Montgomery Aviation slates Open House and Fly-In this Saturday at KTYQ

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Montgomery Aviation, the FBO at Indianapolis Executive Airport (KTYQ) will host the eighth annual open house, fly-an, and air race on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Continue Reading →

University of Maryland opens UAS test site in Southern Maryland

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The University of Maryland (UMD) has launched a new Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) test site in Southern Maryland. Continue Reading →

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Mooney opens new office in China

Posted on August 6th, 2014 by

Mooney will open an office in Beijing, China, later this summer. Continue Reading →

Wanted: Photos and stories of the airpark lifestyle

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

The August issues of General Aviation News will focus on living the residential airpark lifestyle. For those of you who are living the dream, do you have some great photos of your airpark or airpark home that you’d like to... Continue Reading →

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IndieGogo campaign to help deliver Flying Eyes Sunglasses to market

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Sunglasses worn with a headset or a helmet can be a pain. Anyone who’s flown more than a few hours knows this to be true. Flying Eyes Sunglasses has created a sunglass design that allows for interchangeable sides. One with... Continue Reading →

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Video: Is Space X’s Elon Musk looking to aircraft for his next project?

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Elon Musk appeared on The Colbert Report on July 24. At the 1:50 mark of this video he says, “Aircraft should be vertical take-off and landing.” Could a Musk revolution being coming to aviation? The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report... Continue Reading →

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Women in Aviation scholarships top half-million-dollar mark

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International reports that scholarships for 2015 now number 91 with a combined value of $510,150. The scholarships will be awarded during WAI’s 26th Annual International Conference in Dallas, Texas, held March 5-7 at the Hilton Anatole. Continue Reading →

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Kent State University to get new Piper Arrow trainers

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

Piper Aircraft will deliver two new Piper Arrow training aircraft later this year to the Aeronautics Division at Kent State University‘s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. Continue Reading →

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South Dakota CAP Wing wins award

Posted on August 5th, 2014 by

South Dakota’s Civil Air Patrol Wing has been awarded the North Central Region’s Search and Rescue Missions Award. Continue Reading →

Airplane shipments up

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reported at last week’s AirVenture that airplane shipments increased 4.8% in the second quarter of the year, with shipments totaling 1,110 while airplane billings rose to $10.9 billion, up 4.5%. Continue Reading →