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90 local employees from HQ/operational control centre, maintenance and quality departments, plus all MD-based pilots attend the Safety Stand Down. Pilots at GrandView’s 10 other bases attend remotely via Teams video conference.

Employees and ops Stand Down for Grandview safety day

During the annual Safety Stand Down the company suspends all but the most vital operations so that all employees can attend information-packed, safety-themed sessions led by guest speakers.

April 19, 2024   Full report

AOPA president Mark Baker with John and Martha King, and Paul Deres, AOPA vice president of operations.

King Schools owners are recognised for safety

John and Martha King have received the first AOPA Richard G McSpadden General Aviation Safety Award. They said it would encourage them even more to carry on their own risk management efforts.

April 16, 2024   Full report

Technicians instal the Gogo Galileo HDX antenna prototype now being used for initial testing on the roof of Gogo's headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado.

Success for Gogo in testing global broadband antenna

Today's passengers want exceptional connectivity, even while flying. They look set to get this on private jets with Gogo's Galileo broadband using the HDX antenna on OneWeb's LEO satellite network.

March 29, 2024   Full report

Organisations warn of budget harm to an essential American industry

President Biden has unveiled an FY25 budget plan that includes a five-fold fuel tax increase on business aviation as well as changed depreciation schedule for a purchased business aircraft from five to seven years.

March 18, 2024   Full report

Beta has designed its chargers to be multimodal and interoperable, utilising an international standard to ensure compatibility with its own all-electric aircraft, those of other developers and with ground EVs.

Signature starts installation of Beta electric charger network

Complementing their charger at Manchester-Boston Regional airport, additional chargers will be installed this summer at Frederick Municipal airport in Maryland and Charlottesville Albemarle airport in Virginia.

March 11, 2024   Full report