FAI establishes environmental award

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The FAI Environmental Commission (EnvC) has established the Angelo d’Arrigo Diploma, a new FAI environmental award to recognize major contributions in the field of environmental and sustainable development in sport aviation. Continue Reading →

Rocket contest launches next generation of aerospace leaders

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by

More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace industry’s... Continue Reading →

Helicopter photo contest winners named

Posted on February 17th, 2014 by

The winners of the second annual ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest were unveiled in the just-printed Winter 2014 issue of the magazine, which is the Helicopter Association International’s official publication. This year’s grand prize winner shows a Belgian Air Force SeaKing... Continue Reading →

Alphabet groups support SMO

Posted on February 11th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) jointly filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles in support of an FAA motion to dismiss a... Continue Reading →

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IMC Club launches IFR reference library

Posted on February 9th, 2014 by

IMC Club International has launched an IFR Airport Practical Tips Reference Base, a library of a “real life experiences” about arrival and departure to the nation’s busiest and most challenging airports like Boston Logan International, Los Angeles, or Teterboro, N.J.,... Continue Reading →

Top honors go to Graves and Epps

Posted on February 5th, 2014 by

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) will honor Congressman Sam Graves, chairman of the House Small Business Committee, with the William A. “Bill” Ong Memorial Award, while Marian Epps, Chief Financial Officer of Epps Aviation, will receive NATA’s Distinguished Service... Continue Reading →

Washington aviation associations host Airport Funding Day

Posted on February 3rd, 2014 by

Aviation advocates gathered in Olympia, Wash., on Jan. 28 to participate in the second annual Airport Funding Day. The Washington State Community Airports Association and Washington Airport Management Association hosted the event to increase awareness for legislators, legislative staff, committee... Continue Reading →

Pioneer Hall of Fame inductees named

Posted on February 1st, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International has selected the 2014 inductees into its International Pioneer Hall of Fame. These women will be honored at WAI’s 25th Annual International Conference, which will be held March 6-8, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake... Continue Reading →

Hungry? Stop in at 68C any Friday

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Iola is about 50 miles northwest of Oshkosh, Wis., and home to Central County Flyers Association. A good many have heard of their weekly, since 2002, Friday lunch gatherings. Year-round, pilots and non-pilots fly (or drive) to 68C for a... Continue Reading →

Scholarship launched to honor former Cessna PR chief

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Aero Club is creating a scholarship for college or post-graduate students in honor of former Cessna Public Relations Chief Dean Humphrey. The scholarship is the second created by the WAC and targeted at students who aspire... Continue Reading →