WingSpan Aviation to Break Ground at Chandler Airport

A new era of aviation service will take flight May 22 as WingSpan breaks ground at Chandler Municipal Airport. WingSpan Aviation Center—Chandler, offers high-end, customized hangar and office space in the heart of the East Valley’s flying community. It is the first product of its kind offered at the airport. As the aviation industry moves […]

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UAS IPP Participants Virginia and North Dakota to Receive Expertise from Airbus Aerial

Airbus Aerial has been selected to provide its domain expertise in unmanned aircraft systems as part of a team of private-sector firms supporting the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP). The IPP is a three-year U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) program implemented through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aimed at developing a regulatory […]

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NCDOT Joins FEMA Drone Working Group

Drones are an increasingly integral part of all emergency response operations, so the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is working to make sure the state’s drone operators are prepared when disaster strikes. NCDOT’s Division of Aviation Office UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or ‘drones’) Program Office, in partnership with N.C. Emergency Management, is working with […]

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Phoenix Sky Harbor Kicks off New Tour Program

Already feeling stressed about what activities you can do with your kids for summer break?  Getting ready for a trip and want to familiarize yourself with the Airport?  Or, have you been hearing about Phoenix Sky Harbor’s improvements in the news and just want to check it out yourself?  Just in time for summer break, […]

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BRS Parachute Rescue System Receives German Approval for Ultralight Aircraft

(Above, left to right – Technical Officer of DAeC Michael Baetz presents ultralight Type Certificate to BRS Aerospace CEO Fernando de Caralt and BRS Aerospace German representatives Stefanie and Frank Miklis.)  BRS Aerospace has received a Type Certification in accordance with German Certification Regulations from Deutscher Aero Club (DAeC) for a whole aircraft parachute rescue […]

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MORE THAN 70 SCHOOLS SET TO IMPLEMENT AOPA’S HIGH SCHOOL AVIATION STEM CURRICULUM

More than 70 schools will implement the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (AOPA) high school aviation science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year. AOPA’s aviation STEM curriculum is the first-of-its-kind, and will offer students comprehensive, four-year aviation study options aligned with rigorous math and science standards used in many states […]

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AirMap Selected as UAS Service Supplier in Six UAS IPP Awards

Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration announced the state, local, and tribal governments approved to enable complex drone operations in 10 locations, and AirMap is included in six of them. The announcement comes as part of the U.S. DoT’s UAS Integration Pilot Program (IPP), designed to accelerate the integration of […]

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PrecisionHawk Joins its Home State of North Carolina as 1 of 10 Chosen for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

PrecisionHawk Inc., a leading provider of enterprise drone technology, today announced that it was selected to participate with its home state of North Carolina in 1 of 10 pilot programs focused on drone integration, introduced by the Trump administration last year. The project was chosen by the Department of Transportation (DOT) from 150 applications submitted […]

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