Behind the Scenes: Pilot Training

Behind the Scenes: Pilot Training

What qualities are training providers looking for when they hire in an instructor? How is the volatility of the pilot market altering the training business? What tips do instructors have for pilots preparing for a training course? During a recent visit to TRU Simulation + Training in Tampa, we got specific in our exploration to Read More

Five on the Fly: David Crockett

Five on the Fly: David Crockett

WHO: David Crockett POSITION: Regional Aircraft Sales Manager, Cutter Aviation, TBM HOMEBASE: San Antonio, TX RATINGS: Commercial ASEL AMEL CFII ASEL HOURS: 7,300 (with 3,000+ hours in TBMs)   1. Can you summarize Cutter Aviation’s history serving the aviation community?  Cutter is the oldest, continuously operated family-owned aircraft sales and service company in the world, having Read More

En Route: Honda Aircraft Announces Performance Package

At NBAA, Honda Aircraft Company announced the addition of a performance package for the HondaJet HA-420. The company’s new Advanced Performance Modification Group (APMG) engineered the upgrade, enabling existing HondaJet owners to enhance their current aircraft with several new performance and software features.  The APMG Performance Package offers current HondaJet owners the opportunity to implement Read More

En Route: Garmin G700 TXi Available for Some Citation Models

Garmin recently announced the availability of the G700 TXi touchscreen flight display for popular Cessna Citation business jet models. The initial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the G700 TXi flight display will be approved for select Cessna Citation II/SII and Citation V aircraft, is available from JETTECH and can be installed across the Garmin dealer network. This is Read More

Five on the Fly: Jan McKenzie

Five on the Fly: Jan McKenzie

WHO: Jan McKenzie POSITION: President, Ninety-Nines International HOMEBASE: Loveland, Colorado (KFNL) RATINGS: Instrument Airplane and Commercial Rotorcraft HOURS: 2,800 1. Can you summarize the history and mission of the Ninety-Nines (99s)? The organization was founded in 1929 at Curtiss Field in Long Island, New York. All 117 women pilots at the time were invited to assemble Read More