The IAS team closed on an Airbus A-340-500 aircraft it’s now time for the completion. Thanks to my team: Peter, Mike, Manny and Ric we delivered a safe aircraft and a great value to our client. Our “Head of State”team is available for our next project.
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[…]
Having been in the aviation industry for over 30 years as an aviation department manager, major airline captain, aircraft completion consultant and President of Integral Aviation Solutions Inc, I feel uniquely qualified to discuss the completion or conversion process of an airliner into a “Flying Home”. Long before Boeing was producing the Boeing Business Jet Read more about Creating a “Flying Home”: By Capt. Ivan Klugman[…]
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!![…]
Integral Aviation Solutions was featured in Palm Beach Illustrated this month. Please click on each picture or download PDF.
A sports team’s talent is their most precious asset. These days airlines are going bankrupt and losing money. Does it make sense to entrust this asset to a for profit company whose primary concern is mere survival? The shrinkage in the airline industry has placed many former airliners on the market. These aircraft can be Read more about Professional Sports Team Aircraft: acquisition through operations[…]
There are many fine completion centers available however the one ingredient that will bring their performance up several notches is having an onsite project manager who works for the aircraft owner. When I refer to completion process I’m including “green” as well as refurbishment projects. While the industry trend had been moving in favor of Read more about Kicking up the Quality of your Aircraft Completion / Refurbishment project[…]
The BBJ’s are back in Town You can now acquire A Boeing Business Jet without the previously required 3 to 5 year waiting period. Being an aviation consultant having extensive experience with the Boeing Business Jet also known as a Boeing 737. I keep my finger on the pulse of the BBJ market place and feel now Read more about BBJs(Boeing 737) nose to nose in KEWR (Newark, New Jersey USA)[…]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.inavsol.com www.headofstateaircraft.com
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[…]