AOPA ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIP WITH SIRIUSXM

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and SiriusXM announced a new agreement today that will support AOPA Air Safety Institute programs and feature SiriusXM Aviation services in the AOPA You Can Fly Ambassador Program that educates and engages pilots in order to build a stronger, more vibrant pilot community. AOPA is the world’s largest […]

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Piper M500 and M350 Certified with Garmin G1000 NXi

Piper Aircraft has announced FAA certification of the G1000 NXi next generation integrated flight deck on both the M500 single engine turboprop and M350 pressurized, single-engine piston and is set to offer it as a retrofit option (via STC) for fielded G1000 equipped Matrix, Mirage (M350), and Meridian (M500) aircraft later this year. The G1000 […]

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Industry Veterans Join Expanded NBAA Regional Rep Program

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced that Paige Kroner and Brittany Davies have been named Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regional representatives, respectively. The move marks an expansion of NBAA’s regional program to seven regions. “Our members often tell us they greatly value the presence of an NBAA regional advocate when decisions, regulations, airport concerns and […]

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Bell V-280 Valor Achieves First Flight

Bell Helicopter announced that its V-280 Valor has achieved first flight. The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is designed to provide unmatched agility, speed, range and payload capabilities at an affordable cost. This milestone represents exceptional progress on the V-280 development program and brings Bell Helicopter one step closer to creating the next […]

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FAA Advisory Circular Outlines Airport Access Requirements

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revised its Advisory Circular (AC) entitled Access to Airports by Individuals with Disabilities to ensure airport operators of civil use airports comply with the laws and regulations pertaining to individuals with disabilities. Guidelines for Service Animal Relief Areas (SARAs) are an important part of the revised guidance. The AC […]

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NASAO Recognizes Dean Saucier for 17 Years of Service as NBAA Regional Rep

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) was quick to recognize Dean Saucier for his seventeen years of service representing the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) following the announcement that the Northeast regional representative will retire from the organization at the end of 2017. Since joining NBAA in 2000 as one of the association’s […]

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