NASAO Announces 2017 “Henry O” Scholarships

The NASAO Center for Aviation Research and Education is pleased to announce the awarding of three $1,000 scholarships to college students in Louisiana and Michigan. This year’s recipients of Henry Ogrodzinski (“Henry O”) Scholarships are, Bryce Anderson, hailing from Plainwell, Michigan and a student at Western Michigan University; Lakeysha Bullock, hailing from Monroe, Louisiana and […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $290.6 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 105 Airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $ 290.6 million in airport infrastructure grants to 105 airports in 38 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The airport grant program funds various types of airport infrastructure projects, including runways, taxiways, and […]

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $185.1 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 107 Airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $185.1 million in airport infrastructure grants to 107 airports in 40 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The airport grant program funds various types of airport infrastructure projects, including runways, taxiways, and airport signage, […]

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AEA to award $1,000 toward an ADS-B Out installation to five aircraft owners at EAA AirVenture

To help incentivize owners of general aviation aircraft to meet the Federal Aviation Administration’s ADS-B Out equipage mandate in the United States, the Aircraft Electronics Association will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade during the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Oshkosh, July 24-30, in Wisconsin. This year marks the fourth-consecutive […]

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Study Enhanced Flight Vision for Instrument Heliport Approaches

Astronics Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary Astronics Max-Viz, is collaborating with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in a research project to study operational concepts for the use of Enhanced Flight Vision Systems (EFVS) in helicopters. The study is designed to develop a basis for possible application of enhanced vision systems in helicopters flying into […]

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BELL 525 RELENTLESS RESUMES FLIGHT TEST PROGRAM

Bell Helicopter announced recently the Bell 525 Relentless program has resumed flight test activity after receiving experimental certificate renewal from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “Today we have resumed a key element of the Bell 525 program,” said Mitch Snyder, president and CEO. “Bell Helicopter has worked with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and […]

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Groom Aviation Taps Wichita Talent for Communications Role

The Florida-based consulting firm, Groom Aviation, today announced its expansion of the team with the addition of a Communications Director, Rebecca Groom Jacobs. Jacobs joins Groom Aviation following a three-year tenure at the renowned advertising agency, Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) in Wichita, Kansas. Prior to SHS, she served on the marketing team at Piper […]

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