FAA Announces New Regional Administrators

The FAA has named individuals to fill the Regional Administrator position in four regions – Southwest, Southern, Eastern and Northwest Mountain. Terry Biggio has been named the new Southwest Regional Administrator, Michael O’Harra will become the new Southern Regional Administrator, Jennifer Solomon has been named the new Eastern Regional Administrator and David Suomi will become […]

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Babbitt to Receive Engen Award for Aviation Excellence

The Aero Club of Washington will present its prestigious Donald D. Engen Aero Club Trophy for Aviation Excellence to Captain J. Randolph (Randy) Babbitt in November. Capt. Babbitt’s dedication to the aviation industry spans over a half-century, during which he worked as a commercial airline pilot, led the United States’ principal airline pilots’ union, founded […]

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Duncan Aviation and GE Aviation Collaborate to Provide ADS-B Benefits to GE’s OnPointSM Customers

— In an effort to help business jet operators more easily meet the upcoming Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate and prevent potential operational disruption for their customers, Duncan Aviation and GE Aviation have collaborated to provide ADS-B benefits to GE’s OnPoint engine service customers through Duncan Aviation’s nationwide full-service and satellite avionics facilities. Under this […]

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Former TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger Joins AAAE as Senior Advisor

Peter Neffenger, former Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been appointed as a Senior Advisor to the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).  Todd Hauptli, AAAE President and CEO said Neffenger will focus his efforts on driving innovative solutions and technological advances in the airport industry, working with AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator, as […]

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Duncan Aviation Named North American Winner of Bombardier Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards

Duncan Aviation has been recognized by Bombardier Business Aircraft for its performance in 2016 as a top authorized service facility in the support of Bombardier customers. Judged on a set of criteria that included quality, compliance, customer satisfaction and customer influence, Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, facility was named the winner of the North America category […]

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Airbus Helicopters Supports 2017 AAMS Community Award Winners

Presented annually at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), the AAMS Community Awards recognize excellence and leadership in the emergency medical services (EMS) transport community. Airbus Helicopters Inc. continues to be a proud supporter of the awards. “We believe it is important to recognize the EMS transport operators for their considerable contribution to our society. […]

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WACO Introduces New Float Plane

A company report says they have been working hard for the past year on the new Amphibious WACO.  The resulting unique aircraft is due to a lot of hard work and dedication by the team at Waco Aircraft Corp. The combination of the new 300 HP engine, the new MT constant speed propeller and Aerocet […]

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Boeing VP Robinson-Berry Receives Aerospace Achievement Award

Joan Robinson-Berry, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina, received the 2017 Achievement Award at Women in Aerospace’s annual awards ceremony recently. “We are incredibly proud of Joan and the recognition she is receiving for her positive contributions to our industry,” said Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Joan is […]

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Wisconsin Lt. Governor Named Chair of Aerospace States Association

Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch has been selected as the new Chair of the Aerospace States Association (ASA). ASA is the voice of aerospace and aviation in the states, bringing together government, business, and education to cooperate on workforce, job creation, science/technology/engineering/math (STEM) education, and global competitiveness. “Aviation and aerospace are two industries poised for explosive […]

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