Changes coming to North Texas airspace this week

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

The FAA is readying the launch of its second NextGen-related airspace revision project of the year, with significant changes to arrival and departure procedures over the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, metropolitan area scheduled to go into effect Thursday, Sept. 18. Continue Reading →

China planning town centered around general aviation

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

There are a number of towns in the United States where business aviation is big business, such as Wichita. But what about a town dedicated to general aviation, from the airport, to the convention center, to the places people live? That... Continue Reading →

Twin Seabee donated to Vermont Tech

Posted on September 17th, 2014 by

RANDOLPH, Vermont  — Vermont Tech’s Professional Pilot Technology Program, in partnership with the Vermont Flight Academy, has received a Twin Seabee amphibious aircraft that was recently donated by a southern California couple. Continue Reading →

$67.80 per hour for a C-172? Huh?

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

How’d you like to rent a Cessna 182 for $110 per hour? Or a Cessna 172 for $67.80 per hour or a Cessna 150 for $51.76 per your? Oh, and those rates include fuel. Did that grab your attention? Ohio... Continue Reading →

Future of Santa Monica Airport on the November ballot

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Two opposing measures to decide the future of Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in southern California will appear on the city ballot in November. The ballot is the latest weapon in what has become a contentious battle over the future of the... Continue Reading →

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UAS test site adds runway

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi now has an airport and runway in its approved flight ranges. The FAA recently approved a new range to test and fly unmanned aircraft... Continue Reading →

Channel Islands Aviation partners with SBBCollege to offer new aviation program

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Channel Islands Aviation has partnered with Santa Barbara Business College in California in a new, accredited program — Associate of Science in Aviation. Continue Reading →

Aviation career fair slated

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

CLEARWATER, Fla. — National Aviation Academy (NAA) is hosting a fall career fair on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is open to the public. Companies scheduled to attend include: Aerotek, American Flyers, Boeing South Carolina, Bombardier Learjet, Cape Air,... Continue Reading →

Common financial mistake vs. uncommon financial opportunity

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

While listening to the inimitable Clark Howard, a popular radio personality who offers financial advice, I learned an interesting tidbit of information. It seems auto loans are being taken out for longer and longer periods of time. The average auto... Continue Reading →

Flying Physicians urge swift medical reform

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

The Flying Physicians Association (FPA) has become the latest group to lend support to third-class medical reform and urge government officials to speed up their review of the FAA’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). The NPRM would expand the number... Continue Reading →