JetSmarter, the Fort Lauderdale-based on-demand private jet travel service, is set to be acquired by a Dubai-based travel firm for an undisclosed price. Vista Global, owned by Swiss billionaire Thomas Flohr and operator of private jet firms XOJET and VistaJet, announced Wednesday it would acquire JetSmarter in order to create…

Long Beach Facility Begins Sales Of Environmentally Friendly Fuel March 15, 2019 SAVANNAH, Georgia, March 15, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long…

Built-in and portable oxygen systems are used in civilian aviation. They use gaseous or solid oxygen (oxygen generators) as suits the purpose and aircraft. LOX systems and molecular sieve oxygen systems are not discussed, as current applications on civilian aircraft are limited. Gaseous Oxygen Systems The use of gaseous oxygen…

When it comes to overhauling engine and APU fire bottles, you may have noticed that the cost of replacing and reclaiming halon has risen steadily. At CGS, we must charge about twice as much for halon as we did just a few years ago. Large halon supplies are becoming scarce…

The NBAA YoPro Council developed the Top 40 Under 40 program to shed light on young professionals who are making their mark in the Business Aviation industry. Help us recognize Compressed Gas Systems CEO, Brian Tyminski, for the Business Management category! Brian Tyminski started Compressed Gas Systems 7 years ago…

A fire broke out on a Southwest Airlines flight heading for San Jose, forcing passengers to evacuate. The fire was detected shortly after the plane had pushed back from the gate at John Wayne Airport. Crew members decided to evacuate the 139 passengers on board using the aircraft’s emergency slides….

Officials say the pilot of a small Texas-bound aircraft that diverted from its original path Wednesday and headed into the Gulf of Mexico may have suffered from a lack of oxygen. The pilot was identified Thursday as 55-year-old Bill Kinsinger of Edmond, Okla., an anesthesiologist who volunteered to fly rescued animals. The…