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The move by Icon Aircraft to control numerous aspects of ownership of its A5 amphibious airplane seems heavy handed to many industry watchers.
Improved training seems to have resulted in an improved accident rate for the MU-2.
The iPreFlight iPad app includes runway analysis and weight-and-balance calculations, optimizing business jet payload capability.
The industry-government partnership is targeting a reduction to 0.61 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours by 2019.
The dash-mounted system uses an LED-lit display and features a pilot-settable reference marker.
Reduced visibility in nighttime foggy conditions led the flight crew to line up along right edge of runway.
However, the number of non-fatal accidents of N-numbered business jets has improved significantly this year, decreasing by 87.5 percent.
The safety alert, one of a series aimed at improving the general aviation accident rate, comes in advance of this year's Sun 'n Fun.
FAA deputy administrator Mike Whitaker met with general aviation organizations to review collaborative efforts to curb fatal accident rate.
Move allows consumers to perform due diligence on aircraft charter operators when checking availability and price online at SimpleCharters.com.