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Business Aviation Networking Notes


The process of finding out about a job, getting interviewed, and eventually receiving an offer for employment starts with networking. By networking I don't mean sending hundreds of copies of your resume unsolicited to H.

Top Ten Secrets to Saving Big Money in the Airline Flights


Do you know that some people travel around the country andabroad, for both business and pleasure, and save bundles of money in the process?They do that by using little known ways of really taking advantage of the most popular form of transportation - airline flights.They don't rely on the ever-famous "airfare price-wars".

So You Want to Get Free Airline Tickets: Should You Choose a Reward or Cash Back Credit Card?


If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or do not spend enough on your credit card.

Airline Security; Stewardesses The Last Line Of Defense!


Introduction:It might come as a chock to many people, including the Stewardesses, but the fact remains that in today's Airline Industry, the Stewardess is the last line of defense!In the 11th of September terrorist attacks, on the WTC and Pentagon, the first victims were the Stewardesses. Savagely attacked by the terrorist on their way to the cockpit's and tortured to pressure pilots, to comply with the terrorists demands.

Airlines, Price Wars, and Branding


Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000.

Preventing Rapid Decompression In Commercial Airliners


In Flight Airline Rapid Decompression Breached Window(Airline Safety)Here is a concept worthy of mention about the issues concerning Airline International Terrorists and Guns in the Cockpit and of course Federal Air Marshals. If a gun goes off in a smaller airliner, 737 or 767 then a bullet could penetrate a window and breach the pressurization system.

General Aviation Manufacturing is in the Tank; Hang On It is Going to Get Worse


Change is a constant, Outsourcing Jobs, Capital flows, Emerging Markets are a given and this includes the Aviation Manufacturing Sector as we watch the current Migration pick up speed.It appears that the technological advantage that we have here in the United States is no longer going to sustain us without further advances.

Hypersonic or Ultrasonic Sound to Disrupt Laser Beam Attack on Commercial Airliners


In large buildings to prevent sound pollution often double paned glass is used with music or flowing air between the panes, this works very well and is sufficient to prevent the noise. Since many commercial airliners have double paned glass already if we are careful to watch the harmonics as to not cause structural problems to the aircraft (remember the Comet), then we propose hypersound or ultrasonic sound within the panes to prevent laser light from entering the cockpit and inhibiting or blinding the pilots.

Airline Fuel Costs Mount


The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft.

Find Cheap Tickets From all the Major Airlines


All of the major airlines are now associated with different web sites allowing for you to find discount airfare and cheap tickets on the internet. One of the reasons the airlines have done this is because so many people now have access to computers and the internet.

Entering Business Aviation, Part I: Types of Aircraft


The jets that people fly in corporate aviation are usually a lot smaller than those found with the airlines. Exceptions to the rule are Boeing's BBJ and Airbus' Corporate Jet, both of which are based on some of the smaller types of aircraft marketed to the airlines.

Entering Business Aviation, Part II: Pay Rates for Flight Attendants


Pay. You know that aviation pays better than commercial, in most cases a lot better, but you aren't sure what the going rate is for a corporate flight attendant.

Entering Business Aviation, Part III: Training Options


Time for some training! So, you are not sure what type of training you will need or how it compares to the commercial side of aviation. For starters, there are some very big differences.

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume


Writing a résumé can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you finding work.

Entering Business Aviation, Part V: Tips on Finding Work


I will not pretend that this is the easiest topic to write about. In fact, my knowledge of how one finds work as a private flight attendant is based chiefly on what others have shared with me.

