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Space and STEM: Exploration Requires Talented New Recruits

How often do you check your smartphone for messages or look something up on the internet? How often do you use a map application? How often do you look at…

Posted on February 3, 2023
airliner on final approach to airport

Aviation Data Sharing: Crucial to Improved Safety

Several factors play a critical role in aviation’s goal of continuous safety improvement. One of the most important is the sharing of incident data. This practice, which originated in simple…

Posted on January 31, 2023
EVTOL ready to land on the roof tarmac

Fixed-Wing Electric Cargo Delivery: An Enabler for Broader Electric Aircraft Use?

Progress toward certification and operation of new battery-powered aircraft continues at an encouraging pace. Industry leaders are engaged and so are regulators.

Posted on January 27, 2023
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Grateful to Play a Small Role in the Evolution of Our Industry

The approach of the holiday season commonly prompts reflection on the past year as well as a look forward. That certainly is true for us at Global Aerospace. And while that work continues through November and December, we also pause a bit near the year’s end to consider what it is we really do.

Posted on November 16, 2022
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Sustainability Advances in the Aviation Industry

Aviation is both a vital industry and one that has a significant impact on the environment. Concerned parties—from government regulators to aviation companies to private citizens—are increasingly pushing for advances in sustainability.

Posted on April 21, 2022
airplane crashed on beach

Sustainable Practices in Claims Management

The processes for adjusting and managing aircraft insurance claims have not changed significantly in recent decades. Depending on the extent of the damage, most hull claims have typically involved an adjuster being on site within a few days of an accident to assess the damage and plan for necessary repairs. However, in a world in which we are increasingly time- and cost-sensitive, as well as environmentally conscious, change is afoot.

Posted on March 18, 2022
autonomous vehicle flying above highway

Urban Air Mobility Ground Infrastructure

When considering the challenges of realizing the goal of flying taxis and personal commuting aircraft, thoughts of airspace management, aircraft certification and operational safety may immediately spring to mind.

Posted on February 11, 2022
Joby Aviation Electric Aircraft

Don’t Get Shocked: Be Prepared for the Electric Aircraft Revolution

A shift to airplanes powered by electric motors via lithium-ion batteries is in motion. Just recently, a major aircraft engine manufacturer announced the first flight of its all-electric aircraft. As this next generation of aircraft becomes more common, claims professionals and other personnel in the aviation industry will need to become familiar with the unique challenges presented by electric aircraft.

Posted on February 7, 2022
ai and human interaction

Insurtech: Advancing the Industry Through Technology

InsureTech or InsurTech or insurtech—It seems the industry has not yet decided on the preferred spelling, but it is the latest insurance buzzword and similar in meaning to fintech. As fintech is shorthand for “financial technology,” insurtech refers to “insurance technology,” and its use is changing insurance operations for the better in three key areas.

Posted on February 4, 2022
Artemis 1 crew launch

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