Kerry Lynch
Editor, AIN monthly magazine

Kerry Lynch stepped into the role of editor of the Aviation International News monthly magazine in May 2022 after serving with AIN for eight years. She joined AIN in December 2014 as a senior editor covering Washington and business aviation news. She has also served on Convention News teams, including as editor of HAI Convention News. Lynch previously spent 25 years with Aviation Week. During her time there, she reported for and later steered The Weekly of Business Aviation, oversaw business aviation content on the Aviation Week Intelligence Network, served on the Show News staff, and held roles as the Washington columnist for Business & Commercial Aviation and Overhaul & Maintenance monthly magazines. In 2021 she was honored with the National Business Aviation Association Platinum Wing Award for lifetime achievement in journalism and was the 2004 recipient of the National Air Transportation Association’s Aviation Journalism Excellence Award. She also has been a recipient of an Aerospace Media Award for business aviation (2022) and NBAA Gold Wing Award (2003). Lynch graduated from The Ohio State University with a bachelor of arts in journalism.

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Training and Workforce

NBAA Management Guide Updates on Best Practices

The membership resource is now only available online
NBAA flight department (Photo: NBAA)
Aircraft

Growing Demand in Central Europe Draws Gulfstream to Aero Friedrichshafen

Gulfstream made its first appearance at the German general aviation show last year
Gulfstream G500 (Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace)
Training and Workforce

Bizav Welcomes Mental Health ARC Recommendations as Key Move Forward

The collaborative process brought a deep understanding to the problems, NBAA's Larsen said
Pilot mental health
Regulations and Government

Brown, Inman Round Out Safety Board Slate

Brown will fill a board seat through 2026 and Inman through 2027
NTSB members in April 2024
Aircraft

GAMA's Associate Membership in AAM Field Continues To Grow

Four companies have come on board as associate members EPIC
VoltAero Cassio
Regulations and Government

AINsight: The Private Jet ‘Fair Share’ Triumvirate

The White House goes after bizav operators' taxes in three different ways
White House (National Park Service)
Aircraft

Bombardier, Gulfstream Pass on EBACE, but Bolen Sees Other Strong Support

All other airframers that traditionally exhibit are returning to EBACE
Bombardier at EBACE 2023 (Photo: David McIntosh/AIN)
Engines

Rolls-Royce's Pearl 10X Engine Takes Flight

The engine, the third in Rolls-Royce's Pearl line, will power the Dassault Falcon 10X
Pearl 10X on Rolls-Royce 747 flying testbed
Environment

Bombardier Completes Portfolio with Challenger 650 Environmental Declaration

The Challenger 650 EPD details the business jet's environmental footprint from raw material to end-of-life
Challenger 650 Exterior Cloud and Mountain (Photo: Bombardier)
Safety

Mental Health ARC Outlines Means To Break Down Barriers

FAA said the work of the ARC is building on its priorities to support pilot mental health care
Man surrounded by pills
Aircraft

Hermeus Steps toward Hypersonic with Quarterhorse Mk 1

Quarterhorse Mk 1 will be the first Hermeus flying prototype
Hermeus Steps toward Hypersonic with Quarterhorse Mk 1 (Photo: Hermeus)
Training and Workforce

NBAA Promotes Dina Green to Chief of Staff

Green will also retain some duties from her former role of v-p of events
Dina Green, NBAA chief of staff (Photo: NBAA)
Safety

NTSB Cautions of Hidden Dangers of Dust Devils

Safety Board cited 170 accidents involving dust devils
Dust devil (Photo: NOAA)
Aircraft

Jefferies: Bizjet Inventories Up 26% from Last Year

Used inventory is still below the five-year average of 5.1 percent of the total fleet
Dassault Falcon 900EX business jet
Aircraft

Last Downsview Global 7500 Rolls Off Line

Bombardier has manufactured Globals in Downsview since the mid-1990s
The last Bombardier Global 7500 leaving Downsview.
Aircraft

Argus: Leap Year Provide Bounce for February Bizav Ops

Business aircraft activity inched up by 2 percent in February
Cessna Citation CJ2+ takes off from Geneva Airport in Switzerland
Regulations and Government

GAO Calls for DOT To Move Ahead on Pandemic Plan

DOT expects to release a pandemic preparedness plan this year, nine years after GAO recommended
Silver Air during pandemic (Photo: Silver Air)
Regulations and Government

Florida Case Alleges Aviation Fuel Pricing Fraud against Travolta Company

Pilots allegedly embezzled nearly $800,000 from Travolta business
Engines

Aviation Communications Stalwart Bill Reavis Flies West

Reavis is credited with "putting the APU on the map"
Bill Reavis (Photo: Matt Thurber/AIN)
Regulations and Government

White House Resurrects Call for Increased Bizjet Taxes

White House wants to increase fuel tax fivefold and extend depreciation schedules
White House (National Park Service)
Regulations and Government

FAA Funding Bill Protects Data Privacy, Targets Sustainability

The FY2024 funding bill calls for FAA to consider bizav's diversity in the SMS rulemaking
A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787 flew from London to New York on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel
Regulations and Government

Bolen: White House 'Unfairly' Targeting Business Jets

President Biden stresses need to cut private aircraft tax breaks
President Biden State of the Union
Training and Workforce

Leaders Stress Need To Foster Women Aviation Careers

Joby celebrates International Women in Aviation Week
Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) (Photo: Kerry Lynch/AIN)
Training and Workforce

FAA Awards $13.5 Million in Grants To Foster Workforce

32 schools received pilot, maintenance technician development grants
Pacific Aviation Northwest
Regulations and Government

FAA To Get Funding Boost with Focus on Controllers, Oversight

,Congress is providing the FAA a $1.25 billion increase for $20.28B in FY'24
Washington D.C. overview
Safety

Tackling Aviation's Mental Health Paradox

Experts agree that the FAA system discourages reporting of mental health issues
Pilot mental health
Training and Workforce

Industry Sees Little Sign of Easing on Workforce Woes

The problem is particularly acute for MROs
Dassault technicians
Aircraft

Used Bizjet Inventory Climbs, Prices Soften

The available inventory of business jets increased by 32 percent in February
Dassault Falcon 900EX business jet
Rotorcraft

Bell Lands First Purchase Agreement for Super-medium 525 Helicopter

Equinor ordered 10 for North Sea operations
Bell 525 in offshore support
Aircraft

Leonardo Helicopter Deliveries Jump 24 Percent in 2023

Leonardo handed over 185 helicopters in 2023
AW139 india