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Raisbeck’s Learjet 60′s Aft Fuselage Locker completes FAA certification tests

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — The Raisbeck Aft Fuselage Locker for the Learjet 60 series Business Jet has completed all of the FAA-required Certification tests. Continue Reading →

AOPA launches Rusty Pilots Initiative

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) today launched the Rusty Pilots program, which allows lapsed pilots a way to return to flying in a matter of hours through a free session of ground school that fulfills the FAA’s flight... Continue Reading →

Wisconsin passes aviation tax breaks

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Wisconsin Assembly recently passed legislation that will save aircraft owners millions of dollars on maintenance and repairs while keeping aviation jobs in the state. Continue Reading →

Ultralight safety conference at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) has partnered with the United States Ultralight Association (USUA), a pilot organization, to host a safety conference at SUN ‘n FUN. Continue Reading →

NARA launches scholarship program

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) recently initiated its new Business Aviation Scholarship program by awarding five students more than $16,000 in scholarships. Continue Reading →

CAF taps Smith for strategic development

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has added Adam Smith to its staff as the Executive Vice President of Strategic Development. In this role, Smith will oversee the execution of CAF’s “Airbase Strategy” to include leading the design, funding and construction... Continue Reading →

North Texas Safety Showdown set for April 3

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

DALLAS/FORT WORTH — The North Texas Business Aviation Association (NTBAA) second annual Safety Show-Down event on April 3 at Million Air Dallas at Addison (KADS) Airport will feature more than 10 different presentations and special guest luncheon speaker Ed Bolen,... Continue Reading →

Airforms adds FAA Structures DER to staff

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

BIG LAKE, Alaska — Daniel Garrett has joined the engineering department of Airforms, Inc., as a Senior Engineer and FAA DER (Designated Engineering Representative). Continue Reading →

LAMA rallies industry to comment on FAA policy

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association is encouraging Light-Sport Aircraft professionals and others in the aviation industry to comment on FAA Draft Policy 8130.2(H). The FAA is proposing that fully built LSA (SLSA) that are converted to Experimental LSA status (ELSA)... Continue Reading →

Lindbergh launches Powering Imagination

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Erik Lindbergh, grandson of aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh, has formed Powering Imagination, an enterprise founded to promote sustainable aviation and encourage students and innovators to participate in creating a “brilliant future” for flight. Continue Reading →