WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the eve of an FAA public hearing in College Park, Georgia, on the Part 23 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), a coalition of general aviation leaders applauded the FAA’s efforts to improve safety and make it easier to bring new products to market for the light general aviation sector, while strongly encouraging the agency to finish its work on the issue by the end of 2016. [Read more…]
SocialFlight’s Event of the Week is the Frazier Lake Airpark Antique Aircraft Display Day, slated for this Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Frazier Lake Airpark (1C9) in Hollister, Calif.
Officials with the monthly fly-in invite everyone with antique aircraft to display the aircraft they are so proud of. [Read more…]
VAN NUYS, Calif. — California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA), which offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration, is the first to join the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) College Chapter program.
Rob Stapleton sent in this photo of 96-year-old Dick Betz, who still works at Lake Hood, Alaska, lifting floatplanes and those on skis on and off the lake with his 1940 A-frame truck. [Read more…]
In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales topped $566 million, according to the first quarter 2016 Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association during the 59th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida.
That’s a 3.6% decrease in sales compared to the first-quarter of 2015, which saw more than $587 million in sales. [Read more…]