Eviation Alice   Exciting times lie ahead for global civil aviation, with flying expected to become climate-neutral by 2050. Alternative fuels are one way to achieve this goal - but their widespread use will take several years to come: Production is complex and expensive, and there are...

Future of Electrical Aircraft   Electric aircraft are still exotic in general aviation, as there is only one certified aircraft so far, the Pipistrel Velis Electro. But that could change sooner than we all think. The two-seater electric aircraft Velis Electro from the Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel is the...

Making aviation more environmentally friendly   Flying connects people, cultures and countries and enables us to cross borders. But we pay a high price for our dream of flying come true. A fully loaded aircraft with luggage and a small amount of cargo in the hold, fully fuelled...

Aircraft manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft has full order books. Not particularly surprising, since flying in a private jet is currently enjoying great popularity. Across the industry, the number of business jets delivered increased by 10 per cent to 710 last year. One aircraft is especially popular...

PRIMUS AERO: Coloring outside the lines   Young, diverse, and passionate about sustainability, community engagement, and customer service, Primus Aero takes pride in being ‘a little different’. It’s not every day that a company starts their elevator pitch saying, “well, we’re a little different”. But then again,...

From Part M to Part-CAMO: A closer look at the transition.   The transition from Part M, Subpart G to Part-CAMO was implemented by EASA on March 24th in 2020. Roughly one and a half years later the transition is ongoing with an official deadline on March 24th...

Finding new ways How COVID changed the spare parts business   Over the last two and a half years, the pandemic turned every aspect of our lives upside down, creating many new challenges and opportunities. One of the most long-lasting effects is, without doubt, the still ongoing disruption of...

Why there is no free lunch in the CAMO business.   OK, let´s get through the dry bit first! Back in 2003 when EASA introduced Part M, it wasn´t a love child by maintenance organizations and operators. But the truth of the matter is when we look at...

Who chooses the cheap option, pays twice   Buying an aircraft is not like buying a bar of chocolate because it includes a variety of complex factors. This phase-in process of an aircraft into the fleet of a new operator combines airworthiness requirements, outstanding maintenance, and contractual...