BOZEMAN, Montana — The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) has added two members to its board of directors.
Jack Tyler of Bozeman and Bill McGlynn of Leavenworth, Washington, will take on roles associated with the RAF’s mission of preserving and creating airstrips for recreational access. [Read more…]
If you are hunting for a gift for the aviation enthusiast in your life, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has a few ideas.
EAA’s headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, offers rides in a 1929 Travel Air 4000 bi-plane from May through October. Besides feeling the wind in your face at a thousand feet up, the grass runway makes for a takeoff and landing experience unlike any commercial flight, association officials note. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — At its fall board meeting in mid-Septembe, 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. [Read more…]
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.