Marking its full return to aircraft production, Eclipse Aerospace delivered the first Eclipse 550 today at the 2013 NBAA Convention in Las Vegas.
Podcasts with aviation and aerospace people in the news and with interesting stories to tell.
Florida is the second-largest state for aviation and aerospace companies in the U.S., and at the 2013 Paris Air Show it is occupying the biggest space at the U.S. Pavilion in Hall 3. We caught up with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who’s leading the state’s delegation at the show, to find out more about the importance of these industries to Florida and what it plans to do this week at the Paris show.
Chad Trautvetter spoke with Trevor Esling of Gulfstream Aerospace, inside the Gulfstream G650, about the European Business Aviation Market at EBACE 2013
In an exclusive podcast, film star and pilot John Travolta told AIN how he’s been helping Bombardier’s flight test pilots to develop the new Challenger 350 jet. Plus how Hollywood high-fliers turn to him for advice on how to get into private aviation.
Charles Alcock spoke with Ed Bolen (NBAA) and Fabio Gamba (EBAA) about the current state of the industry.
Helicopter Association International president Matt Zuccaro spoke to AIN at Heli-Expo 2013 about the group’s helicopter safety initiative.
One month ahead of the opening of the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow, Amanda Stainer, Farnborough International events and exhibitions director, spoke with Charles Alcock, AIN international editor, about how plans for the big event are shaping up and the mood of the aerospace industry.
Aerion is gearing up to conduct more supersonic laminar flow testing at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center for its proposed supersonic business jet. In a few weeks, a test article will be flown on a NASA F-15 at speeds up to Mach 2.0 to evaluate supersonic boundary layer transition properties. At the recent EBACE show in Geneva, AIN sat down with Aerion chief technology officer Dr. Richard Tracy to learn more about this testing, as well as the technology behind Aerion’s SSBJ.
AIN journalists bring listeners up to date on three major issues. Liz Moscrop looks into illegal charters, James Wynbrandt tackles the EU’s impending emissions trading scheme, and Bill Carey researched the Single European Sky.
Business aviation entrepreneur Kenn Ricci has a unique perspective on the industry that to his diverse holdings that includes fractional provider Flight Options, maintenance firm Constant Aviation and aircraft remanufacturer Nextant Aerospace. To get his take on the state of the bizav industry, AIN sat down with him at the EBACE show, and he gave a fairly candid view.
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