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 →

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SAFE Pilot Proficiency Program travels to Florida

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by

The second Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) Regional Pilot Proficiency Project (PPP) has been set for Melbourne, Florid,a March 8–9, sponsored by Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Continue Reading →

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All-star lineup at Women in Aviation Conference

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by

Speakers for the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, which takes place from March 6-8, 2014, at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., include astronauts to the FAA administrator. Continue Reading →

Registration now open for Iowa Aviation Conference

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

Registration is now open for the 2014 Iowa Aviation Conference, slated for April 22-23 in Des Moines.  A featured speaker will be Capt. Al Haynes, who will speak on teamwork in a crisis based on the story of the crash of... Continue Reading →

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Oshkosh chapter of IMC Club to hold inaugural meeting

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Pilots will meet on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. to establish the Fox Valley Chapter of the IMC Club International. Continue Reading →

AEA partners with NextGen GA Fund to help aircraft owners finance avionics

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association has entered into a partnership agreement with the NextGen GA Fund to accelerate the rollout of NextGen by providing access to quick, affordable financial incentives to aid aircraft owners. The NextGen GA Fund will finance NextGen... Continue Reading →

GAMA scholarships now available

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced the availability of two scholarships awarded annually to students who have excelled in or are pursuing aviation studies. Continue Reading →

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New to instrument flying?

Posted on January 12th, 2014 by

By CHRIS HOPE Looking back, I realize that my transition to becoming an instrument pilot was so much easier than what most of my students go through, and so much easier than for most new instrument pilots. Continue Reading →