Embracing the seaplane lifestyle

Posted on March 17th, 2013 by

Not many people can say they pursued their seaplane rating out of necessity, but Greg Corrado from Port Orchard, Wash., can. Continue Reading →

Dan and Josh

Twins earn pilot’s licenses after celebrating only four birthdays

Posted on March 14th, 2013 by

PELLA, Iowa — Twin brothers Dan Fredrickson and Josh Fredrickson, who were born on Feb. 29 in a leap year, passed their private pilot checkrides March 1 — the first day they were eligible for the test. Continue Reading →

Founder of Treasure Coast Avionics passes away

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by

Lawrence (Larry) Holland, founder of Treasure Coast Avionics in Florida, passed away March 3 after a long illness. Continue Reading →

National General Aviation Award winners named

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by

For 50 years, the General Aviation Awards program and the FAA have recognized aviation professionals for their contributions to general aviation in the fields of flight instruction, aviation maintenance, avionics, and safety. Continue Reading →

PK Floats owner dies

Posted on February 27th, 2013 by

Alton Bouchard, the owner of PK Floats at Lincoln Regional Airport (LRG) in Maine, died unexpectedly Feb. 17. He was 59. Continue Reading →

Bob and Jane Hoff relive their first date in the same Cessna 120. Photo by Thomas Hoff.

Happy anniversary to Bob and Jane Hoff

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Bob and Jane Hoff will celebrate 50 years of marriage this weekend. Their first date was marked by Bob giving Jane a ride in a 1946 Cessna 120 that Bob’s parents, Onita and Mark Hoff, bought... Continue Reading →

Scott Holloway joins Sheltair team

Posted on February 17th, 2013 by

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –  Scott Holloway has joined Sheltair as the Senior Vice President of Capital Solutions. Sheltair is Florida’s largest privately-owned network of FBOs with locations throughout Florida, Georgia and New York. Continue Reading →

AeroComputers names Mikael Via COO

Posted on February 14th, 2013 by

OXNARD, Calif. — AeroComputers has hired Mikael Via to fill the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. Via comes to AeroComputers from Glasair Aviation in Washington, where he was president and CEO. Continue Reading →

Strachan joins Glasair as Director of Marketing and Sales

Posted on February 13th, 2013 by

Arlington, Wash. – Glasair Aviation has appointed Christopher Strachan as Director of Marketing and Sales. He will be responsible for redefining the Glasair and Sportsman brands, for all promotion activity and sales strategies. Continue Reading →

Remembering Bob Odegaard

Posted on February 11th, 2013 by

Just posted to YouTube is a memorial video for Bob Odegaard, who died Sept. 7 in a crash of his Super Corsair as he was practicing for an airshow. The video, put together by Alan Ripa, features a song written... Continue Reading →