HondaJet sends HA-420 into production
HondaJet has billed its HA-420 business jet as the "world's most advanced light jet." After passing key testing milestones, the six-passenger jet is set to enter production. Gizmag
Aviation-themed park debuts at S.C. airport
On Oct. 25, Airport Director Joe Frasher announced completion of phase one of an aviation park project near South Carolina's Greenville Downtown Airport that has been in planning and development for more than two years. When the vision comes fully alive, visitors will pass through an entranceway fashioned from an aircraft fuselage to picnic, watch aircraft, play in an aviation-themed playground, or stroll along "walking runways" or a "perimeter taxiway" to be realistically painted next spring. AOPA Online.
Who's who: Broker versus agent versus direct writer
Brokers are the most common option for securing aviation insurance. Brokers deal with multiple insurance companies and shop those available markets to obtain the best coverage and value available for their clients. Agents are defined as those who sell insurance for just one company. True agents are extremely rare in the aviation insurance world. The term "agent," however, is used interchangeably with "broker" in the industry, so don't let that lead you to false conclusions. Then we have direct writers, who offer you only themselves as a single option. Read more.
Pilot Edge offers AOPA member discount
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