Monthly Archives: November 2012

HBC Sees January 31 Emergence from Bankruptcy

Pending revisions to its current plan for reorganization as indicated to bankruptcy judge Stuart Bernstein November 29, Hawker Beechcraft expects to emerge from Chapter 11 on Jan. 31, 2013, as the Beechcraft Corporation. HBC describes the revisions, not detailed in …

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Radio Navigation Simulator app updated

The Radio Navigation Simulator app features a moving map and simulated panel display. Even with glass cockpits becoming increasingly popular, student pilots and new instrument pilots still have a lot to learn about navigation instruments. The Radio Navigation Simulator app …

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Radio Navigation Simulator app updated

The Radio Navigation Simulator app features a moving map and simulated panel display. Even with glass cockpits becoming increasingly popular, student pilots and new instrument pilots still have a lot to learn about navigation instruments. The Radio Navigation Simulator app …

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Radio Navigation Simulator app updated

The Radio Navigation Simulator app features a moving map and simulated panel display. Even with glass cockpits becoming increasingly popular, student pilots and new instrument pilots still have a lot to learn about navigation instruments. The Radio Navigation Simulator app …

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Businesspeople Fly for PALS

A diverse group of businesspeople in the Northeast depend on airplanes to support their enterprises, but they also regularly use their aircraft to help cancer patients and others in need of medical help. The grateful passengers, who often would otherwise …

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AIN 2012 Preowned Market

While overall inventories of pre-owned business aircraft continue to contract, and transaction activity continues to increase year-over-year, the rate of improvement slowed in the third quarter, according to business aviation data company Amstat. The Tinton Falls, N.J.-based firm said the …

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AIN 2012 Aircraft Financing

As the business aviation industry slowly recovers lost ground in terms of aircraft sales and flight hours, the liquidity of funding for aircraft purchases is showing signs of emerging from its hibernation over the past few years. Those lenders that …

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Your Face Is Your Ticket

Flight Display Systems has been demonstrating a new computer facial-recognition system–See3–that it believes will add a new level of protection to owners and operators concerned with aircraft security, in addition to creating a more complete cabin service. See3 is based on …

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Proposed Contract Maintenance Rule Gets Mixed Industry Review

Proposed amendments to FAA maintenance regulations affecting contract maintenance providers and carriers operating under Parts 121 and 135 have evoked some skepticism as well as support from organizations representing repair stations and business aviation operators. The amendments are contained in an …

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People in Aviation

Markus Bucher, previously COO of Pilatus Aircraft, has been named CEO and chairman of the Swiss airframer’s executive board, effective January 1. He succeeds Oscar Schwenk, who will remain chairman of the board of directors. Fractional aircraft provider Flexjet has named …

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