DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft has expanded the leadership roles of two executives: Todd Simmons has been promoted to President, Customer Experience; and Pat Waddick has been named President, Innovation and Operations. [Read more…]
MAC Air Group, the Portland, Maine, family-owned and operated aviation services company, has broken ground on its first FBO.
The new 43,000-square-foot facility at Portland International Jetport (PWM) is expected to be complete in January 2016. Total cost of the project is $6 million, according to company officials. [Read more…]
According to a report by Aviation International News, DTC DUAT is warning customers that it might not be able to provide aviation weather briefings and file flight plans after July 16, when the FAA “intends to shut down DTC’s connections that allow us to file flight plans with the ARTCCs and AFSS system, as well as provide the complete weather data required to provide weather briefings.” In May, the FAA awarded a new contract to Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) and Lockheed Martin for services previously provided by CSC and Data Transformation (DTC).
The FAA is extending the public comment period for its Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Southern California Metroplex project to Sept. 8, 2015, to allow for a full 90 days of comment.
The project is a comprehensive proposal to improve the flow of air traffic into and out of Southern California. It proposes to replace dozens of existing conventional air traffic procedures with new satellite-based procedures, which are a key component of the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen). [Read more…]
Officials with Bede Corp. report that Jim Bede died July 9 as a result of an unrecoverable aneurysm suffered at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. [Read more…]
BURLINGTON, N.C. – Elon Aviation at the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport (KBUY) now offers live online video-based ground school, enabling students to learn in the comfort of their own home. [Read more…]