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Check out these four big aviation app updates


By Bret Koebbe Aviation app companies have been busy this Spring developing a set of exciting new features for pilots in their apps. We got a preview of the latest EFB app updates at Sun 'n Fun in Lakeland,... ... Read more here:: Check out these four big aviation app updates… Read more ...

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NBAA Update, 18-17


ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Long-Term House FAA Reauthorization Bill; Action Expected This Week Business Aviation Drives Expansion of Data Comm Departure Clearances Read more here:: NBAA Update, 18-17… Read more ...

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Tips for Getting the Most Out of NBAA Events


If you're headed to any of the association's events this spring, NBAA has tips for attendees and exhibitors to get the most out of their experience, starting with registering via social media. "This is a really great way to reach out to your own contacts, to your own network, and your colleagues and friends within the industry, and invite them to join you," said Aimee Kaufman, NBAA's senior director of marketing. Read more here:: Tips for Getting the Most Out of NBAA Events… Read more ...

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UT System Puts Focus on Safety, Risk Assessment


A King Air 350 facilitates government employee travel throughout the University of Texas (UT) System, flying between the organization's headquarters in Austin and 14 campuses statewide. With certain UT campuses like UT Brownsville very difficult to reach via the airlines, the aircraft is an asset that delivers significant cost and time efficiencies for the state. Read more here:: UT System Puts Focus on Safety, Risk Assessment… Read more ...

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Chinese Bizjet Buyers Are Disregarding Tariff Threat


Potential Chinese buyers of large business jets assume that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute. read more Read more here:: Chinese Bizjet Buyers Are Disregarding Tariff Threat… Read more ...

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The Week In Technology, April 23-27, 2018


Canada backs Bell air taxi; DARPA wants fast launches; Safran invests in microturbines; Volocopter's urban mobility vision; SkyNRG tests new biofuel read more Read more here:: The Week In Technology, April 23-27, 2018… Read more ...

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Bulletin: April 26th Through May 24th 2018 Data Cycle Posted


By twdaugherty Data updates are now available to download for the April 26 – May 24 data cycle: From the FAA: VFR Charts and Terminal Area Charts Taxi Diagrams Terminal Procedures Documents For our Military Flight Bag customers: Georeferenced worldwide D-FLIP Terminal Procedures Georeferenced worldwide D-FLIP Airport Diagrams ENAME High and Low Enroutes, Area Charts EEA Enroute Charts AFR Enroute Charts D-FLIP Publications such as Planning Change Notices, Area Planning Documents Chart Supplements, Enroute Change Notices, and Terminal Change Notices Airfield Qualification Program (AQP) diagrams Airport/Facility Directory All customers will be prompted to download these updates inside of ForeFlight Mobile. Read more here:: Bulletin: April 26th Through May 24th 2018 Data Cycle Posted… Read more ...

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iPad squawk report survey


By John Zimmerman The iPad is an incredibly powerful and reliable tool for pilots, whether you're flying a Cub or a C-17. But like any technology, issues can pop up, from overheating to app bugs. Take our quick,... ... Read more here:: iPad squawk report survey… Read more ...

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FAA Statement on Issuing Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD)


The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) that requires operators to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines within 20 days. The directive is based on a CFM International Service Bulletin issued today and on information gathered from the investigation of Tuesdays Southwest Airlines engine failure. The inspection requirement applies to CFM56-7B engines. Specifically, engineswith more than30,000total cyclesfrom new must complete inspections within 20 days. The EAD becomes effective upon publication. The engine manufacturer estimates todays corrective action affects352 engines in the U.S. and 681 engines worldwide. Read more here:: FAA Statement on Issuing Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD)… Read more ...

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Savannah-Area Airports New Route Structure Effective April 26


New structured routes for aircraft filed at or above 11,000 feet into and out of Savannah, GA-area airports will go into effect on Thursday, April 26. The new routes will be for air traffic arriving at or departing from an area defined as the SAV VOR 270 Radial clockwise through the SAV VOR 090 Radial. Read more here:: Savannah-Area Airports New Route Structure Effective April 26… Read more ...

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Avionica Earns AML STC For miniQAR/avCM


Avionica, in collaboration with L2 Aviation, has earned an Approved Model List STC (AML-STC) from the FAA for the miniQAR (quick access recorder) and avCM (cellular module). read more Read more here:: Avionica Earns AML STC For miniQAR/avCM… Read more ...

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Duncan Aviation Installs Gogo Avance L3 System


Duncan Aviation has completed installation of the newly released Gogo Avance L3 Wi-Fi system in a Cessna Citation 560XLS. read more Read more here:: Duncan Aviation Installs Gogo Avance L3 System… Read more ...

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February Bizav Activity Rises In North America


Business aircraft flight activity rose 3.5% in February in North America compared to a year ago but fell slightly when compared to January figures, according to Argus International data. read more Read more here:: February Bizav Activity Rises In North America… Read more ...

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IAI To Develop Short-Range Electric Aircraft


Israel Aerospace Industries plans to develop an electric short-haul commercial aircraft. The company says future electric-powered aircraft will reduce emissions and noise and provide significant savings in fuel costs. read more Read more here:: IAI To Develop Short-Range Electric Aircraft… Read more ...

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JetMembership Launches Zero-Commission Charter


JetMembership.com has launched what it says is the first zero-commission private jet charter membership model in the U.S., offering access to wholesale rates when chartering private flights. read more Read more here:: JetMembership Launches Zero-Commission Charter… Read more ...

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Qatar Airways Invests In JetSuite


Qatar Airways has taken a minority stake in U.S. private aviation company JetSuite and indirectly in its sister company, JetSuiteX. read more Read more here:: Qatar Airways Invests In JetSuite… Read more ...

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Threat Of Chinese Tariff On U.S.-Built Large Jets Causes Concern


A proposed Chinese import tariff on U.S.-built, large-cabin business jets is hitting the business jet industry just as it is emerging from extended economic doldrums, says U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.). read more Read more here:: Threat Of Chinese Tariff On U.S.-Built Large Jets Causes Concern… Read more ...

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Westchester Aviation Association Annual Safety Day Set For June 20


The Westchester Aviation Association's Third Annual Safety Day, set for June 20 at the Doral Arrowwood resort in Rye Brook, New York, is themed "Technology and Big Data: Impact on Aviation Safety." read more Read more here:: Westchester Aviation Association Annual Safety Day Set For June 20… Read more ...

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Business Aviation Drives Expansion of Data Comm Departure Clearances


Business aviation has been a driving force behind the widespread rollout of data communications technology to enhance safety and efficiency. Ohio's John Glenn International Airport (CMH) is the latest airport in the U.S. to offer CPDLC-DCL services, and four more airports are slated to become CPDLC-DCL operational by mid-July. "The FAA has indicated many times they underestimated the number of business aircraft operators that would equip for these capabilities," said NBAA Director of Air Traffic Services and Infrastructure Heidi Williams. Read more here:: Business Aviation Drives Expansion of Data Comm Departure Clearances… Read more ...

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NBAA: ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond


As the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) concluded its third and final day, organizers said that on several levels the show underscored the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. Read more here:: NBAA: ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond… Read more ...

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