Monitoring the Unmanned Skies

Monitoring the Unmanned Skies

CORPORATE JET INSIDER At the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium in Florida, the first hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration, administrators Michael Huerta and Michael Whitaker explained where the agency is headed with regard to UAS. FAA decision-makers...
Shine a Light on Laser Pointer Interference

Shine a Light on Laser Pointer Interference

CORPORATE JET INSIDER Laser pointers — those cheap, entertaining trinkets that inspire household pets to chase and pounce — are causing significant problems for law enforcement. Most people see these red or green dot pointers as having weak lights, but they...
Danger in Distracted Flying

Danger in Distracted Flying

Safety Standdown is an aviation safety training program that promotes pilot safety through personal discipline and responsibility. One of the most critical principles that inspired this program is the fact that human error is responsible for 80% of mistakes in...
SMS Certification Ensures a Culture of Safety

SMS Certification Ensures a Culture of Safety

In February 2015, Gulfstream’s Aerospace Corporation became one of the first original equipment manufacturers to earn International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage 2 certification. The voluntary, but arduous, process was developed by the...
What’s Your Flight Weather?

What’s Your Flight Weather?

As the seasons change, we are reminded that weather can have a big impact on air travel. Commercial and even charter air travel are prone to costly disruptions that cause significant problems for passengers. However, private jets have a few advantages when it comes to...