AeroShell Aerobatic Slot Flyer McNeely Retires

As the 2017 Stuart Air Show closed at Witham Field in Florida on November 5th, aviation enthusiasts bid a fond farewell to AeroShell Aerobatic Team member, Gene McNeely, who retired after 24 years of service with the team. Fans will likely remember McNeely for his years of flying the ‘slot’ position for the AeroShell Aerobatic […]

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FAA Announces New Regional Administrators

The FAA has named individuals to fill the Regional Administrator position in four regions – Southwest, Southern, Eastern and Northwest Mountain. Terry Biggio has been named the new Southwest Regional Administrator, Michael O’Harra will become the new Southern Regional Administrator, Jennifer Solomon has been named the new Eastern Regional Administrator and David Suomi will become […]

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Babbitt to Receive Engen Award for Aviation Excellence

The Aero Club of Washington will present its prestigious Donald D. Engen Aero Club Trophy for Aviation Excellence to Captain J. Randolph (Randy) Babbitt in November. Capt. Babbitt’s dedication to the aviation industry spans over a half-century, during which he worked as a commercial airline pilot, led the United States’ principal airline pilots’ union, founded […]

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Duncan Aviation and GE Aviation Collaborate to Provide ADS-B Benefits to GE’s OnPointSM Customers

— In an effort to help business jet operators more easily meet the upcoming Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate and prevent potential operational disruption for their customers, Duncan Aviation and GE Aviation have collaborated to provide ADS-B benefits to GE’s OnPoint engine service customers through Duncan Aviation’s nationwide full-service and satellite avionics facilities. Under this […]

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Former TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger Joins AAAE as Senior Advisor

Peter Neffenger, former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).  Todd Hauptli, AAAE President and CEO said Neffenger will focus his efforts on driving innovative solutions and technological advances in the airport industry, working with AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator, as […]

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Duncan Aviation Named North American Winner of Bombardier Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards

Duncan Aviation has been recognized by Bombardier Business Aircraft for its performance in 2016 as a top authorized service facility in the support of Bombardier customers. Judged on a set of criteria that included quality, compliance, customer satisfaction and customer influence, Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, facility was named the winner of the North America category […]

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