SoCal Jets adds avionics service

SoCal Jets, an aviation maintenance and repair facility at the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Southern California, now offers avionics service and support.

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Charlotte FBO posts record week during Democratic convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Wilson Air Center–Charlotte (CLT) reports it posted a record week of aircraft operations during the Democratic National Convention earlier this month.

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New owner for Landmark Aviation

Landmark Aviation, which operates a network of FBOs across the country, has been acquired by The Carlyle Group, which identifies itself as a “global alternative asset manager.”

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First solos for VA students

SEATTLE — The folks in the flight training department at Galvin Flying Services, an FBO and authorized flight training provider for Veteran’s Administration (VA) students at Boeing Field, report that the first VA students enrolled in a program offered through Green River Community College (GRCC) have made their first solos.

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The high cost of pinching pennies

Everybody loves a bargain. I know I do. Heck, I may be the cheapest guy you’ll ever meet. But there is a cost associated with saving a dollar or two – and the general aviation crowd may not notice how dear that cost can be until it’s too late.

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UVair FBO network grows

The UVair FBO Network, an alliance between EPIC and UVair Fuel Program, has added two new member FBOs, bringing the total number of FBOs in the network to 16. The new UVair FBO Network members are Jet Source in Carlsbad, Calif. (CRQ) and Jet Center Los Angeles in Hawthorne, Calif. (HHR).

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Tupelo Aviation Unlimited joins Avfuel network

Tupelo Aviation Unlimited, the FBO at Tupelo Regional Airport (TUP) in Mississippi, has joined the Avfuel network, which means it now offers Avfuel products and services, such as Avfuel Contract Fuel and the rewards program, AVTRIP.

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Avgas now available at 3S4 for first time in 30 years

For the first time in more than 30 years, the Illinois Valley Airport (3S4) in Cave Junction, Oregon, has a stable supply of 100LL aviation fuel for piston-engine aircraft.

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Baker Aviation named FAA certified repair station

Baker Aviation’s maintenance facility at Addison Airport (ADS) in the Dallas area has been named a certified repair station by the FAA. [Read more...]

Bellingham Aviation Services joins Avfuel network

Bellingham Aviation Services at Bellingham International Airport (BLI) in Washington state has joined Avfuel’s network of branded FBOs.

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