Delair Appoints Veteran UAS and Aerial Intelligence Expert Michael Blondeau To Expand North American Sales Efforts

Delair has announced the appointment of Michael Blondeau to the position of North American sales manager. Blondeau brings 15 years of piloting, training and commercial drone operational experience, and will be a key part of the team that is rapidly growing Delair’s presence in the North American market. Blondeau’s experience includes more than 2,000 hours […]

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REIN’s DroneInsurance.com Launches with On-Demand Coverage Plans to Better Serve Commercial Drone Operators

REIN, an insurtech company focused on creating new insurance solutions around the emerging risks posed by robotics, mobility and online ecosystems, is announcing the launch of its first digital portal, DroneInsurance.com. It provides a smart and paperless drone insurance experience, offering dynamic policy solutions to address the unique risks, pain points and insurance needs of […]

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Guardian Flight Names Steve Kelly Safety Director

Guardian Flight Inc. appointed Steve Kelly Director of Safety for Guardian Flight, a medical transport company. As a member of the Executive Management Team, Kelly reports to Fred Buttrell, Guardian Flight President and President and CEO of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), Guardian Flight’s parent company. Kelly is based in the company’s South Jordan, Utah […]

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Methow Valley State Airport reopens July 3

Methow Valley State Airport has a brand new runway after a 45-day temporary closure to rehabilitate the 22-year-old pavement. On May 14, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation began the four Phased $5 million project to replace the pavement and maintain this crucial infrastructure. Methow Valley State Airport in Winthrop is the largest of […]

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FAA Surveys Commercial Drone Operators

If you’ve registered a commercial drone, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to hear from you. On June 19, the FAA sent a questionnaire to everyone who has registered a commercial drone – more formally, an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) – for anything but recreational or hobby use. Most of these owners fly their drones […]

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Bell Delivers 100th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X

The 100th Bell 505 was delivered to North American operator, Hunt Companies and will be used for Corporate travel. “We are thrilled to celebrate the 100th Bell 505 delivery with Hunt Companies and our Mirabel [Canada] Employees,” said Cynthia Garneau, President, Bell Textron Canada. “The outstanding global success of the program is a testament to […]

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One-of-a-Kind RAF ‘Eagle Squadron’ Ford Mustang GT on Auction Block at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

Ford Motor Company is again supporting EAA’s youth aviation education programs by auctioning a one-of-a-kind vehicle that salutes an aviation legend, as the RAF Eagle Squadron Ford Mustang GT is unveiled at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018. The vehicle, specially designed and built by Ford design engineers as well as drifting champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. and […]

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Wayman Aviation opens FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station

Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification #4WVR269D, becoming the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, FL. “Wayman provides support to local and international customers, including annuals, repairs, modifications, and export services,” said Carlos Garcia, Base Manager. “Its deep knowledge of Cessna and […]

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