Wings of Mercy Founder Peter VandenBosch died Oct. 15 at the age of 91. He had recently experienced a significant decline after enjoying many years of good health, according to Wings of Mercy officials.
DAYTON, Ohio — A celebration of our nation’s military veterans will be the focus of film presentations in the Air Force Museum’s giant screen theatre on Saturday, Nov. 8.
The Reel Stuff Salute to Heroes will feature five screenings followed by a distinguished speaker, including three decorated World War II and Vietnam combat veterans on stage to share their experiences with the audience.
MYGOFLIGHT, maker of iPad and tablet gear for pilots, will showcase a working prototype of a Heads Up Display (HUD) for aviation at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention Oct. 21-23 in Orlando.
Efforts are underway to have the first production article in early 2015, according to company officials.
Hartzell Propeller developmental activities for the company’s five-blade, swept-tip carbon fiber propellers will be featured at the 2014 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 21-23, booth 1817. Hartzell is working on several other yet-to-be-announced composite five-blade programs for turboprop business aircraft.
Garmin and Jeppesen have introduced the RNP AR NavData Service, a new tool for pilots utilizing Required Navigation Performance – Authorization Required (RNP AR) procedures. The new service automates time-consuming data validation processes that are required for RNP AR flights, according to company officials.
SEBRING, Florida — FLG Technics of Davie, Florida, opened its new business, FLG Teardowns, in Sebring Regional Airport’s Hangar 60 this past September.
National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks recently wrote to the Town of Islip, N.Y., requesting it drop recently imposed landing fees on based aircraft at Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP). The town imposed landing fees on all aircraft effective Sept. 1, 2014, and for the first time made them applicable to based aircraft. In addition, the new fee schedule established even higher rates for night landings.