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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…]
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…]
On his last day in office, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft after too many drinks, according to a report from Reuters.
The new law prohibits flying a drone with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher, the same as for driving a vehicle, or while drugged.
Violators face up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine, or both, according to the Reuters report, which can be read in full here.
Join the thousands of pilots who have attended Sporty’s free webinar series consisting of live, multimedia presentations on a variety of aviation topics, delivered in an online format that allows participants to interact with the presenters. [Read more…]
A key feature of the new version 4.0 of Wx24 Pilot is the addition of cloud cover information provided by the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD).
Although NDFD is not an aviation specific weather product, it does provide pilots with an important tool to access cloud information and the ability to make more informed judgments of weather conditions, according to company officials. [Read more…]
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has put out a call for entries for its annual Tuskegee Airmen Essay Contest for students in grades 4 through 12.
For the first seven weeks, five companies meet virtually with the AeroInnovate team to refine their pitches, develop executive summaries, connect with mentors and accelerate their business.
For the eighth week of the accelerator, companies will visit Oshkosh for AeroInnovate’s Pitch Camp, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, and the 10th Annual AeroInnovate Pitch & Mingle.
Pitch Camp is a two day event to help finalize each company’s pitch and help them prepare for questions from investors and industry professionals. [Read more…]
The Ascend 172 is a remanufactured Cessna Skyhawk that has been updated to “nearly new” status with state-of-the-art avionics, new paint, interior and components by Yingling Aviation of Wichita, according to Yingling officials. [Read more…]