Is Electric Flight a Near-Future Reality?

Is Electric Flight a Near-Future Reality?

CORPORATE JET INSIDER As electric car use grows more widespread, some aviation insiders hope electric aircraft propulsion will catch on as well. Through LeapTECH, a project under the Transformative Aeronautics Concept Program, NASA researchers hope to push commercial...
New FAA Chart User’s Guide Goes Digital

New FAA Chart User’s Guide Goes Digital

CORPORATE JET INSIDER The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide is a means of helping students and pilots understand FAA charts and publications. As visual flight rules (VFR) and instrument flight rules (IFR) have changed, FAA personnel...
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...