Aviation Week's BCA Podcast explores trends and key developments in business aviation that affect aircraft fleet owners, fractional operators, customers, FBOs and others.
What’s In Store For The Preowned BizAv Market In 2024?
15:52The sale of preowned business aircraft continued to stabilize in 2023. At the same time there was a subtle shift toward a move to a buyer’s market. Wayne Starling, executive director of the International Aircraft Dealers Association, and Phil Winters, IADA chairman and Western Aircraft vice president of aircraft sales and charter management, discuss the 2023 market and what may lie ahead in 2024. They take a look at data from the latest IADA quarterly survey of brokers and dealers. Hosted by Molly McMillin, editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network.
What Does Aircraft Decompression Feel Like: A Pilot's Experience
17:33Listen in as pilot and aviation expert Pat Veillette explains to Aviation Week Network's Lee Ann Shay what happens when aircraft decompression occurs—speaking from his own experience of decompression when co-piloting a Hawker. Pat shares his tips for crew in this type of emergency and explains how pilot training compares to real-life decompression.
What Flexjet's Actions In 2023 Mean For 2024
16:00Flexjet made several big moves in 2023, including the purchase of two MROs. Hear how this, along with a new operations center and training initiative with Purdue University, impacts its maintenance and operational performance. Andrew Collins, co-CEO of Flexjet and CEO of Sentient Jet, speaks with Lee Ann Shay.
Q4 2023 vs. Q4 2022: Pre-Owned Aircraft Closings And Pre-Buy Inspections
10:07This week, listen in as Aviation Week Network's Jeremy Kariuki speaks with Jetlaw Founder and Managing Partner Kent Jackson about the state of fourth-quarter (Q4) aircraft closings and how the market compares to Q4 2022.
Flying Classroom, City of Opa-Locka Launch Workforce Development Program
15:24This week, we speak with the Flying Classroom's Barrington Irving and Interim Opa-Locka City Manager Darvin Williams about their recent collaboration to create an aviation workforce development program for the residents of Opa-Locka, Florida. Hosted by Jeremy Kariuki, associate editor of business aviation for Aviation Week Network.
Monitoring European Bizav
6:03European national aviation policies differ between countries. Find out what’s impacting business aviation and the outlook for 2024 in this podcast with European Business Aviation Association COO Robert Baltus and Aviation Week executive editor of MRO and business aviation, Lee Ann Shay. This episode was produced by Jeremy Kariuki and Andrea Copley-Smith.
Textron eAviation’s President & CEO Kriya Shortt
8:17Kriya Shortt joined Textron eAviation in August as its new president and CEO, after a 27-year career at Textron Aviation. She talks about her new role, the company’s goals and challenges and provides an update on Pipistrel’s Velis electric aircraft. Hosted by Molly McMillin, editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network.
Breaking Down NetJets' Record 15-Year Deal For Up To 1,500 Citation Jets
7:07NetJets signed a record agreement with Textron Aviation for purchase options of up to 1,500 Cessna Citation business jets over the next 15 years. NetJets will also serve as Textron's launch customer for the new Cessna Citation Ascend, with deliveries to begin in 2025. Jeremy Kariuki, Aviation Week associate editor for business aviation, and Molly McMillin, managing editor for business aviation, discuss the agreement.