University Aviation Association presents awards

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by

The University Aviation Association (UAA) recently presented its three annual awards. Continue Reading →

AOPA names Coon to lead government affairs division

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has named Jim Coon as senior vice president of Government Affairs and Advocacy. Coon, who has years of experience working with Congress and the aviation industry, will oversee both the regulatory and legislative... Continue Reading →

FAA to delay sleep apnea policy

Posted on December 20th, 2013 by

The Experimental Aircraft Association is reporting that the chairman of its Aeromedical Advisory Council, Dr. Stephen Leonard, learned from the FAA Thursday, Dec. 19, that the agency will delay implementation of its new sleep apnea policy planned for next month... Continue Reading →

University Aviation Association elects new officers

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

Dr. Julie Speakes of Delta State University recently assumed the University Aviation Association’s (UAA) top elected position as president for 2013-14. As one of her first official duties, President Speakes announced the election of Dr. Mary Niemczyk to a one-year... Continue Reading →

Wichita Aero Club scholarship fund gets $10,000 boost

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

The Wichita Aero Club has received a $10,000 grant to its scholarship fund from BBA Aviation’s Charitable Giving Program. Continue Reading →

GA Pilot Protection Act good for growing pilot population

Posted on December 16th, 2013 by

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, has the potential to significantly lower one of the barriers for prospective pilots, according to officials with the Helicopter Association International. Continue Reading →

Executive Flyers Aviation inaugurates IMC Club chapter

Posted on December 14th, 2013 by

BEDFORD, Mass — Executive Flyers Aviation at Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED) recently hosted the inaugural meeting of a new chapter of the international IMC Club. Continue Reading →

Two South Dakota CAP cadets awarded flight scholarships

Posted on December 13th, 2013 by

Two Civil Air Patrol South Dakota Wing cadets, William Small and Silas Busch, have been selected for 2014 Wing Flight Scholarships. Continue Reading →

Subcommittee starts looking at ways to prepare for aviation’s future

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An aviation subcommittee in the House of Representatives started early to examine how best to structure the FAA to meet upcoming challenges. Continue Reading →

New paper provides suggestions to avoid inflight loss of control

Posted on December 12th, 2013 by

A paper recently released by the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) reiterates that loss of control inflight (LOC-I) is the leading cause of fatal GA accidents and suggests ways pilots can prevent it. Continue Reading →