Lou Seno, longtime pilot and homebuilder, dies at 89

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Longtime pilot, CFI and homebuilder Lou C. Seno, Sr. died in his home in Downers Grove on Nov. 19, 2013, at the age of 89. An early member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, he was a recreational Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)... Continue Reading →

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Savoring the Swift

Posted on January 29th, 2014 by

Pilots often have two dreams: One is to find a derelict airplane in a barn and restore it to an airworthy showpiece; the other is to find someone who shares their passion for aviation. Paul and Sandy Mercandetti from Knoxville,... Continue Reading →

Breitling names DiMatteo US aviation consultant

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by

Breitling, the Swiss watch manufacturer, has appointed Jim DiMatteo Breitling U.S.A. Aviation Consultant. Continue Reading →

11th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards takes flight

Posted on January 7th, 2014 by

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The 11th Annual “Living Legends of Aviation” Awards, presented by Bell Helicopter and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, will be held Jan. 17, at the Beverly Hilton. Continue Reading →

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Forbes names Ascension Air CEO ‘game changer’

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by

Forbes magazine has named Ascension Air President and CEO Jamail Larkins, 29, as one of the brightest under 30 stars. Continue Reading →

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TGH Aviation raises funds for Bud Anderson Memorial Monument

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by

AUBURN, Calif. — Bud Anderson, a World War II pilot and American hero (pictured above), served two combat tours, escorting heavy bombers over Europe. The City of Auburn, along with other community volunteers, is working to honor his service. “Thanks... Continue Reading →

AOPA names Coon to lead government affairs division

Posted on December 21st, 2013 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has named Jim Coon as senior vice president of Government Affairs and Advocacy. Coon, who has years of experience working with Congress and the aviation industry, will oversee both the regulatory and legislative... Continue Reading →

Campbell joins FreeFlight Systems

Posted on December 18th, 2013 by

WACO, Texas — FreeFlight Systems, a developer of avionics for NextGen, has named Doug Campbell West Coast Regional Sales Manager. Continue Reading →

Challenge Air: Putting special kids in the air

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by

There are few aviation activities more rewarding than taking a child for an airplane ride. Their eyes light up as they break the surly bonds of Earth and their smiles grow exponentially as the flight continues. The flight is even... Continue Reading →

Doman joins Hillsboro Aviation

Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by

Hillsboro Aviation has tapped John Doman, former vice president of worldwide propeller aircraft sales for Cessna, to join its management team. Doman’s new position is director of business development for Hillsboro Aviation’s sales and service division. Continue Reading →