North Carolina Airports Contribute $52 Billion, 307,000 Jobs to N.C. Economy

North Carolina’s publicly owned airports contribute more than $52 billion to the state’s economy and support 307,000 jobs, according to a report released by the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation. The report, North Carolina: The State of Aviation, highlights the economic impacts of the state’s public airports and the related aviation and aerospace […]

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Kansas State Polytechnic offers free drone tips webinar and live question-and-answer session

Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus is offering a free webinar and live question-and-answer session with UAS experts to discuss important safety practices, flying rules and regulations, and tips for operating your UAS. Unmanned aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones, are both popular gifts over the holiday season and a widespread hobby for flying enthusiasts. […]

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ServiceNow Founder Takes Delivery of First Airbus H145 for New Venture

Photo above – From left, Mark Hulsey; Jon Corn; Michael O’Connor, Airbus Helicopters, Inc.; Fred Luddy, founder of Service Now and SoCal Air Services;  Romain Trapp, Airbus Helicopters, Inc. COO; Travis Tinsey, Airbus Helicopters, Inc.; Mike Hulsey. Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered a twin-engine H145 rotorcraft to new customer SoCal Air Services, a venture recently launched […]

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CubCrafters to Celebrate Carbon Cub Ten Year Anniversary

CubCrafters will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Carbon Cub, the company’s most popular airframe series, during 2019. Milestones from the Carbon Cub history will be commemorated throughout the year and will culminate in an open-invitation fly-in & reception in October, dubbed Cubfest 2019, at the company’s factory headquarters in Yakima, Washington. The original Carbon […]

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Baker Aviation Breaks Ground on New Facility, Centralizes Operations in Fort Worth

Baker Aviation, a full-service aircraft maintenance, management and charter company in North Texas, has announced construction is now underway for two new hangars with immediate plans to centralize and expand operations at the Fort Worth, Meacham International Airport (KFTW). The Baker Aviation Maintenance business will move its FAA Part 145 repair station from Addison, Texas […]

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Cessna Citation Longitude Achieves Provisional Type Certification

Textron Aviation has announced that its Cessna Citation Longitude (shown above – Business Wire photo) super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration. The PTC allows operators to begin Citation Longitude flight training in preparation for deliveries early next year and paves the way for the program’s final phase of […]

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