Conklin & de Decker Releases Life Cycle Cost 18.2

Conklin & de Decker announced that Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Release 18.2 is now available with even more aircraft and the latest operating cost data. The most innovative and comprehensive aircraft budget and financial analysis tool in the industry, LCC provides aircraft owners, operators, flight department managers, and aircraft consultants with independently researched ownership and […]

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JSSI Names Jake Gerstein Chief Information Officer

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has announced that Jake Gerstein has been named chief information officer. Gerstein brings to the company more than two decades of experience across the financial, communications and professional services sectors. At JSSI, he will be responsible for leading the company’s technology initiatives and objective of bringing enhanced data and insight […]

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FAA Establishes Additional Restrictions on Drone Operations over DOD Facilities near St. Louis

At the request of its Federal security partners, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address concerns about drone operations over national security-sensitive facilities by establishing temporary flight restrictions specific to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). […]

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South Carolina Celebrates Aviation Week

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster declared Aug. 19-25 to be S.C. Aviation Week in a recent proclamation that also noted the importance and economic impact of the state’s six commercial airports, 60 general aviation airports, and five military airfields. Numerous events are being held throughout the week and involve both the S.C. Aviation Association and […]

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GAMA Announces 2019 Aviation Design Challenge on National Aviation Day

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced it is opening registration for the 2019 Aviation Design Challenge, an annual competition GAMA hosts to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in U.S. high schools through aviation curriculum and a virtual fly-off. “This will be our seventh consecutive year hosting this life-changing competition, and it […]

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Hartzell Receives STC for 2- & 3-Blade Composite Top Props for Maule STOL

Hartzell Propeller’s carbon fiber composite two and three-blade Trailblazer replacement props for Maule short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft have received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC). Hartzell’s 80-inch diameter Top Props can replace Hartzell and McCauley propellers on the backcountry aircraft. “Bush flying just gets better with the Hartzell Trailblazer pulling you out of a […]

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Kansas leads the nation with UAS flight

The first beyond the line of sight Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) flight in Kansas was flown last week north of the town of Gypsum in a joint effort by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) and more than 30 university and corporate partners. This was also the second flight in the nation to take place under the U.S. DOT’s […]

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AOPA Reports 5,000 Rusty Pilot Success Stories

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) recently contacted Ted Malone to congratulate him on becoming success story number 5,000 on the list of rusty pilots who have regained currency and confidence—a list that has already grown to 5,729 individuals. A software architect from Scottsdale, Arizona, Malone had not flown for 17 years but is […]

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