U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $264 Million in Infrastructure Grants to 95 Airports in 31 States

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao recently announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $264 million in airport infrastructure grants to 95 airports in 31 states across the United States as part of the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP). “The Airport Improvement Program helps to maintain our aviation infrastructure and supports safety, […]

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Experienced Airport Operations Manager Named Assistant Aviation Director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

An aviation leader with more than 15 years of experience in airport operations has been named the newest Assistant Aviation Director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Sarah Demory, A.A.E., the current Airport Deputy Director for Operations and Security at the Boise, Idaho Airport, will join the City of Phoenix Aviation Department executive team as […]

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Charlene Reynolds Named Assistant Aviation Director at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Charlene Reynolds, who most recently served as Deputy Aviation Director – Contracts and Services for the City of Phoenix, has been promoted to Assistant Aviation Director. Reynolds has held supervisory and management positions in several City of Phoenix departments. Prior to her current position in the Aviation Department, Reynolds was Deputy Street Transportation Director overseeing […]

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Aeronautics Commission Honors WMU Dean, Individual Dedicated to Preserving Airstrips

(Pictured above from left – MAC Chair Russ Kavalhuna, Brad Frederick, Commissioner Pete Kamarainen, and MDOT Aeronautics Commission Director Michael Trout. © 2017 MDOT Photography Unit) At its meeting recently in Escanaba, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its Award of Excellence to Capt. Dave Powell and to Brad Frederick/Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF). Capt. Dave Powell […]

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Stemme S12 Gains U.S. Certification

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Stemme Twin Voyager S12 powered glider. The official type certificate was issued on August 16, 2017. The Stemme S12 had already been certified the previous summer to the requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Now it has successfully passed the FAA validation process of the […]

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