AOPA AV8RS program awards scholarships

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) AV8RS youth membership program has awarded four scholarships totaling $20,000 to teens who are pursuing flight training in high school and college. Continue Reading →

Senator to be inducted into CAP Hall of Honor

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Feb. 27 to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s missions of... Continue Reading →


AEA convention app launched

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by

Sponsored by EDMO Distributors, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention mobile app is now available. It is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices. Continue Reading →

Twirly Birds to hold annual meeting

Posted on February 23rd, 2014 by

DALLAS — International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold its annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Anaheim, Calif., on Feb. 25. Continue Reading →

GA deliveries up 4.3%, billings jump 24%

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New figures released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) show that total worldwide general aviation airplane shipments rose 4.3%, from 2,164 in 2012 to 2,256 in 2013. Continue Reading →

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 →


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 →