To paraphrase the sentiments on a popular plaque, FBO owners in these changing economic times need the courage to change business practices that need to be changed; the serenity to accept those that cannot be changed; and the wisdom to know the difference.
According to aviation professionals responding to this year’s AIN FBO survey, Piedmont Hawthorne at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is the most popular gathering place for business aviation.
San Diego County, which has jurisdiction over the McClellan-Palomar Airport (CRQ), is currently updating its FAR Part 150 noise compatibility plan for the airport. Part of the process involves evaluating existing operating procedures, with an eye toward reducing noise in the surrounding area.
Jet Aviation Bedford (BED), at Hanscom Field just outside Boston, has completed a major renovation project. The expanded customer lounge now incorporates a central check-in desk, Wi-Fi high speed Internet access and a new passenger seating area.
CRS Jet Spares of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has a deal for operators of the Learjet 35, 36 or 55–a replacement generator with an FAA-approved TBO of 3,000 hours, nearly three times the 1,050-hour TBO of the original generator for the airplanes.
Ed Duracka, director of aircraft maintenance for Safeway Insurance, made a chilling discovery while complying with Cessna Alert Service Letter (ASL) 750-29-09. The Romeoville, Ill., Lewis University Airport-based flight department operates a Cessna Citation X.
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