Monthly Archives: July 2013

Avantair Chaos: Will the Company Survive?

  If you caught the latest news of this past week with Avantiar, the fractional aircraft ownership company from Clearwater, Florida, you may be wondering if the company will survive.  Indeed, Avantair has been struggling since the June 26 grounding by the SEC and even... READ MORE

The Avantair Advantage: No Longer Advantageous?

  Last month I wrote about the fractional ownership aircraft company Avantair's legal problems with the SEC.  The company's exclusive fleet of Piaggio P-180 Avanti turboprops had been officially grounded by the SEC pending the outcome of numerous lawsuits brought against the company.  On July 11,... READ MORE

Beechcraft Aviation: On the Move Again?

  Beechcraft Aviation has long been recognized as one of the minor leaders in the general and charter aviation industry.  As such, Beechcraft has manufactured everything from light jet aircraft, turboprop planes, and pistons to military application aircraft.  With a... READ MORE

Asiana Air Crash and New FAA Standards: Are Tougher Regs Reasonable?

If you have been keeping up with this blog, you may recall some of the earlier stories related to the sacrifices in life made by early pioneers in air travel.  Many of those crashes led to many of the current... READ MORE

Boeing 777 Crash at San Francisco Airport: Alternate Arrangements

  An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today, prompting authorities to close the airport until further notice.  This has left hundreds stranded at the airport awaiting alternatives whereas thousands have had their flights diverted... READ MORE