New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez Named Chair of ASA

New Mexico Lt. Governor John Sanchez has been appointed Chairman of the Aerospace States Association (ASA) by outgoing Chair, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey to complete her term. The ASA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization made up of lieutenant governors and governor-appointed delegates, and was formed to support educational outreach, foster economic development, and promote state-based […]

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Unforgettable Commemoration of Doolittle Raid 75TH Anniversary Set for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017

The lone remaining veteran of the famed Doolittle Raiders mission of April 1942 and at least 16 B-25 bombers will be part of the raid’s 75th anniversary commemoration and air show activities at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 65th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, the “World’s Greatest […]

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MAG Aerospace Acquires Discovery Air Fire Services

MAG Aerospace (MAG) has acquired Discovery Air Fire Services Inc. (DAFS), formerly a subsidiary of Canada-based specialty aviation provider, Discovery Air Inc. This acquisition adds aerial forest fire management, specialized charter aviation, and environmental monitoring services to MAG’s already robust ISR service offerings. DAFS is a Northern Ontario based Aerial Operations Company which has been […]

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Data Comm Now at Minneapolis – St. Paul

Data Comm, the NextGen technology that enhances safety and reduces delays by improving the way air traffic controllers and pilots talk to each other, is now live at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The new technology supplements radio voice communication, enabling controllers and pilots to transmit important information such as clearances, revised flight plans and advisories […]

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Embraer Establishes Foundation in the United States

Embraer recently announced the establishment of the Embraer Foundation, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Company’s U.S. headquarters. The new foundation is a sister organization to the Brazil-based Embraer Institute (Instituto Embraer), which has led the social investment initiatives of the Company since 2001. “The Embraer Foundation will consolidate our ongoing investments in social and […]

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Sumwalt Designated Vice Chairman at NTSB

National Transportation Safety Board Member Robert L. Sumwalt will again serve as the agency’s vice chairman following his designation as vice chairman by President Donald Trump. The designation of vice chairman was made in conjunction with the President’s intent to nominate Sumwalt for another five-year term as a board member. Sumwalt officially assumed the duties […]

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National Air Traffic Controllers Association Appoints Director of Public Affairs

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has appointed Thom Metzger as its Director of Public Affairs. The team he oversees at NATCA is responsible for media relations, social media and other digital/web communications, member and public engagement, advertising, and planning for conferences and events. Metzger brings decades of strategic communications and marketing leadership to […]

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