SUN ’n FUN always marks a big time of year for many of us who fly elsewhere throughout the country.
It marks the end of the season where our priorities are making sure the engine heater is plugged in, the snow and ice are chipped away from the hangar door, and weight-and-balance includes the weight of a parka.
We can now look ahead toward calm evening flying, open hangar doors, and the company of friends who have projects we can “inspect.” [Read more…]
Women in Aviation International (WAI) has three events planned in the coming months to continue its outreach to attract more women to the aviation community. These events include a regional conference, WomenVenture as part of EAA AirVenture, and a repeat of international Girls in Aviation Day. [Read more…]
VAN NUYS, Calif. — California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA), which offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration, is the first to join the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) College Chapter program.
Karen Gebhart, Vice President of Business Development for the Helicopter Association International, was elected for a two-year term as the chair of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) board of directors at the 2016 International Women in Aviation Conference. She is a private pilot and industry veteran who previously worked for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. [Read more…]
WAXHAW, NC — Eric Peterson, a missionary pilot who has operated search-and-rescue, disaster relief, and humanitarian flights for almost 40 years, was awarded the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association 2015 You Can Fly Sweepstakes top prize, a Reimagined Cessna 152, at a surprise presentation March 22 in North Carolina. [Read more…]