Ortega named to Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Kirby V. Ortega, who was chief pilot at the Cessna Aircraft Company for more than 30 years before retiring, was named to the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame at the NAFI members’ dinner at Sun ‘n Fun. Continue Reading →

Sennheiser reorganizes sales into a single team

Posted on April 7th, 2014 by

Sennheiser has centralized its aviation-related sales force within the Sennheiser Group to create a single, global sales team. 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 →

Former AOPA rep to be inducted into Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame

Posted on March 21st, 2014 by

William A. Hamilton, Ph.D., will be inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame during a ceremony on April 24, 2014, at the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, Oklahoma. The citation that will be displayed in the Hall, along... Continue Reading →

Wipaire gains new leadership in engineering, manufacturing

Posted on February 13th, 2014 by

SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Wipaire, Inc. has named new leaders to its engineering and manufacturing management. Tim Hendrickson was appointed Wipaire’s new director of manufacturing, while Chris Woken was named engineering manager. Continue Reading →

Former AOPA president joins Lightspeed foundation boad

Posted on February 2nd, 2014 by

Craig Fuller, former Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) President and CEO, has joined the board of directors of the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation. Continue Reading →

Rich joins Stantec

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by

Aviation engineer David Rich has joined the aviation team of design firm Stantec. Continue Reading →

Hungry? Stop in at 68C any Friday

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Iola is about 50 miles northwest of Oshkosh, Wis., and home to Central County Flyers Association. A good many have heard of their weekly, since 2002, Friday lunch gatherings. Year-round, pilots and non-pilots fly (or drive) to 68C for a... Continue Reading →

Hamilton to be inducted into Colo. Hall of Fame

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Dr. Penny Hamilton of Granby, Colorado will be inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame on March 20. Continue Reading →

Chilton to receive Stinson Trophy

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has named Major General Catherine A. Chilton, USAF, the recipient of the Katherine and Marjorie Stinson Trophy. The trophy will be presented at a ceremony this spring. Continue Reading →