Jessica Reed
Writer & Editor

Jessica Reed is a writer and editor with AIN. She joined the team in the fall of 2023 after two years covering the aviation industry at Avionics International. She earned her bachelor's degree in English (Writing & Rhetoric) from Pepperdine University. Her hometown is St. Louis, Missouri, and she since has resided in Santa Barbara, California, and Brooklyn, New York, among others. She is currently based in Vernon, New Jersey.

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Latest from Jessica Reed

Regulations and Government

Decorated Veteran and NBAA Advocate Paul Smith Flies West

Smith served for more than 27 years in both the U.S. Air Force and Army
Aircraft

Bombardier Inducted into Inventors Hall of Fame

The U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame recognized Bombardier's contributions to transportation technology
Joseph Armand Bombardier
Aircraft

Aviation Pioneer Dick Rutan Flies West

Rutan flew 325 combat missions during the Vietnam War
Dick Rutan, Vietnam War veteran and U.S. Air Force 'Misty Four-Zero' fighter pilot
Aircraft

Zipporah Marmor Takes Helm at Opus Aero North America

Opus Aero appointed Zipporah Marmor as managing partner of operations in North America
Zipporah Marmor
Training and Workforce

Gulfstream Appoints New Chief Information Officer

Newlin will take over from Sheryl Bunton on May 31
Newlin
Training and Workforce

People in Aviation

Downey becomes CEO of EBCO and Dina Green is promoted to NBAA chief of staff
People in Aviation - May 2024 headshots
Rotorcraft

Bell Helicopter Shipments Lag in 1Q2024

Bell delivered 18 commercial helicopters in the quarter, down from 22 delivered a year ago
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Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Textron Aviation: Jet Shipments Steady, Turboprops Decline

Division delivered 36 jets in the first quarter, up slightly from a year ago
Cessna Citation Latitude
Aircraft

Aura Aero Secures First Integral E Customer in Norway

Norges Luftsportforbund will use the electric airplane to tow gliders
Aura Aero and Norges Luftsportforbund
Aircraft

Lilium Kicks Off eVTOL Battery Pack Production

Assembly has begun in a factory at Lilium’s headquarters in Germany
Lilium's eVTOL battery packs are assembled in a factory at the company's headquarters
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

International Skies Open Wider with ICAO's Latest Drone Regulations

The framework policy includes provisions for remote pilot licenses
ICAO's Council has agreed a framework policy covering operations of autonomous aircraft like MightyFly's Cento uncrewed cargo aircraft.
Training and Workforce

People in Aviation

David Smith takes over at Robinson Helicopter Company and Wheels Up Experience promotes Dave Holtz
People in Aviation - April 2024 headshots
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Industry Mourns the Passing of F/List's Franz List

List passed away on March 23 at the age of 76
Franz List
Training and Workforce

WAI’s 35th Annual Gathering Celebrates Aviation’s Leading Ladies

More than 5,200 attended this year's conference
Emcee Lisa Stark, WAI2024 keynote speaker Pam Melroy, and WAI CEO Lynda Coffman at the Friday Luncheon.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Astronics Unveils Typhon T-400 Satcom System

Only two line replaceable units are required
the Typhon T-400 Series antenna
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Alto Aviation Introduces Premium Soundbar for Elite Flyers

Solution is designed for medium-sized, large, and VVIP business aircraft
Alto Aviation - Soundbar
Training and Workforce

People in Aviation

Eviation Aircraft appointed Andre Stein as CEO and Tom Burke joined CHC Helicopter as CEO
People in Aviation - March 2024 headshots
Maintenance and Modifications

Yellowhead Helicopters Gets Custom BK117 Mx Stand

S.A.F.E. Structure Designs designed the stand to be lightweight and ergonomic
SAFE Structure Designs
Training and Workforce

U.S. Air Force Taps P1AR for 5-Year Training Contract

The first class of special missions aviators graduated in December
P1AR
Rotorcraft

VAI Honors Salute to Excellence Award Winners at Heli-Expo 2024

VAI awards recognize those who achieve incredible feats while supporting the community and helicopter industry
Helicopter rescue
Rotorcraft

New Salute to Excellence Award Honors Harold Summers

HAI presented the new Harold Summers Legacy Award to Zhilin Summers
Harold Summers
Rotorcraft

Argus: Prism SMS Success and the 2024 Helicopter Market

Global helicopter activity was up almost 20 percent in 2023
Airbus Heli
Avionics

Axnes Elevates Comms in Cormorant SAR Upgrade

The PNG wireless intercom system improves situational awareness
CH-149
FutureFlight

FAA Accepts Technical Requirements For Reliable Robotics' Navigation and Autopilot Systems

The approval is a significant step in the start-up's efforts to complete certification of its automation technology for remotely piloted aircraft
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Avionics

Reliable Robotics Autopilot Tech Earns FAA Nod

The FAA accepted requirements for advanced aircraft navigation and autopilot systems
U.S. Air Force Agile Flag Exercise
Aircraft

IADA Welcomes Six New Members

AeroProjx Int, Aviation Legal Counsel, Aviation Maintenance Support, Jet Access Group, MRO Insider, and Vedder Price join the association
Hawker 800XP listed by Jet Access, Greenfield, Ind.
Avionics

GAMA Mourns Horst Bergmann’s Passing

Bergmann was the former CEO and chairman of Jeppesen
Former Jeppesen CEO and chairman Horst Bergmann
Rotorcraft

Bell Textron's 4Q23 Results Surpass Projections

Bell's profit totaled $320 million last year, compared with $282 million in 2022
Bell 505
Aircraft

Textron Sees Profits and Backlog Grow, Despite Revenue Dip

Textron Aviation delivered 50 jets and 44 commercial turboprops in Q4 2023
Textron Aviation Citation CJ3
Maintenance and Modifications

Duncan Aviation Invests in Talent for Component Repair

Company has appointed five new technical representatives
Duncan Aviation