Embry-Riddle to host UAS workshop in San Diego

Posted on April 9th, 2014 by

Professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in San Diego April 24-25 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide. Continue Reading →

AnywhereEducation to cover Flight Guide iEFB subscriptions

Posted on April 9th, 2014 by

Airguide Publications, the publisher of Flight Guide airport guides and the iEFB tablet app, has ceased operations. Customers with an iEFB subscription were left to wonder about the updates they were owned after the app was pulled from Apple’s App... Continue Reading →

Are federal regulations helping to increase flying costs?

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If costs of flying have increased in recent years, one reason might be new federal regulations on small businesses, such as FBOs, airport managers, and others who must raise prices to meet increases in their costs of... Continue Reading →

Stallion's Crazy Horse Low Pass

P-51 raffle winner named

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

And the winner is…Jim Penn. At SUN ’n FUN, Penn’s raffle ticket was plucked from a tumbler filled with hundreds of tickets and now he gets an orientation flight in the P-51 “Crazy Horse” operated by Stallion 51. Continue Reading →

Run For The Angels 5K slated at ORL April 19

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

The Orlando Executive Airport will host its fourth annual “Run for the Angels 5K” on April 19. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, Continue Reading →

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Continental Motors acquires F406 type certificate

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Continental Motors has partnered with ASI Innovation of Reims, France, to acquire the Type Certificate, inventory and manufacturing rights for the F406 twin engine turboprop formerly produced by Reims Aviation of Reims, France. Continue Reading →

WingX Pro7 launches Version 8

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Hilton Software has added Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP) Routing to its WingX Pro7 application. Continue Reading →

Droneport.com: Navy Advances Autonomous Technology in Helicopters

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

From Droneport.com: “As reported by GulfNews.com, the US Navy is testing new autonomous technology in a sensor and software package that can turn any helicopter into cargo drones. With little input from the Marines they are destined to serve, the autonomous cargo... Continue Reading →

Ortega named to Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Kirby V. Ortega, who was chief pilot at the Cessna Aircraft Company for more than 30 years before retiring, was named to the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame at the NAFI members’ dinner at Sun ‘n Fun. Continue Reading →

SCAA seeking candidates for scholarships, training awards

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

The SoCal Aviation Association is looking for candidates for its scholarship and training awards. Continue Reading →