Colorado Aviation Great Walt Barbo Receives Colorado Aeronautical Board Lifetime Achievement Award

Colorado aviation great Walt Barbo was distinguished with the “Colorado Aeronautical Board Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Colorado Aeronautical Board.  The award was presented to Mr. Barbo on Friday, June 7, 2019, at a Colorado Aeronautical Board (CAB) meeting held in conjunction with the Colorado Airport Operator’s Association (CAOA) Spring Conference in Greeley, Colorado. This […]

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Flying the ICON A5

By Jack Ferns On Friday June 7th I had the pleasure of flying the ICON A5 for the first time. I’ve flown some light sport aircraft both land and sea, but the ICON is a rare bird, especially the way it handles. The wing design is built so it doesn’t completely stall, at least not […]

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Aviation and Aerospace in Oklahoma Gets Boost from Legislative Session

The legislative session has concluded, and the aviation and aerospace industry in Oklahoma benefited from several bills ensuring the viability of the state’s second largest industry. Over twenty bills were filed directly or indirectly affecting the aviation community. Among those filed were measures that would sunset exemptions to the aircraft excise tax, prohibit drones from […]

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DFS FBO Achieves IS-BAH Accreditation at Paris-Le Bourget

Dassault Falcon Service’s Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) at Paris-Le Bourget airport has been awarded an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 certificate, a key milestone in its commitment to guarantee the safest and most reliable handling services in the industry. “Ground safety is becoming increasingly important for regulators, airlines, business operators and insurers […]

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