IAWA slates 26th anniversary conference in Seattle

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold leadership positions across the entire spectrum of the aviation and aerospace industry, will hold its 26th Annual Conference Oct. 15-17, 2014 in Seattle at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Continue Reading →

Archer joins GAMA as director of engineering and airworthiness

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jonathan Archer, a 24-year aviation industry veteran, has joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) as Director of Engineering & Airworthiness. Continue Reading →

Flying Musicians awarded Wolf grant

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has been awarded a 2013 program Wolf Aviation Fund grant to assist in acknowledging and strengthening the bonds between aviation and music, in the FMA’s programs that enhance outreach and education. Continue Reading →

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Airshow star Michael Goulian to serve as AOPA ambassador

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

Legendary air show and racing pilot Michael Goulian will serve as an AOPA Ambassador, according to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Continue Reading →

Partnerships: The difference between a moped and a Ducati

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by

Late in 2013 a study was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers that ranked Florida above 49 other states as the most attractive location for aviation entities to do business. Governor Rick Scott took the report in stride, suggesting it was an indicator... Continue Reading →

Banding together to grow GA’s brand

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

By CARMINE MOWBRAY Montana has more cows than people, and in cattle country, unbranded calves are called “mavericks.” In people terms, we think of a maverick as being a loner, without ties or loyalties. And alone, a person — no... Continue Reading →

NAFI to sponsor MyGoFlight’s iPad EFB Challenge

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

The National Association of Flight Instructors has become a sponsor of MyGoFlight’s iPad Takes Flight! EFB Challenge Edition, a seminar/contest series designed to advance the use of iPads and other tablet devices in-flight by pilots. Continue Reading →

IMC Club partners with EAA to establish The IFR Proficiency Center

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

The IMC Club and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have inaugurated a new skill-building center at AirVenture 2014. The IFR Proficiency Center will be a hub for instrument pilots and will feature Tech Talks, IMC Club chapter meetings, and eight Redbird... Continue Reading →

EAA’s Young Eagles to receive ‘Spirit of Flight’ award

Posted on June 26th, 2014 by

Every year,  the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF)  presents the Milton Caniff “Spirit of Flight” Award to a group or organization in recognition for its exceptional contributions to the advancement of flight. Receiving the 2014 honor will be the... Continue Reading →

The state of the state

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

While there’s no doubt the FAA has a lot of control over general aviation, what’s happening closer to home may be — ultimately — more important. Having a City Council or a state government that’s a fan of general aviation can... Continue Reading →