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Students start building plane

Posted on June 21st, 2014 by

Four students, a teacher, and two advisors from Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas, Nevada —which won the second General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge — began building a Glasair Sportsman airplane June 16 at Glasair... Continue Reading →

NASAO unveils Henry M. Ogrodzinski Scholarship Program

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has created the Henry M. Ogrodzinski Scholarship Program. The program will be run through NASAO’s Center for Aviation Research and Education and will award scholarships to dependents and spouses of... Continue Reading →

AOPA launches flight training poll

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has opened its flight training poll, a survey that allows student pilots to offer feedback on their flight training experiences. This is the third year for the poll, which provides data on the... Continue Reading →

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SAFE elects new board members

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by

Three aviation leaders were elected to the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) Board of Directors in May, each for three-year terms:  Sherry Knight Rossiter of Missoula, Montana, Dr. Donna Wilt of Melbourne, Florida, and Ken Wittekiend of Burnet, Texas. Continue Reading →

IAWA accepts GALA award for Amelia Earhart

Posted on June 18th, 2014 by

The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold executive positions across the entire spectrum of the aviation and aerospace industry, was invited by the Galería de Aviación Latinoamericana, GALA (Latin American Aviation Gallery) to accept... Continue Reading →

Doctors vote to fight driver’s license medical

Posted on June 17th, 2014 by

From a pilot’s perspective, the enemy of positive change is self-interest and bureaucracy, and both were well represented during the recent meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) in Chicago. According to a blog post from Flying Magazine’s Robert Goyer, an... Continue Reading →

AOPA Foundation offers scholarships

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation will award 11 scholarships in 2014 to help support outstanding student pilots. Ten of the scholarships will provide $5,000 each and an 11th scholarship will award $12,000 to student pilots pursuing an FAA... Continue Reading →

US House Committee fuels future of unleaded avgas

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee last week approved funding to support continued research into the transition to unleaded avgas for piston-engine aircraft. Continue Reading →

GAMA scholarship winners named

Posted on May 23rd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has revealed the winners of two scholarships awarded annually to students who have demonstrated excellence in pursuing aviation studies. Each scholarship is worth $2,000. Continue Reading →

AUVSI names new board members

Posted on May 21st, 2014 by

The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the world’s largest association representing the unmanned systems community, announced its newly elected board of directors during its annual Unmanned Systems 2014 in Orlando, Fla., earlier this month. Newly elected directors for the... Continue Reading →