Eclipse CEO to speak at Atlanta Aero Club

Posted on August 19th, 2014 by

Mason Holland, CEO & Chairman at Eclipse Aerospace, will be the featured guest speaker at the regular bi–monthly meeting of the Atlanta Aero Club Aug. 21. Continue Reading →

GA groups lobby for expedited review of medical reform

Posted on August 18th, 2014 by

Seven influential general aviation organizations are asking the Department of Transportation to expedite a review of the FAA’s proposed rulemaking on third-class medical reform. In an August 15 letter, the associations urged Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to complete its review of... Continue Reading →

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Minden Soaring Club at tops in world standings

Posted on August 17th, 2014 by

The Minden Soaring Club (MSC) at Minden Tahoe Airport is #3 in the world standings, out of 1,111 clubs. MSC is only 12 points out of first place in the world, club officials said. Continue Reading →

AOPA begins transition back to Jeppesen for online flight planner

Posted on August 16th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has made a change to its online flight planning member benefit. Starting in 2015, AOPA will return to the AOPA Internet Flight Planner (AIFP) powered by Jeppesen, retiring the current flight planner, FlyQ Web. AIFP... Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium set for Sept. 5

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Reynolds Jet Management will host the first Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium (CBAS2014) Sept. 5. Continue Reading →

Nominations now open for HAI Salute to Excellence

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by

The Helicopter Association International (HAI) is accepting nominations for its 2015 Salute to Excellence Awards, effective immediately. The awards will be presented during HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. Continue Reading →

Aircraft Kit Industry Association elects new officers

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Kit Industry Association has elected new officers for the coming year. Sonex Aircraft’s Jeremy Monnett (pictured) will serve as president, Van’s Aircraft’s Dick Van Grunsven has become vice president, and Kitfox’s John McBean is the new secretary/treasurer. Continue Reading →

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Women in Aviation scholarships top half-million-dollar mark

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International reports that scholarships for 2015 now number 91 with a combined value of $510,150. The scholarships will be awarded during WAI’s 26th Annual International Conference in Dallas, Texas, held March 5-7 at the Hilton Anatole. Continue Reading →

GAMA Aviation Design Challenge to return in 2015

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) will hold the third Aviation Design Challenge in 2015. Continue Reading →

AOPA gets out of EFB market

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 by

Over the past several years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) developed its digital flight planning tools into a suite of products that put flight planning capability, airport directory information and aviation weather in pilots’ hands.  AOPA partnered with... Continue Reading →