VAN NUYS, Calif. — California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA), which offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration, is the first to join the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) College Chapter program.
Rob Stapleton sent in this photo of 96-year-old Dick Betz, who still works at Lake Hood, Alaska, lifting floatplanes and those on skis on and off the lake with his 1940 A-frame truck. [Read more…]
In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales topped $566 million, according to the first quarter 2016 Avionics Market Report released by the Aircraft Electronics Association during the 59th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show in Kissimmee, Florida.
That’s a 3.6% decrease in sales compared to the first-quarter of 2015, which saw more than $587 million in sales. [Read more…]
SEATTLE – A group of investors, including Kenmore Air, has purchased the former Aero Flight Executive Services FBO at Boeing Field (KBFI). The new FBO is called Kenmore Aero Service. Of immediate importance is negotiating a long-term lease – to include a new facility and a self-serve avgas pump – with the airport’s owner, King County. An open house and fly-in was held on Saturday, May 7.
DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has put out a call for entries for the 14th Annual Combs Gates Award.
The $20,000 cash award is presented each year to an individual or group for a submitted project judged to be exemplary in the promotion and preservation of America’s air and space heritage. [Read more…]
The International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA), a worldwide organization for women who hold leadership positions across the entire spectrum of the aviation and aerospace industry, will hold its 28th annual conference Oct. 19-21, 2016 in Montreal, Canada.
The conference will feature keynote speakers and panel sessions, as well as plenty of networking opportunities, officials noted.