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The ACS is Here

The Airman Certification Standards (ACS) replacing the familiar Practical Test Standards (PTS) for the private pilot and instrument ratings went into effect and the earth continued to rotate about its axis. 542 more words

Cockpit Resource Management

FLIGHT TEST Review: the Falcon 8X from Dassault is out now!

“When the annual EBACE business aviation show kicks of in Geneva on 24 May, Dassault’s new flagship business jet, the ultra-long-range Falcon 8X, will be just days away from its planned joint European Aviation Safety Agency (CS 25) and US Federal Aviation Administration (FAR 25) certification. 195 more words

GBMC

FLYING ON DEATH ROW

I didn’t even know that Row 87 existed.

I do wish, however, that I never ‘discovered’ it, but here I am sitting in it on QF 11 heading to New York via Los Angeles. 839 more words

Travel

Transportation Partners Selects LEAP-1A Engines to power 174 A320neo Aircraft.

• Order valued at $4.9 billion U.S. at list price.
• Expands long-term material service agreement and enhances MRO support.

At a special signing ceremony here today, Transportation Partners, the leasing arm of… 609 more words

Airbus

E190-E2 heralds a new era in the 130-seat jet segment.

Embraer, the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, today took a step in the consolidation of its leadership by presenting the E190-E2, the first E2 jet – Embraer´s second generation of the… 463 more words

Manufacturer

"Checkride!" Greg's April, 2016 Flying Carpet column

On weddings and flight tests…

Flight tests are a bit like weddings. Everyone wants theirs to go perfectly, but sometimes problems or distractions, when successfully resolved, add richness to the experience. 375 more words

Flying Carpet Column