Bose 'A30 Quiet the noise
Volume 30, Number 22c, May 31, 2023
Junkyard B-17 Taking Shape In Illinois Barn Restoration Shop
Nearly four decades ago, a young Mike Kellner, inspired by the television series 12 O’clock High, ponied up a bit more than seven grand to a Maine junkyard for a B-17E. Or, more accurately, the sawed-off pieces of one. “It[…]   Read this article
VistaJet CEO Disputes Financial Times Assessment Of Its Financial Status
Business aviation consultant Brian Foley released a statement today (May 30) analyzing a recent report in the Financial Times (FT) calling attention to similarities between beleaguered charter provider Wheels Up and Malta-headquartered VistaJet. Both follow the owned-aircraft business model and[…]   Read this article
Garmin 'Webinar For the connected pilot
The Hangar’s Done. What Can I Put In It?
For years, it seems that the most common disagreement between airport management and hangar tenants is what the tenant can store in his or her hangar. The answer depends on whether the airport is a public use airport that receives Federal[…] Read this article

JP Instruments 'Easy Fit
Delta Under Fire For Carbon Offset 'Green' Marketing Strategy
Delta Air Lines is facing a California lawsuit over its $1 billion claim of carbon neutrality. Plaintiffs maintain that the carbon “offsets” Delta pays for don’t do enough to mitigate global warming, and the airline is unfairly profiting from its[…] Read this article


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Garmin Announces STC For GFC 600 Autopilot In Piper Navajo Chieftains
Earlier this month, Garmin announced it had received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate for installing its GFC 600 digital autopilot in the Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain cabin-class piston twin. Concurrently, Garmin announced that its Smart Rudder Bias technology is certified[…] Read this article

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Short Final: What's In A Name?
Traveling southwest to New Orleans through southern Mississippi, our IFR clearance always includes a pair of VORs, EWA and LBY, to steer clear of the numerous military facilities in the area. I queried Memphis Center about their names, Kewanee and[…] Read this article