Archer joins GAMA as director of engineering and airworthiness

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jonathan Archer, a 24-year aviation industry veteran, has joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) as Director of Engineering & Airworthiness. Continue Reading →

John McLain flies west

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Sad news: We just found out that long-time CFI John McLain, who wrote a column for General Aviation News’ former sister paper The Southern Aviator, passed away in April after a battle with pancreatic cancer. A very nice tribute written... Continue Reading →

Air Orlando Maintenance names Burdzy service manager

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

Joe Burdzy has joined Air Orlando Maintenance as Service Manager. He brings over 35 years of experience to the company, which is at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) in Florida. His position encompasses all maintenance and parts functions including customer liaison, employee... Continue Reading →

FlightSafety promotes Bitgood to manager of Long Beach center

Posted on July 11th, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has promoted Todd Bitgood to manager of its Learning Center in Long Beach, California. He succeeds Pete Nily, who has become a Regional Director of Training Operations. Continue Reading →

FlightSafety promotes Standley at Dallas center

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has promoted Robert Standley to an assistant manager at the company’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. He will oversee the Dassault Falcon, Gulfstream and Pratt & Whitney Canada maintenance training programs offered at the center. Continue Reading →

Winner Aviation names Neil Gallagher president

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

VIENNA, Ohio — Winner Aviation Corporation has appointed Neil Gallagher to succeed Rick Hale as president effective immediately. Hale will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and will take on a new role as chairman. Gallagher previously held the position... Continue Reading →

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Bob Taylor celebrates 90th birthday in style

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Bob Taylor, who founded the Antique Airplane Association in 1953, invited all to AAA headquarters at Blakesburg, Iowa, for his June 28th birthday celebration. Continue Reading →

FlightSafety names Lintelman manager of Wilmington center

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has named Ralph Lintelman manager of the company’s Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware. Ralph will succeed Barry Massey when he retires from FlightSafety at the end of July. Continue Reading →

Charles Buckland named GM of Landmark Aviation at AVL

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

Charles (Chuck) Buckland has been named the General Manager of Landmark Aviation’s Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) location. Continue Reading →

West Star Aviation names new regional sales manager

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

West Star Aviation has hired Ed Henry as Regional Sales Manager responsible for the eastern territory of the United States including:  Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Continue Reading →