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 →

Jet Source to host new Piper dealer

Posted on March 27th, 2011 by

Carlsbad, CA – Jet Source has leased approximately 2450 square feet of office space to Cutter Piper Sales, a newly appointed Piper dealer.  The new dealership is responsible for sales in Southern California and Hawaii.  Sales offices are located at... Continue Reading →

Atlanta Sport Flight to add Alto LSA to line

Posted on March 27th, 2011 by

Atlanta Sport Flight, located at Atlanta’s Fulton County Field (FTY) will soon take delivery of an Alto LSA. The Alto LSA is distributed in the U.S. by Salem, Ohio-based CorbiAir. This delivery represents the first to a flight school. Continue Reading →

IT trade magazine spotlights GA use

Posted on September 17th, 2009 by

Dan Nesmith is an independent software vendor from Bend, Oregon. He employ’s seven technicians with pilot’s certificates and uses four general aviation aircraft to sell and serve customers across the United States. Read the entire story from the IT industry... Continue Reading →

Senators defend aviation in Arkansas

Posted on August 13th, 2009 by

From Forbes.com: More than 3,500 people work in Arkansas’ aviation industry, which was responsible for $1.4 billion in exports in 2008. Only agriculture – with $2.2 billion in exports in 2007, the latest year for which figures are available –... Continue Reading →

Data shows business aircraft activity down

Posted on July 16th, 2009 by

Business aircraft activity in June 2009 was down just 1.45% from May but down 16.8% compared to June 2008. The data, as reported by Aviation Research Group (ARG/US) looks at arrival and departure information for all IFR flights in the... Continue Reading →