WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Board of Directors of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has elected Joe Brown, president of Hartzell Propeller, as GAMA’s chairman for 2015.
Results from an online survey indicate that general aviation pilots value ADS-B In traffic and weather services as a tool to increase situational awareness, decision-making capability, and general safety of flight.
According to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 1,407 pilots responded to the survey, including many readers of General Aviation News. [Read more…]
The aviation reality series, The Aviators, honors Veterans Day this month by exploring advancements in aviation during World War II, while providing an look back at Pearl Harbor in a historical context.
Episode 5.05, which is available now on iTunes, Amazon, PBS and other content providers, turns back the clock to the greatest military conflict of our time, while exploring the aircraft and aviation innovations that came as a result.
ENTERPRISE, Fla. — Industry leaders, government officials and aviation personalities recently joined with the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association (CJP) in recognizing renowned golfer and pilot Arnold Palmer and Cessna Chairman Emeritus Russ Meyer for their 8,000 hours of flying time in Citation aircraft.
Gray skies didn’t dampen the spirits of those who attended the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association regional fly-in Saturday, Nov. 8, at St. Simons Island, Georgia, at the McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport (KSSI).
AOPA President Mark Baker reported that the regional fly-ins were such a success that 45 airports are now bidding to host next year’s fly-ins. AOPA officials estimate that between 16,000 and 17,000 pilots and aviation enthusiasts attended the regional fly-ins, which were held throughout the country.
A few photos from the show follow, look for more in the Nov. 20 print edition of General Aviation News.
ATLANTA – Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, recently cut the grand reopening ribbon on its new 46,000-square-foot distribution facility.
The new facility close to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has 16,000 square feet more than its previous facility, enabling it to provide additional services and doubles the size of its hose fabrication shop.