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From Paper Flight Plan to Data Link Clearance Delivery to NextGen. The history of ATC communications.

From Paper Flight Plan to Data Link Clearance Delivery

It is not clear when the first formal flight plans were used. In 1920, the US Post Office took over airmail delivery and set up a series of radio stations along a nationwide route. Airmail pilots flew from station to station. They would call in as they passed overhead if they had a two-way radio. If not, they would flash…

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FBO Confidential – What does it take to be a great FBO?

The FBO business – what does it take to be a great FBO?

When a client decides to make a private jet trip, they will be in contact with three different groups of people; the broker or salesperson selling them the flight, the flight crew flying the airplane and the FBO personnel greeting and handling the passengers before and after the flight itself. Therefore, it is undeniable that an FBO (fixed-base operator) is…

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