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Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs during go-around, BEA says
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Air France Boeing 777 pilots made dual control inputs during go-around, BEA says

Air France Flight AF011, a Boeing 777-300ER, suffered serious control issues during a go around at Paris-CDG Airport. The captain on the flight was the Pilot Monitoring (PM), the co-pilot, in the right seat, was the Pilot Flying (PF). During the descent, the crew prepared for an ILS approach to runway 26L. The meteorological conditions...

Flexjet Celebrates World Pilots’ Day – Yahoo Finance
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Flexjet Celebrates World Pilots’ Day – Yahoo Finance

April 26 Marks the Ninth Annual Recognition of the World’s Pilots CLEVELAND, April 26, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flexjet, the world’s most exclusive provider of fractional private jets, today paid tribute to the skill, commitment and professionalism of its pilots on World Pilots’ Day. Celebrated annually on April 26 for nearly a decade, World Pilots’ Day honors the...

Sino Jet’s Falcon 7X Sets Base in Hainan, Era of Business Jet Charter in the Free Trade Port Begins – From Registration at the Free Trade Port to the Import of the First Charter Business Jet – Harbour Times
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Sino Jet’s Falcon 7X Sets Base in Hainan, Era of Business Jet Charter in the Free Trade Port Begins – From Registration at the Free Trade Port to the Import of the First Charter Business Jet – Harbour Times

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach – 22 April 2022 – Sino Jet, the largest business jet company in the Asia-Pacific region, has recently brought in a Sino Jet self-owned Dassault Falcon 7X business jet from France. Being the first service provider to bring accessible business jets charter service to the Hainan region, Sino Jet...

NTSB to Cirrus: Address Fuel Boost Pump Issues with SR22T – FLYING
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NTSB to Cirrus: Address Fuel Boost Pump Issues with SR22T – FLYING

After investigating six takeoff accidents involving uncommanded loss of engine power in Cirrus SR22T, the National Transportation Safety Board is recommending the aircraft manufacturer conduct a Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA) to address the issue and mitigate the risk.  According to a report issued on April 12 by the NTSB, the six accidents were the result...

The UAE, Serbia and European Defense: An Update on the Rafale – Second Line of Defense – Second Line of Defense
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The UAE, Serbia and European Defense: An Update on the Rafale – Second Line of Defense – Second Line of Defense

By Pierre Tran Paris – The United Arab Emirates has paid a down payment for its order for 80 Rafale fighter jets, aircraft builder Dassault Aviation said in an April 19 statement. “Today, we received the first down payment of the contract for the acquisition of 80 Rafale by the United Arab Emirates,” the company...

Costs for Single Pilot Part 135 Certificate – ​​​​​​​AOPA Pilot Information Center – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
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Costs for Single Pilot Part 135 Certificate – ​​​​​​​AOPA Pilot Information Center – Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

Kirsten Kasper:  “…does anyone have some general cost breakdown associated with becoming single pilot Part 135 certificate or resources (other than the FAA site) for someone considering this?” Kirsten, it appears that so far, respondents don’t know the answer but want you to think they know the answer. I really don’t think you were asking...

Virgin Atlantic shows off premium leisure space, The Booth – Runway Girl Network
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Virgin Atlantic shows off premium leisure space, The Booth – Runway Girl Network

Designing “third places” for passenger experience will continue to grow in importance, especially with an increasing post-COVID premium leisure market for many airlines. Virgin Atlantic proposes a cosy spot for two, with space for romantic tête-à-têtes, tastings of cognac or wine, and private dining on its new leisure-market A350s. Enter The Booth, a two-person space...

Gulfstream Delivers the First G600 Outfitted in Dallas, Boasting an Award-Wining Interior – autoevolution
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Gulfstream Delivers the First G600 Outfitted in Dallas, Boasting an Award-Wining Interior – autoevolution

Gulfstream stays true to its legacy by continuing to upgrade the technology, design, and services of its legendary business jets. A truly luxurious flight experience has a lot to do with what’s on the inside, and the G600’s award-winning bespoke interior doesn’t disappoint. 6 photos Luxury business jets are still in high demand, judging by...

Pilatus Aircraft Set New Delivery Record in 2021 – Aviation International News
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Pilatus Aircraft Set New Delivery Record in 2021 – Aviation International News

Pilatus Aircraft reached a new production record last year, delivering 152 airplanes (45 PC-24s, 88 PC-12 NGXs, 17 PC-21s, and two PC-6s), the Swiss company noted in its newly released 2021 annual report. That increase from the 129 aircraft it handed over in 2020 occurred despite supply chain disruptions and bottlenecks that negatively affected production,...

Dassault Aviation Recognized as a “Climate Leader” Among European Companies – autoevolution
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Dassault Aviation Recognized as a “Climate Leader” Among European Companies – autoevolution

Dassault Aviation is among the very few aerospace and defense companies that were included in Financial Times’ “Europe’s Climate Leaders 2022” ranking for outstanding results in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. 6 photos Together with the Statista institute, Financial Times has conducted an extensive research project based mainly on reviewing existing emissions data. The goal was...