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 →

Eagle Flights Mentor Handbook released

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) has created a new Mentor Handbook in support of its two-year-old Eagle Flights program, which is designed to encourage adults who want to discover flying by providing initial flight experiences and continuing support. Continue Reading →

EAA finalizes deal to assist members with loans

Posted on August 1st, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — The Experimental Aircraft Association has finalized an agreement with National Aircraft Finance Company (NAFCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pilot Bancshares, to provide exclusive benefits to EAA members in the market to finance an aircraft, kit, plan-based aircraft materials,... Continue Reading →

IAWA slates 26th anniversary conference in Seattle

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

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, will hold its 26th Annual Conference Oct. 15-17, 2014 in Seattle at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Continue Reading →

Archer joins GAMA as director of engineering and airworthiness

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jonathan Archer, a 24-year aviation industry veteran, has joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) as Director of Engineering & Airworthiness. Continue Reading →

Flying Musicians awarded Wolf grant

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has been awarded a 2013 program Wolf Aviation Fund grant to assist in acknowledging and strengthening the bonds between aviation and music, in the FMA’s programs that enhance outreach and education. Continue Reading →

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Airshow star Michael Goulian to serve as AOPA ambassador

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

Legendary air show and racing pilot Michael Goulian will serve as an AOPA Ambassador, according to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Continue Reading →