Changes coming to North Texas airspace this week

The FAA is readying the launch of its second NextGen-related airspace revision project of the year, with significant changes to arrival and departure procedures over the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area scheduled to go into effect Thursday, Sept. 18.

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100 Young Eagles to soar from Southeast Aviation Expo

On Saturday, Sept. 27, beginning at 9 a.m., the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 249 of Greenville, S.C., will offer free flights to the first 100 8- to 17 year-old kids that ask for a Young Eagles flight at the Southeast Aviation Expo‘s (SEAE) main registration area, which will be near the Greenville Downtown Airport’s (GMU) main terminal.

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China planning town centered around general aviation

There are a number of towns in the United States where business aviation is big business, such as Wichita. But what about a town dedicated to general aviation, from the airport, to the convention center, to the places people live?

That is the concept behind China’s plan for a city it calls Superior Aviation Town, according to a report on the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) website.

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Twin Seabee donated to Vermont Tech

RANDOLPH, Vermont  — Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology Program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, has received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft that was recently donated by a southern California couple.

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Guardian Avionics ships 5000th Carbon Monoxide Detector

TUCSON, Ariz. — Guardian Avionics, which got its start in 2000 with the development of a Carbon Monoxide (CO) detector, recently shipped its 5000th unit.

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Commemorative Air Force to host Education Day for local students

DALLAS - The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will host a free Education Day for students across North Texas on Thursday, Oct. 2, at Dallas Executive Airport as part of the CAF WWII Air Expo.

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Clecall debuts cleco pliers

ROCKLIN, Calif. — The Clecall Company has introduced a new cleco plier.

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UAS test site adds runway

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi now has an airport and runway in its approved flight ranges.

The FAA recently approved a new range to test and fly unmanned aircraft that includes the Port Mansfield Airport.

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Channel Islands Aviation partners with SBBCollege to offer new aviation program

Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation.

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Sierra Industries to develop upgrade program for Cessna bizjets

Sierra Industries, Ltd., part of the SkyWay Group, has launched a new program of performance upgrades to the Cessna 525 Citation Jet series.

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