$94 Million Announced to Revitalize Illinois Airports

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced recently that $94 million will be made available to improve public airports throughout the state through the historic, bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program. As part of a competitive grant process, IDOT will be seeking proposals for the planning, construction, reconstruction, extension, development and improvement of public airports. The investment […]

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MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone, Takes Next Step to Offering Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be issuing industry guidelines […]

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Lighthouse Avionics Launches Drone System to Bolster Emergency Response Efforts

Converge Ventures, a unique high-tech lean startup studio model that commercializes innovative research, announces the launch of Lighthouse Avionics (Lighthouse), an airspace management system capable of providing low-cost long-range identification, tracking, and communication capabilities for drones flying below 400 feet, the current FAA ceiling for commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and drone activities. Lighthouse recently […]

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Vantis, North Dakota’s Statewide UAS Network, Entering Testing Stages in Collaboration with FAA

As remote surveillance and communications infrastructure installation is coming to completion at key sites in McKenzie and Williams counties, Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide UAS network, is gearing up for testing and validation of the network in line with the rigorous safety measures the aviation industry is known for. The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS), […]

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Gamma Aerospace Appoints Donna J. (DJ) Fox as Chief Financial Officer

Gamma Aerospace has announced the appointment of Donna J. (DJ) Fox as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Headquartered in Mansfield, Texas, Gamma Aerospace is a specialized, end-to-end provider of engineered airframe and flight components for leading original equipment manufacturers and Tier I suppliers in the aerospace and defense industries. Gamma centers of operational excellence […]

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Charlotte Douglas International Airport Selects Telos to Process Background Checks for Aviation Workers

Telos ® Corporation announced that the City of Charlotte has contracted with Telos to provide Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-approved Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services for processing worker background checks at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Telos’ DAC services improve data integrity, increase the efficiency of credentialing operations and reduce costs. DAC services enable submissions of […]

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