Spencer Vaughn Joins Iowa DOT Aviation Team

Spencer Vaughn has joined the Iowa DOT’s Modal Transportation Bureau as an Aviation Program Specialist. Vaughn will provide aviation program support for the Aviation Team, working closely with airports, pilots, and other aviation stakeholders in Iowa. Primary responsibilities include working with the aircraft registration program, airport project reviews, airport engagement, Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS), and […]

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Virginia Aviation Board Awards Nearly $2 Million at Quarterly Meeting

During the quarterly meeting of the Virginia Aviation Board on February 22, 2024, the Board awarded $1.99 million to fund 11 enhancement projects at 10 airports across the Commonwealth.  Please see the chart below that details the Board’s actions. Airport Project Description Amount Accomack County Airport Fueling System Upgrade – Containment Expansion (Re-Bid & Construction) […]

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State Champion Crowned at 2024 State High School Aviation Championship

On February 23, 2024, the Challenger Learning Center in Columbia, SC, witnessed the thrilling spectacle of the Second Annual AviCom, a prestigious event organized by Greenville Technical Charter High School in collaboration with Triple Tree Aerodrome. This remarkable occasion marks South Carolina as the only state in the nation to crown a “State Champion” for […]

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MAC and MDOT Announce Award Winners for Outstanding Achievements in Improving Michigan Aviation

At the 2024 Michigan Airport Conference held in East Lansing on Feb. 22, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) announced the award winners for achievements in promoting and improving aviation. These awards are presented to airports, professionals, consultants, and others. Here is a list of the 2024 award winners: General […]

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Bentonville Municipal Airport Awarded Grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics

The City of Bentonville announced the acquisition of a $300,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Aeronautics during the state meeting convened recently in Little Rock. This grant is a testament to the collaborative efforts dedicated to propelling the development of Bentonville Municipal Airport at Thaden Field forward. The allocated funds will be designated for […]

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Cessna SkyCourier Chosen by Hinterland Aviation for Fleet Expansion Revolutionizing Regional Connectivity in Australia

Textron Aviation today announced a purchase agreement for the first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia to regional airline Hinterland Aviation. The aircraft, expected to deliver in 2026, will add to Hinterland’s expansive fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans to provide a greater payload capacity and increased passenger seating. This fleet expansion will greatly benefit remote […]

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