Aviation Safety Advocate Encourages Training For In-flight Lithium Battery Fires

An aviation safety advocate is encouraging regulators to require more training for business aviation flight crews over concerns about in-flight lithium battery fires.  John M. Cox, chief executive of the Washington, D.C., consulting firm Safety Operating Systems, underlined the need for more training at business aviation’s premier event last week in Orlando, Fla. “This is a…

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Massachusetts Contribute to The Harriman and West Airport

Recent improvements at Massachusetts’ Harriman-and-West Airport (AQW) are contributing to the growing economic investment in the Northern Berkshire region. Situated approximately 120 miles west of Boston in North Adams, MA, the non-tower airport’s 4,300-by-100-foot Runway 11/29 is just south of the Vermont state line. The airport’s improvements have been substantial, starting with tree removal, shifting…

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New York City Airport To Be Privatized

New York’s Westchester County has floated a plan to privatize its New York City-area airport, one of the busiest business aviation hubs in the U.S. The $140 million deal would allow California-based investment firm Oaktree Capital Management to take over control of Westchester County Airport (HPN) for the next 40 years. Since 1977, the airport…

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