Pacific Coast Avionics has completed a new 5,000-square-foot hangar expansion at Aurora State Airport (KUAO), located just south of Portland, Oregon. [Read more…]
General aviation pilots know the attraction of private aviation. Go where you want, when you want. Fellow earthlings without a pilot certificate have fewer options. Car, bus, train or airline. That’s about it.
FlyOtto, from the creators of OpenAirplane, give our non-pilot neighbors the same flexibility we pilots enjoy. Even better, it’ll bring business to our segment of the aviation economy. This isn’t a Part 121 airline versus Part 135 charter choice. This is car or bus or train versus Part 135. [Read more…]
An Israel-based innovation center is looking for four to six startup businesses “in the fields of aviation and travel” for an inaugural class of companies to “nurture groundbreaking technologies.”
The newly launched program, called Navigator, is the product of partners EL AL Israel Airlines’ Cockpit program and JetBlue Technology Ventures. [Read more…]
“Take this job and love it…”
Our variation on the title of an old country song is how we at T.J. Snow Company introduce the unique flying job we’ve developed over the years at our Chattanooga, Tennessee-based business, which was founded by my father in 1963 and is now owned by my son and me.
For the right person — an experienced pilot with electro-mechanical troubleshooting skills — being a flying service tech can be a rewarding career.
With a total of six pilots among our 85 employees, T. J. Snow Company is an aviation-minded company that has operated its own aircraft since 1984. [Read more…]
A new Harris Poll survey commissioned by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has confirmed that business aviation is utilized mainly by small and medium-size companies that typically fly turboprops or small jets to maximize employee efficiency and productivity while providing travel schedule flexibility.
The poll, released at last week’s NBAA Convention in Las Vegas, also confirmed that a broad mix of employees – not primarily top executives – fly on business aircraft, which usually travel to community airports that usually have little or no scheduled airline service. [Read more…]
If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas this week for the National Business Aviation Association‘s annual convention — one of the biggest in aviation – you can go there virtually, thanks to a photo gallery on the association’s website. It features everything from aircraft on display to shots of the exhibit hall.