Silver Airways partners with Broward College

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Silver Airways has inked a preferential hiring partnership for students at Broward College.

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Five Washington airports to receive new layout plans

Five state-managed airports in Washington state — Woodland, Lower Granite, Stehekin, Easton and Sullivan Lake — are slated to receive a new airport layout plan (ALP) during the next two years. This is the first step toward making five, 10 and 20-year plans for improvement projects at these airports.

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Million Air Houston slates grand opening

HOUSTON – Million Air Houston (HOU), part of the UVair FBO Network, will celebrates the opening of its new FBO facility at Hobby Airport with a grand opening event March 21.

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Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference is April 5

Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference is April 5

ROMEOVILLE—Find out how to launch a career in aviation at the 2014 Women & Minorities Aviation Spring Conference from 10 a.m.-1p.m. Saturday, April 5 in the Lewis University Harold E. White Aviation Center located on the university’s main campus in Romeoville.

Informational sessions include various careers of interest, such as airport management, FAA administration, U.S. Marshall, U.S. Customs border patrol, aviation mechanic, tower air traffic control, radar air traffic control, aviation dispatch, commercial airline pilot, corporate pilot, logistics and transportation.

Lewis University, Federal Express, Southwest Airlines, and the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading are presenting the aviation conference.

Providing aviation career opportunities in flight management, administration, maintenance, security and air traffic control, Lewis University offers the oldest aviation program among universities in Illinois, and is the only university aviation program in Illinois with an airport on campus. Lewis is one of 35 institutions in the country certified by the FAA to offer the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative Program.

For more information, contact Frank DuBois, director of Aviation and Transportation Studies, at duboisfr or (815) 836-5936.

Lewis University is a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,600 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The seventh largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report. Visit www.lewisu.edufor further information.

CubCrafters hits milestone, plans expansion

YAKIMA, Wash. – Aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters achieved a milestone by delivering its 300th CC11 aircraft in January.

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IsisCopter taps Robotic Skies for maintenance Services

IsisCopter, a custom manufacturer of multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) airframes, has selected the Robotic Skies Service Center network for ongoing inspections and field maintenance for its commercial line of products.

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Mid-Continent celebrates 50 years

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics, an industry leader in the overhaul/exchange, repair, design and manufacturing of aircraft instruments and avionics, will mark its 50th anniversary in October 2014.

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Bob Hoover to receive Outstanding Aviator Award

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Wings Club and International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) will honor Bob Hoover with the fifth annual Outstanding Aviator Award.

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DuPage unveils $4.2 million renovation

WEST CHICAGO, IL – DuPage Airport has completed a two-year, $4.2 million upgrade to its passenger and crew areas. The project includes an updated lobby and renovated restrooms, state-of-the-art crew lounges, new customer entrances, and upgraded facilities for the U.S. Customs.

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Aviation saves the day… again

The story, true from start to finish, could not have been written better. In fact, it could serve double duty as a math problem so many of us recall from our time in school.

A young high school athlete needs to be in two places at roughly the same time. On one end, in Toledo, Wash., to lay her 58-year-old father to rest following his year-long battle with melanoma. One the other end, in Yakima, Wash. (about 140 miles away) to play in the Washington State 2A Girls Basketball Championship game.

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