Reader Star Novak sent in this photo, which was published in the Dec. 5 print issue for our Year in Pictures special focus.
Hillsboro Aviation will continue to operate its charter and sales and service divisions with a focus on charter services, aircraft sales, MRO, avionics services and parts sales.
This next chapter for Hillsboro Aviation includes a new 45,000-square-foot building on 5.4 acres at the Hillsboro Airport to be completed in early 2016.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) now has applications for the 2015 Aviation Maintenance Technician Employer Award Program available.
Trevor Romo from Alberta, Canada sent this photo of his 10-month-old son Zachary via our Facebook page.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday that education about Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) safety and regulation enforcement needs to be improved in order to actually keep the airways safe. While those operating RPAs tout their benefits, Huerta noted: “On the other side, you have pilots, commercial pilots, general aviation pilots, who are very concerned that these are difficult to see, they don’t really have a good understanding of how they interact with other aircraft, and bedrock principle of aviation is a principle called see and avoid. The pilots take action to avoid one another. So it’s for that reason that we have a plan for a staged and thoughtful integration of unmanned aircraft where we look at lower risk uses first, and then gradually work to others.” Read the full post here.
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will return in 2015, featuring eight stops spanning the globe, including five of the most popular locations from the 2014 season.
In additon, the season will visit new locations in Japan and Russia. In the United States, the series will once again hold races in Fort Worth, Texas, and Las Vegas, Nevada.
You strive to ensure your airplane is airworthy, but what about the most important thing in the cockpit — you? Are you eating properly to ensure peak performance inflight?
That’s especially difficult these days, with fast food restaurants on every corner and junk food so easily accessible.