Women Take Flight During I Hart Flying Foundation’s Triple Scholarship Announcement During NBAA-BACE

With innovative technology, safety, sustainably, interactive experiences as highlights of this year’s NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas, one of the more prominent focus areas centered on diversity and inclusion, and a future workforce. We need both a talented and diverse future pipeline of aviation professionals to meet industry demands. Matching this excitement, energy and need, on […]

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IBAC’s New Board Executive Officers Reflect Global Nature of Business Aviation

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has announced its new Governing Board executive officers, selected at its 70th meeting last week following the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Ali Alnaqbi, Founder and Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association will become Chairman of the IBAC Governing […]

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LZControl Teams with FAA to Develop Enhanced Airport Database

LZControl, has signed a research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct testing for the purposes of improving the U.S. airport master record (5010) database. FAA and industry safety groups, including the United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), have identified a need to improve and enhance low-altitude infrastructure. Accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive information […]

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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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During Drone Safety Awareness Week, NAAA Urges UAS Operators to be Alert to Low-Flying Agricultural Aircraft

As part of the FAA’s National Drone Safety Awareness Week, the National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) is reminding all Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operators to be aware of low-altitude agricultural aircraft operations. “Agricultural aviators fly as low as 10 feet off the ground, at speeds up to 140 mph when making an application, meaning they […]

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FAA Restricts More UAS Operations at Federal Facilities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective November 7. In cooperation with its federal partners, the FAA will restrict UAS operations in the airspace over 60 additional Department of Defense and Department of Justice facilities to address concerns about malicious drone activity. […]

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Cirrus Aircraft Revolutionizes Passenger Safety through Autonomous Flight with Safe Return Emergency Autoland

Cirrus Aircraft has ushered in a new era of innovation with the introduction of Safe ReturnTM – a revolutionary emergency autoland system that enables passengers to land the Vision JetTM with just the touch of a single button. Once activated when available, Safe Return assumes control of the aircraft and transforms the Vision Jet into […]

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NBAA Commends FAA for New Measures to Preserve Aviation Privacy, Security

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today applauded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for developing a plan to allow a real-time flight-tracking opt-out for operators that have equipped their aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipment, which will be required to operate in most U.S. airspace effective Jan. 1, 2020. In a related move to […]

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Pittsburgh International Airport Announces New Epicenter of Additive Manufacturing, First Tenant Signs Agreement

Pittsburgh International Airport last week announced plans for Neighborhood 91, the world’s first development to condense and connect all components of the additive manufacturing/3-D printing supply chain into one powerful production neighborhood concept. Neighborhood 91, developed in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh, is the first development of the 195-acre Pittsburgh Airport Innovation Campus and […]

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