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 →

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 →