Wayne Starling’s advice for anyone starting out in business aviation

Wayne Starling’s advice for anyone starting out in business aviation

Recently, I had the pleasure of being on a panel at the Corporate Jet Investor conference in Miami.  One of the questions asked was for any guidance or counseling that I could give a new person starting out in the

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Duncan Aviation has three Citation Excel/560XLS operators committed to G5000 flight deck upgrade

Duncan Aviation has three Citation Excel/560XLS operators committed to G5000 flight deck upgrade

Lincoln, NEB — Duncan Aviation has three Citation Excel and Citation XLS operators who have committed to the Garmin G5000 flight deck upgrade. Supplemental Type Certification for the G5000 avionics suite is underway at Garmin International in Olathe, Kansas, with

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Jersey Airport aims to be the first ‘certified’ remote digital tower in the British Isles

Jersey Airport aims to be the first ‘certified’ remote digital tower in the British Isles

Jersey Airport’s new digital ‘remote’ tower commenced ‘live’ operational trials in November 2018. This involves the controlling of live air traffic from the remote facility, which will provide a contingency in the event of an evacuation of the main ATC

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Pilatus hands over first PC-24 Air Ambulance

Pilatus hands over first PC-24 Air Ambulance

The first PC-24 with medevac interior has been handed over to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS Western Operations). Pilatus presented the key to PC-24 (serial number 105) to RFDS CEO Rebecca Tomkinson on 26 November 2018 in

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West Star Aviation acquires Flite Components

West Star Aviation acquires Flite Components

West Star Aviation has recently acquired Flite Components, an FAA/EASA Part 145 Repair Station. Conveniently located minutes away from Dallas Love Field airport, the company supports corporate and commercial aircraft operators, MROs and OEMs worldwide. Flite Components specialises in aerostructure

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Gulfstream’s Mark Burns chosen for National Aeronautic Association honour

Gulfstream’s Mark Burns chosen for National Aeronautic Association honour

Savannah, Georgia — Gulfstream Aerospace President Mark Burns will be among the 2018 recipients of the National Aeronautic Association’s Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award. Burns, 58, will receive the honour at the association’s Fall Awards Ceremony on

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Greenpoint delivers second V-VIP 787-8 interior completion

Greenpoint delivers second V-VIP 787-8 interior completion

Moses Lake, Wash. – Greenpoint Technologies delivers the world’s second V-VIP 787-8 interior completion to a confidential customer. Greenpoint partnered with the client to create a sophisticated executive cabin. The interior caters to various passenger needs, with open living space

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Piaggio declares itself insolvent

Piaggio declares itself insolvent

Piaggio, the Italian manufacturer of the Avanti series of turboprop business aircraft, has declared itself insolvent and has asked to go into receivership. The firm had faced a tough sales environment for its turboprop range recently, only selling a handful

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Sky Valet wins the Madrid and Barcelona FBO contracts and strengthens it European network

Sky Valet wins the Madrid and Barcelona FBO contracts and strengthens it European network

Two months after opening its installations in its Ibiza FBO, Sky Valet has won the AENA tenders for the Madrid and Barcelona business terminals. This renewed confidence in the quality of the services provided strengthens the development of Sky Valet

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How do you solve a problem like Hong Kong?

How do you solve a problem like Hong Kong?

Hong Kong is regularly ranked as one of the top five places in the world to do business. But it is one of the least friendly to land a business jet. Business aviation was never factored into the airport’s original

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