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 →

Hayes joins Superior Air Parts

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

COPPELL, Texas — L. Scott Hayes has joined Superior Air Parts as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Continue Reading →

New chairman for Aspen Avionics

Posted on November 15th, 2013 by

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Aspen Avionics reports that Dr. John B. “Jack” Mowell has been elected as chairman of the board. Continue Reading →

Air Orlando Maintenance names Conway parts manager

Posted on November 12th, 2013 by

Air Orlando Maintenance at Orlando Executive Airport (ORL) in Florida has named Mary-Anne Conway Parts Manager. In addition to managing the department, her duties will include warranty administration, marketing research and customer support.   Continue Reading →

Breitling's Jetman Flies Over Mt. Fuji - Image 2

Jetman completes first flight in Asia

Posted on November 10th, 2013 by

TOKYO — Flying above the famous snow-capped peak of Mount Fuji, Yves Rossy — known worldwide as the Jetman — reached speeds up to 185 mph looping and rolling with his jet powered carbon-Kevlar wing. Continue Reading →

DeHerrera named CEO of Universal Avionics

Posted on November 8th, 2013 by

TUCSON, Ariz. — Paul DeHerrera has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Universal Avionics. Continue Reading →

Airforms continues to expand

Posted on November 2nd, 2013 by

BIG LAKE, ALASKA — Airforms, Inc. has tapped Dave Utsch to lead the company’s marketing and customer service efforts as the new Sales and Marketing Director. He brings over 25 years of aviation experience to Airforms’ expanding product line of... Continue Reading →