Business Aviation — Another Year Leading Hurricane Relief & Hoping For A Sustained Recovery

One reason I enjoy going to the National Business Aviation Association’s annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which was held last week in Orlando, is its diversity. Attendees range from maintenance technicians to managers of corporate flight departments, pilots and even UHNW consumers there to see the latest from manufacturers of new business jets,…

Wright Brothers Visitor Center to Reopen After 2 Years of Renovations

Wright Brothers Visitor Center to Reopen After 2 Years of Renovations

The visitor center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial will reopen Sept. 29 following nearly two years of renovations. The $5.8 million project included work to preserve and restore significant architectural features of the 58-year-old building and renovate mechanical and electrical systems, according to a news release from the National Park Service. The center was…

Nine N.C. Airports Approved For State Transportation Board Funds Improvements

Nine N.C. Airports Approved For State Transportation Board Funds Improvements

The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved state and federal funds for much-needed improvements to nine of North Carolina’s publicly-owned airports! Check out the article, below, for more information!  The $3.7 million in funding, approved by the board during its June meeting, will be used to provide improvements such as better runway lighting, new fuel…

JetNet: Used Bizjet Market Swings To Seller’s Market

The preowned business jet market transitioned to a seller’s market in December, with inventory now at 9.9 percent, just below the 10 percent threshold of inventory for sale and down from 11 percent in December 2016, according to data released yesterday by JetNet. Inventory of preowned business jets has decreased steadily from a high point of 2,938 aircraft in July 2009, or 17.7 percent of the in-service fleet, to 2,143 jets in December…