FAA launches GA pilot data collection study

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA has launched a one-year project to demonstrate the capabilities of the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) program for the general aviation community. Voluntary data will be collected from GA pilots within 40 nautical... Continue Reading →

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Historic Flight Foundation commemorates Doolittle Raid

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

The Historic Flight Foundation is hosting a commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Doolittle Raid April 19. Surviving Doolittle Raider Lt. Col. Edward J. Saylor and Jimmy Doolittle’s granddaughter, Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, will be present for the day’s events... Continue Reading →

New EAA video answers questions about FAA MedXPress

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — A new video from the Experimental Aircraft Association is answering the most common questions about the now-required MedXPress online form for FAA airmen medical certificates, including how to save time when completing the form. Continue Reading →

Wright factory fundraising study launches

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DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) has launched a feasibility study for a capital fundraising campaign for the Wright brothers’ factory site. Continue Reading →

Missouri governor declares April General Aviation Appreciation Month

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Missouri Governor Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon has declared April “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Missouri, general aviation accounts for $857 million in annual economic activity, and supports more than 7,000 jobs statewide. Continue Reading →

Going green at Laconia Airport

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

By Carol Lee Anderson GILFORD. N.H. – Earth Day is celebrated in numerous ways throughout the nation, and at Laconia Municipal Airport (LCI), “going green” is a just normal part of conducting daily business. If anyone thinks that the airport... Continue Reading →

FAA completes equipment installation for NextGen

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA today announced the completion of a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track aircraft with greater accuracy and reliability, while giving pilots more information in the cockpit. This upgrade is a... Continue Reading →

TRL named Texas GA Airport of the Year

Posted on April 14th, 2014 by

The Terrell Municipal Airport (TRL) has been recognized by the Texas Department of Transportation as the 2014 General Aviation Airport of the Year. “It is an honor to be recognized for years of hard work,” Terrell Assistant City Manager Mike... Continue Reading →

Executive Flight Center celebrates 10 years at KMDQ

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Executive Flight Center is marking 10 years of operation at KMDQ, Madison County Executive Airport in Meridianville, Alabama. Continue Reading →

Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training to hold Smackdown

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The Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training has been approved by the National Business Aviation Association for NBAA’s CAM Certification for the 6th Annual Smackdown training event on June 2-4 in San Antonio, Texas. Continue Reading →