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BOCA RATON, Florida — The International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) has opened registration for its inaugural general aviation leadership forum, which will be hosted in the Privaira Aviation hangar at the Boca Raton Airport Jan. 25, 2018.
The event will focus on the opportunities for growth in the industry, with an emphasis on attracting, retaining and promoting women in aviation, according to organizers. [Read more…]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – BendixKing has received certification for the AeroVue integrated flight deck for King Air B200 aircraft.
This is BendixKing’s first supplemental type certificate (STC) for an integrated flight deck and the first in a planned series of aircraft models, company officials report. [Read more…]
HONOLULU, Hawaii — Hawaii state residents of all ages interested in career opportunities in aviation can apply now for multiple scholarships offered by Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor.
The deadline to submit completed applications is Feb. 15, 2018, with winners notified by March 31, 2018. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that while performing aerial observation along a pipeline in a Cessna 182, he spotted a buzzard about 200′ ahead of the airplane.
He attempted to turn left to avoid the buzzard, but the bird changed its course and struck the right wing. [Read more…]
Bryan Quickmire sent in this picture of the day, with a note: “Holed up in Pecos, Texas. Waiting for the snow to pass. I was reminded of this shot by the picture of the day for Jan. 11, 2018, taken on the exact same spot!”
Bryan adds that his photo was taken quite a while back: “It was Jan. 2, 1996, on my way from Boston to San Diego in my Skybolt.”
If the best way to learn something is to teach it, then one would be wise to look towards Dr. Amy Hoover for flying advice.
As a long-time professor and twice elected chair (2007-2015) of the Aviation Department at Central Washington University, Hoover’s 30-year career in aviation includes more than 6,000 hours of logged flight time, 3,800 hours of instruction, and an astounding 8,000 hours of classroom teaching.
Guiding university students during the school year through structured curriculum and into professional careers as pilots and industry managers, Hoover spends her summers in neighboring Idaho, teaching backcountry and mountain flying. [Read more…]
Insurance company Global Aerospace has launched a new Aircraft Breakdown Assistance program available to its U.S. light aircraft policyholders at no additional cost.
Savvy Aviation, a professional maintenance management, consulting and breakdown assistance company for owner-flown general aviation airplanes, supports the program for Global Aerospace. [Read more…]
Five finalists of the first Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Innovation Challenge will get 10 minutes to sell their new technology to government and industry representatives on Feb. 7, 2018. [Read more…]