Exit: The Brightest Side of Private Flying

The Special Olympics Games have profoundly impacted millions of people. Aircraft owners and operators help make the events possible via private flying. “Whaaaaat-up, New Jersey?!” shouted Ryan Gray, a golfer from Michigan, as he walked across the tarmac toward a throng of raucous fans. Arriving at Trenton-Mercer Airport to compete in the 2014 Special Olympics Games,…

NBAA’s 2014 Convention Wraps Up as a Highly Successful Show

The National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) 2014 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2014) concluded Friday in Orlando, FL, and the event organizers report that, by all indications, the show was a success for attendees and exhibitors alike.  “This year’s show was an enormous success, filled with announcements and product introductions,” said NBAA President and CEO…

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Aviation Pioneer Bob Hoover to Receive Wright Trophy

Famed air show pilot Robert A. “Bob” Hoover has been chosen to receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy, one of aviation’s most prestigious awards. The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for “significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States.” The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced Hoover’s selection…

Fighting Fatigue In Aviation

Transport Canada is joining a number of other regulators in enacting changes to fatigue risk management regulations that are backed by scientific research. In a notice of proposed amendment (NPA) issued on Sept. 15, Transport Canada published a series of planned legislative changes that it claims will enhance flight safety by reducing fatigue-related errors in…

Pilatus PC-24 Deliveries Are Set To Begin In 2017

As kids we all had them: Swiss Army knives. They were the one tool you never left home without—bottle opener, knife, scissors, file, screwdriver, saw, all in one small package that slipped easily into your pocket. Genius. So much so that the concept subsequently was applied to other things with varying degrees of success, from the Veg-O-Matic to the 1960s F-4 Phantom fighter jet, and later to civilian aircraft.

Make-A-Wish Hero Saves The Weekend

Corporate Fleet Services is a big supporter and patron of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. So, when we heard about this story involving a Carolina Make-A-Wish recipient, we had to share it! The Coast Guard Jayhawk helicopter banked hard, flying around the last reported location of the distressed swimmer. The eyes of the helicopter crew were glued…