Remembering Ray Johnson

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, Raymond J. Johnson passed away at the age of 94. Throughout his lifetime, Johnson left his mark on aviation, literally around the world through his involvement with state aviation, the Civil Air Patrol, the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) and many other organizations.   Johnson, who spent a good deal of […]

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F-35, F-22, F-16 Demo Teams Bring Speed and Power to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 Air Show Schedule

Current military fighter jets are among the most popular draws every year during the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh air shows, and the 2020 schedule lives up that reputation with demo teams with three of the top fighters in the U.S. military fleet. This year’s Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention features demo teams flying the F-16 Fighting […]

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Avianca Performs its First Freighter Flight in 787 Used for Passengers

Amid the extraordinary situation facing the world by the spread of COVID-19, Avianca Cargo is providing uninterrupted freight transport service now with the support of aircraft and passenger crew, to contribute to the supply of food, medical equipment, toiletries, and medicines. Early today, a 787-800 aircraft, dedicated to passenger transport, made its first cargo flight, […]

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First Approval for Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight Drone Flights Granted in Canada Using Iris Automation’s Onboard Detect-and-Avoid Technology

MVT Geo-solutions, in partnership with Iris Automation, has been granted the first Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) by Transport Canada using only onboard Detect-and-Avoid (DAA). The approval was granted based on the utilization of Iris Automation’s DAA system, called Casia, which provides commercial drones with automated collision avoidance maneuvers. The waiver permits flights […]

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IBAC Establishes Online IS-BAO Workshops and Temporary Option for IS-BAO & IS-BAH Remote Auditing in Wake of COVID-19

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) is introducing an online webinar alternative to its program workshops, as well as offering a new temporary option for remote auditing to its International Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) and International Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) organizations as a result of COVID-19 limitations. Participating in one of the IS-BAO Fundamentals and […]

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