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 →

Partnerships: The difference between a moped and a Ducati

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by

Late in 2013 a study was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers that ranked Florida above 49 other states as the most attractive location for aviation entities to do business. Governor Rick Scott took the report in stride, suggesting it was an indicator... Continue Reading →

Banding together to grow GA’s brand

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

By CARMINE MOWBRAY Montana has more cows than people, and in cattle country, unbranded calves are called “mavericks.” In people terms, we think of a maverick as being a loner, without ties or loyalties. And alone, a person — no... Continue Reading →

NAFI to sponsor MyGoFlight’s iPad EFB Challenge

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

The National Association of Flight Instructors has become a sponsor of MyGoFlight’s iPad Takes Flight! EFB Challenge Edition, a seminar/contest series designed to advance the use of iPads and other tablet devices in-flight by pilots. Continue Reading →

IMC Club partners with EAA to establish The IFR Proficiency Center

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

The IMC Club and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have inaugurated a new skill-building center at AirVenture 2014. The IFR Proficiency Center will be a hub for instrument pilots and will feature Tech Talks, IMC Club chapter meetings, and eight Redbird... Continue Reading →