Canadian Government Investing in Safety at Thompson Airport

Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local and regional airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, search and rescue and […]

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AirMap and Kansas Department of Transportation Partner to Deploy Unmanned Traffic Management Technology Statewide

AirMap and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) today announced that they will deploy Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) technology across the state of Kansas. The initiative, which is the first of its kind in the United States, will support the growth of the state’s drone economy and ensure safer skies for all who live, work, […]

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New Director of Aviation Joins WSDOT Crew

The Washington State Department of Transportation welcomed the new director of aviation, David Fleckenstein, to its team on Aug. 7. Fleckenstein has many years of aviation experience, first in the United States Army’s Adjutant Generals Corps. For over 23 years, he held various positions at all levels of Army Aviation. After 25 years of service, […]

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Hartzell 2-Blade Aluminum Scimitar Prop Approved as Replacement for Cardinal RGs

Hartzell Propeller has received an STC for its two-blade aluminum scimitar propeller to replace the factory standard prop for Cessna 177RG Cardinal and Reims F177RG aircraft powered by IO-360-A1B6(D) 200 HP engines. Offered through Hartzell’s Top Prop performance conversion program, introductory pricing is $10,500 for the new 78-inch diameter Scimitar propeller, composite spinner and STC […]

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Western Michigan University Orders Additional Seminoles During EAA AirVenture

Piper Aircraft has announced an order for two new Piper Seminole multi-engine trainers from Western Michigan University. The order was received during EAA AirVenture. “Western Michigan University College of Aviation is delighted to continue to expand our multi-engine training fleet with the addition of two new Piper Seminoles,” said College of Aviation Dean Dave Powell.  […]

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RVSM Authorizations Would Allow FAA to Leverage ADS-B Out Systems Technology

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing to change the Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) authorization process by eliminating the need for U.S.-registered operators to apply for RVSM authorization when their aircraft meet altitude-keeping requirements and are equipped with qualified Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out systems. The FAA has been a major force in the […]

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Van Nuys Airport Becomes Only GA Airport to Hold Carbon Accreditation Level 2 from ACI

Van Nuys Airport (VNY) has become the only general aviation airport to hold level 2 reduction in Airport Council International’s Airport Carbon Accreditation program furthering the airport’s goal to become a greener, cleaner and more efficient airport for all stakeholders. The Airport Carbon Accreditation program recognizes airports worldwide for both reducing and committing to further […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $167.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 64 Airports in 30 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the FAA will award $167.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 64 airports in 30 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “The Airport Improvement Program helps to maintain our aviation infrastructure and supports safety, capacity, security and environmental […]

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Daher Makes Strong Showing at AirVenture 2017

Daher recognized the TBM community’s strong presence at this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, with the participation of 60 TBM very fast turboprop airplanes – once again representing the largest number of turbine-powered aircraft at the annual fly-in. Several TBMs made long flights to join the world-leading aviation gathering at Wittman Regional Airport, with eight coming […]

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