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Business Aviation Networking Notes


The process of finding out about a job, getting interviewed, and eventually receiving an offer for employment starts with networking. By networking I don't mean sending hundreds of copies of your resume unsolicited to H.

Top Ten Secrets to Saving Big Money in the Airline Flights


Do you know that some people travel around the country and abroad, for both business and pleasure, and save bundles of money in the process?They do that by using little known ways of really taking advantage of the most popular form of transportation - airline flights.They don't rely on the ever-famous "airfare price-wars".

So You Want to Get Free Airline Tickets: Should You Choose a Reward or Cash Back Credit Card?


If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or do not spend enough on your credit card.

Airline Security; Stewardesses The Last Line Of Defense!


Introduction:It might come as a chock to many people, including the Stewardesses, but the fact remains that in today's Airline Industry, the Stewardess is the last line of defense!In the 11th of September terrorist attacks, on the WTC and Pentagon, the first victims were the Stewardesses. Savagely attacked by the terrorist on their way to the cockpit's and tortured to pressure pilots, to comply with the terrorists demands.

Airlines, Price Wars, and Branding


Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000.

Preventing Rapid Decompression In Commercial Airliners


In Flight Airline Rapid Decompression Breached Window (Airline Safety)Here is a concept worthy of mention about the issues concerning Airline International Terrorists and Guns in the Cockpit and of course Federal Air Marshals. If a gun goes off in a smaller airliner, 737 or 767 then a bullet could penetrate a window and breach the pressurization system.

General Aviation Manufacturing is in the Tank; Hang On It is Going to Get Worse


Change is a constant, Outsourcing Jobs, Capital flows, Emerging Markets are a given and this includes the Aviation Manufacturing Sector as we watch the current Migration pick up speed.It appears that the technological advantage that we have here in the United States is no longer going to sustain us without further advances.

Hypersonic or Ultrasonic Sound to Disrupt Laser Beam Attack on Commercial Airliners


In large buildings to prevent sound pollution often double paned glass is used with music or flowing air between the panes, this works very well and is sufficient to prevent the noise. Since many commercial airliners have double paned glass already if we are careful to watch the harmonics as to not cause structural problems to the aircraft (remember the Comet), then we propose hypersound or ultrasonic sound within the panes to prevent laser light from entering the cockpit and inhibiting or blinding the pilots.

Airline Fuel Costs Mount


The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft.

Find Cheap Tickets From all the Major Airlines


All of the major airlines are now associated with different web sites allowing for you to find discount airfare and cheap tickets on the internet. One of the reasons the airlines have done this is because so many people now have access to computers and the internet.

Entering Business Aviation, Part I: Types of Aircraft


The jets that people fly in corporate aviation are usually a lot smaller than those found with the airlines. Exceptions to the rule are Boeing's BBJ and Airbus' Corporate Jet, both of which are based on some of the smaller types of aircraft marketed to the airlines.

Entering Business Aviation, Part II: Pay Rates for Flight Attendants


Pay. You know that aviation pays better than commercial, in most cases a lot better, but you aren't sure what the going rate is for a corporate flight attendant.

Entering Business Aviation, Part III: Training Options


Time for some training! So, you are not sure what type of training you will need or how it compares to the commercial side of aviation. For starters, there are some very big differences.

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume


Writing a rsum can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you finding work.

Entering Business Aviation, Part V: Tips on Finding Work


I will not pretend that this is the easiest topic to write about. In fact, my knowledge of how one finds work as a private flight attendant is based chiefly on what others have shared with me.

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Long-time Bizav Charter Executive Dorothy White Dies  Aviation International News

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National Naval Aviation Museum-Opoly game now for sale  Pensacola News Journal

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Small but Mighty: Charley Benjamin of Chantilly Air on Small Business Aviation Growth  Connected Aviation Today

Charley Benjamin of Chantilly Air discusses the growth of small business aviation with Connected Aviation Today in their latest Q&A.


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Marine Aviation Training Unit Commander Fired  Military.com

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PJ Aviation's Pristine, Fully-Restored, Combat Veteran CCF Harvard Mk.IV  Warbirds News

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Russia's United Aircraft Corporation to create a civil aviation division  www.rusaviainsider.com

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EASA Emergency AD Issued for CJs with Tamarack Winglets  Aviation International News

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CO of aviation training unit canned  Military Times

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China Gets First Airbus H215  Aviation International News

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Aviation Regulated Services  Met Office

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County proposal for general aviation at John Wayne Airport could mean more noise, air pollution  Los Angeles Times

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Saving aviation, through education and inspiration  Chester County Press

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Aviation Groups Object to FAA's Pilot Drug Study  Aviation International News

Nine aviation groups have expressed their “strong opposition” to a proposed FAA study aimed at assessing drug use among pilots.


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Will Dash 8 hybrid-electric X-plane hit the spot for green aviation?  Runway Girl Network

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2019 US Marine Corps Aviation Plan  USNI News

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Turkey's defense and aviation revenues jumped by 31% to reach $8.76 billion year-on-year in 2018, an official announced on April 19.


Indianapolis aviation camp attracts young pilots  WISH-TV

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Tri-City Aviation: 50 years of wheels up  Kingsport Times News

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The future of aviation? Even more automation  Fast Company

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Aviation Day will continue school's 150 years celebration  Purdue News Service

Purdue's Aviation Day on Saturday (April 13) will celebrate the university's 150th anniversary and Purdue's commitment to success throughout the world in the ...


Texas History Minute: State was key in early aviation successes  Waco Tribune-Herald

Aviation had come to stay, and Texas would play an important early role. Two pilots in particular would make Texas a center of aviation as they completed the ...


NASA icons named to Aviation Hall of Fame  mySA

The Texas Aviation Hall of Fame inductee luncheon was held Friday at the Lone Star Flight Museum. The annual event honors and recognizes Texans and ...


Norway aviation firm orders 60 all-electric airplanes, drops operation costs 80%  Electrek

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Oman Aviation seeks up to US$6b for airline, airports: CEO  The Business Times

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Gama Aviation Appoints Agents for Australia, Japan, South Korea  Aviation International News

Gama Aviation Asia (Booth B523) has begun its general sales agent (GSA) network in Asia, by signing cooperation agreements with Airflite and GH Aero ...


Women in Aviation Take Flight in Lakeland Woman's Documentary  Bay News 9

Katie McEntire Wiatt's debut documentary, "Fly Like A Girl," is being shown at the Sunscreen Film Festival.


Natalia Fileva, Russian Aviation Tycoon, Dies in Plane Crash  The New York Times

One of Russia's richest women died on Sunday when a private plane on which she was traveling crashed near an airport in Germany. Natalia Fileva, 55, a ...


The Acting Head of the FAA Has Deep Ties With Aviation Industry Interests  Pacific Standard

Dan Elwell continued strategizing with his former lobbyist colleagues even after he rose up to the top ranks of the agency.


FAA Grounds Cirrus SF50 Jet over AoA Vane Issue  Aviation International News

An FAA emergency AD issued April 18 grounded the more than 110 in-*service* Cirrus SF50 jets for immediate replacement of the angle of attack (AoA) vane.


Cessna-Avic Joint Venture Receives XLS+ Order  Aviation International News

China's flight inspection agency has ordered eight Citation XLS+ business jets from Cessna-Avic Aircraft (Zhuhai) Co.


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