We’ve seen a lot happen as a result of COVID-19, and not all of it is doom and gloom. For instance, the canals of Venice were clear with fish and swans seen for the first time in decades. With most of us inside, wildlife has taken up the mantle to expand its surroundings and enjoy new places.
Another effect of this pandemic has left many planes grounded. Planes aren’t built to sit around parked for a long time, especially giant commercial planes. However, because of COVID-19, many aircraft remain parked at airports with nowhere to fly off too. One plane might’ve been left sitting a bit too long because a family of birds decided the 102 Airbus A320 was the perfect place for a nest on April 5, 2020. A maintenance crew was giving the plane a look-over, as is necessary to keep the aircraft in good condition as it’s in park, when they found
There’s a new industry emerging in the field of private vacationing. Private jet tours that go all around the world to secluded destinations off the beaten track with all the specialized amenities of a luxury vacation.
Granted, these tours can price more than $100,000 per person. Not your average vacation budget, but there are many options available if you’re able. The potential perks inclu [...]
There are days when the only thing we see in the news has the phrase COVID-19 in it. The media, the government, scientists, economists, and everyday people are all trying to look ahead and plan for the future beyond this crisis even though it seems impossible.
But! This is not another doom and gloom story or prediction that could get blown out of the water tomorrow. In the midst of this disr [...]
Updated Merlin III with Dash 10 conversion. Beautiful clean airplane inside and out with more range and payload than a comparable King Air but without the expensive operating cost. Motivated seller has allowed us to price this turboprop at bottom line to sell quickly. We will assist Buyer in obtaining a special flight permit to move the airplane within the continental U.S.
The Garrett/Honeywell TPE331-10UA 900-shaft horsepower dash ten (-10) conversion gives the aircraft a Total Airspeed of 285 knots-at the best working altitudes of 18,000 to 28,000 feet. Foxboro fuel totalizator is installed. AC Generators have been removed and replaced with solid-state Flitetronics PC-17-3 inverter.
The latest flagship by Gulfstream that was introduced at NBAA-BACE in October, completed its flight test on Valentine’s Day, 2020. The aircraft took off from Gulfstream Aerospace’s’ headquarters at the Savannah/Holton Head International Airport and flew for two and a half hours before touching back down.
“This first flight is a momentous occasion and the next step forward in Gulfstream’s vision for the future, a vision that has been guided by the strategic leadership of our [...]
While the Kansas City Chiefs achieved a historic victory at the Superbowl for the first time in decades, airports were filled with an almost unprecedented amount of business aviation travel. Fixed-based Operators, or FBOs as they’re known, were swamped as airports had to pull in other staffers from surrounding states to keep traffic from becoming a bottleneck.
Signature Flight Support saw 290 arrivals, by far the most, at Miami International (MIA). Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport (OPF) recorded 130 arrivals. Fort Lauderdale International (FLL) and Miami Executive (TMB) had 70 arrivals, with Reliance Aviation at TMD adding anothe [...]
A career in aviation is the dream of millions. There are many different positions in the industry, but today we are going to go over several of them and compare their average annual salary. We’ll take a look at five of the top paid jobs in aviation.
Average annual salary: $57,000
Aircraft mechanics have a very important job – they perform repairs, maintenance, and inspections to make sure that everything on a plane is safe and sound. They must know how to diagnose and fix any issue a pla [...]