Ultralight safety conference at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) has partnered with the United States Ultralight Association (USUA), a pilot organization, to host a safety conference at SUN ‘n FUN. Continue Reading →

CAF taps Smith for strategic development

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has added Adam Smith to its staff as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Development. In this role, Smith will oversee the execution of CAF’s “Airbase Strategy” to include leading the design, funding and construction... Continue Reading →

North Texas Safety Showdown set for April 3

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

DALLAS/FORT WORTH — The North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA) second annual Safety Show-Down event on April 3 at Million Air Dallas at Addison (KADS) Airport will feature more than 10 different presentations and special guest luncheon speaker Ed Bolen,... Continue Reading →

EAA strikes deal with FAA over AirVenture controllers

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

The Experimental Aircraft Association and the FAA have signed two agreements — a Settlement Agreement and a nine-year Reimbursable Agreement — that provide EAA with assurance of air traffic control services on a consistent basis through 2022 for the AirVenture... Continue Reading →

AOPA awards scholarships at Women in Aviation show

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) awarded a scholarship worth $3,000 to a student pilot during the annual Women in Aviation, International (WAI) Conference in Orlando, Florida earlier this month. Continue Reading →

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Wagstaff named AOPA ambassador

Posted on March 20th, 2014 by

Legendary airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff will serve as an “AOPA Ambassador,” officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association said Wednesday. Continue Reading →

AEA unveils 2013 year-end Avionics Market Report

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by

NASHVILLE, TENN. — On Thursday, March 13, the Aircraft Electronics Association unveiled its 2013 year-end Avionics Market Report during the opening general session of the 57th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville,... Continue Reading →

AOPA chief: User fee proposal may never go away

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The White House’s latest budget includes the addition of a $100 per flight user fee on general aviation, a measure that Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association CEO Mark Baker thinks will fail to win congressional approval. Still, it’s likely the industry... Continue Reading →

AOPA unveils new Guide To Start Flying Clubs

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released a new tool that will steer members through the  steps of starting a flying club. “AOPA’s Guide to Starting a Flying Club” identifies the most important aspects to consider when bringing... Continue Reading →

WAI 25th anniversary conference boasts record attendance

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) recently hosted its 25th annual conference with three days jammed with activities to honor the past, guide the present, and plant seeds for the future. Continue Reading →