Hospitality

January 31, 2008 - 5:11am

En route from Wycombe Air Park, northwest of London, to Shoreham on the south coast of England, a Hughes 269C broke into two sections, with the cockpit appearing to separate from the combined engine and tailboom assembly, according to witnesses. The bodies of two of the occupants were found in the wreckage and a third was found about 50 yards away.

January 31, 2008 - 5:11am

En route from Wycombe Air Park, northwest of London, to Shoreham on the south coast of England, a Hughes 269C broke into two sections, with the cockpit appearing to separate from the combined engine and tailboom assembly, according to witnesses. The bodies of two of the occupants were found in the wreckage and a third was found about 50 yards away.

January 17, 2008 - 6:34am

Flight services specialist Universal Weather & Aviation selected Air Chef as the preferred business aviation caterer for its clients at four U.S. locations: Dallas and Austin, Texas; Washington, D.C.; and South Florida. Columbus, Ohio-based Air Chef provides training and standardized menus to approved kitchens at 15 locations nationwide and expects to add another 20 locations by the end of the year.

January 17, 2008 - 6:34am

Flight services specialist Universal Weather & Aviation selected Air Chef as the preferred business aviation caterer for its clients at four U.S. locations: Dallas and Austin, Texas; Washington, D.C.; and South Florida. Columbus, Ohio-based Air Chef provides training and standardized menus to approved kitchens at 15 locations nationwide and expects to add another 20 locations by the end of the year.

January 9, 2008 - 6:39am

Effective January 23, the FAA is codifying the provisions of Title VIII of the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000. This new law finalizes the government’s definition of just what constitutes a commercial air-tour operator (chiefly, an entity that flies sightseers over the Grand Canyon or any other of the 384 parks of the National Park Service regularly at an altitude of less than 5,000 ft agl).

December 19, 2007 - 5:18am

London’s docklands area, located east of the capital, has a new helipad– just 15 minutes from the Excel exhibition center and London City Airport (which bans rotorcraft) and 20 minutes from the Canary Wharf business district.

December 14, 2007 - 11:33am

The “Acquisition Guide” is a free publication designed to arm the airplane buyer with enough knowledge to ask informed questions. The guide covers legal issues, taxes, financial aspects, maintenance implications, inspections and other topics, as well

December 14, 2007 - 8:12am

Thanks to Raytheon Aircraft Services’ new quick-change interior program, owners of the Beechjet 400A (S/N 110 and later) can get a new cabin makeover fairly quickly. The interior package offers a choice of eight materials and color schemes and includes all soft goods and removal of the old interior.

December 11, 2007 - 5:57am

Piedmont Aviation Component Services recently added ATR 42 landing gear to its list of capabilities. Jennifer Giordano, Piedmont landing gear marketing manager, said, “Adding the ATR 42 to our landing-gear menu allows us to service additional equipment for our current customers as well as expand our customer base to include those flying the Dash 8-300.” The company also offers Dash 8-300 landing gear equipment for loan/exchange purposes.

November 30, 2007 - 10:37am

Embraer Executive Aircraft has selected Alto Aviation of Leominster, Mass., as the baseline cabin entertainment audio system for all the Brazilian manufacturer’s Legacy 600s. The Alto system includes six mid/high enclosures, three subwoofers and two customized EQ amplifiers and weighs 21.4 pounds.

 
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