Five on the Fly: Bailey Scheel

Five on the Fly: Bailey Scheel

WHO: Bailey Scheel COMPANY: Garmin International POSITION: Senior Programs Manager & Systems Engineer, Aviation Systems & Programs HOMEBASE: Olathe, KS RATINGS: Private Pilot 1) What led you to pursue a career in engineering in the aviation sector? I grew up flying with my grandfather in the backcountry of Idaho, Washington and Oregon in his Cessna 180 – Read More

Garmin Autoland: An inside look at general aviation’s latest revolutionary, break-through safety technology

Garmin Autoland: An inside look at general aviation’s latest revolutionary, break-through safety technology

It’s the scenario no pilot wants to imagine: A medical emergency that renders him or her incapacitated, leaving passengers helpless, panicked and facing an unthinkable outcome. But Garmin has changed the calculus on such an event. With its revolutionary Autoland system, the aircraft will navigate to the closest, suitable airport, select the most appropriate runway Read More

Tamarack Winglets: Straight Talk with CEO Nick Guida

Tamarack Winglets: Straight Talk with CEO Nick Guida

There’s this great adage that goes like this: “Numbers don’t lie, but they are so easy to misrepresent.”  Few can relate more directly to that statement than Tamarack Aerospace Founder and CEO Nick Guida. Over the course of more than a year, the developer and manufacturer of the ATLAS active winglet system for the Citation Read More

Five on the Fly: Daniel Cheung

Five on the Fly: Daniel Cheung

WHO: Daniel Cheung COMPANY: Aviation Tax Consultants POSITION: CPA, Aviation Tax Planning Expert HOMEBASE: Columbus, Indiana and Scottsdale, Arizona (SDL) 1. What does Aviation Tax Consultants do and what is your role? ATC works with business aircraft owners to structure their ownership to be tax efficient and at the same time compliant with federal and state tax laws Read More