Jet Journal: TRU Simulation + Training Poised for Growth

Jet Journal: TRU Simulation + Training Poised for Growth

Company plans to stay true to its core strategy of offering custom-tailored training designed for the owner-pilot. As the newest and fastest growing full-service training organization in the industry, TRU Simulation & Flight Training continues to build its portfolio of aircraft training platforms. Currently the company has three ProFlight facilities serving business aviation customers: Carlsbad, Read More

Insurance Epilogue

Fair warning: this column isn’t about ATC privatization, although it’s a hot topic right now within our community that deserves our attention and action. Instead, it’s about another cog in the aviation’s economic machine: the insurance industry. With more than a dozen underwriting companies competing for a limited number of aircraft, the market is soft. Read More

Three Decades Later, the CitationJet Family  Still Flying High

Three Decades Later, the CitationJet Family Still Flying High

Cessna delivers the 2,000th CJ, evolving the popular entry-level jet with new technology and improvements The famous English bard William Shakespeare once wrote, “No legacy is so rich as honesty.” The rich legacy of the most popular light jet series ever built – the CitationJet – is among one of the great success stories in Read More

Rough Year, But We’re Still the Lucky Ones

Last month, I was sitting with a group of aviation-centric friends talking about the state of affairs in our slice of the world above FL00. The conversation evolved (or devolved?) into a hilariously cynical version of the word association game, the one where a person says a word and the rest quickly say the word Read More

CAF Red Tail Squadron is Back in the Air

CAF Red Tail Squadron is Back in the Air

One of the guiding principles of the CAF Red Tail Squadron honoring the Tuskegee Airmen is “never quit.” After the organization’s centerpiece aircraft, a P-51C Mustang with its distinctive red tail, was involved in a landing mishap in February 2016, it became the rallying cry for the nearly year-long rebuilding and restoration process. Two hundred, Read More