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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

Jet Journal: Those That Will…

Jet Journal: Those That Will…

Trapping Pilot Errors There’s an old adage in aviation that says there are two kinds of pilots: “There are those that have, and those that will.” It’s commonly used to explain why some poor schmuck landed gear up. Roughly translated in ecclesiastical, Renaissance prose as: “Beware thouist of majestic confidence and regal arrogance. Thine time Read More

Jet Journal: Seven Habits of a Disciplined Single Pilot

Jet Journal: Seven Habits of a Disciplined Single Pilot

We all hold on to the memory of the first time we soloed – an event that likely took place in a training aircraft flown at a familiar airport. The weather was fair and a flight instructor watchfully stood nearby. Today, many of us are flying larger, faster turbine aircraft and facing far more complex Read More

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

Jet Journal: Five on the Fly

WHO: Andrew Broom WHERE: Greensboro, North Carolina POSITION: Executive Director of the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Senior Marketing and Communications Roles at Honda Aircraft Company, AOPA, Hawker Beechcraft, Eclipse and GAMA 1. Can you tell us how the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association (CJP) got started? CJP formed nine years Read More

BEAM ME UP SCOTTY!

BEAM ME UP SCOTTY!

A discussion on radar beam geometry Even though spring thunderstorms are behind us this year, keeping your radar skills sharp is important all year-round. You never know when convective activity might pop up around you. In last month’s issue, I described a basic approach on how to use your onboard airborne radar system to look Read More