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11/17/2017 09:43 AM
Knowing The Relevance of Fixed Base Operators on Commercial Airports
Fixed Base Operators or FBOs are one of the critical pillars for general aviation management and in some cases commercial airline activity. Read below to find out more about their work and importance in the industry.
11/05/2017 08:07 PM
The Tupolev Tu-144 Supersonic Transport
This article traces the design and development of the former Soviet Union's supersonic airliner, the Tupolev Tu-144. It discusses why it and its second, Tu-144D version, failed to enter scheduled service, along with the NASA program involving the Tu-144LL Flying Laboratory.
11/02/2017 10:13 PM
The Boeing 2707 Supersonic Transport
This article discusses the design, development, and history of the Boeing 2707 and its three -100, -200, and -300 versions. It concludes with why it was not economically feasible and why it never proceeded into production.
10/17/2017 09:54 AM
Understanding Aviation Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Management Better
Wondering what MRO is all about? Read below to learn some of the basic facts and details of aviation maintenance repair and overhaul management services.
10/09/2017 09:08 PM
Mid-Nineties Memories of Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
This article takes a look at the acts and antics, along with the significance aircraft, that formed a part of the mid-1990 air shows at Cole Palen's Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. It discusses such designs as the Pitcairn Mailwing, the Great Lakes sport trainer, the de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth, the Davis D-1W, and the Travel Air.
10/04/2017 09:36 PM
Temporary Barnstormer at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
This article takes the reader on an aerial journey on board an open-cockpit New Standard D-25 biplane from Cole Palen's Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Dutchess County, New York. If describes the sights and sensations of being exposed to the elements while flying over the Hudson Valley, very much like those experienced during the barnstorming days of early aviation.
10/01/2017 11:45 AM
Aircraft Cleaning To Get Easier In The Future - Plane Washing And Debugging
Let's face it, it's hard to get bugs off the leading edges of helicopter blades, corporate jet leading edges and aircraft tail sections. It's the aircraft cleaner's worst nightmare to see an aircraft sitting in the sun while all those crushed bug guts bake into the paint. Yes, in an aircraft cleaners dreams our nightmares are Bugs, Bugs and more Bugs, and yes, the occasional bird strike too, guts everywhere, that's simply no fun. Now then, there is a new method and technology being developed which might be a god's send for us plane washers. So, let's discuss this shall we?
09/28/2017 08:06 AM
Aviation Industry at Risk: Declining Commercial Pilots
The aviation industry currently faces an escalating crisis, owing to the shortage of qualified pilots for operating the aircrafts. According to a new report published by the Boeing Pilot Outlook, in 2016, there is significant need of enlisting about 112,000 pilots from this year to 2035 in the North American aviation industry alone. Furthermore, the demand for pilots in Asia-Pacific has been increasing significantly, owing to the growth of the aviation industry in the region. Additionally, the pilot shortage crisis has already started affecting major US carriers. As a result, Republic Airlines filed for bankruptcy in Feb 2016.
09/27/2017 07:51 AM
Aviation Tire Safety And A New Technology To Better Utilize Aircraft Tires
When tires blow out on aircraft, it often causes the plane to skid abruptly, perhaps even off the runway, and/or perhaps damage the undercarriage. Perhaps there are some new technologies which can alert pilots of potential failure when the treads are worn down too low to be safe? Let's discuss this shall we?
09/19/2017 09:42 AM
Things Worth Knowing About Airport Facility Management
How much do you know about airport facility management? What does it take to find a professional service provider that specializes in this sector? Please read below to find out more.
09/18/2017 08:03 AM
Aircraft Upgrade: Sentinel R Mk 1
Overview - In order to maintain the Sentinel R Mk1 aircraft in its fleet, the Ministry of Defense (UK) together with the Raytheon Group (UK) have signed a contract for IRP (Improved Radar Programme). The IRP is an upgrade which helps to merge the receiver and the processor while providing saving on size, weight as well as power.
09/08/2017 04:37 PM
The Downfall of Pratt & Whitney and the Rise of Ge: Indigo's Troublesome A320
Indigo Airlines, the biggest low-cost carrier (LCC) of India is headquartered in Gurgaon, New Delhi. The airlines are now planning to replace its fleet of Airbus A320-neo aircraft with engines provided by GE after experiencing technical issues with the engines of Pratt & Whitney. Currently, the low-cost carrier has ambitious plans to expand operations in the regional aviation market, as well as low-cost long haul international flights.
08/31/2017 04:28 PM
Flying an Airplane by Myself - My First Solo As a 16 Year Old
As a young boy, I gazed ever skyward and forever dreamed of slipping the bonds of earth. My ever present dream for flight has taken me on a journey through challenges, perseverance, encouragement and excitement. This is the story of my first solo flight.
08/24/2017 03:16 PM
The Aerospace Ducting Market Has High Growth Potential With Composites Ducting Growing the Fastest
The aerospace & defense ducting market was valued at US$ 2.1 billion in 2016 and is likely to grow at a healthy CAGR of 5.7% during the forecast period to reach US$ 2.95 billion in 2022.
