June 2015

Planesense, Inc. Signs Order For Five Nextant 400XTI Aircraft

Nextant President and CEO Sean McGeough and PlaneSense President and CEO George Antoniadis shake hands after signing the purchase agreement. Nextant Aerospace announced March 12, 2015 that they have solidified a multiple 400XTi aircraft order from PlaneSense, Inc., a fractional aircraft ownership company based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. “This announcement represents the culmination of months of Read More

En Route: Comments Needed On Flight Service Program Changes

Ever eager to cut costs and “eliminate redundancies and underutilized services”, the Federal Aviation Administration has announced coming changes in the way pilots interact with Flight Service. Comments are being taken prior to implementation. Quotes from the announcement and T&T editorial remarks follow: “On October 1, 2015, the FAA will consolidate Flight Watch services into Read More

En Route: Avidyne Extends ADS-B Product Portfolio With Addition Of MLX200 & MLX210 978MHZ Transceivers

Avidyne now offers a full suite of 1090MHz and 978MHz ADS-B solutions meeting the needs of owners flying internationally and above or below 18,000 feet in the U.S. On April 8, 2015, Avidyne Corporation announced expanded ADS-B 978 Series Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions, to include the MLX200 and MLX210 transceivers. Both products are designed for Avidyne customers Read More

On Final: A Little Rusty – Pilot Requirements

How often should we fly to maintain our pilot requirements skills? Certainly more often than our regulatory landing or instrument currency requirements. But, how often? For me, I prefer at least once a week, but that is not always possible. After two weeks, my personal corrosion starts to show. And recently, I had to wait Read More

CJ Updates: Cessna Citation Convention Jet Pilots To Meet In Colorado Springs, September 9-13

The annual Cessna Citation Convention owners will return to The Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from September 9 to September 13, 2015. Following on the heels of a highly-successful 2014 meeting in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, the 2015 CJP convention will feature informative seminars and workshops, as well as a trade show targeted Read More