Methow Valley State Airport reopens July 3

Methow Valley State Airport has a brand new runway after a 45-day temporary closure to rehabilitate the 22-year-old pavement. On May 14, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation began the four Phased $5 million project to replace the pavement and maintain this crucial infrastructure. Methow Valley State Airport in Winthrop is the largest of […]

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One-G Simulation Launches Youth Access Program with Placement of FAA Approved Flight Training Device at East Valley Institute of Technology

one-G simulation is intent on expanding career pathways for youth in aviation through better access to simulation. Building upon one-G Access, the industry’s only pay-per-use flight simulator program, the company launches the one-G Youth Access program with the donation of an FAA approved flight training device to East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), a career […]

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CUBCRAFTERS ANNOUNCES CHANGE IN SENIOR LEADERSHIP

Light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters announced a change in senior leadership as it continues to advance the company’s plan for long-term growth. Patrick Horgan, CubCrafters’ executive in charge of operations and product development, has been named President. Horgan has recently focused on increasing the company’s manufacturing capability and productivity; this promotion reflects Horgan’s record of successes […]

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Largest Washington airport rehabilitation project for WSDOT Aviation temporarily closes airport

Methow Valley State Airport’s pavement is 22 years old. Later this month, Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation begins a $5 million project to replace and rehabilitate the pavement to maintain this crucial infrastructure. The airport will be closed to the public on May 14 to allow Wenatchee general contractor, Selland Construction, to start […]

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WSDOT Aviation participates in annual COMMEX as the State Air Operations Branch

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division participated in the annual Northwest Regional Aviation Communications Exercise (COMMEX) on March 7, 2018 as the State Air Operations Branch (AOB). WSDOT Aviation Division used their Aviation Emergency Coordination Center (AECC) and radio equipment to help state emergency responders prepare and practice for future incidents and disasters […]

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Vashon Aircraft Introduces the Ranger R7

Vashon Aircraft recently introduced the Ranger R7. Billed as affordable, rugged and refined, the U.S. designed aircraft is manufactured in the aviation center of Seattle, Washington. Vashon Aircraft was founded by John Torode, and the Ranger R7 was designed by noted Pacific Northwest aeronautical engineer Ken Krueger. The Ranger is a two-seat aircraft, which the […]

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