FAA Reauthorization Date Expected To Be In September

FAA Reauthorization Date Expected To Be In September

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) is considering deferring until September release of comprehensive FAA reauthorization legislation, including a measure for an independent ATC organization. Shuster was expected to introduce the bill either this week or early next, with full House consideration in July. But the committee yesterday notified aviation groups that…

Preview of LABACE 2015

Preview of LABACE 2015

With LABACE 2015 just around the corner for our Latin-American neighbors, we are excited to bring you a preview of this year’s event! LABACE comes once again to Conghonas Airport in São Paulo next month (August 11-13), bringing with it hopes that Latin American business aviation can build a modern fleet and infrastructure. It will…

U.S. BizAv Flying Rises in June

U.S. BizAv Flying Rises in June

Business Aviation is on the rise, increasing the demand for product in the aircraft market Business aviation (or BizAv) flight activity last month in North America soared 3.4 percent year-over-year, according to data released today by aviation services group Argus International. This handily beat the company’s forecast for 1.9-percent growth in June; for this month,…

Pilot Report: Embraer Legacy 500

Pilot Report: Embraer Legacy 500

Eight years ago, then-executive vice president of Embraer Executive Jets Luis Carlos Affonso surprised NBAA show attendees by unveiling concepts for two completely new jets, dubbed mid-light and mid-size; a year later these became the Embraer Legacy 450 and the Embraer Legacy 500. The new jets not only signaled the company’s efforts to build a…

48,000th Cancer Patient Flies with Corporate Angel Network

48,000th Cancer Patient Flies with Corporate Angel Network

Corporate Angel Network recently arranged its 48,000th cancer patient flight and is on track to surpass 50,000 early next year. The latest milestone flight, which occurred on June 11, transported 48-year-old colon cancer patient James Etherton and his wife, Tammy, on Blue Beacon International’s Citation from treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New…