Kansas State Polytechnic Hires Lindsey Dreiling as First Executive Director of Aviation Strategy

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus has hired its first executive director of aviation strategy to help position the school as a global leader in the aviation industry. Lindsey Dreiling, who most recently served as deputy director of aviation and unmanned aircraft systems for the Kansas Department of Transportation, has been hired for the new position […]

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Victor White Honored With AAAE Distinguished Service Award

Victor White, A.A.E., Director of Airports at the Wichita (Kan.) Airport Authority, will receive the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, which is presented to airport executives in honor of an exemplary career and contributions to the airport industry. “Vic is an invaluable colleague who has served the nation’s aviation community in […]

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Midwest AeroCare Now Flying Bell 407 Helicopter for Air Medical Transports

Midwest AeroCare, a Med-Trans Corporation program, recently took delivery of a medically configured Bell 407 helicopter. Based in Pittsburg, Kan., the aircraft serves southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri, and northeast Oklahoma. Located at Atkinson Municipal Airport in Pittsburg, the Midwest AeroCare base is a preferred critical care air medical transport provider for Ascension Via Christi, the […]

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Flagship Cessna Citation Longitude Enters Service

Textron Aviation Inc. announced the first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, signaling the start of a new dimension in business travel. The Longitude received FAA type certification on September 21, 2019. “The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivaled technology to the business travel market, for both the passenger […]

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Cessna Citation Longitude Receives FAA Type Certification

Textron Aviation Inc. announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, paving the way for customer deliveries. “With the broadest lineup of business aviation platforms available worldwide, today Textron Aviation welcomes the Longitude into the esteemed Citation family of products and begins […]

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Wichita Bank Names Morgan Littell Vice President, Business Aviation

Equity Bank, the Wichita-based bank subsidiary of Equity Bancshares, Inc., has named Morgan Littell Vice President, Business Aviation, responsible for establishing its Aircraft Financing Division. She brings more than 10 years of successful aircraft financing acumen to the newly created position, which will offer nationwide aircraft financial services. “Morgan Littell is a well-respected, knowledgeable and […]

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KDOT Announces Kansas Airport Improvement Projects

Forty-one projects totaling a combined award of $5 million have been granted for the Kansas Airport Improvement Program (KAIP) funding for planning, constructing or rehabilitating public use general aviation airports. The aviation industry represents $20.6 billion economic impact and employs more than 92,000 Kansans. In addition, 94 percent of the state’s population is within 30 […]

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