Entries by Miami Flight Academy

DOT rule protects air passengers from e-cigarette aerosol

Over the last few years, DOT has issued historic consumer rules protecting the rights of the flying public.  And today, we took one more step toward ensuring better treatment of passengers by finalizing a rule that explicitly bans the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) on commercial flights. The rule applies to all scheduled flights of U.S. […]

The Fort Lauderdale Air Show will be hosting the new F-35

The Fort Lauderdale Air Show will be the first civilian show to feature the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter plane. Returning from a two-year-hiatus, the air show is set to take place over Fort Lauderdale beach May 7 and 8. The combat aircraft, also called the F-35 Lightning II, is a single-seat, single-engine plane currently […]

The new HondaJet specs

Performance Maximum Cruise Speed @ FL300 420 KTAS Maximum Cruise Altitude FL430 Rate of Climb 3990 ft / min NBAA IFR Range (4 occupants) 1180 nm Takeoff distance <4000 ft Landing distance <3050 ft Engines Manufacturer / ModelGE Honda / HF120 Output (Uninstalled Thrust) 2050 lbf each derated from 2095 lbf each Bypass ratio 2.9 […]

Norwegian Airlines: Paris to Miami only 175 USD !

Norwegian Air is again expanding its U.S. presence, announcing three new trans-Atlantic routes to Paris. The routes – from New York JFK, Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale – will launch July 29 and will be on the airline’s new Boeing 787 “Dreamliners.” Norwegian Air will kick off its new U.S.-Paris flights with a splashy introductory […]