Melissa Martin Awarded the WAI Martha King Scholarship for a Female Flight Instructor

Melissa (Missy) Martin of Polaris, Montana was awarded the 4th annual Martha King Scholarship for Female Flight Instructors during the annual Women in Aviation International Conference in Long Beach, California. This scholarship consists of $5,000 toward an initial CFI certificate or an add-on rating and free, lifetime access to all King Schools courses including FIRCs […]

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New Administrator Selected to Lead Montana Aeronautics Division

Tim Conway was recently selected as the Aeronautics Division Administrator after serving as the interim Aeronautics Division Administrator following Debbie Alke’s retirement in December 2017.  Conway began working for the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) in 1991 as a bridge engineer after graduating from Montana State University (MSU) with a degree in Civil Engineering.  He […]

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RAF Reports Aviation Included in USFS Final Planning Directive

The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF), through participation in US Forest Service (USFS) public comment sessions and attending meetings of the Federal Advisory Committee as observers, has secured the documenting of aviation within the Final Planning Directive (FSH 1909.12). The document acknowledges recreational aviation in multiple places. These aviation references clarify and solidify aviation as a […]

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Belfort AWOS Installed at Montana’s Deer Lodge City-County Airport

Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufactures, has installed their AWOS AV at the Deer Lodge City-County Airport (38S), Deer Lodge, and Montana. The Belfort Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS AV) provides pilots with Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Wind Gusts, Temperature, Humidity, Dewpoint, Altimeter Setting, Density Altitude, and […]

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BELFORT INSTALLS AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVATION SYSTEM AT TILLITT FIELD (1S3), FORSYTH, MONTANA

BALTIMORE, MD. – Belfort Instrument Company, one of the country’s oldest meteorological sensor and meteorological system manufactures, has installed its DigiWxTM Automated Weather Observation system (AWOS) at the Tillitt Field (1S3), in Forsyth, Montana The AWOS AV provides real-time wind speed, wind direction, temperature, relative humidity, dewpoint and altimeter setting and visibility information on a graphical […]

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