EAA strikes deal with FAA over AirVenture controllers

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

The Experimental Aircraft Association and the FAA have signed two agreements — a Settlement Agreement and a nine-year Reimbursable Agreement — that provide EAA with assurance of air traffic control services on a consistent basis through 2022 for the AirVenture... Continue Reading →

AOPA awards scholarships at Women in Aviation show

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) awarded a scholarship worth $3,000 to a student pilot during the annual Women in Aviation, International (WAI) Conference in Orlando, Florida earlier this month. Continue Reading →

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Wagstaff named AOPA ambassador

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Legendary airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff will serve as an “AOPA Ambassador,” officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

AEA unveils 2013 year-end Avionics Market Report

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by

NASHVILLE, TENN. — On Thursday, March 13, the Aircraft Electronics Association unveiled its 2013 year-end Avionics Market Report during the opening general session of the 57th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville,... Continue Reading →

AOPA chief: User fee proposal may never go away

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The White House’s latest budget includes the addition of a $100 per flight user fee on general aviation, a measure that Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association CEO Mark Baker thinks will fail to win congressional approval. Still, it’s likely the industry... Continue Reading →

AOPA unveils new Guide To Start Flying Clubs

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released a new tool that will steer members through the  steps of starting a flying club. “AOPA’s Guide to Starting a Flying Club” identifies the most important aspects to consider when bringing... Continue Reading →

WAI 25th anniversary conference boasts record attendance

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) recently hosted its 25th annual conference with three days jammed with activities to honor the past, guide the present, and plant seeds for the future. Continue Reading →

Bob Hoover to receive Outstanding Aviator Award

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Wings Club and International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) will honor Bob Hoover with the fifth annual Outstanding Aviator Award. Continue Reading →

NBAA identifies top safety focus areas

Posted on March 10th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the second year, the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Safety Committee has published a list of recommended safety priorities for the business aviation industry. Continue Reading →

Cirrus Exec VP Todd Simmons next Atlanta Aero Club speaker

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by

ATLANTA — Todd Simmons, executive vice president of sales, marketing and customer support for Cirrus Aircraft, will be the featured guest speaker at the regular meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club on March 20. Continue Reading →