WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation Announces New Owner

Dimor Group Inc. located in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has acquired WACO Aircraft Corporation, established in 1983 and located in Battle Creek, MI. The acquisition, on November 9, 2018, includes Centennial Aircraft Services, Inc., an FBO and FAA Part 145 maintenance facility also located in Battle Creek. WACO Aircraft Corporation earned international recognition for manufacturing and […]

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Alsim Opens New Florida Demo Center and Sim Lab

Alsim has once again expanded its presence in North America with a new joint Alsim/Cirrus Aviation demonstration center and simulation lab in Florida. The new facility at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport contains Alsim’s latest simulation products including the AL172 and AL250. This mix of both generic and type-specific simulators with Alsim’s High Definition Visual Systems […]

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Piper Aircraft Launches Apprenticeship Program for Local High School Graduates

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced it is launching an accredited apprenticeship program in cooperation with Indian River State College. The program is being created in response to the increasing demand for high quality manufacturing candidates at Piper Aircraft. The two-year program, which will officially start in the summer of 2019, will initially begin with 10 individuals […]

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New Air Traffic Tower Dedicated in Sarasota, Florida

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Sarasota Manatee Airport Authority (SMAA), and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) dedicated the new Air Traffic Control Tower at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport recently. The 128 foot-tall tower is a significant investment in our nation’s airport infrastructure and enhances air traffic controllers’ ability to provide the safest, most efficient service […]

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Wayman Aviation opens FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station

Wayman Aviation has earned FAA Part 145 Air Repair Station certification #4WVR269D, becoming the only Part 145 certified maintenance facility at Hollywood-North Perry Airport (KHWO) in Pembroke Pines, FL. “Wayman provides support to local and international customers, including annuals, repairs, modifications, and export services,” said Carlos Garcia, Base Manager. “Its deep knowledge of Cessna and […]

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