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Q&A with Falko Regional Aircraft focused on China

A quick Q&A with Will van Zeventer, SVP Portfolio Development at Falko on their China announcement. AirInsight: Please can you explain the selection of China and Tianjin specifically? Falko: The China regional aviation market promises to be a real growth market....

Premium 2018.10 – The FAA’s January 1, 2020 ADS-B mandate

By January 1, 2020, the FAA says that your aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in the most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.  The FAA estimates that between 100,000 and 160,000 general aviation...

A “first flight” in India

India's SARAS program has had its bumpy ride.  The first version of the aircraft had its first flight in 2004.  Here is a video of a 2007 flight of the test vehicle that eventually crashed with the loss of three crew. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1kEdwH0ijxI The...

Indian air travel disruption starts evolving

That India is a market with a huge potential for air travel is by now well understood.  One of the key challenges has been to get people beyond "the last mile" - meaning finding a way to connect people from outlying areas that do not have a reasonable runway.  In many...