Knots 2U acquires Globe Fiberglass

Posted on April 2nd, 2012 by

Burlington, Wisc. – Knots 2U in December 2011 acquired Lakeland, Florida-based Globe Fiberglass. “The dust is pretty well settled and everything is in production here in Burlington now,” stated Knots 2U’s John Bailey. Knots 2U makes and sells parts for Aerostar, Beechcraft, Cessna,... Continue Reading →

Airport hopes to attract tenants with rebate program

Posted on January 18th, 2012 by

Lexington, NC – The Davidson County Airport Authority is offering a new fuel rebate to tenants at the Davidson County Airport. The program will be tracked by the airport’s FBO operator, Fly High Lexington and is based on annual fuel... Continue Reading →

EagleMed opens at Greenville airport

Posted on January 18th, 2012 by

Greenville, S.C. — “Until now, people in the Upstate of South Carolina who needed emergency long distance critical care air ambulance service had to wait for a plane out of Charlotte, N.C. or Gwinnett, G.A.,” according to David Ellis, Program... Continue Reading →

Obama administration responds to user fee petition

Posted on January 15th, 2012 by

A petition to take user fees off the table garnered more than 8,900 signatures — many from general aviation pilots — but the result wasn’t what we hoped for. Instead, the response from Dana Hyde, Associate Director for General Government... Continue Reading →

Model aeronautics Expo slated

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 by

World record holder and five-time NASA space shuttle pilot Robert “Hoot” Gibson is one of the high-profile speakers scheduled to attend the Academy of Model Aeronautics’ 14th annual AMA Expo Jan. 6-8, 2012, at the Ontario Convention Center in California. Continue Reading →

Dassault hiring event in Atlanta, Sept. 23

Posted on September 20th, 2011 by

Hiring managers from Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS) will be meeting with workers to fill aviation jobs at a hiring event in Atlanta, Georgia on September 23, 2011 (Noon-5 pm) at the Hilton Garden Inn Peachtree City. The event is open... Continue Reading →

$485,100 to protect an airport

Posted on August 4th, 2011 by

The Port of Skagit (Washington) has purchased, for $485,100, a 95-acre parcel abutting Skagit Regional Airport to further buffer airport activity from encroachment. The port is pursuing corporate and general aviation growth, but does not foresee scheduled air carrier service.... Continue Reading →

USAG expands to midwest

Posted on March 30th, 2011 by

Denton, TX – US Aviation Services is taking steps to become a national/regional factory authorized service center for the maintenance and repair of the majority of Light Sport Aircraft models. They already have Rotax and Jabiru qualified A&P’s on staff... Continue Reading →

Happy 60th FlightSafety

Posted on March 29th, 2011 by

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York – FlightSafety International marked the 60th anniversary of its founding on Tuesday, March 29. “Today we commemorate and celebrate FlightSafety’s 60th anniversary. All of us are most grateful to Al Ueltschi for founding this outstanding... Continue Reading →

Hawker Beechcraft earns FAA Diamond Awards

Posted on March 29th, 2011 by

LAKELAND, Fla. – The Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) factory-owned service centers have received the Diamond Award from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Maintenance Technician Program. All eight Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) maintenance centers in the U.S., including Little... Continue Reading →