Duncan Aviation Releases ADS-B Compliance Numbers

In early August, Duncan Aviation’s market research team ran numbers and found that although the FAA’s deadline for upgrading business aviation aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is a mere 16 months away, 52% of the aircraft in the industry have yet to comply. Despite the fact that the FAA has frequently reiterated that the […]

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Conklin & de Decker Releases Life Cycle Cost 18.2

Conklin & de Decker announced that Life Cycle Cost (LCC) Release 18.2 is now available with even more aircraft and the latest operating cost data. The most innovative and comprehensive aircraft budget and financial analysis tool in the industry, LCC provides aircraft owners, operators, flight department managers, and aircraft consultants with independently researched ownership and […]

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AOPA Reports 5,000 Rusty Pilot Success Stories

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) recently contacted Ted Malone to congratulate him on becoming success story number 5,000 on the list of rusty pilots who have regained currency and confidence—a list that has already grown to 5,729 individuals. A software architect from Scottsdale, Arizona, Malone had not flown for 17 years but is […]

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NBAA Thanks Jay Evans for More Than Two Decades of Service

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced that Jay Evans, CAM, director of professional development, will retire from the organization on Jan. 3, 2019, after 23 years of service. Since joining NBAA in 1995, Evans has worked with countless dedicated volunteers from the association’s membership in leading nearly all of the organization’s most valued […]

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Heinlein Named Middle East Region CAP Commander

Col. Bruce B. Heinlein has been selected as the next commander of Civil Air Patrol’s Middle East Region, which includes the organization’s Delaware, Maryland, National Capital, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Virginia wings. Heinlein, who lives in Pasadena, Maryland, currently serves as Middle East Region vice commander, after previously serving as commander of […]

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LIFESTAR Air Medical Transport Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Med-Trans Corporation and Northwest Texas Healthcare Systems are commemorating the 25th anniversary of LIFESTAR air medical transport service in the Texas Panhandle and surrounding states. After beginning in one location with one helicopter, LIFESTAR now operates two helicopters and a fixed-wing aircraft from three locations. “We are proud of the growth and service we’ve been […]

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Hartzell Trailblazer Prop Receives STC for American Champion Super Decathlon

Hartzell Propeller’s carbon fiber composite two-blade Trailblazer prop has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for American Champion Aircraft’s Super Decathlon aerobatic tandem two-seat tail dragger. Offered as a new aircraft option by American Champion, the 76-inch diameter Hartzell Trailblazer is also available under Hartzell’s Top Prop program for retrofitting on the Super Decathlon fleet, […]

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