JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Matt Tuohy, a Navy flight veteran and senior corporate executive, has been named director of Jacksonville University’s Davis Aviation Center.
DENVER, Colorado – Charlie Johnson, president and COO of Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC), was inducted into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Oct. 4.
Johnson, the former president of Cessna, is a well-known industry veteran and advocate of electric propulsion for general aviation. He is a co-founder and director of AEAC, which is planning to offer the first U.S.-sponsored, practical, solar-electric airplane serving the aviation training market. [Read more...]
Tecnam reports that the first Tecnam P2006T MRI (Multi-Sensor Reconnaissance and Identification) aircraft is now operating in South Africa.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — NASA has formally delivered to Alaskan officials a new technology that could help pilots flying over the vast wilderness expanses of the northern-most state. The technology is designed to help pilots make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots.
The Wings of Freedom Tour, featuring vintage aircraft including a B-24, and P-51, will land at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina Oct. 17.
The Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft” WWII Heavy Bomber, P-51 Mustang Fighter and B-17 “Nine O Nine” will be at GMU through Oct. 20.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Foundation has revealed the winners of its 2014 “Giving Back” grants that recognize good works done through general aviation by non-profit organizations.
QUEENSVILLE, Ontario, Canada – Canada’s single source web portal for all things related to flying safely has just launched a contest to promote general aviation safety and at the same time help some lucky winners be prepared for a “bad day.”
The “Be Ready” contest is a chance to review a recently developed and launched safety video and then enter online for the chance to win, by random draw, one of four prizes. Each prize is an emergency safety related item.
DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft now offers its Performance Braking System for owners of Generation 3 and newer aircraft from Cirrus Direct.
All 2014 Cirrus SR22T, SR22 and SR20 model aircraft come equipped with the new Performance Braking System. In addition to making this system available for Generation 3 and newer aircraft, Cirrus is continuing to work on a Performance Braking System upgrade for earlier model aircraft in the field.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board is presenting a seminar highlighting the lessons learned from its accident investigations involving technically advanced aircraft. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the NTSB’s Training Center in Ashburn, Virginia.
The folks at Terrafugia have just released a new video showing the company’s flying car, called the Transition, in flight and on the road. Check it out here.