AINalerts » April 8, 2008

April 8, 2008 - 9:55am

Wyvern is taking charter aircraft safety compliance to the next level with the introduction of the Pilot & Aircraft Safety Survey (Pass) program, which provides real-time due diligence on a charter operator, aircraft and pilots assigned to a given trip.

April 8, 2008 - 9:52am

Fractional provider Flight Options of Cleveland and charter firm Starlink Aviation of Montreal yesterday announced an international partnership to form Flight Options Canada. The agreement will offer seamless “private jet travel products and an expanded network of private travel facilities and services on both sides of the border,” the companies said. For U.S.

April 8, 2008 - 9:51am

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado announced on Friday that the trustee for the assets of bankrupt aircraft manufacturer Adam Aircraft accepted the sole bid of $10 million from AAI Acquisition for the company’s combined assets.

April 8, 2008 - 9:47am

The next-generation ATC system will not be turned on instantly with the flip of a switch, NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen told attendees at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce 7th annual aviation summit last week. As moderator of a panel on “The Business of Aviation: A Five-Year Industry Growth Plan,” he explained that NextGen “is not a computer program that we’ll one day flip a switch for and find ourselves operating in a different environment.

April 8, 2008 - 9:43am

Roger Sperry sits down with AINtv’s David Lombardo to discuss Asia as an emerging market for large business aircraft. Click here to view.

April 8, 2008 - 9:40am

Garmin announced yesterday that it has received FAA supplemental type certification for a synthetic-vision system it is incorporating into the G1000 cockpit. Called SVT (synthetic vision technology), the upgrade uses GPS-derived aircraft position and internal topographical databases to create 3-D images on the G1000’s large XGA displays.


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