Corporate Flight Attendant Recruitment / Training & Cabin Provisioning Services by Susan C. Friedenberg

In the fast paced and ever changing world of business aviation, whether your aircraft is on a Part 91 certificate and operated by a corporate entity, a private individual, or on a Part 135 charter certificate, you must have the most professional and qualified in-flight crew. In a Part 135 environment the manner in which Read more about Corporate Flight Attendant Recruitment / Training & Cabin Provisioning Services by Susan C. Friedenberg[…]

What’s WAAS !!!!

I’m going to try to explain WAAS without any ”Geek Speak”. This is a very simplified explanation for non-aviation professionals. WAAS :Wide Area Augmentation System is a means of enhancing conventional GPS accuracy to enable precision like approaches where no conventional ground based precession approach facilities exist. There are about 1500 of these approach procedures published Read more about What’s WAAS !!!![…]

16g Seats save lives, All abroad are alive!!

This is an excerpt from an FAA fact sheet: 16G seats: In 1988, the FAA issued regulations requiring that all newly developed transport aircraft use “16g” seats. Using a test dummy, these seats undergo dynamic testing and evaluation regarding injury protection. Similar to automobile crash tests, the FAA tests are designed specifically for the aviation Read more about 16g Seats save lives, All abroad are alive!![…]

High Altitude Airport Problems?? solution= Aircraft Performance Group

Airliner Takeoff in Zurich I was challenged last week by a client that wanted to fly an ultra long haul flight from a high altitude airport with a restrictive climb performance gradient.  This may be all Greek to my readers so I’ll try to explain. Aircraft don’t preform as well at high altitudes as they Read more about High Altitude Airport Problems?? solution= Aircraft Performance Group[…]

FBO/CHARTER/PILOT/S&D’S/CHARTER BROKERS Food Safety Awareness & Catering Training

The importance of food safety involves safeguarding food from anything that could harm the health of consumers. In this case, it applies to the crews and the passengers that come thru your FBO. For Part 135 operations that order catering for their customers, it is crucial that the catering you order accommodates the galley size Read more about FBO/CHARTER/PILOT/S&D’S/CHARTER BROKERS Food Safety Awareness & Catering Training[…]

Aviation: Legal v Safe

Those of us on the line side of flying or maintenance always here the following words from crew scheduling, maintenance control and our chief pilots. “It’s Legal” my response has always been but is it “safe”. Let’s take a look a the formal definitions of the terms courtesy of Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary: Legal: of or Read more about Aviation: Legal v Safe[…]

RVSM

RVSM This photo was taken on North Atlantic tack “C” a couple of days ago. I thought those of you who are wondering why we are so critical about our altimeter calibrations and RVSM compliances issues would like to see what a 1000 foot separation looks like. Ivan Klugman     ivan@inavsol.com      www.inavsol.com    www.headofstateaircraft.com  

IAS posts new : Aircraft Completion Project Management Scope of Service

Overall aircraft completion program management consists of monitoring the critical path schedule, participating in vendor and program reviews, and proactively identifying and solving major issues before they manifest themselves. Close attention is paid to quality, cost and schedule when dealing with any issue, including Change Orders. Although each project is very different from start to Read more about IAS posts new : Aircraft Completion Project Management Scope of Service[…]