The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has launched a new website, just ahead of the association’s 84th annual convention and tradeshow, which begins Saturday in Boise, Idaho.
Two pilots who live in Greenville, S.C., Theron Burton and Clint Thompson, have launched an effort to create a network group of other minority pilots throughout the Southeast. “The main reason that I wanted to create this group was get minority pilots together where we would get to know each other and, together, get more involved in what’s going on with the aviation community,” said Burton in a story posted at GreenvilleOnline.com
The intent of the group is not to exclude anyone, Burton said, adding the group doesn’t have a name yet, but held its first meeting at the Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU).
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Aviation supporters in Ohio, the “birthplace of aviation,” have a new committee, created to ensure a statewide focus on growing the aviation and aerospace industries.
Legislation to create the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC) was passed last year, and committee members — led by state Rep. Rick Perales — have begun developing strategies to promote Ohio’s aviation, aerospace and technology industries, according to a report at NBAA.org. [Read more…]