Astronics Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System Receives Amended STC for Leonardo Helicopters

Astronics Corporation has announced that an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved for the Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System (EVS). Offered by Astronics’ wholly owned subsidiary Astronics Max-Viz and obtained in cooperation with AVIO dg in Calgary Canada, the STC covers multiple Textron and Leonardo Helicopter models, including AW109 and AW119 aircraft. With […]

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D-Day Squadron Adds US Coast Guard Flight Safety Officer to Protect Mission Success

The D-Day Squadron, part of the Tunison Foundation, has announced that Kevin Riley, United States Coast Guard Flight Safety Officer and MH-60T pilot, will fill the role of Technical and Flight Safety Coordinator participating as a volunteer in the Squadron’s mission. This mission, to return C-47 and DC-3 aircraft to Normandy, France to commemorate the […]

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GPSIA Celebrates 25 Years of Making Air Travel Safer and More Efficient through GPS

The GPS Innovation Alliance (GPSIA) issued the following statement, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the FAA’s certification of the Garmin GPS 155, a device that for the first time enabled pilots to use Global Positioning System as their primary navigation source across all phases of flight — including approach to landing in poor weather conditions. […]

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Southern Airways Acquires Mokulele Airlines to Become Largest Commuter Airline in the 50 States

Southern Airways, operator of 600 weekly flights across 20 cities, has acquired Hawaiian-based Mokulele Airlines. The deal is Southern’s third in the last four years, firmly cementing itself as America’s fastest growing airline.  With established footprints in the Gulf South, the mid-Atlantic, and South Florida, Southern now adds Hawaii and California to its portfolio. Following […]

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NAA Announces 11 Aviation and Space Achievements to Compete for 2018 Collier Trophy

The National Aeronautic Association has announced that 11 aviation and space achievements will compete for the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The Collier Trophy has been the benchmark of aerospace achievement for 107 years and is awarded annually for the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America and has been bestowed upon some of […]

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