08/24/2017 03:08 PM
Hardware Components Dominate the Aerospace and Defense C-Class Parts Market
Aerospace and defense c-class parts market includes low cost and high volume commodity parts such as fasteners and bearings. C-class aerospace parts are segmented into four major heads which are hardware components, bearings, electronic components and machined parts for both commercial and military aircraft.
07/27/2017 06:15 PM
The History of Republic Airport
This article offers an extensive review of the history of Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York. It discusses all of the major aircraft manufacturers once based there, including Fairchild, Grumman, Seversky, Republic, and Fairchild-Republic, looks at its brief scheduled airline operations, and hints at its future.
07/24/2017 12:56 PM
Everything You Wanted to Know About Fixed-Based Operator Services
Some areas related to Fixed-Based Operator (FBO) services can be confusing. Read on to find some of the important details below.
07/17/2017 10:15 AM
Here's Why You Need Help for Aviation Infrastructure Management
Want to know more about aviation infrastructure management? Please read below to find some of the relevant aspects that should be considered when hiring a company.
07/05/2017 12:32 PM
The Best Destinations to Fly Inside Australia From Sydney With Virgin Airlines
If you would like to travel with a small budget all around Australia, discover our recommendations. From Perth to Byron Bay, you will be able to travel to the best destinations without spending thousands of dollars.
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The History of TAP Air Portugal
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Guide for Selecting an Aircraft Charter and Management Specialist
Looking to hire an aircraft charter and management specialist? Read on to find the aspects that matter the most.
06/21/2017 08:35 AM
The History of BWIA British West Indian Airways
This article offers a review of the 66-year history of BWIA British West Indian Airways, from its inception in 1939 to its demise in 2006 and legacy as Caribbean Airlines. It discusses its numerous owners, aircraft, and destinations.
06/13/2017 09:11 AM
Everything You Need to Know About Commercial Aircraft Passenger Services
Aircraft passenger services are relevant and important for any commercial airport. Read on to know more about these services and aspects.
05/22/2017 04:26 PM
The History of American Trans Air
This article reviews the history of American Trans Air, including its fleet, route system, and numerous profiles. It then discusses the reasons for its bankruptcies.
05/18/2017 04:15 PM
The History of Hawaiian Air
This article traces Hawaiian Air's routes to Inter-Island Airways, Limited. It reviews its fleet acquisitions and ever-expanding route system.
05/18/2017 11:25 AM
Things to Know About Aviation Infrastructure Investment
Considering direct aviation infrastructure investment? Before deciding on management, read to understand the important aspects that matter!
05/15/2017 09:40 AM
Understanding The Profile Of Airport Management Firms
The importance of airport management firms in aviation industry cannot be ignored. Read on to find some of the essential details.
05/11/2017 04:16 PM
The History of Delta Air Lines and Its TriStar Fleet
This article briefly reviews Delta Air Lines' history from its earliest days as Huff Daland Dusters. It then discusses the Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, an aircraft it once considered "queen of the fleet."
05/10/2017 03:22 PM
Buying or Selling an Aircraft?
FIRST BUY AN EXPERT - It can be tempting for someone to consider handling an aircraft purchase or sale on their own. No one wants to spend money if he or she feels they have the resources to achieve the desired goal themselves. Perhaps they have a skilled aviation manager, or chief of maintenance, an excellent corporate lawyer or a business associate who has been down this road before.
05/02/2017 10:42 PM
The History of Trans World Airlines
This article offers a review of the once-illustrious Trans World Airlines, or TWA. It discusses its history, evolution, fleet, route system, and the figures who shaped it, among them Jack Frye, Howard Hughes, and Carl Icahn.
05/01/2017 10:16 AM
All About FBO and Aircraft Handling Services
FBOs and aircraft handling services are important for airports, although the roles and nature of work can vary. Read on to learn some of the essential aspects.
04/23/2017 11:07 AM
The History of Eastern Airlines
This article traces the history of Eastern Airlines from its inception as Pitcairn Aviation. It then discusses its fleet and route system expansion, and concludes with the reasons it was forced to file for bankruptcy and cease operations.
04/18/2017 12:35 PM
An Airliner Flight From Take Off to Touchdown
This article illustrates a typical airliner fight from take off to touchdown. It describes its ability to generate thrust, create lift, remain in communication by means of air traffic control facilities, and utilize navigational aids, such as VOR/DME and GPS.
04/14/2017 06:03 PM
Decoding the Demand for Fixed Base Operators in Aviation
Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) are extremely important for airport operations, and choosing the right management company is critical for your business. Read on to find out more!
04/12/2017 12:47 PM
General Aviation in India
The term 'aviation' may refer to civil aviation or general aviation. Indian general aviation is rapidly growing.
04/10/2017 02:36 PM
The History of Bayport Aerodrome
