CNC Technologies Tapped by Michigan State Police to Deploy State-of-the-Art Mobile Video Network for Advanced Drone Program

CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced its selection by the Michigan State Police (MSP) to deploy a state-of-the-art mobile video network to support the department’s airborne law enforcement operations.  Developed to speed and improve the ability of MSP to share actionable aerial intelligence, […]

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Flying Musicians Award 2018 Solo Scholarship Recipients

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has announced their 2018 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – John Laughman of Pleasant Hill, Ohio and Nathan Nothelle of Imlay City, Michigan. Nominations from all across the United States and Canada made the selection difficult. John Zapp, co-founder and President of FMA, said, “Every nominee was spectacular, but we had […]

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Court’s SMO Ruling Procedural Only; Battle to Preserve Airport Continues

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) called “disappointing” a recent court’s decision to deny, on procedural grounds, the association’s petition to overturn a questionable agreement between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the city of Santa Monica regarding the city’s airport, but noted the ruling does not address the merits of NBAA’s legal filing and […]

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Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus Adds Graduate Certificate in UAS Information Assurance to Online Offerings

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is expanding its program options with a new offering for individuals interested in cybersecurity of unmanned aircraft systems. A graduate certificate in unmanned aircraft systems information assurance is being launched in fall 2018. The certificate provides working professionals and graduate students an educational foundation in an industry important to both […]

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GAMA Praises U.S. Congress for Supporting General Aviation

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) recently praised the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Appropriations Committees for passing legislation that funds general aviation priorities in the Fiscal Year 2019 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) and Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS) bills. The House and Senate Committees’ THUD bills include similar language supporting NextGen and […]

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Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Breaks Ground on Major Capital Improvement Projects

Ground was broken recently on nearly $10.5 million worth of capital improvements coming to Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.  Local officials gathered together to commemorate the start of construction on general and business aviation facilities and roadway and parking lot improvements for the main passenger terminal complex. Springfield Airport Authority Board Chair, Frank J. Vala, […]

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Aero Club Foundation of Washington Awards First Annual Scholarship to TransSTEM Academy Student

The Aero Club Foundation of Washington has selected TransSTEM Academy student J’La Carroll as its first annual scholarship recipient. Carroll has attended Washington D.C.’s TransSTEM Academy at the Francis L. Cardozo Education Campus since she was in ninth-grade, where she is a regular participant in the Foundation’s brown bag luncheon series. In her application essay, […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $677 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 214 Airports in 43 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects that include runways, taxiways, […]

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