In the wake of its investigation into the January 2007 fatal crash of a Hawker Beechcraft King Air A100 medical transport in Saskatchewan, the Canadian Transportation Safety Board (TSB) is calling on Transport Canada to enact stricter regulations on crew resource management training for all aircraft operators in Canada.
AINalerts » October 15, 2009
The Private Jets division of charter broker Air Partner suffered a £2.5 million ($3.9 million) loss in its fiscal year that ended on July 31, according to the firm’s financial report that was released yesterday. Overall, the UK-based group saw profits before tax fall 57 percent to £4 million ($6.4 million) on sales that were 23 percent down at £194.3 million ($309 million).
In a final report released yesterday, the NTSB listed crew mismanagement of an abnormal flight situation and the pilots’ failure to control airspeed and prioritize control of the airplane as probable causes of the fatal crash of an aeromed Cessna Citation 550 into Lake Michigan on June 4, 2007.
The worldwide inventory of pre-owned business jets on the market decreased from 18 percent to 17.2 percent of the in-service fleet last month, according to a market update report released this week by Tinton Falls, N.J.-based Amstat.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and NBAA today released a new survey showing that recent portrayals of business aviation as mainly “fat cats” flying in large-cabin jets are inaccurate.
The NBAA Convention exhibitor count has grown to more than 1,000 companies showing their products and services at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and more than 100 aircraft are expected to be on static display at Orlando Executive Airport during the show next Tuesday through Thursday.