Do you make a living through general aviation?

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Luca Bertossia has been flying fewer than six years, but is already a two-time World Aerobatics Glider Champion. In fact, he makes a living flying gliders on the airshow circuit in Europe. Is your mortgage/rent paid because of aviation? And... Continue Reading →

The Last Top Gun

Fighter pilot publishes ‘The Last Top Gun’

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Pilot Dan Zimberoff has released a new novel, ‘The Last Top Gun: A Story Of The Last Generation Of Navy Fighter Jocks.” Continue Reading →

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SportAir launches Name This Plane contest

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

SportairUSA, the U.S. distributor of Savage Cub-S, Cub, Cruiser and Classic aircraft, has launched a contest to rename the Savage Cub-S. Continue Reading →

North Dakota celebrates GA at jobs rally

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

GRAND FORKS, N.D. —  U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer, and North Dakota Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and hundreds of manufacturing workers, local officials, business leaders, educators, and university... Continue Reading →

Fore! Washington airport debuts fly-in golf program

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

The city of Colville, Wash., has teamed with Dominion Meadows Golf Course to encourage GA pilots to fly into the city’s general aviation airport and play a round of golf at the adjacent golf course. Continue Reading →

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NAFI seeks nominations to Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

The National Association of Flight Instructors is soliciting nominations 2015 inductee(s) for the Flight Instructor Hall of Fame. Continue Reading →

iFlightPlanner launches trade-up program

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

iFlightPlanner has launched its Competitive Trade-Up Program, a new initiative that allows pilots using any competitive flight planning product to trade-in their existing subscription and have the time remaining on it added to their new iFlightPlanner Premium or Premium Plus membership. Continue Reading →

Cirrus makes key executive appointments

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft recently announced five executive appointments. Continue Reading →

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Piper M-Class approved by China

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft has received a Validation of Type Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for its M-Class single-engine aircraft. The Piper M-Class series consists of the turboprop Piper Meridian, the pressurized piston-powered Piper... Continue Reading →

Four alternative fuels to undergo testing

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C – The FAA has selected four unleaded fuels for the first phase of testing at the FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center. The goal is for government and industry to work together to have a new unleaded fuel... Continue Reading →