WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President Mark Baker told lawmakers Tuesday that the the general aviation industry is under stress made worse by outdated and cumbersome FAA regulations and procedures.
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.
American Legend Aircraft Co. has installed an ADS-B system in its Legend Cub. The installation, which meets the FAA’s 2020 mandatory compliance requirements for ADS-B equipage, incorporates a FreeFlight Systems Model 1201 WAAS GPS sensor and a Trig Avionics Mode S and 1090ES ADS-B Out capable transponder. The ADS-B solution allows Legend Cub operators to take advantage of NextGen technology today providing traffic awareness, plus weather and information services delivered subscription-free to in-cockpit displays, according to company officials.
FLUSHING, N.Y. – Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has completed a multi-phase expansion, renovation, and sound abatement project at the college’s main campus.
The three-year project has completely transformed the main campus of the 82-year-old private institution, which has more than 1,700 students. The school offers master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs in airport management, engineering, technology, and aviation.
Continental Motors Group has opened Zulu Flight Training in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the second location and first international location for Zulu, a dual-site flight training school with a simulator based curriculum.
Continental has operated its prototype site at a mall in Spanish Fort, Alabama, for two years.