Aviation Safety

Classic Falcon 20 Instrument panel

I feel like, we used to fly in the stone age when I go through some of my old photos.
We really have come a long way in technology.

Ivan Klugman
Integral Aviation Solutions Inc

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July 13th, 2010|Categories: Aircraft Completion, Aviation Safety, Dassault Falcon Jet|Tags: , |Comments Off on Classic Falcon 20 Instrument panel

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 […]

May 6th, 2010|Categories: Aircraft Safety, Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety|Tags: |Comments Off on 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 […]

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 […]

Capt. Klugman on crew rest

There are many schools of thought on crew rest. Here is my thoughts on the local news. I feel qualified to comment on the subject having flown as many as 6 round trip Atlantic crossings in a two man aircraft in one month. I have flown for a major US airline for over 23 […]

October 26th, 2009|Categories: Aircraft Safety, Aviation, Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety||Comments Off on Capt. Klugman on crew rest

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 […]

October 1st, 2009|Categories: Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 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 […]

September 29th, 2009|Categories: Aircraft Management, Aircraft Safety, Aviation, Aviation Safety|Tags: |Comments Off on 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 relating […]

September 16th, 2009|Categories: Aircraft Management, Aircraft Safety, Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety|Tags: |Comments Off on 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 […]