Unmanned Aircraft Systems hold tremendous potential

Posted on July 13th, 2014 by

By MICHAEL TOSCANO From Amazon to Google to Domino’s Pizza, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have been drawing significant attention in recent months.  Amazon plans to launch a “Prime Air” delivery system, while Google aims to use UAS to bring internet to... Continue Reading →

Banding together to grow GA’s brand

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

By CARMINE MOWBRAY Montana has more cows than people, and in cattle country, unbranded calves are called “mavericks.” In people terms, we think of a maverick as being a loner, without ties or loyalties. And alone, a person — no... Continue Reading →

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Why you should be a seaplane pilot

Posted on May 4th, 2014 by

By STEVEN McCAUGHEY Looking for a new flying adventure? Need a Flight Review? Trying to decide what is the best way to take your flying to the next skill level or what rating to pursue next? Well, I have the... Continue Reading →

Air shows: The new paradigm

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

By JOHN CUDAHY  No single American industry was as adversely impacted by last year’s sequestration debacle as the air show business. By the end of the 2013 season, more than 60 shows in the U.S. had cancelled as a direct... Continue Reading →

When it comes to promoting aviation are we on the right track?

Posted on January 14th, 2014 by

By BRENT OWENS If someone has never seen a light airplane before and decides that maybe this is something they are interested in, what is their first exposure? For many it will be via an Internet search engine or the... Continue Reading →

The Lost Generation

Posted on December 15th, 2013 by

By JON BOYD Having spent many decades in the general aviation business, it seems to me that I should be smarter about this industry, but some things continue to confound me. One of those is the reason for what I... Continue Reading →

The nuclear BMI proposal

Posted on December 11th, 2013 by

GUEST EDITORIAL By PAUL BERGE  Public service life can be so unfair. You make one minor suggestion in your role as FAA Air Surgeon, and the aviation world beats a path to your office door waving pitchforks and blogs. In... Continue Reading →

Aviation’s gateway drug

Posted on October 17th, 2013 by

Guest Editorial by BRENT OWENS When it comes to promoting aviation are we on the right track? If someone has never seen a light airplane before and decides that maybe this is something they are interested in, what is their first... Continue Reading →