Frasca International recently installed two Cessna 172 Mentor AATDs (Advanced Aviation Training Devices) at the Aviation and Aerospace Science Department at Metro State University (MSU) in Denver, Colorado. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — While the number of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), also known as drones or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), is rising rapidly, their entrance into the national airspace system cannot come to the detriment of manned aircraft operations, say officials with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). [Read more…]
Nine Florida lawmakers recently gathered for the inaugural meeting of the state’s first general aviation (GA) caucus. [Read more…]
Before he flew C-130s for the National Guard and C-17s in the Air Forces Reserves, Scott Holmes had learned to fly as a teenager in Charleston, S.C. Then he was off to earn a degree in aviation from the University of North Dakota. [Read more…]
LOS ANGELES — Clay Lacy Aviation has opened 2.5 acres of new ramp space at its Van Nuys Airport FBO, providing additional space for arrivals and departures, accommodate overnight parking and reduce the frequency of aircraft towing. The project marks the first phase of a $10 million, six-acre development and improvement plan.
You can view a time-lapse video of the new ramp during construction here.
FREDERICK, Md. — On Sunday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m., Lt. Col. Dick Cole, one of the two surviving “Doolittle Raiders” from World War II, will visit the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) National Aviation Community Center (NACC) at Frederick Municipal Airport along with a vintage B-25 warbird, “Panchito.” [Read more…]