CubCrafters Nosewheel XCub Headed for Production

Following a year-long public Market Survey effort, light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has officially decided to certify and offer a nosewheel option for its flagship Part 23 certified aircraft, the CC-19 XCub. “Putting a nosewheel on a modern Cub type aircraft certainly surprised some people, but the overwhelming public response has been positive, especially among the […]

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Aviation Partners Names Gary Dunn President

Effective immediately, Aviation Partners, Inc., announces Gary Dunn to the position of president. Dunn, age 48, has served the company for more than two decades. He has been interim president since the unexpected passing on March 30 of company founder and aviation legend Joe Clark. “Gary continues the tradition of innovation and excellence established by […]

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Washington Aviation Division and WSAA to Host Aviation Awareness Day

On January 14, 2020, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., WSDOT Aviation Division in coordination with the Washington State Aviation Alliance (WSAA) will host Aviation Awareness Day intended to inform legislators, legislative, committee staffs, the governor’s staff, and aviation enthusiasts regarding emerging aviation technologies coming to Washington State. This is a unique time in aviation […]

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Three Washington State Airports to Receive FAA Airport Improvement Program Grants

Arlington Municipal, Skagit Regional and Grant County International Airports are among the 108 airports receiving (supplemental) Airport Improvement Program grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration. The airports, infrastructure improvement and grant amount are as follows: Arlington Municipal, install taxiway lighting: $ 1.3 million Skagit Regional, construct apron: $ 2.5 million […]

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Washington High School Teacher Selected as 2019 A. Scott Crossfield Aerospace Educator of the Year

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) has announced that Scott McComb, Raisbeck Avation H.S. Science Department Chair, Founding Coach and Chair of the Washington State Science Olympiad, American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) Founding Advisor, and Green Energy Team Founding Advisor, has been selected as the 2019 A. Scott Crossfield Educator of the […]

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AeroTEC Conducts First UAS Part 77 Survey of Washington State Airports for WSDOT

AeroTEC, the Seattle-based provider of aerospace testing, engineering, and certification services, announced today the successful completion of proof-of-concept UAS surveys at two Washington state airports in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Aviation Division. The aerial surveys, which took place at Sunnyside Municipal Airport (1S5) and Prosser Airport (S40), were designed to […]

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