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Aviation Insurance 102 Part 2Aviation Insurance 102 Part 2
Aviation Insurance 102 Part 2

In part one of our article on assessing your own risk we covered the potential risks facing Commercial Aviation Business and Airport Occupants and how insurance can be used as a way to protect yourself and your business. Now we’re going to look at potential risks for aircraft owners, both private and commercial.

May 1, 2022 Insurance
Pilatus ends 2021 financial year setting recordsPilatus ends 2021 financial year setting records
Pilatus ends 2021 financial year setting records

According to a recent Pilatus press release, the 2021 financial year was extremely successful for the company, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set.

Apr 13, 2022 Commercial aviation
Aviation Insurance 102 Part 1Aviation Insurance 102 Part 1
Aviation Insurance 102 Part 1

In the last article I wrote for Aviation News Journal (Aviation 101 – The Basics) I used the occasion to review the absolute basics of aviation insurance, what coverages make up a policy, and how there can sometimes be limited insurance choices for the aviation industry. Now, I’d like to take the opportunity to stress the importance of knowing and assessing your risk.

Apr 3, 2022 Insurance
Textron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna SkycourierTextron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna Skycourier
Textron Aviation rolls out first production Cessna Skycourier

On 4 February, Textron Aviation announced the rollout of the first production unit of the twin-engine, large-utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, at the company’s manufacturing facility in Wichita.

Feb 4, 2022 News
Boom SupersonicBoom Supersonic
Boom Supersonic

Twenty years ago, when Concorde was retired, the world became a bigger place. Concorde and the less successful Soviet Tupolev Tu-144, which was retired much earlier, were the world’s only supersonic airliners. With the industry focussed on developing more fuel efficient and environmentally friendly aircraft, a return to supersonic air travel seemed unlikely. However, what if an efficient, environmentally friendly, supersonic aircraft could be built?

Jan 20, 2022 Commercial aviation
The Iconic Huey and Bell 205The Iconic Huey and Bell 205
The Iconic Huey and Bell 205

Not only is the Bell Huey one of the most produced helicopter types in aviation history, it also holds the record as the most widely used military helicopter in the world. Its unique looks and distinctive sound also make it easily recognizable. What was the story behind the legendary Huey and its civilian counterparts?

Dec 20, 2021 Commercial aviation
ACJ TwoTwenty completes maiden flightACJ TwoTwenty completes maiden flight
ACJ TwoTwenty completes maiden flight

Airbus has announced that its ACJ (Airbus Corporate Jet) TwoTWenty has completed its maiden flight.

Dec 14, 2021 Commercial aviation
Zero-carbon emission flights to anywhere in the world with just one stopZero-carbon emission flights to anywhere in the world with just one stop
Zero-carbon emission flights to anywhere in the world with just one stop

Passengers could one day fly anywhere in the world with no carbon emissions and just one stop on board a concept aircraft unveiled by the Aerospace Technology Institute.

Dec 9, 2021 Commercial aviation
Beechcraft Denali Completes Maiden FlightBeechcraft Denali Completes Maiden Flight
Beechcraft Denali Completes Maiden Flight

Textron Aviation has announced its new single-engine turboprop, the Beechcraft Denali, took to the skies for the first time. The milestone first flight is a major step for the clean-sheet design aircraft and begins the important flight test program that substantiates the segment-leading performance expected of the Denali.

Nov 23, 2021 Commercial aviation
Gulfstream G700 Sets RecordsGulfstream G700 Sets Records
Gulfstream G700 Sets Records

Designed to be the world’s fastest business jet, with the longest range and most spacious cabin, the G700 is setting records.

Nov 1, 2021 Commercial aviation
Early Business JetsEarly Business Jets
Early Business Jets

Even to those who have little or no interest in aviation, business jets are seen as the ultimate form of air travel. Where did the concept originate? Let us look at some examples of these aircraft, which were the first of their kind.

Nov 1, 2021 Commercial aviation
When You Can Count on Your Aviation Family!When You Can Count on Your Aviation Family!
When You Can Count on Your Aviation Family!

I had sold an aircraft to Europe that was to be shipped in a container, so the other day I went up to a small airport with a small crew to pick up the aircraft, as well as its floats and some other accessories that were to go with it.

Oct 1, 2021 Commercial aviation