Designers Wanted for Fly Washington Passport Program Patches

The Fly Washington Passport Program, an incentive program encouraging pilots and aviation enthusiasts to explore Washington’s public-use airports, is seeking designers and artists to create a patch representative of each of the six regions including the Olympic Peninsula, southwest, northwest, south central, north central and eastern areas of Washington state. Participants will use an official […]

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Lightspeed Aviation announces sponsorship of Lightning Formation Airshows Team

Lightspeed Aviation has announced sponsorship of the Lightning Formation Airshows Team, a highly experienced team of talented formation and aerobatic pilots. Commenting on the announcement, Teresa De Mers, Executive Vice President of Lightspeed Aviation, said, “We are incredibly excited to be partnering with this team of exemplary pilots. They have the skills and experience to […]

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Shaffer Appointed To Top FAA Airports Post

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator Dan Elwell has named D. Kirk Shaffer as the FAA Associate Administrator for Airports, effective December 17. In this position, Shaffer will oversee the annual Airport Improvement Program (AIP). Since 2017 through the AIP program, the U.S. Department of Transportation has announced nearly $7 billion in investments in the […]

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Penney, Diachun Join EAA Board of Directors

Heather Penney and Ben Diachun, who each have extensive aviation experience and recreational aviation interests, have recently been added to the Experimental Aircraft Association board of directors. They were approved as Class III directors for EAA and will serve one-year renewable terms on the EAA board. “We are grateful that Heather and Ben have accepted […]

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