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Business aviation in Alaska

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As a member of the US CBP Reimbursable Service Programme, UAS can now request and pay for CBP overtime services at approved US entry ports where the hours of operation are limited.

US Customs' RSP gives UAS clients scheduling freedom

Inclusion in the border programme gives UAS the leverage and qualifications to be considered for overtime clearance requests that are outside of the standard posted hours.

October 23, 2023   Full report

Ampaire hybrid-e aircraft completes historic Alaska flight

Designed as a testbed aircraft for the deployment of high-powered electronics, inverters, motors and related systems, the retrofitted Cessna 337 Skymaster navigated wildfire smoke, rain and rugged terrain.

August 24, 2023   Full report

Guardian Flight is a participating provider in the AirMedCare Network (AMCN), the USA's largest air medical transport membership programme with more than 320 air medical locations across 38 states.

Guardian Flight launches medical base at Kenai Municipal

A new fixed-wing base expands access to lifesaving care for residents in Bristol Bay, Kodiak Island, Cook Inlet and the Kenai Peninsula. The base is staffed by experienced pilots, flight nurses and flight paramedics.

August 13, 2023   Full report

These test flights make Merlin the first autonomy system to be integrated into the national airspace system in the US.

Everts works with Merlin as it waves a wand for automated flight

All routes originated from Fairbanks and flew to Fort Yukon, Galena, Huslia, Tanana and Prudhoe Bay. More than 60 hours of systems-on, autonomous flight time were successfully completed with the Merlin Pilot.

July 10, 2023   Full report

Ribbon cutting at the FBO, the newly renovated former Air National Guard base.

Signature opens newly renovated Anchorage facility

The expansion of customised services for transpacific and great circle route traffic is a significant milestone for operators stopping in Anchorage.

May 15, 2023   Full report