Jalissa Morgan had a flight on Valentine’s Day that she’ll never forget. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — At its annual industry review Feb. 22, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the 2016 year-end aircraft shipment and billings numbers.
GAMA Chairman Simon Caldecott, president and CEO of Piper Aircraft, revealed that airplane shipments globally fell 3.9%, from 2,331 in 2015 to 2,241 in 2016, while airplane billings declined 14.1%, from $24.1 billion to $20.7 billion. [Read more…]
WEST CHESTER, Pa. —Brandywine Flight School has added two taildraggers — a Cessna 140A and Cessna 170A — to its fleet of airplanes at Brandywine Airport.
With these new additions, the flight school will offer “classic flying” instruction to its array of aviation packages and rental services, officials noted. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) held its second meeting Jan. 31 in Reno, Nevada, according to FAA officials.
The DAC is an RTCA Federal Advisory Committee comprised of executives who represent unmanned aircraft manufacturers and operators, traditional aviation groups, labor organizations, radio and navigation equipment manufacturers, airport operators, state and local government officials, and academia. [Read more…]
A report on AVWeb notes that airport operators and flight schools in the Palm Beach, Florida, area are bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential TFR covering President Trump’s visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort. “For the third weekend in a row, the presidential TFR covering Trump’s visit has shut down busy Palm Beach Country/Lantana airport and disrupted flight training and other prohibited general aviation activities,” according to Paul Bertorelli’s post. “Although local authorities and advocacy groups have approached the Secret Service requesting a cutout or procedural relief, none has been forthcoming.” Read the full story here.