Safety

Interview with Schubach Aviation’s Chief Pilot Rick Cuda

One of Schubach Aviation’s veteran team members, chief pilot Rick Cuda joined our team in 2008 and has nearly 30-years of experience and  more than 12,000 flight hours to his name. Day-to-day he leads a team of 20 pilots and is actively involved in all things related to safety, giving our clients valuable peace of mind when they fly Schubach. To better get...

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Schubach Achieves IS-BAO Certification

We are pleased to share with our customers that Schubach Aviation has successfully completed a comprehensive IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations) audit and has been officially registered as an IS-BAO Operator. Schubach joins an elite group of flight operators around the world who have invested considerable time and resources in developing and implementing a world-class business aviation code of best...

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Ski Weather Flying Tips: How to Prepare for the Unpredictable

The holidays are the busiest time of year for traveling, many are heading to snow, sun, or to visit family. Flying privately gets you the closest to your ski destination in the shortest amount of time. While still giving a considerable advantage over commercial flying, it does come with the most restrictions and likelihood for delays compared to flying private to...

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How Do I Know If The Pilots Flying My Aircraft Are Well-Qualified?

One common concern you may have before boarding an aircraft is whether the pilots in the cockpit are well-qualified. As a Part 135 air carrier, Schubach Aviation is required to hold pilots to some FAA-determined standards. They must have a certain amount of flight time and experience before they can fly as either pilot in command (PIC) or co-pilots at any commercial...

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What is the Difference Between Charter Brokers and Charter Operators?

If you’re looking to charter a jet out of San Diego but don’t know which company to choose, you will probably start with Google. Your search might turn up roughly a hundred results for “charter companies,” even though there are only about 4 or 5 actual charter operators in San Diego. Most of the related results you will see are for charter...

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One-Ways: Taking the Service Out of Private Jet Service?

In today’s world of flying private, there are more options than ever when chartering an aircraft. Technology has enabled operators from all over the country to compare schedules and connect flights, cutting down on the number of empty aircraft or “dead-heads” positioning from one airport to the next. The industry is evolving and private aircraft are being utilized more efficiently. The demand...

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4 Basic Safety Questions You Should Ask a Jet Charter Company Before Booking a Flight

For many travelers, flying privately seems like a hassle-free, comfortable form of travel. Not only is the experience of flying charter comfortable and personalized, but you can also dictate your own schedule, avoid long security lines, lost baggage, and other traditional airport difficulties. The the decision to charter a flight, however, is not so simple. There are many charter companies and private...

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Are Jets Safer Than Turboprops?

One of the most common concerns people have when traveling on an aircraft with propellers is that it lacks the safety of a jet without propellers. Why the fear? Perhaps the concern is related to the additional noise produced by turboprops. Could it also be that the sight of a propeller on an engine renders a perception of an amateur or...

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