AOPA lobbies for more flexibility when it comes to hangars

Posted on September 20th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is pressing the FAA to offer pilots and aircraft owners more flexibility when it comes to the use of hangars at airports that have received federal funding. In formal comments filed Sept. 18,... Continue Reading →


Nominations open for the 2015 Wichita Aero Club Trophy

Posted on September 20th, 2014 by

Nominations are now being accepted for the Wichita Aero Club Trophy. The trophy is presented annually to an individual, group, or organization with ties to the local aviation community whose exemplary achievements and contributions in the field of aviation or... Continue Reading →

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New Compass Rose at Martin County Airport

Posted on September 20th, 2014 by

A new compass rose pad was recently constructed at the Martin County Airport in Stuart, Florida. Continue Reading →

Teachers win SAFE aviation education grants

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by

Two teachers, Sonya Williams and Joseph Perrotta, have been named recipients of the 2014 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant Awards from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE). Continue Reading →

Fighting Ebola with airplanes

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo — Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is supporting efforts to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Continue Reading →

Top Gun Aviation celebrates 25 years

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

HAMMOND, La. — Top Gun Aviation at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport (HDC) is marking a silver and golden anniversary all in one year. Tom Eiermann acquired Top Gun Aviation in 1989. Since then, it has grown from a two-person operation to a 15-person... Continue Reading →

Yingling Aviation to offer de-icing and anti-icing services

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

WICHITA — Yingling Aircraft has acquired the assets of ICT Aircraft Services and will begin providing Type One de-icing and Type Four anti-icing services for aircraft at Mid-Continent Airport beginning immediately. Continue Reading →

Sheltair offers specials for NBAA2014

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

ORLANDO, Florida — For this year’s National Business Aviation Association convention (NBAA2014), Sheltair Aviation’s FBO at Orlando Executive Airport will provide special offerings, including continuous free shuttles between Sheltair ORL and the NBAA static display of aircraft, buses to and from the... Continue Reading →

New FliteLevel for G1000 now includes out-of-warranty systems

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Garmin has introduced the G1000 FliteLevel Service Contract, which is a new extended warranty program for aircraft that are both in and out of warranty coverage. Continue Reading →

First flight from the water for Belite's Sealite.

Belite’s Sealite gets wet

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

Belite Aircraft founder James Wiebe flew the new Sealite Amphibious ultralight off the water for the first time on Wednesday. He also landed safely. Not once, but five times. Continue Reading →