Wright B Flyer launches new airplane project

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its venerable flying machine. The not-for-profit organization has been flying Wright “B” Flyer... Continue Reading →

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New executive director for Citation Jet Pilots

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

ENTERPRISE, Florida — Citation Jet Pilots (CJP), the owner/pilot organization for the Cessna Citation series of jet aircraft, has named Lt. Col. Jon “Huggy” Huggins as the new Executive Director of the organization. Continue Reading →

Spirit Aeronautics debuts Aircraft-on-Demand

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Spirit Aeronautics has debuted Aircraft-on-Demand, in which the company will travel to a customer’s hangar or facility for AOG and routine service. Continue Reading →

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Young pilot named finalist in Entrepreneur contest

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

At just 19, John Hill already has three years under his belt working the front desk at an FBO. A passionate pilot — he earned his ticket at age 17 — Hill divides his time between his work at ProJet... Continue Reading →

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Wingfoot One ushers in new era for Goodyear Blimps

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s newest blimp, Wingfoot One, was christened Aug. 23 by Robin Roberts, the co-anchor of ABC News’ “Good Morning America.” Wingfoot One officially joins Goodyear’s fleet of blimps, ushering in a new era of technologically-advanced... Continue Reading →

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Hartzell Propeller to supply props for Piaggio Avanti EVO

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller will supply new advanced lightweight propellers to Piaggio Aero Industries for its third generation twin-engine Avanti EVO. Continue Reading →

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Women in Aviation expands youth outreach

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) has announced that the association’s “Bring Your Daughter to the Conference Day” held for the past three years during WAI’s annual conference has been expanded to include an international day to attract girls to aviation... Continue Reading →

Professional Aviation Associates expands hose shop

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

ATLANTA – Professional Aviation Associates reports that its Parker Hannifin Stratoflex hose shop recently received recertification and has increased in size and capabilities. Continue Reading →

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AOPA’s Bruce Landsberg to retire

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

One of general aviation’s most prominent safety advocates has announced his retirement after 22 years in leadership roles at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). As president of the AOPA Foundation and executive director of the AOPA Air Safety... Continue Reading →

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Video: Bruce Bohannon accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Bruce Bohannon made a name for himself as a race, aerobatic and time-to-climb pilot. Remember ‘Pushy Galore’ or the ‘Exxon Flyin Tiger’? Well, then you remember Bruce. Well, he accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and put his own “spin”... Continue Reading →