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 →

Sigman, Wheeler Receive FAA Recognition

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

MANITOWOC, Wisc. – Manitowoc area natives Leon Sigman and Jim Wheeler were recently honored by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for 50 years of flying safety and contributions made to general aviation. Plaques were presented by Wesley Hakari from the... Continue Reading →

#NBAA13: Aviation Search Group creates Business Aviation department

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Aviation Search Group, a recruiting firm for the aviation industry, has formed a new recruiting department focused on business aviation clientele. Continue Reading →

Former AOPA president appointed chairman of Redbird

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

Craig Fuller, who recently resigned as president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, has been appointed chairman of the board at Redbird Flight Simulation. Company founder Jerry Gregoire will focus on expansion strategies, research, and new product development. Continue Reading →

Raisbeck Aviation High School celebrates grand opening

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

SEATTLE, Wash. – The Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS) celebrated its grand opening at Boeing Field on Thursday, Oct. 17. The school, part of the Highline Public Schools, is located on the Museum of Flight campus. The day started with... Continue Reading →

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HonorPoberezny.com launches

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

A group of high-powered Experimental Aircraft Association members have launched a campaign to honor Tom Poberezny, the association’s former president. They have a new website, HonorPoberezny.com, which chronicles Poberezny’s accomplishments during the 20 years he led the association. The website... Continue Reading →

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Gulf Coast Avionics named John Gauch VP of sales

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

LAKELAND, Florida – Rick Garcia, president of Gulf Coast Avionics Corporation, has appointed John Gauch as vice president of sales. Continue Reading →

Burke earns Wright Brothers’ Master Pilot Award

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by

On Oct. 21, 1962, Thomas Allen Burke, then 19, successfully completed his first solo flight in a Piper Colt out of the Raleigh Municipal Airport in North Carolina. Now a resident of Greenville, S.C., Burke has safety piloted a number... Continue Reading →

CFAA to debut student-led live radio show

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by

LAKELAND, Fla. – Students from the Central Florida Aerospace Academy, led by Robert Decker, will debut a live radio show on Wednesday, Sept. 25 (3 pm EST) on SNF Radio. The show can be heard on AM 1510 in the immediate... Continue Reading →

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A personal starship

Posted on September 3rd, 2013 by

The paint scheme an aircraft builder choses for his or her ride speaks volumes about that person. When I set eyes on the tail of the Glastar owned by Carlos Emmons of Villa Rica, Georgia, I knew I’d met a kindred... Continue Reading →