This article reviews the history of Long Island's Bayport Aerodrome. It traces its roots from its earliest days and discusses many of the vintage and antique airplanes viewable today.
03/31/2017 09:50 AM
Review These Aspects of Fixed Base Operators in Aviation
Fixed Base Operators are important for corporate and private aircraft alike. If you are looking to hire FBO management, here are the areas you need to review.
03/28/2017 08:08 AM
The History of Brookhaven Calabro Airport
This article reviews the history of Brookhaven Calabro Airport, located in Shirley, Long Island. It discusses its development and some of its aviation activity over the years.
03/13/2017 02:24 PM
Are Personal Flying Vehicles the Future of Transport?
Flying cars have long been an appealing fiction, but could they be just over the horizon? Join us as we look at the burgeoning Personal Flying Vehicle trend and ask whether this could be the future of personal transport.
03/05/2017 01:28 PM
The History of Francis S Gabreski Airport
This article reviews both the civil and military history of Francis S. Gabreski Airport in West Hampton Beach, Long Island. It discusses the many fighter squadrons once based there.
02/17/2017 09:20 AM
Review These Areas Before Selecting a Service Provider for Aviation Infrastructure and Management
Choosing a service provider for aviation infrastructure and management requires understanding many complex areas. Read below to find the critical elements that must be reviewed in order to achieve a great experience and superior services.
02/16/2017 10:58 AM
Review These Three Pointers For Choosing Service Providers For Aircraft Charter and Management (ACM)
When it comes to aircraft charter and management, most investors and aircraft owners have their concerns. Review these essential areas for choosing a service provider that matches the needs of your business.
02/01/2017 08:17 AM
Case For Removing Ejection Seats From The F-22 And F-35 Discussed - Common Sense
In years gone by the US Navy and Air Force said that the cost to train a pilot is very expensive and human pilots are the most important part of the aircraft. While that is very true, today our most expensive fighter and attack aircraft are over $100,000,000.00 each. With a cost like that you can be sure that the taxpayer doesn't want a pilot to eject unless it is 'absolutely necessary' and the aircraft cannot be landed without total destruction. If there is a chance, even a slim chance that the aircraft can be brought back and crash landed, preventing it from being a total loss, the military pilot should risk his/her/its life to do so, if they perish in the attempt, at least they tried.
02/01/2017 08:14 AM
Floatplanes With Superhydrophobic Nanostructures Coatings
As a designer and innovator type, I often see applications for new scientific research and discoveries. I'd like to explain what I mean with a little example if I might. In this case study, I will be discussing float planes and sea planes, specifically how to make them safer and more efficient. Each time you make an aircraft more efficient, you add to its performance, and this directly translates to lower fuel consumption, thus, greater range, faster climb rate, or lower weight, meaning greater payload. It's just an all-around good thing.
01/10/2017 09:00 AM
Quick Guide for Choosing Between Aircraft Charter and Management Services
With aircraft charter and management services, you can save on operations. Read on to know the importance of FBOs and other aspects that matter!
12/30/2016 09:21 AM
Exceptional Fixed Base Operator Service in Aviation
If you are looking for fixed base operators at a leading airport, knowing the level of customer service they provide is extremely important. Read on to find some of the crucial aspects.
12/29/2016 07:51 AM
Fiber Optic Embedded Aerospace Structural Grid Sensory System
Fiber optics are used for so many things in our modern society, as it turns out to be a very good way to send information quickly. But did you know that fiber optics work well in security fences too? How does this work you ask? Well, the fiber optics strands are laid across a surface and looped and reconnected, so if anyone breaks the connection the wires can indicate exactly where the break is and alert the system. This may sound complicated, but it really isn't and there are many patents explaining how this works if you do a Google Patent Search - each one refers to the others.
12/14/2016 07:55 AM
Private Jet Detailing And Aircraft Cleaning Entrepreneurs Have Good News For 2017
The general aviation sector has been in the doldrums for quite a while. Some blame this on increased FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) regulations, much of which occurred after 9-11 to protect airports from potential terrorists, unfortunately these increased security requirements and increased regulations have stifled the general aviation (GA) sector. The economic crashes of 2000 and 2008 didn't help, although in 2003 the economy was flying high thanks to Bush Tax Cuts and stimulus, then it hit a wall again and didn't really do well until the run-up just before the 2008 crash.
12/13/2016 09:56 AM
Review These Areas Before Choosing a Fixed Base Operator
Wondering how to select the right Fixed Base Operator? Here's all you need to know about FBOs and the services they offer for airports along with smaller tips that matter!
11/28/2016 11:50 AM
The Important Experience and Services of Airport Management Firms
Aviation system management is a complicated subject and often requires ground-level expertise and experience. Most of the fixed-base operators and MROs often look for specialized companies that can deal with the needs of aviation infrastructure management.

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