Aviation International News » January 2005

January 26, 2007 - 10:50am

Bill Lear possessed the soul of a true inventor. Almost entirely a self-taught engineer, Lear dropped out of high school in a search for answers to many of life’s problems as he saw them. The results were products many people take for granted, even today…the car radio he eventually sold to the budding Motorola, the eight-track tape player and the first commercially successful aircraft autopilot. Not bad for a kid with no formal education.

January 26, 2007 - 10:47am

Calvin Burgess is a man who likes Learjets…always has and always will, to hear him tell the story.

January 26, 2007 - 10:43am

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is still searching for a replacement for former president and CEO Ed Bolen, and the board of directors has hired the international executive search firm of Heidrick & Struggles to assist in the effort.

January 26, 2007 - 10:33am

Flight nurse Joan Sullivan Garrett never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur and certainly never as the head of a multi-million-dollar company with global assets and Fortune 500 clients. But that’s the way it turned out, and 18 years after she founded it, her company–MedAire–is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and was expected to bring in revenues of more than $25 million last year.

November 6, 2006 - 5:55am
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Flight nurse Joan Sullivan Garrett never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur and certainly never as the head of a multi-million-dollar company with global assets and Fortune 500 clients. But that’s the way it turned out, and 18 years after she founded it, her company–MedAire–is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and was expected to bring in revenues of more than $25 million last year.

November 6, 2006 - 5:22am

NASA has been studying various types of emissions from commercial aircraft to develop ways to reduce emissions and protect the environment. In recent years, fine-particle emissions from aircraft have been identified as possible contributors to global climate changes and to lower local air quality.

November 6, 2006 - 5:20am

With fuel prices at noticeably higher levels and Stage 4 noise requirements proposed to take effect next January 1, industry and government are working furiously on ways to make turbine engines even more efficient, while further reducing emissions and noise output. NASA is leading the charge, with plenty of help from the engine manufacturers themselves.

November 6, 2006 - 5:06am

Harry Combs

November 6, 2006 - 4:57am

Boeing Business Jets: Lee Monson to Steven Hill

November 6, 2006 - 4:51am

Two years ago the NBAA board of directors decided not to extend the contract of Jack Olcott, who had been the face of the business aviation organization for more than a decade, launching the association into a tumult that seems finally to be playing itself out.

 
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