City of Longmont Hires Aviation Safety Consultant to Inspect and Analyze Public Use Areas at Airport

The City of Longmont has hired an aviation safety consultant to inspect and analyze the safety and configuration of public use areas at Vance Brand Municipal Airport, including the parachute landing area or drop zone designated for use by skydivers, ultralight aircraft, balloons, and other hobbyists. Quadrex Aviation, LLC, owned and operated by Florida-based aviation […]

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House Transportation Chairman Tells Aero Club – New Legislation Would Protect FAA from Shutdowns

By Michael J. Schoen Never again will the FAA be impacted by a government shutdown, if the recently-elected head of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has his way. This was Chairman Peter DeFazio’s key message on Friday, February 8th, during a wide-ranging speech to the Aero Club of Washington, DC. Addressing a ballroom packed […]

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NASAO Supports Legislation to Protect U.S. Aviation from Future Government Shutdowns

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA), Aviation Subcommittee Chairman introduced H.R. 1108, the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019. The act serves to protect FAA programs and personnel, and the U.S. aviation industry as a whole, from future Federal Government shutdowns. In the aftermath […]

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Frasca RTD Features Real Garmin G1000 NXi Software

Frasca International, Inc. announced that they have partnered with Garmin to integrate Real Garmin G1000 NXi software into their new Frasca RTD™ (Reconfigurable Training Device).  This is a first in the simulation industry and required extensive collaboration between Frasca and Garmin to ensure that Frasca’s simulation software and Garmin’s G1000 NXi software operate in harmony. […]

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