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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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
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)
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

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
Training and Workforce

Industry Sees Little Sign of Easing on Workforce Woes

The problem is particularly acute for MROs
Dassault technicians
Safety

Tackling Aviation's Mental Health Paradox

Experts agree that the FAA system discourages reporting of mental health issues
Pilot mental health
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
Regulations and Government

House Passes Third FAA Extension

Under the House-approved measure, lawmakers would have until May 10 to complete a long-term FAA bill
U.S. Capitol
Aircraft

Students To Help in NASA Quesst toward Quiet Sonic Booms

NASA awarded grants for supersonic noise trials
NASA’s X-59 quiet supersonic research aircraft sits on the apron outside Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works facility at dawn in Palmdale, California.
Environment

California Fuel Proposals Draw Industry Opposition

Proposals would regulate jet fuel and ban leaded avgas
business jets on ramp in front of tower at Van Nuys Airport
Rotorcraft

VAI Tackling Infrastructure, Operating Standards with Broadened Base

VAI's Viola is concerned that vertiport standards aren't flexible enough
Helicopter landing at Heli-Expo 2024
Aircraft

Awaiting G700 Cert, Gulfstream Working Through G280 Disruptions

General Dynamics chair calls G700 delays a surprise of 2023
Gulfstream G700 (Photo: Gulfstream Aerospace)
Safety

AviationManuals Sees Uptick in SMS Business

Increase comes as attention to safety intensifies and SMS rule looms
AviationManuals SMS
Rotorcraft

HAI Ushers in New Era as Vertical Aviation International

VAI wants to show it has 'open arms' for all kinds of vertical lift
Heli-Expo 2024 Anaheim, CA
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

IRS Stepping Up Scrutiny on Personal Bizjet Use

NBAA's Bolen calls audits attempt to paint corporations with negative brush
IRS Building Exterior
Maintenance and Modifications

P&W Seeing MRO Benefits from Singapore Technology Accelerator

STA has spurred some 30 innovations to improve MRO processes
P&W and Singapore tech accelerator
Aircraft

Wisk Progressing Toward First Flight of Gen 6 eVTOL Aircraft

Company will use Generation 6 for certification testing
Wisk's Generation 6 eVTOL aircraft