WASHINGTON, D.C. — At its fall board meeting last week, the National Air Transportation Association named Martin Hiller, owner and partner of Marathon Jet Center in Marathon, Florida, as president. He had been acting president since June when then-president Tom Hendricks left the association.
The board also promoted NATA Senior Vice Presidents, William Deere and Timothy Obitts.
Deere will now serve as Executive Vice President of Government and External Affairs, while Obitts will serve as Executive Vice President of Operations and Business, and will continue to serve as General Counsel.
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, reports that Marion Blakey, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce North America, will be the keynote speaker for its 28th annual conference. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — What started in 1992 as a program to introduce kids to flight has evolved 25 years later into an movement powered by the world’s largest volunteer air force.
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Young Eagles program is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017, a milestone year that began with the flight of the 2 millionth Young Eagle by former Young Eagles Chairman and actor Harrison Ford at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in July. [Read more…]
With the East Coast still cleaning up after Hurricane Hermine — and hurricane season just now entering its busiest time — the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association wants to be sure owners know how to protect their aircraft and what to do in the event a storm strikes near them.
Check out the association’s hurricane reference page for information.
On Tuesday Sept. 13, EAA Chapter 1083 at the Rowan County Airport (KRUQ) in North Carolina will host the Fourth Fighter Wing Safety Group from Seymour Johnson Airforce Base for a briefing for flights in and around Seymour Johnson AFB and the surrounding MOA’s and restricted areas in the Central Carolinas. [Read more…]