Wisconsin Lt. Governor Named Chair of Aerospace States Association

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch has been selected as the new Chair of the Aerospace States Association (ASA). ASA is the voice of aerospace and aviation in the states, bringing together government, business, and education to cooperate on workforce, job creation, science/technology/engineering/math (STEM) education, and global competitiveness. “Aviation and aerospace are two industries poised for explosive […]

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Yuma International Receives Federal and State Grants to Rehabilitate Taxiway

Yuma International Airport has received a $4,469,265 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration and a $219,389 grant from the Arizona Department of Transportation to design and construct improvements necessary to rehabilitate Taxiway H1. This project is highly anticipated and is part of the Airport’s Capital Improvement Program. “Yuma International Airport appreciates the Federal and State […]

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Balloon Federation, FAA Announce New Commercial Hot-Air Balloon Safety Program

After a July 2016 balloon accident in Lockhart, TX that caused 16 fatalities, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took proactive steps to increase the safety of hot-air balloon tourism. As the result of a year-long FAA “Call to Action” with the commercial hot-air balloon industry, the Balloon Federation of America (BFA) has developed an “Envelope […]

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Corporate Angel Network Raises $435,000 for Charitable Flights at NBAA-BACE

Corporate Angel Network (CAN) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the organizations’ charity event raised $435,000 for CAN’s mission to transport cancer patients to treatment centers. The successful and well-attended Fund an Angel Cocktail Reception was held at the Wynn on Oct. 11, in conjunction with NBAA’s 2017 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition […]

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FAA to Require Newly Designed Quieter Aircraft

Beginning in January 1, 2018, the FAA will require newly designed aircraft to be quieter which will help toward lowering noise around airports and surrounding communities.  Called “Stage 5 Airplane Noise Standards,” this FAA rule ensures that the latest available noise reduction technology is incorporated into new aircraft designs.  As a result, new airplane type […]

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NCDOT Hosts Drone Workshop in Thomasville

As more and more industries are incorporating drones into their practices, the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to help educate local agencies and businesses on some of those potential applications. A capacity crowd was on hand Thursday as NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Program Office hosted a free workshop for government and […]

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Burns & McDonnell Announces New Hires

Burns & McDonnell has added five experienced project managers to its Aviation team, extending the firm’s established capabilities to deliver integrated and design-build project services. “With airports, airlines and their owners rising to meet customer demands and address growth needs, the ability to deliver comprehensive projects — and to do so efficiently and effectively — […]

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Piper’s Deliveries and Revenue Soar in Q3 2017

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced its aircraft sales and delivery results for the third quarter of 2017, ending September 30th. Aircraft sales continued to grow in both the Trainer class and M-class product lines with the flagship M600 and the single engine Archer TX trainer leading the sales expansion for the company. The company delivered 42 […]

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Krista Haugen of Med-Trans Earns AAMS Jim Charlson Safety Award

Krista Haugen, Director of Patient Safety and Medical Risk Management for Med-Trans Corporation since 2016, has been given the prestigious 2017 Jim Charlson Safety Award by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). AAMS’ highest safety award, sponsored by Airbus Helicopters, Inc., recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the enhancement, development and promotion of […]

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