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Space Update: Risk Sharing in the New Space Era

The U.S. has big plans. It wants to send humans back to the moon and eventually further on to Mars. This starts with landing the first woman and first person of colour on the moon within the next few years.

Posted on February 1, 2022
aircraft in bad weather

Safety Update: The Case for Reconsidering Unpriced Exposures

When people think of aircraft insurance, what typically comes to mind is cover for accidents, hard landings and the like. In fact, most “technical” pricing of aircraft insurance uses only operational statistics and basic exposure data points (aircraft values, passenger numbers, etc.) to determine equitable premiums.

Posted on January 28, 2022
E-VTOL passenger aircraft in flight

Sustainability/Urban Air Mobility Update: eVTOL and Its Place in a Sustainable Aviation Ecosystem

An industry driven by innovation and advancement stands on the precipice of transformation, with two different but complementary elements at play. The first is the development and adoption of cleaner fuels for existing aircraft and less carbon-intense ways of managing the existing aerospace infrastructure.

Posted on January 27, 2022
drone parachute

Drone Parachutes: A Reasonable Safety Feature?

Parachutes can make drone operations much safer, but there is an upfront financial investment. While they are an optional safety feature for low‐risk flight operations, they can be essential in more-challenging environments.

Posted on January 21, 2022
artificial intelligence

AI Update: Artificial Intelligence and Products Liability

With a simple voice command, Siri provides you traffic and weather updates; your “self-driving” car may take you to a doctor’s appointment; a medical algorithm may assist in the interpretation of your chest X-ray; and a financial algorithm analyzes and makes recommendations affecting your finances.

Posted on January 18, 2022
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The Journey to Net Zero: Carbon Offsetting

In the past two years, there has been a seismic shift in how individuals and companies think about their impact on the environment. It is widely accepted that movement toward a low-carbon world, as quickly as possible, is of critical importance. This cannot happen overnight. For most industries, including aviation, this is an enormous challenge.

Posted on December 13, 2021
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5 Important Tips When Renting Aircraft

While renting any vehicle comes with risk, there is much more at stake when that vehicle is an airplane. The consequences of mechanical problems with the aircraft, operator (i.e., pilot) error, etc. can be significant and put people, the plane and other property in harm’s way.

Posted on November 29, 2021
light aircraft at hangar

Aircraft Registration, Title and Insurance: What You Need to Know

As a requirement of aircraft ownership in the US, you must register your airplane with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). It is not a difficult process, and there is helpful information available on the FAA website. It is, however, an important process for a few reasons. One is simply that it is a legal requirement for all owners to register their aircraft and to have the registration onboard the aircraft.

Posted on October 29, 2021
network security

What Would You Do Following a Cyber Attack?

It’s a busy Wednesday afternoon when the IT manager walks into the CEO’s office with an ashen face. “We think we may have been compromised,” they state. It takes you a few moments to understand what they’re saying. It’s only the look on their face that makes you realise how serious this is.

Posted on September 22, 2021
aircraft pilot

Partnering to Protect You: Special Programs for U.S. Policyholders

From participation in safety programs to encouraging interest in aviation and educating the next generation of industry professionals, the sharing of knowledge is essential to everyone involved in aviation. For that reason, Global Aerospace has developed or supports several programs designed to advance the industry and also make it easier to obtain aviation insurance.

Posted on August 25, 2021