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

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
Training and Workforce

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

The first class of special missions aviators graduated in December
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

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

Axnes Elevates Comms in Cormorant SAR Upgrade

The PNG wireless intercom system improves situational awareness

Argus: Prism SMS Success and the 2024 Helicopter Market

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

New Salute to Excellence Award Honors Harold Summers

HAI presented the new Harold Summers Legacy Award to Zhilin Summers
Harold Summers the late VAI director of maintenance

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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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

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.

GAMA Mourns Horst Bergmann’s Passing

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

Bell Textron's 4Q23 Results Surpass Projections

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

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

Daher Delivers Milestone 100th TBM 960 Aircraft

Kevin Kaseff transitioned from a piston-engine airplane to the TBM 960 turboprop
100th TBM 960 delivery

Exploring Advances in Autonomous Flight Technology

How automating aircraft is changing the aviation industry
Rotor Technologies Robinson R22 with autonomous flight controls
Maintenance and Modifications

Hillsboro Aviation Appointed Airbus Helicopters Mx Center

Suite of services includes maintenance, upgrades, warranty work, aircraft completions, and OEM part sales
Hillsboro Aviation

Aero-Dienst Marks 30-year Legacy with Pratt & Whitney Canada

Aero-Dienst has played a significant role in advancing engine technology over three decades
The Aero-Dienst team celebrates 30 years as a designated Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) service provider.
Training and Workforce

Thrive Aviation Joins Southwest Airlines Pilot Pathways Program

The program allows cadets to earn flying hours in single- and multi-engine aircraft
Thrive Aviation
Maintenance and Modifications

GPMS Expands in Europe with Léman Aviation Partnership

The partnership aims to introduce Foresight MX, an advanced HUMS, to European operators

Gogo Business Aviation Releases Over-air Avance Updates

Customers can remotely update Avance system software through the Gogo Dash app
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Training and Workforce

CrewBlast Launches SaaS Model for Efficient Crew Placement

Operators can integrate their internal contractor databases directly into the platform

Argus Recognizes Saudia Private with Base Ops Audit Award

The audit focuses on reducing ground incidents and aircraft damage

CrewBlast Partners with Clear and IdRamp for ID Verification

The advancement offers enhanced security and user experience
CrewBlast adds identity verification to its platform
Training and Workforce

NATA Launches Aviation Mx Apprenticeship Tracking Tool

The tool assists members with developing aviation maintenance technician applicants
Training and Workforce

Flexjet Launches Bizjet Cabin Server Training Academy

Red Label Academy offers a two-week hospitality training program
Flexjet's Red Label Academy
Regulations and Government

Pilot Mental Health Takes Center Stage in FAA's Latest Initiative

New committee to advise on reporting and evaluation of pilots' well-being
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Moment and ExecuJet Launch IFE Collaboration

Moment introduces Flymingo Jet, an innovative IFE system designed specifically for business aviation
ExecuJet MRO Services Middle East has partnered with Moment to introduce Flymingo Jet.

Textron Aviation Lands U.S. Army Turboprop Contract

Textron will provide various turboprop aircraft models to aid Foreign Military Sales
Beechcraft King Air 260 (Photo: Textron)