GAMA Marks Over 40,000 Aircraft Equipped with ADS-B

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) welcomed the recent news that as of September 1, rule-compliant Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment is now on board over 40,000 aircraft flying in the United States. Air traffic control system modernization activities are accelerating worldwide. It is vital that aircraft owners begin to make informed decisions about how […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $264 million in airport infrastructure grants to 95 airports in 31 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “The Airport Improvement Program helps to maintain our aviation infrastructure and supports safety, […]

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Morane-Saulnier Type L Aeroplane Replica Comes to EAA Aviation Museum Collection

(Pictured above from left to right: Daniel Bacou, president of Heritage Avions Morane-Saulnier, Patrick Daher, chairman of Daher group, with members of the construction team, Claude Canerie, Gérard Frances, Mickael Brahier and Jean-Claude Arne (photo Airborne Films) In a donation honoring 100 years of the French-American aviation relationship, a full-sized Morane-Saulnier Type L “Parasol” aeroplane […]

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New Certification Rule for Small Airplanes Becomes Effective

On August 30, the final rule overhauling airworthiness standards for general aviation airplanes published in December of 2016 officially went into effect. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects this rule will enable faster installation of innovative, safety-enhancing technologies into small airplanes, while reducing costs for the aviation industry. With these performance-based standards, the FAA delivers […]

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Veracity Engineering Announced as Newest NASAO Business Partner

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) has announced that Veracity Engineering has joined NASAO as its newest business partner. “We’re very pleased to welcome Veracity Engineering as a business partner,” said NASAO President and CEO Mark Kimberling. “They are a natural fit with our organization with their long history of working with the FAA, […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $282.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 67 Airports in 29 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $282.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 67 airports in 29 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “The Airport Improvement Program helps to maintain our aviation infrastructure and supports safety, […]

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BRS Aerospace appoints Fernando de Caralt as CEO

Fernando de Caralt has been named Chief Executive Officer of BRS Aerospace, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of whole aircraft parachute systems. He was previously Senior Vice President of Engineering for the company, based in South St. Paul, Minn. “Fernando’s engineering background and his wealth of experience in the aerospace industry will serve him […]

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