Global economic, product and technology trends in business aviation, and their impact on Teterboro Airport and the New York and New Jersey metropolitan area, will be part of the discussion at an upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) event. [Read more…]
Last year an iconic piece of history was discovered lying in an aircraft boneyard in Wisconsin. It was the Douglas C-47 “That’s All, Brother” — the airplane that led the massed paratroop drop on D-Day.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation is offering scholarships from two programs for those who are learning to fly, and those who want to learn someday.
The foundation will award 25 scholarships, ranging from $2,500 to $12,000, in 2015. At the same time, the AOPA Foundation’s AV8RS program – comprised of teens ages 13-18 – will offer $15,000 in financial assistance for aviation education. [Read more…]
A new “Real Pilot Story” video produced by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) Air Safety Institute chronicles the lessons learned from the harrowing experience of a California pilot, his wife and daughter during a seemingly routine flight that ended with a mountainside crash and rescue. [Read more…]