In Response to David Miller’s “Judgment or Experience” (November) I enjoy your column. You and Dingman are always my first reads, and if I don’t get to the rest of the magazine, that’s usually okay, although Ware was extraordinary this month. However, you passed on the perfect opportunity to use the old anecdote: Neophyte to Read More

Banyan Air Service: 30 Safety Reminders

To keep safety at the forefront of our teammates’ minds, we developed a “Safety message of the day” campaign. Our line service training manager wrote 30 one-sentence, daily email messages that are automatically generated and sent to line service, CSRs, and department managers. These 30 messages re-run each month, and managers discuss the messages daily in departmental Read More

En Route: SRS Introduces Onboard Coffee Brewer

During NBAA in October, SRS Aviation displayed its new onboard coffee maker, Jet Java. The product was recently TSO-certified for all fixed-wing aircraft and is approved for either a cabin or galley install.  “This is a new product to the market and new technology,” said Dave Laurin, president of SRS Aviation. “We’re the only TSO Read More

En Route: New Online Garmin GTN 650/750 Course

King Schools has released a new interactive online course dedicated to “Flying the Garmin GTN 650/750.” The course is meant for pilots who are new to the GTN navigators or in need of a refresher. The course features both VFR and IFR teachings, with more than six hours of video that can be taken either Read More

En Route

New Cowling System Introduced for the PC-12 American Aviation, Inc. and Edmo Distributors, Inc. recently announced a new ram air cowling system for the Pilatus PC-12 called Speed Cowl. The system received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate at the end of July. “Speed Cowl vastly improves ram air recovery to the turbine engine intake. This Read More