement pilot may be qualified according to FAR Part 61.55, he/she may not actually be ready to serve as an effective crewmember.
Nov 16, 2020
The aircraft management business has been flooded with dozens of new entrants in recent years, many promising lower costs for a full range of support services. However, bargain price, full-service aircraft management is fiction.
Nov 16, 2020
Part 135 needs enforceable, science-based rest and duty regulations.
Nov 16, 2020
Aviation has been in the sights of environmental activists for some time and particularly in Europe, where aviation has become a target for “shaming” as a source of atmospheric pollution.