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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Regulations and Government

House Bill Calls For Aviation Health Emergencies Plan

House aviation subcommittee chairman Rick Larsen said his bill to require a national aviation preparedness plan builds on lessons from Covid-19.

Bombardier Expanding Apprenticeship with DOL Nod

Bombardier received U.S. Department of Labor registration for an apprenticeship program at its Global 7500 wing facility in Red Oak, Texas.
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Intl Ops Safety Expert Guy Gribble Flies West

Guy Gribble, who died on October 26, was known for his international operations presentations at NBAA IOC, as well as at Bombardier Safety Standdown.

Former NBAA Board Member Randy Hudon Dies

Randy Hudon, who died on October 29, formerly led BellSouth's corporate flight department and remained deeply involved in Auburn University.

People in Aviation: November 2020

Bob Stangarone takes the helm of the New England Air Museum, while Glenn Hogben is now joint deputy chair of the Air Charter Association.
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CAN Closing on Final Hours of 2020 Virtual Auction

Bids on nearly four dozen items have flowed in for this year's Corporate Angel Network's Fund an Angel virtual auction, which is set to close October 30.
Charter & Fractional

ACA Creates Under-35 'Next Generation' Group

The Air Charter Association's under-35 "NextGeneration" group will help showcase and encourage the future workforce of the industry across a range of jobs.
Regulations and Government

Nearly 80 Organizations Urge Congress To Halt Ligado Network

A letter from 80 organizations appeals to key U.S. Senate leaders to ensure the FCC reconsiders its approval of the Ligado L-Band spectrum use.

AOPA Vows Fight To Save Hawaii's Oahu Airport

The state's Department of Transportation has indicated it plans to close Dillingham Airfield next year.
Maintenance and Modifications

Henderson Jet Expands Bizjet Part Search Capability

HJS said the newly designed website enables visitors to search aftermarket component options, parts inventory, and other resources.
Maintenance and Modifications

Traxxall Introduces Next-gen Mx Tracking Program

Traxxall 360 streamlines workflows with a more intuitive interface that is customizable and is faster, more robust, and more secure, Traxxall said.

NBAA Joins Relay in the Sky Health Care Tribute

NBAA was among a number of GA organizations that support the Relay in the Sky Tribute to health care professionals that involved flights across the U.S.

ASG: Genav Growth in China Continues To Slow

Asian Sky Group reports continued slowing of GA operations and fleet growth, but says flight hours have shown resiliency.

Long-time Gulfstream Exec Joe Anckner Flies West

Joe Anckner, who passed away on October 18, spent 44 years at Guflstream, selling more than 200 of the OEM's jets in more than 50 countries.

Global Leaders Fear Toll of Economic Duress on Aviation Safety

At the recent Flight Safety Foundation's IASS, safety leaders expressed concern about headcount cuts and supply chain disruptions that could harm safety.

Impact Finding Paves Way for New Florida ATC Procedures

The FAA issued a "Finding of No Significant Impact" for new ATC procedures at 21 South Florida airports, clearing the way for implementation next year.

HJG: Gulfstream Preowned Supply Nearing All-time High

Hagerty Jet Group found that most Gulfstream models were nearing an all-time high in available inventory and prices were falling even with stable activity.

Preowned Bizjet Sales Boomed in 3Q

Preowned business aircraft transactions jumped 71 percent in the third quarter and prices strengthened for all but large jets.

WingX: Bizav Activity Slides in Europe, Gains in U.S.

WingX's latest activity report finds business aviation traffic down 16 percent in October so far, with Europe softening and the U.S. inching up.

Virtual Safety Standdown Highlights Safety Amid Struggle

Bombardier's first-ever virtual Safety Standdown brought back perennial favorite keynotes, along with new safety experts.

ACA Searching for CEO with Planned Departure of Edwards

Dave Edwards is stepping down from his role as part-time CEO of the Air Charter Association to pursue his businesses activities full-time.
Regulations and Government

NBAA Cautions on EPA CO2 Proposal's Data Requirements

NBAA is concerned that the EPA's data requirements accompanying the proposed CO2 standard would provide access to proprietary manufacturer information.
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Global Safety Leaders Call for Collaboration as Borders Open

International regulators participating in a FSF safety summit panel believe inconsistencies in global travel must be hashed out through collaboration.

Analysts: Many Contenders, but Little Space for Supersonics

The field of supersonic contenders is growing increasingly crowded but the market may only sustain one or two of them, analysts believe.
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SmartSky Hires Veteran Broadband Exec Helfgott as CEO

The company said the naming of David Helfgott as CEO reflects its planned transition from a development business to an operational one.

Ron Bower, Who Circumnavigated the Globe in Helos, Dies

Ron Bower, who died on October 12, set speed records circumnavigation the earth both eastbound and westbound in helicopters.

Sumwalt Stresses Fitness for Duty at NBAA Safety Week

NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt highlighted the need of fitnesses of duty both in the air and on the ground during NBAA's Virtual Safety week.
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JSfirm Calls Boeing Pilot Outlook Encouraging

The aviation job website JSfirm said the latest Boeing Pilot and Technician Outlook underscores the strong demand for hiring will return.

District Court Dismisses NBAA Case To Preserve SMO

The U.S. District Court dismissed a case by NBAA and airport advocates to preserve Santa Monica Municipal Airport on procedural and jurisdictional grounds.
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Bombardier Ramping Up for This Year's Internships

Bombardier is planning to take on 1,000 paid internships this year and recently launched a Women In Engineering internship program that includes mentoring.