One size does not fit all

Posted on January 1st, 2014 by

Imagine walking into a restaurant, sitting down, grabbing a menu, and finding only a single item listed there. One entree, that’s it. And let’s limit it to only one size of that entree. You don’t get to choose between the... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year!

Posted on December 30th, 2013 by

The Pulse of Aviation will not be published Jan. 1 as the General Aviation News offices are closed in observance of New Year’s Day. The Pulse will return to your email boxes on Jan. 2. Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays!

Posted on December 23rd, 2013 by

The Pulse of Aviation will not be published Dec. 25 as the General Aviation News offices are closed in observance of Christmas. The Pulse will return to your email boxes on Dec. 26. Merry Christmas! Continue Reading →

21-year-old commercial pilot got his start in CAP

Posted on November 28th, 2013 by

Stephen Bloesmsma’s 16th birthday was one he will never forget. While most teens his age are in hot pursuit of a driver’s license as a top priority that day, Bloesmsma had higher aspiration — his first solo flight. “I remember... Continue Reading →

Do you know an up and coming GA star?

Posted on November 24th, 2013 by

For our last print issue of the year, we’re going to focus on the next generation of GA’s leaders, from CFIs to flight planning entrepreneurs to those who are sharing their passion for aviation in any number of ways. Do you know someone... Continue Reading →

NTSB questions FAA’s action on ECi cylinders

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by

The NTSB has told the FAA it does “not understand the foreseeable safety benefit of the FAA’s proposed action” regarding specific parts of the agency’s NPRM on ECi cylinder assemblies. In its four-page submission, the NTSB cites prior ADs and... Continue Reading →

Three receive Burton scholarships

Posted on November 9th, 2013 by

SALINA, Kansas — The Connor Burton Aviation Foundation recently awarded three scholarships to students in the professional pilot program at Kansas State University Salina The students were awarded $10,000 scholarships, which are split between their junior and senior years, Continue Reading →

Frosting for Flight winners named

Posted on October 26th, 2013 by

The Oshkosh Women in Aviation Chapter has named the top three winners for its Frosting for Flight cupcake competition. First place went to “Team Sweet Treats,” Laura Redeker and Tiffany Schmidt. Their Feed the Animals/Zookeeper theme and Double Chocolate Panda... Continue Reading →

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#NBAA13: A Washington insider’s view

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), one of GA’s biggest advocates in Washington, D.C., stepped up to deliver the keynote address at the National Business Aviation Association Convention in place of FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, who told NBAA he... Continue Reading →

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#NBAA13: National Aviation Hall of Fame presents Combs Gates Award

Posted on October 24th, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — The National Aviation Hall of Fame presented its annual Combs Gates Award to aviation artist Mike Machat during the National Business Aviation Association Convention. Continue Reading →