Jet Journal

On a Swivel

On a Swivel

Recently, two aboard a Cessna 150 died when the trainer collided with a Cessna 525 Citation jet on the runway at Marion Municipal Airport in Marion, Indiana. The C150 was attempting to take off to the southeast on Runway 15 when it struck the tail of the Citation, which had just landed from the north Read More

Speed, Stability  and Range Converge

Speed, Stability and Range Converge

A test flight in Tamarack’s active winglet-equipped Citation CJ3 Tamarack Aerospace Group has been developing and installing winglets on members of the Cessna Citation 525 series for several years now. They began with the CJ1 (525) in 2013 and received FAA certification in December 2016, followed by EASA approval a year later (Dianne White wrote about Read More

Completing the Circle

Completing the Circle

An Accident Analysis & What We Can Learn From It. The May 2017 crash of a Learjet 35 at New Jersey’s Teterboro Airport has much to teach us regardless of what we fly. The National Transportation Safety Board reports:   The IFR flight plan to TEB planned a 28-minute flight at Flight Level 270. After Read More

The TRU Difference

The TRU Difference

From eye-movement tracking to customized scenario programs, training provider TRU Simulation + Training is leveraging technology and talent to improve training and ultimately make the bizav community safer. The date is next month on your calendar; looming like an unavoidable cloud: Your annual recurrent training event. Like going to the dentist or getting a physical, for Read More