Oklahoma Chapter of Ninety-Nines Accepting Nominations for Oklahoma Women in Aviation and Aerospace Awards

The Oklahoma Chapter of the 99’s is now accepting nominations for the outstanding achievements of Oklahoma Women in Aviation and Aerospace professions. The deadline for submission is September 30, 2019. The Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day in partnership with the Oklahoma Chapter of Ninety-Nines will be honoring three Oklahoma women making important contributions […]

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Appointees to Safety Advisory Committee to Help Ensure FAA Remains World Leader

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced the appointment of 22 members to DOT’s new Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee (SOCAC). “The committee’s input will help the Department ensure that the FAA remains the world’s leader in aviation safety,” said Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The SOCAC was created by the […]

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Airbus Aerial Receives Waiver for Urban BVLOS UAS Flight Operations Over Populated Areas in North Dakota

Airbus Aerial has been granted a waiver by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) operations in Grand Forks, ND without the need for a visual observer. The waiver allows Airbus Aerial to conduct such operations as part of North Dakota Department of Transportation’s UAS […]

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Washington High School Teacher Selected as 2019 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has announced that Scott McComb, Raisbeck Avation H.S. Science Department Chair, Founding Coach and Chair of the Washington State Science Olympiad, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) Founding Advisor, and Green Energy Team Founding Advisor, has been selected as the 2019 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the […]

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Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Approves Nearly $142 Million Five-Year Airport Construction Program

Just in time for the August declaration of Aviation and Aerospace awareness month, more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are slated for the next several years as part of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission’s (OAC) Airport Construction Program (ACP) for fiscal years 2020-2024. As part of the agency’s duties outlined in state statute, OAC […]

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FAA Partners with NICE to Modernize Global Incident Debriefing Solutions

Every day the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization provides service to more than 44,000 flights and 2.7 million airline passengers across more than 29 million square miles of airspace. To support its mission critical debriefing, incident handling and continuous improvement NICE  has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has chosen NICE to support the rapidly […]

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