NBAA, Civic Leaders Welcome Convention’s Sustainably Fueled Aircraft Display

Civic and business leaders today welcomed the return of the world’s largest business aviation trade show to Las Vegas, and welcomed the first-time availability of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) at Henderson Executive Airport (HND) as part of the event’s aircraft display. NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) opens this week, and runs Tuesday to […]

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Success Leads EAA to Expand Ray Aviation Scholarship Program in 2020

The immediate and widespread success of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarship program in 2019 has allowed the program to be expanded for 2020, giving more opportunities for young aviators to receive full flight training scholarships through EAA’s chapter network. Support from the Ray Foundation will be expanded 20 percent in 2020, to $1.2 […]

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NATCA Achieves Never Before Organizing Goal: Large Regional Facility – Washington Center – Reaches 100 Percent Union Membership Status

In what is being called, an astounding achievement for labor union organizing and solidarity, the local chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) at Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC; ZDC) has become a 100 percent NATCA facility, meaning all 379 NATCA-represented air traffic controllers and other aviation safety professionals who work […]

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Announces Appointees to Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced the appointment of 23 members to DOT’s Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC). “The committee is a useful forum for the Department to receive feedback from aviation community stakeholders,” said Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The U.S. Department of Transportation established the ARAC as a discretionary Federal […]

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Women in Aviation Advisory Board Announced by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced this week that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established the Women in Aviation Advisory Board. “Our nation is facing a shortage of pilots and aviation professionals; there are great opportunities in this sector and we want to encourage more women to enter these exciting professions,” […]

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First Female Fighter Pilot, Maj. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, to Deliver NBAA-BACE Keynote

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced that U.S. Air Force Major General Jeannie M. Leavitt, who holds the distinction of being nation’s first female fighter pilot, will deliver the Day 2 Keynote on Oct. 23 at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), set for Oct. 22-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center […]

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