OSHKOSH — The Civil Air Patrol recognized two of its staunchest partners, the Experimental Aircraft Association and the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, on the opening day of the world’s largest air show by presenting them with replicas of CAP’s Congressional Gold Medal. [Read more…]
New challenges will launch in October and January, giving pilots the opportunity to participate and enter for a chance to win a gift card or trip to AirVenture 2017.
By ELLEN RANDOLL
OVERGAARD, Ariz. — Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1044 has selected two local teenagers to receive fully-paid scholarships, including tuition and roundtrip airfare, to the EAA Advanced Air Academy summer 2016 program. [Read more…]
Applications are now being taken for Women in Aviation’s scholarships for 2017.
As of early July, the association is offering 98 scholarships valued at $499,000. Scholarships are available for nearly every interest in aviation and aerospace and include academic scholarships, flight training scholarships, aviation maintenance centered scholarships, advanced flight ratings and type ratings, and a wide variety of other options, according to WAI officials. [Read more…]
Woody Lesikar of Houston, Texas, is this year’s recipient of the George Palmer Putnam Award, which recognizes support provided by a non-member to The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — At its annual membership meeting in June, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the Marty Hiller, owner of Marathon Jet Center in Marathon, Florida, will become the association’s acting president Sept. 1.
Current president Thomas Hendricks will leave his position Aug. 31. [Read more…]