Archive for February, 2012

The use of GPS in aviation

February 29, 2012

Since its launch in 1994, the Global Positioning System (GPS) has impacted our lives in many ways. Maintained by the United States government, it is freely available to anyone with a GPS receiver – including…

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How much does a private jet cost to hire?

February 23, 2012

Business travellers are becoming increasingly aware of the significant efficiency benefits of hiring a private jet – which can save hours of travel time and avoid the need for overnight stays when travelling on business.…

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Chocks away!

February 11, 2012

You’ll often hear the phrase “Chocks away!” in aviation films, and particularly to represent British aviators. But why do modern aircraft, and private jets need chocks? Who removes the chocks before take-off at a private…

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