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Jonny Nicol


May 12, 2015 @ 22:55
“If you can get the Wahanca Project in your story, then yes, please, do go ahead and mention it,” exhorts Jonny Nicol, MD of British technology start up Stratajet. Wrong person to challenge. I don’t have that sense of propriety that most journalists do, and consistently get into trouble for saying the wrong thing. However…I can mention it here in my blog – for a more sombre publication I’d simply say that I have seen the new offering that’s garnered £5m in investing funding and has a valuation of £25m before it even takes flight –and am seriously impressed. So what’s [...]

Big Machs galore at NBAA 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4uQa_ay0NHs Oh my God! So much news to use from the show so far…and it hasn’t even started yet. As usual Orlando is abuzz with the latest and greatest business aviation has to offer at the biggest show of the corporate aviation calendar. Video comes courtesy of the organisers, the US National Business Aviation Association – an organisation well worth joining for those of us involved in the industry. The show kicked off well with the Honeywell annual forecast, which bodes well for the next ten years. Huzzah! Highlights of the survey include:  Up to 9,450 deliveries of new business [...]

TAECO becomes first VIP cabin outfitter in Asia

  First big story of Asian Aerospace is that Airbus has appointed the Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd (TAECO) as its first approved cabin-outfitter in Asia-Pacific and eight such centre worldwide. The milestone appointment is an act of courage and faith on both parts and the result of three years of hard work behind the scenes training staff to exacting Airbus standards. TAECO is a subsidiary of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd. (HAECO), specialising in heavy and line maintenance, freighter conversion, component overhaul, engineering design,  parts manufacturing and  training in Xiamen, Mainland China. Outfitting business jet cabins, such as the Airbus Corporate [...]

EBAA attacks safety threat posed by grey market

January 7, 2011 @ 22:33
by lizmoscrop
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) does sterling work for the industry on many fronts, and here's hoping its latest campaign strikes fear into the heart of shysters who damage the legal market by operating potentially unsafe flights. President Brian Humphries recently contacted members, urging them to translate EBAA's safety concerns in 2010 into real action in 2011. He wrote: "Operating without a valid Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and failing to comply with traffic rights are key concerns for many within the business aviation community. To help eliminate such practices, EBAA has developed a document entitled 'Is My Flight Legal. [...]

Inside a Gulfstream G550

September 20, 2009 @ 20:17
by lizmoscrop
Gulrstream's director of corporate communications Robert Baugniet was kind enough to show me around the company's current flagship Gulfstream G550 aircraft at Asian Aerospace. Gorgeous cabin![wpvideo uav0uVzr]

AsBAA biz av sessions Asian Aerospace highlight…

September 8, 2009 @ 20:07
by lizmoscrop
snapshot of AsBAA sessions at Asian Aerospace 2009

BizAv sessions highlight of Asian Aerospace 2009

September 5, 2009 @ 18:14
by lizmoscrop
Looking forward to next week's Asian Aerospace show

Paris Air Show – John Bingham talks about Piaggio

September 5, 2009 @ 17:15
by lizmoscrop
John Bingham talks about what makes Piaggio so special