Integrated Flight Decks – What’s New And What’s Next?

Next-generation cockpit environments raise the bar in technical innovation with solutions for years to come. Discover what today’s integrated flight decks offer with Steve Nichols


NBAA-BACE: Full House In Las Vegas
This year’s NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas attracted over 1,100 exhibitors. As the global show for Business Aviation celebrated its 70th anniversary, it boasted an impressive array of aircraft and new products. It also took the opportunity to send a strong message against the privatization of ATC in the United States. Marc Grangier and Volker K. Thomalla report


A Showcase Of Services
Business Aviation in Europe is enjoying a year of sustained growth, setting the perfect stage for the second edition of Air Ops Europe. Held at Cannes-Mandelieu Airport from September 20 - 21, the event left everyone with a sense of optimism. Volker K. Thomalla reports


The Importance of Sharing Safety Information
Michael R. Grüninger and Capt. Carl C. Norgren examine the factors contributing to one of the world’s worst aviation disasters and the deaths of all 228 onboard


Real Copiloting
With duties involving a little of everything from pre-flight planning to landing the aircraft, copilots play a crucial role in navigating a safe ride. In fact, they are the finest insurance policy we can have, writes LeRoy Cook


Maintenance Activity In The MEA Countries
There are still opportunities for growth in the maintenance industry in Middle East and Africa, but dramatic increase is not expected over the next one to two years. Marc Grangier reports


Completions Sector On Track And Aiming Higher
New cabin designs and refurbishment options for more comfortable and safer interiors are driving the completions sector forward. From corporate airliners to business aircraft, Nick Klenske offers a complete overview of the completions sector


Saudi Arabia Aims To Be A Bizav King
Business Aviation has been on a steady rise in Saudi Arabia. Not only does the country hold the largest fleet of all registered business jets in the entire Middle East, the Kingdom has also logged continuous increases in activity from its various airports over recent years. Nick Klenske reports


Dubai Prepares For A Record Setting Airshow
This year’s Dubai Airshow is expected to set new records in terms of exhibitors and attendees. As the aerospace sector continues to grow in the Middle East, the show’s conference lineup will focus on regional challenges, including the skill shortage, UAVs and space exploration. Volker K. Thomalla reports