NJ Aviation Conference to focus outside the cockpit to grow general aviation

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

By STEVE SCHAPIRO For too long now the aviation community has focused on the question of how to revitalize general aviation. The pilot population has been steadily declining and the costs of flying have been increasing. There have been programs... Continue Reading →

New EAA video answers questions about FAA MedXPress

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — A new video from the Experimental Aircraft Association is answering the most common questions about the now-required MedXPress online form for FAA airmen medical certificates, including how to save time when completing the form. Continue Reading →

Cabot Award to be presented to Van’s Richard VanGrunsven

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

The Aero Club of New England (ACONE) will present the Godfrey L. Cabot Award to Richard VanGrunsven, Founder and CEO of Van’s Aircraft, on Friday, June 6, at the Harvard Club in Boston. Continue Reading →

New officers for AEA

Posted on April 13th, 2014 by

Members of the Aircraft Electronics Association recently elected new representatives to its board of directors, and the AEA board of directors elected a new chairman and new vice chairman. The new AEA chairman is David Loso, manager of avionics sales... Continue Reading →

GAMA opens Middle East/North Africa office in Dubai

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

During the Global Aerospace Summit, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The new office will be co-located with the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association... Continue Reading →

AEA names Member of the Year

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

Michael Kus of Avionics 2000 Pty. Ltd. in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, was named the 2014 Member of the Year for the Aircraft Electronics Association; while top honors in the Associate Member of the Year Award category went to PS Engineering... Continue Reading →

AOPA launches Rusty Pilots Initiative

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) today launched the Rusty Pilots program, which allows lapsed pilots a way to return to flying in a matter of hours through a free session of ground school that fulfills the FAA’s flight... Continue Reading →

Ultralight safety conference at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) has partnered with the United States Ultralight Association (USUA), a pilot organization, to host a safety conference at SUN ‘n FUN. Continue Reading →

CAF taps Smith for strategic development

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has added Adam Smith to its staff as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Development. In this role, Smith will oversee the execution of CAF’s “Airbase Strategy” to include leading the design, funding and construction... Continue Reading →

North Texas Safety Showdown set for April 3

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

DALLAS/FORT WORTH — The North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA) second annual Safety Show-Down event on April 3 at Million Air Dallas at Addison (KADS) Airport will feature more than 10 different presentations and special guest luncheon speaker Ed Bolen,... Continue Reading →