Jazz Approach: A powerful partnership

Often, air taxi operators have no set schedules and fly into remote areas in uncontrolled airspace, with few aerodromes or navigation aids and sparse weather information. Simon Blakesley Photo

TSB aims to reduce air taxi risks

The Canadian corporate operators on our panel reported their aircraft each fly around 400 hours per year. Annual utilization is holding steady or even increasing, they say. Embraer Photo

Business aviation: A matter of perception

Pilatus unveils the PC-12 NGX

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Cultivating organic growth at Spectrum Airways

Flightdeck Solutions founder Peter Cos pioneered highly realistic paper trainers for the Airbus A320 in the early 2000s. His passion for flight simulation led him to grow a basement hobby into a thriving business, with the help of his brother, Steve. Shown here is the company's fixed-base A320 procedural trainer. FDS Photo

Solutions through simulation

“This airplane is complexity squared,” said Peter Allen, chairman of Orbis Canada. “You have the aviation regulatory environment, but then you also have medicine. You can’t just fly into a country and practice medicine. You have to get approval from federal health authorities in these countries.” Rob Reyno Photo

A remarkable vision

Northern operations are different by nature. When it comes to regulation, NATA is advocating for performance-based rule making, where the regulator acknowledges and accepts an individual operator's proven procedure. Janos Englert Photo

NATA outlines current priorities

Meet Robyn Shlachetka of Missinippi Airways

Advocating for airports

Breaking barriers

Combating the stall