Business Aviation to Be Well Served by New Runway at Montana Airport

With traffic up 9 percent in 2017, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) Airport Director Brian Sprenger said the airport’s new 5,050-foot asphalt runway will help to separate general aviation from the airport’s commercial traffic, creating a more efficient environment for transient aircraft operations and flight training. The new runway was first envisioned in 1972, and…

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Embraer Announces Enhancements to State-of-the-Art Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 Business Jets

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 9, 2017 – Embraer today announced enhancements to its Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 business jets during a press conference at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). Launched in 2008, the Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 entered the market in 2014 and 2015, respectively. The…

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NBAA’s 2017 Convention Concludes as a Strong, Meaningful Show

CFS Jets recently returned from one of the most anticipated aviation shows, the 2017 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The 70th annual show brought in 1,100 exhibitors and over 27,000 attendees to the Las Vegas Convention Center, October 10-12. With new aircraft being showcased and new relationships formed, CFS Jets, had a successful trip…

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Colorado Group Launches National ‘Hotel’ for Business and Private Aircraft: Hangar Tonight

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 26, 2017 – A group of pilots and commercial real estate experts has launched Hangar TonightTM — a web-based and mobile application that connects pilots who temporarily need hangar space for their aircraft as they fly across the country. In the United States, there are nearly 225,000 general aviation aircraft in…

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport Gaining New Amenities, Art, and More!

Charlotte Douglas International Airport has recently released information about upcoming renovations to take place at the Queen City aviation hub. Check out the article, below, for more information. As part of a massive $700 million rebuilding and renovation, Charlotte Douglas International Airport unveiled this week new amenities planned for passengers, including revamped restaurants, new public…

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Shaesta Waiz Flying Solo Worldwide to Promote STEM Education

Shaesta Waiz is the first female certified pilot from Afghanistan, and founded Dreams Soar in 2014. Check out the article, below, expanding on her efforts to promote STEM education through solo aviation. After years of planning, Shaesta Waiz has nearly achieved her dream of flying solo around the world promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering, math)…

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Bird Strikes in Aviation

The Conversation recently published some insight about what happens when a bird strikes a plane. Below is an excerpt from this release. In bowling, a strike is the best shot you can make. In aviation jargon, however, a strike happens when a bird suddenly crosses the trajectory of an aeroplane. Usually, with an adverse outcome…

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Business Aviation on the Front Lines of Humanitarian Support

There are several volunteer organizations led by business aviation professionals, seeking to provide relief to those suffering from natural disasters, aid in life-flight services, and more. Learn about these programs, as outlined by NoPlaneNoGain.org, below. Business aviation is often on the front line in lending a hand to citizens and communities in times of crisis.…

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