Your Flight Questions Answered

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Whether you are an experienced air traveler or a novice, John Cronin’s book, “Your Flight Questions Answered,” has a little bit of something for everyone. Written more as a reference guide, Cronin’s book covers the many questions the flying public can have before, during, and after flight. Cronin divides his book into seven sections each […]


Violet The Pilot Children S Book Series Review

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Canadian commercial pilot, owner of a publishing company, mother of two and author of the Violet the Pilot children’s book series, Bettina Bathe has a talent and energy for today’s youth. I think this aviation adventure fiction series is appropriate for children aged between three and eight years old. Her children’s book series focus during […]


On The Hunt For Rc Airplanes

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Flying radio controlled aircrafts, or rather RC Airplanes, is increasingly becoming a fad among today’s youngsters. These are small model aircraft that are remotely controlled using advanced radio control technology. Each aircraft is equipped with a hand-held transmitter and a receiver. Usually their power system includes a battery, a motor, a control, and wiring. Today, […]


Advances In Avionics Rvsm Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum

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Until recently, pilots flying in designated airspace (29,000 to 41,000 ft.) were required to allow a minimum of 2,000 ft. of vertical distance between aircraft. Now, industry advancements have reduced this required minimum distance by half. The new policy has contributed to increased air travel efficiency while creating lucrative new business opportunities for avionics companies […]


Flight Training Get Up There

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If you love heights and you simply can’t ignore the satisfaction flying can give you then enrolling in flight training is a solid choice. Basically, if you want to be a pilot someday, you have to undergo excessive flight training and proper schooling in an accredited flight school. Flight training should give you the skills […]


Jet Aviation Sold To Permira Funds

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Jet Aviation has announced that they have been sold, pending antitrust clearance, to the Permira Funds a leading international private equity specialist. Ending several years of speculation, the Zurich based operator of business jet services has finally accomplished what had long been expected: the sale of the Hirschmann family business to outsiders. As early as […]


How To Have A Grand Time In The Skies

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Even in the olden times, the problem of motion sickness had been prevalent. In fact, it was even referred to as “camel sickness” in the Bible, where the camel riders experience nausea due to moderate swaying. With the advent of technology, motion sickness has evolved into many forms such as seasickness, carsickness, space motion sickness, […]


Simple Tips For Safe Flying

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Safety is a foremost concern of any traveler, regardless of whether the trip is for business or for pleasure. Never has this need been more emphasized until recently, in light of 9/11 and of the latest bombings in London. These attacks have somewhat made people wary of traveling, especially traveling by airplane. However, despite these […]


Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

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Dubai, prospering from near-record oil prices, plans to invest $20 billion to create a company that will lease planes, develop airports and make aircraft parts to tap into growing demand for air travel in the Middle East and Asia. The family ruled emirate, which owns the largest Arab airline, may buy as many as 50 […]


Private Air Charter They Re Flying Why Am I Grounded

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The Private Jet Pilot’s Considerations Ever wondered why some private aircraft can takeoff or land at a particular airport and time while others can not? Many factors influence a pilot’s decision when filing a flight plan including: aircraft performance, operational control procedures, weather, altitude of the airport and weight of the passengers, crew and fuel. […]


Additional Start Up Airlines Are Looming

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Several months ago, in a related article, I made mention of two start up air carriers for the US market. Since then, both EOS Airlines and Maxjet Airways have taken flight and are successfully serving their passengers and making plans for future expansion. Beyond these two carriers, additional carriers are waiting to take their first […]


Top Four Things You Need To Know About Executive Jet Charters

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The airplane and jet charter business is increasingly becoming more accessible and easier to use for the mid to small business industry. Even in the face of rising fuel costs and the ease of meeting via video and web-conferencing, many companies are still flying their top executives around the country, or even the world, to […]


How You Too Can Charter A Plane Next Time

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It is now possible to charter, rent or lease an aircraft for less than ever before and it has also become easier. Why charter an aircraft? Here are some good reasons: The increased security and hassle of commercial airline boarding. There are fewer airlines around. Fewer airlines are flying to fewer cities Because of economy […]


Ionized Invisible Aircrafts

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Plasma technology is something that we are starting to see all over the place. Plasma screens have taken a huge place in the entertainment market majoring in tv screens, but showing up in all other places in the market. Plasma stealth although not directly related to the technology that we see in consumer products still […]


The Versatile Field Of Avionics

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Avionics is an exciting field. When you have watched movies where they show the cockpit, you must have noticed the large number of controls and displays. That is what Avionics is all about. Avionics is a contraction of the two words Aviation and Electronics. Formerly Avionics was all about military application; in the 40’s most […]


Aviation English Necessary Language Skills For Aircraft Operators

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The language for all aviators and air traffic control officers (ATCOs) who wish to operate internationally is English. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has produced a creditable and expansive manual, which details future English-language communication requirements for aircraft operators. Those requirements come into effect on 5 March 2008. The ICAO document, which details the […]


Air Passengers With Disabilities Know Your Rights

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* A person may not be refused transportation on the basis of disability or be required to have an attendant or produce a medical certificate, except in certain limited circumstances specified in the rule. * Airlines must provide enplaning, deplaning and connecting assistance, including both personnel and equipment. (Some small commuter aircraft may not be […]


Quickest Ways To Find Jet Helicopter And Private Boat Charters

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Aircraft charter service can turn your travel experience into pleasure. From start to finish, you can have the quality time to take care of your business or personal items while someone else handles the travel plans. You can rest assured that a courteous, professional crew will be taking care of you and your guests. You […]


Airlines And Passengers With Disabilities

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Over 40 million Americans have disabilities. The Air Carrier Access Act and the Department of Transportation (DOT) rule that implements it set out procedures designed to ensure that these individuals have the same opportunity as anyone else to enjoy a pleasant flight. Here are some of the major provisions of the rule. * A person […]


Air Traveling Safety Tips

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Air traveling can be an exciting experience for many but it does have its own challenges and risks. Moreover, the aircraft ambience and different factors associated with air traveling can cause anxiety among the passengers. The article throws a light on a number of safety issues thereby helping you to make your trip safer. Most […]