Challenge Air: Putting special kids in the air

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

There are few aviation activities more rewarding than taking a child for an airplane ride. Their eyes light up as they break the surly bonds of Earth and their smiles grow exponentially as the flight continues. The flight is even... Continue Reading →

Cascade Warbirds kick off scholarship program

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

Cascade Warbirds, a 20-year-old not-for-profit entity involved with historic military aircraft and those who crewed them, is kicking off its 2014 scholarship program. Continue Reading →

New aviation caucus formed in Washington State legislature

Posted on December 2nd, 2013 by

A state general aviation caucus was formally launched in the Washington legislature on Nov. 22 by state Sen. Jim Honeyford (R-Sunnyside). Continue Reading →


Bringing aid to the Philippines

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by

CUYO, Philippines — Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and New Tribes Mission (NTM) are working hand-in-hand to deliver food, clean water, and other critical aid to remote island communities of the Philippines in desperate need following Typhoon Haiyan. The missionary organizations... Continue Reading →

Public Benefit Flying Awards presented

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by

The National Aeronautic Association, in partnership with the Air Care Alliance, a nationwide league of humanitarian flying organizations, recently presented the 2013 National Public Benefit Flying Awards. Continue Reading →


Avionics sales in third quarter tops $1.72 billion

Posted on November 24th, 2013 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its third quarter Avionics Market Report for this year. In the months of July, August and September, total worldwide avionics sales amounted to $1,721,888,397.14, or more than $1.72 billion, as reported by the 20... Continue Reading →

Three new board members for EAA

Posted on November 23rd, 2013 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Three aviators with extensive experience in diverse areas of the aviation community have joined the top leadership of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) as the newest members of the EAA Board of Directors. Dick... Continue Reading →

Lightspeed Aviation Foundation reveals 2013 grant recipients

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by

The Lightspeed Aviation Foundation has revealed the 10 aviation charities chosen through online voting to share grants totaling $60,000. In ascending order of number of votes received for 2013 are: Continue Reading →

Homebuilt groups meet

Posted on November 21st, 2013 by

As the homebuilt community gears up to honor Experimental Aircraft Association founder Paul Poberezny at next year’s AirVenture, officials with the Aircraft Kit Industry Association (AKIA) recently sat down with senior staff at EAA to discuss a variety of issues.... Continue Reading →

Video chronicles Build A Plane contest

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association just released a 5-minute video on its Build A Plane STEM competition this summer — eight high school students building two airplanes in two weeks. It follows the competition from the announcement of the winners... Continue Reading →