CJ Section

The Reason Why

When reviewing and polishing the techniques and skills of flying, we often lose sight of the reason behind our pursuit of excellence. The goal is NOT to become as good as we can possibly be at performing a maneuver. Rather, it should be to understand WHY the maneuver is important. That is the element that Read More

Spring Training

Spring Training

Professional baseball players have required annual training, which is commonly completed in the spring in a warm, sunny location, on green grass and with attractive onlookers staring admiringly through the fence. Jet pilots also have required annual training, but it almost always scheduled in some frozen, dark mid-western state in the middle of winter, or Read More

Six Things You Simply Must Have in Your Airplane

It’s not Christmas yet, but I’ve been thinking about the kind of presents every pilot should have in his/her cockpit. Things that dramatically improve our ability to safely operate our flying machines. Most of the items on my list didn’t even exist twenty years ago. Here we go: 1  FADEC This one and something every Read More

It’ll Be Hot on Bourbon Street

It’ll Be Hot on Bourbon Street

CJP Brings its Annual Convention to New Orleans From its first gathering in 2009, the Citation Jet Pilots Owner/Pilot Association (CJP) has always strived to bring its members the most impressive, entertaining and educational annual conventions in the owner-flown aviation community. For the 2016 convention, more than 400 Citation owners, operators and pilots will gather Read More

CJ Updates: Honda Aircraft Company Receives FAA Production Certificate

  On July 11, 2016, Honda Aircraft Company announced that it has earned a Production Certificate from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Honda Aircraft Company is building the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet, at its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. Melvin Johnson, FAA Small Aircraft Directorate Manager for the Central Region, Read More