FAA Dedicates New Atlanta Flight Operations Facility

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently dedicated the new Atlanta Flight Operations Facility at Cobb County International Airport in Kennesaw, GA. The new facility will enable the Agency to continue providing outstanding support of the National Airspace System. “The FAA is pleased to locate our critical flight inspection services out of this state-of-the-art facility,” said […]

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Mente Group Appoints Brian Hammer as Vice President of Transactions

Mente Group, a leading global business aircraft brokerage and consulting company, named Brian Hammer as Vice President of Transactions, involved in business aircraft acquisitions, sales and leasing activity. Previously, he was Vice President overseeing the technical aspects of aircraft transactions, including inspections, pre-buy inspections, completions, and aircraft modifications. Mente Group, LLC has offices and reach […]

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Al Stuart to Be Honored With AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Al Stuart, A.A.E., Superintendent of Operations at Salt Lake City International Airport, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Al is an outstanding colleague who has served the nation’s aviation community in […]

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WENCOR GROUP ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SILVER WINGS

Wencor Group (“Wencor”), a leading solutions provider to the aerospace aftermarket, today announced the acquisition of Silver Wings Aerospace, a certified 145 repair station specializing in electric power and hydraulic component repair with unique capabilities in Used Serviceable Material (“USM”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are pleased to welcome Silver Wings leadership […]

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GAMA Accelerates Dialogue with European Regulators on eVTOL Aircraft

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today announced it has accelerated a dialogue with European regulators on the development of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and technologies. Thirty senior eVTOL company figures from eight countries met with EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency), the European Commission and SESAR JU (Single European Sky ATM Research […]

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FAA Reports Successful ADS-B Rebate Relaunch

The FAA reports that its rebates are quickly being claimed by general aviation owners equipping their aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast avionics. A month after the FAA relaunched its $500 rebate program, 1,438 rebates have been taken from a total of 9,792 available through October 11, 2019, as long as supplies last. Thirty […]

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