As drone usage becomes more common, it's important to understanding the potential risks your organization may face with this rapidly advancing technology. Our webinar will help you understand the changing regulatory landscape and evolving risks involved with the use of drones by Public Entities.
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Like most policies, aviation policies contain acronyms and terminology that may be confusing so we developed this quick reference guide to help you decipher these terms. As a savvy client, you should expect your broker to be fluent in both insurance and aviation to ensure you receive the best service possible. We know our clients may not always be well-versed in these very specific, and sometimes arcane, terms.
As we pass the midpoint of 2016 I can’t help but reflect upon the changes in the rotor wing industry over the last 12 months. Just when we got used to calling EuroCopter by its Airbus Helicopters name, Agusta throws us two rebranding curve balls. Therefore, the 2016 Chameleon Award goes to AgustaWestland, which has morphed twice in the last 12 months: from AW to Finmeccanica and now to Leonardo. Let’s examine how they fit into the current market.
While some aspects of insurance are universal, insuring your airplane isn’t necessarily the same as insuring your home, car or even business. Aviation insurance also uses terms and acronyms you may not find elsewhere. Below are answers to some common questions, along with a list of commonly used terms and acronyms.
In a complex world, insurance is just the start of risk management and asset protection in the aviation industry. At Gallagher Aviation, we firmly believe that our clients deserve more. Gallagher Aviation provides preferred access to experts for the most pressing issues in general aviation. Aviation law. Safety management systems and IS-BAO audits. Emergency response planning and family assistance plans. Our partners, carefully chosen for their experience and knowledge, work at preferred rates on your behalf as part of Gallagher Aviation’s client services.
In dramatic fashion, helicopter deliveries--which previously had been split evenly amongst all OEMs between U.S. and international customers--went decidedly international in the second quarter at a rate of four international helicopters delivered for each U.S. delivery. While we were all distracted with the Chinese stock market meltdown and economic woes of Greece, rotor wing OEMs were soldiering on, albeit with non-U.S. deliveries.
Aerial Mosquito Control highlights issues from the mosquito abatement aviation community. In this issue: Planning for Worst-Case Scenarios, Safety Manual for First Responders, What’s in Your Emergency Response Plan and In The Wings.
Gallagher Aviation publishes Fly Low, Fly Safe, the newsletter for the aerial applications industry, with news, trends and analyses of the issues that affect agricultural aviation. In this issue: The Slippery Case of Surfactants and Drift, A Better Way to Serve You, Safety Manual for First Responders, Beyond Aircraft: What’s in Your Emergency Response Plan, On the Horizon and Mark Your Calendars for the 2015 NAAA Show
Contracts are a necessary evil in commercial general aviation. Whether you are a charter operator, MRO, flight school or full-service FBO, you no doubt have numerous contracts placed in front of you to “review,” but really to sign.
Statistics for 1st quarter 2015 show a continued increase in the use of turboprops in virtually all regions of the world. They play a vital role in austere environments such as developing countries that lack infrastructure. In first-world countries, turboprops are displacing aging light jets due to superior operating costs and jet-like performance.