U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $779 Million in Funding for Airport Infrastructure

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao announced last week the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. “This supplemental funding allows us to invest in important infrastructure needs at the nation’s airports, especially those serving smaller and rural communities,” said U.S. […]

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NBAA Welcomes House GA Caucus Launch in the 116th Congress, Urges Members to Contact Congress

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauded the launch of the U.S. House of Representatives General Aviation (GA) Caucus, and provided an online tool for NBAA members to call upon their elected federal representatives to join the House caucus. Congressional caucuses are informal groups of lawmakers united in a common interest. Founded in 2009, the […]

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Flying Musicians Association’s 2019 Solo Scholarship Winners Announced

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) recently announced its 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – Amaya Burns from Indiana, Scott Lutte from Texas, and Navya Pottumutu from Victoria, British Columbia. Outstanding nominees from all across the United States and Canada continue to impress the selection committee and John Zapp, co-founder and President of FMA, said, “Every […]

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Longtime EAA ‘Young Eagles’ Selected for the 2019 Daher Internship

Daher’s internship initiative, which provides first-hand aviation industry experience to two U.S. college or university students each year who have participated in the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles (YE) program, has selected Benjamin Van Handel and Jordan Paulson as the internship’s 2019 recipients. Both Van Handel and Paulson are from Wisconsin, home to EAA  – […]

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FAA Releases Aerospace Forecast

All safety, efficiency and economic indicators show that air travel in the United States is strong, according to the FAA Aerospace Forecast Fiscal Years (FY) 2019-2039 (PDF). With aircraft operations expected to increase more than 25 percent over the next 20 years, the FAA is advancing major airspace modernization and infrastructure improvements to meet this […]

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ASA Calls for 2019 Thomas R. Hobson Distinguished Aerospace Service Award Nominations

The Aerospace States Association has announced that nominations are open for the Thomas R. Hobson Distinguished Aerospace Service Award, which is presented each year to one individual who has demonstrated exemplary characteristics which bring government, industry and education together to strengthen the aerospace industry for the benefit of a state, territory or region of the […]

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