Tomorrow’s Aviation Today
As the aviation industry recovers from its recent slump, here are some developments that are shaping tomorrow’s aviation today.
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Straight Out Of Compton: The Aviation Program Creating Opportunities For Future Black Pilots
A group of Black aviation professionals and aircraft mechanics launched Fly Compton Aeronautical Education Foundation Inc (FCAEF) in 2020 to train young pilots of color. “Our mission is to introduce Black and Brown youth in and around the Compton, California, community to the aviation industry and the many opportunities that it can afford them,”
By Parker Diakite | TravelNoire
Joby Aviation: No Type Certification Delays Expected from FAA’s Modified Approach
Uber-backed electric air taxi developer Joby Aviation (NYSE: JOBY) told investors Thursday it expects no delays as a result of the FAA’s modified regulatory approach to type certification. In the company’s quarterly earnings conference call, Joby reported a $62.3 million net loss in Q1 2022, an increased loss of $20.8 million compared to the same period last year.
by: Thom Patterson | Flying Magazine
New aviation tech changes Marine Corps’ mentality for future fight
WASHINGTON ― Marine aviation planners are looking beyond vertical takeoff aircraft, such as the AV-8 Harrier jet or the MV-22 Osprey, and instead looking at how to fit aviation support to the fighting force, regardless of the kind of aircraft. New challenges in countering Chinese, Russian and other adversary militaries actions have forced the Corps to find new ways of doing business in all domains, Lt. Col. Nicholas Molder said Wednesday at the 2022 Modern Day Marine exposition in Washington.
By Todd South | Marine Times
Ryanair Cuts $660 Million From Its Loss As Aviation’s Recovery Continues
Europe’s leading low-cost airline Ryanair has announced an improvement in its financial performance for the past year but is taking a cautious approach towards its continued recovery. Despite various factors still impacting the airline industry, the airline group is forecasting a modest return to profitability by 2023.
By Luke Peters | Simple Flying