JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Matt Tuohy, a Navy flight veteran and senior corporate executive, has been named director of Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center.
DENVER, Colorado – Charlie Johnson, president and COO of Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC), was inducted into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Oct. 4.
Johnson, the former president of Cessna, is a well-known industry veteran and advocate of electric propulsion for general aviation. He is a co-founder and director of AEAC, which is planning to offer the first U.S.-sponsored, practical, solar-electric airplane serving the aviation training market. [Read more...]
Tecnam reports that the first Tecnam P2006T MRI (Multi-Sensor Reconnaissance and Identification) aircraft is now operating in South Africa.
Just published is “Pilots In Command: Your Best Trip, Every Trip,” which goes beyond the requirements of flight training and delivers sage advice from real pilots, for student and professional aviators alike, according to the publisher.
Fuel is the lifeblood of aircraft and pilots. Most aircraft need it to power their engines; pilots need it, in the form of oxygen and proper nutrition, to power themselves. The November issues of General Aviation News will turn the spotlight on fuels — all kinds — and look at the current state of affairs, as well as what we can expect
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA has formally delivered to Alaskan officials a new technology that could help pilots flying over the vast wilderness expanses of the northern-most state. The technology is designed to help pilots make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots.
The Wings of Freedom Tour, featuring vintage aircraft including a B-24, and P-51, will land at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina Oct. 17.
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber, P-51 Mustang Fighter and B-17 “Nine O Nine” will be at GMU through Oct. 20.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation has revealed the winners of its 2014 “Giving Back” grants that recognize good works done through general aviation by non-profit organizations.
QUEENSVILLE, Ontario, Canada – Canada’s single source web portal for all things related to flying safely has just launched a contest to promote general aviation safety and at the same time help some lucky winners be prepared for a “bad day.”
The “Be Ready” contest is a chance to review a recently developed and launched safety video and then enter online for the chance to win, by random draw, one of four prizes. Each prize is an emergency safety related item.
The FAA has granted approval for CTI Professional Flight Training’s Millington, Tennessee, satellite to join its Fort Lauderdale, Florida, partner in offering a structured Part 141 flight training syllabus to its students.
CTI Professional Flight Training has been training professional pilots at its Fort Lauderdale location for over 25 years, and recently expanded its operation to a satellite base at Millington Regional Jetport near Memphis, Tennessee.