James Raisbeck named AIAA Fellow

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has awarded Dr. James D. Raisbeck the grade of Fellow. He is among 27 recipients nationwide to receive this distinction in 2013. Continue Reading →

The Allen Groupe reappoints David Allen CEO

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

The Allen Groupe, a global aircraft detailing and grooming company, has reappointed David Allen CEO. He returns to this role after a brief time away to address some health issues. Continue Reading →

LCI manager elected president of state association

Posted on February 6th, 2013 by

NEW HAMPSHIRE – Laconia Municipal Airport Manager Diane Cooper-Terrill was recently elected president of the Granite State Airport Management Association (GSAMA), becoming the first woman to serve in that office. Continue Reading →

Aspen Avionics president named Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year

Posted on January 21st, 2013 by

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — John Uczekaj, president and CEO of Aspen Avionics, was awarded Aviation Entrepreneur of the Year by Living Legends of Aviation at its star-studded gala Jan. 18. Continue Reading →

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Freddy Cabanas dies in Cozumel crash

Posted on January 17th, 2013 by

Aerobatic pilot Fred Cabanas died Tuesday, Jan. 15, in an aviation accident near Cozumel, Mexico, according to a report in the Miami Herald. Passenger Jorge Lopez Vives, host of an extreme sports program, also died in the crash that occurred... Continue Reading →

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Fan blade coffee table, anyone?

Posted on January 13th, 2013 by

Looking for a Boeing 727 engine fan blade coffee table? How about a bi-plane desk? If so, swing by the GenAvi Aircraft Art website and poke around. Selection is fairly limited, so far, as Mike Mike Rosentrater, GenAvi Aircraft Art’s owner, only... Continue Reading →

Meador appointed president of Dallas Airmotive

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by

DALLAS — BBA Aviation has appointed Doug Meador president of its Dallas Airmotive subsidiary. Continue Reading →

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Travel writer hitchhiking around the country — on GA aircraft

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by

A veteran travel writer has embarked on a journey across the U.S. to answer the question: Is it possible to hitchhike around the country on private jets and small planes? The attempt has been registered with Guinness World Records. Continue Reading →

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John and Martha King receive Brewer Trophy for aviation education

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by

The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) recently presented John and Martha King with the Frank G. Brewer Trophy for Aviation Education “…for their passion and dedication in making aviation knowledge more accessible to pilots worldwide by combining elegant technology with clear,... Continue Reading →

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The time of her life

Posted on December 19th, 2012 by

Type “women’s pilot watch” into an Internet search engine. Chances are high that the first — and possibly only — company name that pops up will be The Abingdon Co. And that’s just fine with 28-year-old Chelsea Abingdon Welch, the... Continue Reading →