The 1.3 million dollar Gulfstream III ??

I recently had a causal inquiry in regard to a Gulfstream III.  I personally have no issues with those wishing to preserve capital and purchase an older airframe.  In many cases in fact this can make economic sense.  During the course of my first conversation with this prospect, I learned he once soloed and […]

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

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

MEL’s Minimum Equipment List : Use or Abuse

Minimum Equipment Lists: For those of you not familiar with them,  is a document submitted by the operator and approved  the Air Agency (FAA in the US). All airlines and most corporate aircraft have them.  The purpose intially, was to fly an aircraft with an inoperative component back to base where repairs can be […]

Integral Aviation Solutions Inc launches the “IAS Express” Learjet

Pre-owned Learjet can be converted into high performance, fuel sipping business tools for a fraction of the cost of a new aircraft. The “IAS Express” modification of Learjet 35/36 and 31 series aircraft increases speed, range and useful load while reducing operating costs. They can be operated out of small airports at higher altitudes […]

Hawker 800XP / Hawker 850XP aka Hawker Beechcraft 800XP and Hawker Beechcraft 850XP

The Hawker 800 is a derivative of the de Havilland 125 the aircraft was ready for its first test flight in May 1983 the new. The current version is identified as the Hawker 850XP and was certified for operation in March 2006. The 850XP is identical to the 800XP except that it […]

Integral Aviation Solutions offers cost effective aircraft management solutions for Business Jets and Helicopters

In response to today’s economic climate IAS is establishing a program of shared ownership of pre-owned Business Jets and Helicopters.  The market today allows us to acquire pre-owned aircraft and modernize them to the highest safety standards for as much as 70 percent less than that of a new aircraft.  We then assist the […]

What makes a Pilot’s Pilot?

I was flattered when a famous aviation author Jane Birch “They Flew Proud” asked me to contribute a few paragraphs for her project for the Piper Museum. Being an instructor for over 30 years she asked me to do a few paragraphs on what I thought made a Pilot’s Pilot.
 
 
What makes a Pilot’s Pilot?
 
I’ve […]

March 13th, 2009|Categories: Aviation, Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety|Tags: |Comments Off on What makes a Pilot’s Pilot?

How to buy a Private Jet, Business Jet or Corporate Helicopter.

There have been many articles written on how to buy an aircraft but this not an article that you read that claims to give you enough knowledge to buy your own aircraft. Quite frankly you cannot acquire enough knowledge to buy an aircraft by reading a few of these articles. A lot of what is […]

Capt. Klugman on CBS News commenting on Continental-Colgan Flight 3407

Sorry for the poor Quality of the video it takes some time to get the DVD from the station.

This is just one segment: there are others on YouTube

February 15th, 2009|Categories: Aviation, Aviation Consultancy, Aviation Safety|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Capt. Klugman on CBS News commenting on Continental-Colgan Flight 3407