Call for nominations for GA industry excellence awards

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has put out a call for nominations to acknowledge those who are demonstrating excellence in the general aviation community.

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Foundation awards scholarship

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) has named the first winner of its new Navigate Your Future Scholarship: Sebastian Perez, an upcoming freshman at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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New president for NATA

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has named Thomas L. Hendricks as the association’s new president. He succeeds James K. Coyne, who has served as NATA’s president since 1994. Hendricks will start his duties on Sept. 1.

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New general aviation scholarship debuts

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) now offers the $2,500 Navigate Your Future scholarship, offered to a graduating high school student continuing his or her education in the general aviation industry.

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Compensation survey now available

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has published the results of its 2012 survey of salaries and benefits for pilots, line-service personnel, and maintenance technicians, but you have to buy the report to get all the details.

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Scholarship recipients revealed

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) has chosen the winners of its Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship, Pioneers of Flight Scholarship and NATA Business Scholarship.

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New leadership for NATA

At its recent annual membership meeting, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the selection of James Sweeney, president of Fargo Jet Center, as chairman of the NATA Board of Directors and Marian H. Epps, chief financial officer of Epps Aviation, as treasurer effective immediately. Sweeney replaces Todd Duncan, chairman, Duncan Aviation, and Epps replaces Robert “Buddy” Stallings, president, Eastern Aviation Fuels, Inc.

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GA visits Capitol Hill

More than 200 National Air Transportation Association (NATA) members recently convened in Washington, D.C. for A Capital Week for Aviation Business events, [Read more...]

Agreement for general aviation security renewed

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently approved a five-year extension of its partnership with National Air Transportation Association Compliance Services (NATACS) to provide security in the general aviation sector.

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NATA raises funds for combat wounded

General aviation alphabet group the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has partnered  with Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to raise funds for their mission supporting our combat wounded. VAC is a charitable organization that provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans, and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes. NATA and VAC established a special fund last year, NATA Wings for Warriors, to contribute to the organization. This year, NATA’s support of VAC has been expanded throughout all of the association’s major 2012 events.

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