2018 Avionics Sales Reached a Record $2.7B

Worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales increased 17 percent year-over-year in 2018, reaching a record $2.7 billion, according to the Aircraft Electronics Association’s year-end Avionics Market Report. This total, which was up from $2.3 billion in 2017, includes some $1.5 billion in retrofit sales and more than $1.1 billion in forward-fit sales (avionics equipment…

Atlanta FBOs Emerge Victorious from Super Bowl

Atlanta-area FBOs emerged victorious from the Super Bowl weekend, smoothly handling an estimated 1,000-plus private aircraft over the six days that reservations (priced from about $1,500-$1,700—comparable to previous Super Bowls) were required at half a dozen local airports. Epps Aviation at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) hosted some 140 jets, and fuel uplift per aircraft was far…

Aircraft Brokers Group Progresses on Transformation

Throughout the aircraft industry, professionals are noticing the changes of the former, National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA), and focusing on the developments of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA). With a new website launch, featuring only aircraft from the worlds’ most trusted dealers, CFS Jets is extremely proud to be featured as a respected dealer.…

NBAA’s SDC Looks To Pay It Forward

With NBAA’s Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference (SDC) little more than three weeks away, show organizers are asking attendees once again to raid their closets for gently worn business clothing and accessories to donate to charities in host city San Antonio, Texas, through the Schedulers and Dispatchers advisory council’s Pay It Forward program. The program is…

Happy Holidays From All of Us at CFS Jets

MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR ——— Whatever is on your wishlist this holiday season, let the experts at CFS Jets help! From young to old, and old to new, our inventory line-up will suit even the most discerning customers and our team is prepared to find the aircraft that’s right for you! We hope…

Safe Integration of Drones Into the NAS is Essential

As potential uses for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) continue to increase, and technology continues to advance, there are numerous opportunities for business aviation. “We’re advocating for these new entrants, but we’re also advocating for our manned members.” said NBAA’s Heidi Williams, director of air traffic services and infrastructure. “We truly have to integrate, and we…