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Women in Aviation expands youth outreach

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) has announced that the association’s “Bring Your Daughter to the Conference Day” held for the past three years during WAI’s annual conference has been expanded to include an international day to attract girls to aviation... Continue Reading →

NATA compensation report available

Posted on August 23rd, 2014 by

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has published the results of its 2014 survey of general aviation service employee compensation. The 2014 Compensation Report includes salaries and benefits for pilots, line service personnel and maintenance technicians. Continue Reading →

Congress shows support for federal contract towers

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate recently sent letters to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta reiterating congressional support for the preservation of 252 federal contract towers. Fifty-five senators signed a July 31 letter imploring Huerta to consider “all... Continue Reading →


Eclipse CEO to speak at Atlanta Aero Club

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Mason Holland, CEO & Chairman at Eclipse Aerospace, will be the featured guest speaker at the regular bi–monthly meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club Aug. 21. Continue Reading →

GA groups lobby for expedited review of medical reform

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

Seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation to expedite a review of the FAA’s proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform. In an August 15 letter, the associations urged Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete its review of... Continue Reading →

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Minden Soaring Club at tops in world standings

Posted on August 17th, 2014 by

The Minden Soaring Club (MSC) at Minden Tahoe Airport is #3 in the world standings, out of 1,111 clubs. MSC is only 12 points out of first place in the world, club officials said. Continue Reading →

AOPA begins transition back to Jeppesen for online flight planner

Posted on August 16th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has made a change to its online flight planning member benefit. Starting in 2015, AOPA will return to the AOPA Internet Flight Planner (AIFP) powered by Jeppesen, retiring the current flight planner, FlyQ Web. AIFP... Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium set for Sept. 5

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Reynolds Jet Management will host the first Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium (CBAS2014) Sept. 5. Continue Reading →

Nominations now open for HAI Salute to Excellence

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is accepting nominations for its 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards, effective immediately. The awards will be presented during HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Continue Reading →

Aircraft Kit Industry Association elects new officers

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Kit Industry Association has elected new officers for the coming year. Sonex Aircraft’s Jeremy Monnett (pictured) will serve as president, Van’s Aircraft’s Dick Van Grunsven has become vice president, and Kitfox’s John McBean is the new secretary/treasurer. Continue Reading →