IAS conducts airliner due diligence

IAS is currently retained to manage an exciting program. We are going to purchase an airliner and place into VVIP service for our client.  This is what we call a from “Concept to Flight program”.  Above are some pictures of our team conducting the logbook and record review as part of the comprehensive due diligence. Read more about IAS conducts airliner due diligence[…]

Fuel Savings

I was asked to write an article for a leading European Aviation Magazine; This is a preview for my Blog follower: Once upon a time men of steel flew their loud 3 hole jets fast and proud. We would takeoff pass through 10,000 feet roll the nose over accelerate to the barber pole and stay there Read more about Fuel Savings[…]

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!![…]

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 now Read more about The 1.3 million dollar Gulfstream III ??[…]

Learjet 31

The Learjet Model 31 is, arguably, the ultimate realization of the original Learjet series Essentially combining the fuselage and engines of the model 35/36 with the “Longhorn” wing of the 28, 29 and 50 models, results in performance which is equaled by few aircraft. Normal cruise altitudes range from 41,000 to 47,000 feet and the Read more about Learjet 31[…]