Registration now open for Iowa Aviation Conference

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

Registration is now open for the 2014 Iowa Aviation Conference, slated for April 22-23 in Des Moines.  A featured speaker will be Capt. Al Haynes, who will speak on teamwork in a crisis based on the story of the crash of... Continue Reading →

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Oshkosh chapter of IMC Club to hold inaugural meeting

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Pilots will meet on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. to establish the Fox Valley Chapter of the IMC Club International. Continue Reading →

AEA partners with NextGen GA Fund to help aircraft owners finance avionics

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association has entered into a partnership agreement with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen by providing access to quick, affordable financial incentives to aid aircraft owners. The NextGen GA Fund will finance NextGen... Continue Reading →

GAMA scholarships now available

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced the availability of two scholarships awarded annually to students who have excelled in or are pursuing aviation studies. Continue Reading →

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New to instrument flying?

Posted on January 12th, 2014 by

By CHRIS HOPE Looking back, I realize that my transition to becoming an instrument pilot was so much easier than what most of my students go through, and so much easier than for most new instrument pilots. Continue Reading →

Ban lifted: TSA to release Repair Station Security Rule

Posted on January 11th, 2014 by

Nearly a decade after the original congressional mandate, the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) final repair station security rules will be issued Jan. 13. This action brings an end to the FAA ban on certificating new foreign repair stations. The final... Continue Reading →

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Flying Musicians migrate to Florida for Sebring LSA Expo

Posted on January 10th, 2014 by

Members of the Flying Musicians Association (FMA) are flying south to a warmer climate — Sebring, Florida — for the 10th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, which kicks off Jan. 16. Continue Reading →

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WildBlue Aircraft Sales teams with IMC Club

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

Aircraft sales company, WildBlue, LLC, and IMC Club have entered a joint marketing venture, with WildBlue committing to sponsoring the next five chapters of the international club. Continue Reading →

AOPA unveils dates, locations for regional fly-ins

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has revealed the dates and locations of its first-ever regional fly-ins to be held nationwide throughout 2014. Continue Reading →

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GAMA and Build A Plane launch second design challenge

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and Build A Plane, a non-profit organization to encourage aviation and aerospace education, are partnering for a second year to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education in high schools... Continue Reading →