FAA Proposes eVTOL Pilot Training, Operating Standards

By Ben Goldstein Jun 07, 2023
The FAA has published a long-awaited document outlining proposed pilot training and operating standards for eVTOL aircraft.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EU Bolsters Aircraft Fleet To Fight Wildfires

By Graham Warwick Jun 07, 2023
The EU has doubled the size of its rescEU aerial firefighting fleet for this year’s wildfire season. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation
NTSB Begins Investigation Of Cessna Citation Crash
The NTSB has started investigating an accident involving a Cessna Citation V, which crashed north of Montebello, Virginia on June 4.
natalia.pelayo… Wed, 06/07/2023 - 12:38
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Electric Aviation Startups Target Aerial Crop-Spraying Application
Developing a platform for the crop-spraying market is not easy, but a pair of startups are hoping that the market will serve as an early application for eVTOLs.
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Helicopter Wakes Deserve A Wide Berth, Part 2
A slow-moving helicopter’s wake is the equivalent of a small microburst and must be given a wide berth.
[email protected] Wed, 06/07/2023 - 06:26
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Environmental Pressure Mounts Over Europe’s Business Aviation Sector
As climate concerns grow, at the heart of the controversy is whether business aviation operations are actually for business or leisure.
audra.avizieni… Tue, 06/06/2023 - 08:00
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Helicopter Wakes Deserve A Wide Berth, Part 1
A slow-moving helicopter’s wake is the equivalent of a small microburst and must be given a wide berth.
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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On HondaJet Runway Excursion, Fire

By Molly McMillin Jun 02, 2023
The pilot and five passengers were not injured during the May 18 runway incursion. 
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Human Trafficking Prevention Effort Gains GA Support

By Bill Carey Jun 02, 2023
A U.S. government initiative aimed at raising awareness of human trafficking is making inroads in the general aviation sector.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flying Circling Approaches In The Real World, Part 2

Rob Mark Jun 02, 2023
Pilots flying internationally face two different sets of standards that affect a circling approach.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Flying Circling Approaches In The Real World, Part 1

Rob Mark Jun 01, 2023
Circling approaches are some of the toughest maneuvers to fly successfully, not only during training but in real life.
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EBACE Climate Change Protests Spotlight Sustainability
Protests at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition reinforce the need to highlight progress toward zero-carbon operations.
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HondaJet Owners Group Plans Safety Standdown

Bill Carey and Jeremy Kariuki May 23, 2023
Julie Hughes, executive director of the HondaJet Owners and Pilots Association (HJOPA), announced the standdown in a video delivered to members of the group.
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Climate Protestors Storm Static Display At EBACE

By Thierry Dubois May 23, 2023
Activists breached security at EBACE to make their point at the static display.
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Opinion: Building Trust To Bring New Technology To Aviation

Earl Lawrence May 23, 2023
To succeed, innovators must cultivate confidence among regulators, the flying public and investors.
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Contending With Operational Flight Planning Challenges

By James Albright May 23, 2023
As EBACE focuses on flight-planning challenges in today’s environment, what issues are the genuine “showstoppers" and when can extra planning help?
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Gulfstream Rounding G700 Finish Line, With G800 On Deck

By Molly McMillin May 22, 2023
Gulfstream Aerospace’s G700 flight test aircraft are essentially finished with certification test flying and FAA approval is expected this fall, officials say.
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Runway Excursions: Pilots Should Get Back to Basics

By James Albright May 22, 2023
There are things we pilots can do right now to reduce the chance of a runway excursion.
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Dassault Expects Imminent Certification Of Falcon 6X

By Lee Ann Shay May 22, 2023
Dassault executives provided updates on the Falcon 6X and 10X certification schedules at EBACE.
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Boeing BBJ Upbeat On 2023 Prospects Despite MAX 7 Cert Delays

By Guy Norris May 22, 2023
Boeing Business Jets is “off to a strong start” for the year with orders and commitments for four aircraft, says Joe Benson, the new president of BBJ.
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FAA Certifies Jet-Fueled Piston Engine

By Bill Carey May 18, 2023
DeltaHawk Engines of Racine, Wisconsin, said May 18 that the FAA has certified its DHK180 jet-fueled aircraft piston engine.
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Structural Integrity Factors Can Cause Premature Failure, Part 3

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. May 17, 2023
Structural integrity factors can cause premature structural failure.
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Erickson Air Crane Certified For Night-Vision Goggles

By Bill Carey May 17, 2023
The U.S. FAA has certified the Erickson S-64F Air Crane heavy-lift helicopter for night-vision-goggle (NVG) operations, Erickson announced.
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Structural Integrity Factors Can Cause Premature Failure, Part 2 

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. May 17, 2023
Structural integrity issues can cause premature structural damage.
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Structural Integrity Factors Can Cause Premature Failure, Part 1 

By Patrick Veillette, Ph.D. May 15, 2023
Structural integrity factors can cause premature structural failure.
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