N1733G was honored with a custom radio-controlled model by Austrian builder Daniel Hirscher of DH-Colorworks. This large scale model is highly accurate and detailed, right down to the rivet. He must have been working from some pictures from the Mideast portion of the trip, because Gina is never that dirty for long!   Radio-controlled model … Continued

JetBlue Pilot Embarks on Challenging Solo Flight in Bonanza

By John Perkinson, Senior Staff Writer, Air Line Pilot This article was originally published in the December 2016 issue of Air Line Pilot.  F/O Adrian Eichhorn (JetBlue) stands next to his 1962 V-tail Beechcraft Bonanza (#N1733G). F/O Adrian Eichhorn (JetBlue) circumnavigated the globe in 2016 — but not as an airline pilot. He accomplished the … Continued


Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace: Any airspace that requires the use of a Transponder today will on January 01, 2020 also require aircraft to be equipped with a Version 2 ADS-B Out system. This can be either a 1090ES (DO-260B) ADS-B system or … Continued

Whitepapers: Avemco

5 Tips for Aircraft Pre-Purchase Inspections By Jason Blair, ATP, CFI-I, MEI-I, FAA Designated Pilot Examiner, AGI When a pilot considers purchasing an aircraft, a pre-purchase inspection is a common step in qualifying the aircraft that is being considered. Every aircraft and every seller is a little bit different, but in considering the lessons I … Continued