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Training and Workforce

AINsight: The Pilot Pipeline Predicament

Traditional paths to accruing flight hours have dwindled
Student pilots
Regulations and Government

Archer Aviation Opens Policy Hub in Washington, D.C.

California-based eVTOL developer builds momentum for FAA certification
Melissa McCaffrey and Lynda Tran

EPA: U.S. Business Jet and Turboprop CO2 Emissions Down 62% since 2005

Emissions also fell 38% between 2019 and 2022 despite a 23% increase in flight hours
Gulfstream G650 engine

Gulfstream To Exhibit at AeroExpo in Mexico

The move furthers the airframer's focus on smaller regional aviation shows
Gulfstream G600 in flight
Regulations and Government

GAMA Outlines Path to Electric Aviation Future in Europe

GAMA released recommendations for regulators and policymakers to support electric aviation

California FBO Offers SAF Pricing Parity Promotion

The deal is part of Sonoma Aviation's Green Week Celebration
Fuel tanker at Sonoma Jet Center
Regulations and Government

NBAA Pushes Back on NYC Council's Anti-helicopter Moves

Efforts by council could drastically reduce helicopter usage
NBAA nyc helicopter

Leading Edge Upgrades R44s with 5G-tolerant Radalts

The radar altimeters are essential for helicopter terrain avoidance and warning systems
Leading Edge Flight Academy helicopters

FAA Picks uAvionix ADS-B System To Prevent Incursions

FlightLine offers a lower-cost alternative to airport surveillance systems
uAvionix FlightLine ADS-B surveillance and situational awareness system
Regulations and Government

IRS Chief Expresses Concern about Business Aircraft Deductions

Werfel told Congress IRS resources had been 'stretched thin' in the area of bizjet deduction compliance
generic partial aircraft photo (Photo: Adobe Stock)
Charter & Fractional

Frax Operator Volato Releases First-quarter Metrics

Despite a dip in flight hours, the company's hourly price remained strong
Volato jets on runway

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

Boeing Ramping Up SAF Purchases

The airframer boosted its SAF buy by 60 percent year-over-year
line service technician pumping fuel underwing
Regulations and Government

FAA Guidance Provides Compliance Path for European Ramp Checks

FAA's policy notice fills a gap in guidance that has been ongoing for years
Ed Bolen presenting at NBAA ICO 2024
Maintenance and Modifications

MRO Insider Teams Up with IADA on Pre-purchase Data

IADA members will have seamless access to pre-purchase inspection and other aircraft information
Engine (Photo: Mark Wagner)

U.S. Air Force Backs VerdeGo’s VH-4T Hybrid-electric Powerplant

Afwerx funds VerdeGo's 400-kW turbine generator development
VerdeGo Aero's VH-4T iron bird
Charter & Fractional

NetJets Pilot Union Votes To Ratify Tentative Agreement

The agreement includes salary increases and quality-of-life improvements
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Used Jet Inventories on the Rise: Jefferies

The current inventory is still well below recent peaks
Embrear Praetor super midsize business jet in flight

IADA Grows Global Footprint

The latest additions include an agreement with the African Business Aviation Association
Pilatus PC-24 flying over Africa
Maintenance and Modifications

Honeywell Creates AI-based Tool for MROs, Manufacturers

Honeywell Performance+ for Aerospace uses the Forge platform to offer AI and machine-learning efficiencies
MRO workshop (Photo: Honeywell)
Regulations and Government

AIA Calls for Passage of Tax Act with R&D Expensing Fix

A 2022 tax change altered the way businesses deduct R&D expenses
Capitol dome (Photo: Library of Congress)

General Aviation Threat Removed at Dublin Airport for Now

Proposed passenger caps no longer apply to general aviation operations at Irish airport
Dublin Airport

Safran Renews U.S. Coast Guard Arriel Support Contract

The five-year contract covers 240 engines powering MH-65 helicopters
U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter

Vref: Preowned Bizjet Market in Adjustment Period

High interest rates, election insecurities, and global economy weigh on used business jet sales

HondaJet with Stormy Past To Hit the Market

After five years of inactivity, the HondaJet will return to the factory for maintenance
Honda et formerly owned by disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti
Regulations and Government

Axis Building King Air 90GTx Flight Sim for INCAS

Company has finished flight testing campaign to gather data for simulator
Axis' King Air 90GTx used for flight sim data acquisition

Garmin Expands Avionics Database Solutions for Europe

European aircraft operators now have a more cost-effective option to update their Garmin aviation databases
Garmin navigation database offerings expanded in Europe
Charter & Fractional

Boutsen Aims To Race Ahead with North Sea Aviation Center

Aircraft broker Boutsen taps Belgium company as sale representative
Boutsen Aviation

FAA Selects First Airports for New Runway Safety System

The SAI will depict airport surface traffic for controllers
Aircraft at Austin-Bergstrom Airport (Photo: Matt Helgren/Austin-Bergstrom International Airport))

Argus: Business Aircraft Ops Continue Slide in March but April Improving

Globally, worldwide business aircraft operations were off YOY by 3.7 percent in March
Embraer Praetor 600