Auburn University plans new aviation center

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Auburn University in Alabama is elevating its aviation program by establishing a center that will serve as a focal point for instruction, research and outreach and support the aviation and aerospace industries. Continue Reading →

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Searey expands to China

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Progressive Aerodyne has opened its newly established sales office in Shanghai, China, to support the sale of Searey light-sport amphibious airplanes. Continue Reading →

Get the bug for air sports with new FAI video

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The FAI has released a new video featuring all air sports activities under the umbrella of the federation. The 3-minute film presents the FAI sports and includes footage of FAI international records from Charles Lindbergh to Felix Baumgartner. Continue Reading →

Animal rescue flight to depart from Southeast Aviation Expo

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

Calling all pilots and animal lovers! On Saturday, Sept. 27, a special air caravan containing rescued animals will depart from the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina as part of the Southeast Aviation Expo. Their destination? New homes and non-kill shelters... Continue Reading →

Upgrades planned at Knoxville Airport

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Knoxville area will see no disruption of flights at the McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS), even as a six-year, $108 million airport modernization program is embarked upon, the most extensive project in the airport’s history, according to airport... Continue Reading →

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Latest edition of Pilot’s Guide to Avionics to be released at AirVenture

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association’s 2014-15 edition of thePilot’s Guide to Avionics will be available to all pilots and aircraft owners at this year’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Free copies will be available to all AirVenture attendees at the AEA booth located... Continue Reading →

FlightSafety appoints Kuchta director of training operations

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has appointed Paul Kuchta Director, Training Operations. He will manage the implementation of policies and procedures related to the company’s aircraft maintenance technician and cabin safety training programs. Continue Reading →

Husch Blackwell introduces UAS practice

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

Husch Blackwell has introduced its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) group, which will assist commercial business users and manufacturers in navigating the requirements for unmanned aircraft systems and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). Continue Reading →

Calling all backcountry pilots!

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by

We are once again focusing on backcountry flying in our next print issue and we wanted to reach out to our readers to see if they could provide tips or advice on backcountry flying, ranging from preparing for a trip to... Continue Reading →

Partnerships: The difference between a moped and a Ducati

Posted on July 6th, 2014 by

Late in 2013 a study was released by PricewaterhouseCoopers that ranked Florida above 49 other states as the most attractive location for aviation entities to do business. Governor Rick Scott took the report in stride, suggesting it was an indicator... Continue Reading →