Aviation Industry News

  • While drones are proving useful in very specific situations and conditions, helicopters and human pilots continue to be critical in many important applications.
  • The rising number of plane crashes is a major worry.
  • At the 50th Paris Air Show in June, Mitsubishi presented its SpaceJet M100, the latest version of the formerly named MRJ group. The regional jet will seat 65-76 people in a 3-cabin configuration and has been judged U.S. clause compliant.
  • So, the question is – what should you expect when working in a top-secret environment? What’s different? What’s expected of you? What other skills would you need to succeed there? Let’s begin by understanding Top-Secret.
  • Many would be surprised to learn that professional pilots are often paid by the hour since they must operate within a federal legal limit of no more than 1000 hours of flying time per year. This regulation is intended to keep pilots fresh and prevent fatigue. Compensation per hour ranges from $80...
  • Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) help their owners deal with or overcome specific mental challenges. They provide unconditional love and help us produce neurotransmitters, stabilize strong emotions, and regulate everyday feelings. When traveling, they can also help calm anxiety.
  • Uber has an ambitious plan that could see us enjoying inexpensive on-demand flights soon. Dubbed Uber Air, the plan involves the introduction of drone taxis which the company hopes to be soaring across the skies as early as 2023.
  • The more significant concern is that pilots using cellphones and personal electronics during flight could be a significant source of distraction.
  • The drone sector is a new sector that only came to mainstream use in the last two decades. However, like the mobile phone market, it’s one of the sectors with a very bright future.
  • The 2019 National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAC-BACE), the industry’s largest and most prestigious business event, will be held in Las Vegas on October 22-24. Organizers of the convention are anticipating over 23,000 attendees from the business aviation community.
  • The big news is - those supersonic, Concorde-style flights could be back! Or, could they?
  • Disasters have temporarily affected Boeing in the past, but the company has survived and become stronger through learning from those events. However, commercial aircraft buyers have more alternatives today. As Airbus expands its line while other international manufacturers continue to grow their ...
  • The use of marijuana whether it's for amusing or medicinal purposes has continued to gain legal stand in the US. This has affected greatly the operations of the aviation industry.
  • One of the most relevant selling strategies Boeing enlisted with the 737 MAX was the fact that no additional crew training was necessary for current 737 officers.
  • A June 2019 article of the U.S. Naval Institute Newsletter highlights an approximate $100 million shortfall in Naval Aviation’s current fiscal year budget. The Naval Aviation Budget Shortage could cause a noticeable curtailment of previously scheduled events and even some operational cutbacks.
  • Most pilots in training end up with the same challenge after completing years of specialized training and investing thousands of dollars towards it. The problem is getting the hours to be certified.
  • A time comes when even the most dedicated flight attendant feels like seeking change, progress, or both. When this time comes, many flight attendants are usually left wondering what’s next.
  • Over the last two decades, we’ve witnessed serious cyber attacks on large corporations, governments, critical infrastructures of all kinds, and small and medium-sized enterprises across the world.
  • Honda Aircraft Company’s headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, is about to get bigger. According to a recent press release from the company, Honda Aircraft intends to invest a further $15.5 million into the facility, with the money going towards the construction of a new 82,000 square-foot ...
  • The business of avionics, the technology of developing the electronic equipment used for aviation, is rapidly expanding to keep up the growing demand for air travel and transport.