Julius J. Alexander, Jr. has been presented the University Aviation Association’s President’s Award.
The Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation has made it a mission to give rides in a Stearman to as many U.S. military veterans as possible. I caught up with the foundation at the Olympia Airport in August 2012. More than two years later, Ageless Aviation Dreams is still at it. On Wednesday, they were at Fort Myers, Florida’s Page Field. [Read more…]
Not GA, but still pretty cool for those who love all things aviation: Fox News has posted a feature about the Jumbo Stay Hostel in Stockholm, Sweden, right next to an airport. The converted Boeing 747 fuselage has 29 rooms, most with four beds — two bunks each — to maximize space. All rooms have flat screen TVs and access to a common restroom, like a traditional hostel. “But if you’ve got captain’s money to spend, stay in the luxurious Cockpit Suite or Black Box Suite, which each boast their own bathroom and roomier beds,” according to the report.
LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — In July, August and September, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $614,406,537.56 according to the most recent Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association. For the first nine months of the year, sales total $1,918,282,585.36.
ARLINGTON, Va. — Brian Wynne has been named president and CEO of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, succeeding the retiring Michael Toscano on Jan. 12, 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sequestration is a danger to the National Airspace System (NAS). That is the message National Air Traffic Controllers Association President Paul Rinaldi delivered Tuesday to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, for its hearing examining the upcoming FAA reauthorization and issues in modernizing and operating the nation’s airspace.
Rinaldi emphasized the urgent need for funding certainty, to ensure everything from effective NextGen implementation to adequate staffing of air traffic controllers.