Wheels Up Unveils One-of-A-Kind Orange King Air 350i in Honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month™

Today Wheels Up unveiled its first-ever orange Beechcraft King Air 350i aircraft in partnership with Textron Aviation in honor of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month this September. The Orange Plane is part of the ongoing Wheels Up Cares and Meals Up initiatives. Meals Up was created in March 2020 to help support the growing levels […]

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GAMA Publishes Second Quarter 2020 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

Today, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released its report of general aviation aircraft shipments and billings through the second quarter of 2020 (June 30). Piston, turboprop, business jet and helicopter deliveries declined across all segments during the first six months of 2020 as compared to the same period of 2019. “It should come as no […]

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Michael Quiello to Receive Engen Award for Aviation Excellence

The Aero Club of Washington has announced it will present its prestigious Donald D. Engen Aero Club Trophy for Aviation Excellence 2020 to Michael Quiello.  Mr. Quiello is known throughout the aviation community for his vast knowledge and expertise in industry as well as extraordinary leadership and longstanding commitment to working along‐side industry colleagues and […]

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Matt Christenson Named Police Chief at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

Chief Christenson has tremendous knowledge of the entire policing operation at MSP, everything from anti-terrorism efforts to patrol, investigations, traffic control, community outreach and records administration,” said Mike Everson, director of public safety for the Metropolitan Airports Commission. “He is a proven leader and has developed strong relationships and trust both within the department and […]

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Volansi UAV Selected to Support Site Acceptance Testing of North Dakota’s Statewide BVLOS Network

The Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has selected Volansi’s VOLY C10 for Site Acceptance Testing and use-case development for North Dakota’s statewide beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) network. This aircraft will test installed network components, ensure safety and reliability of the network, perform use-case development flights, and help NPUASTS set the standard requirements […]

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More than $7M in Federal Grants Awarded to Support Nebraska’s Aviation System

Nebraska will be awarded more than $7 million in federal grants through the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) and Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to support the state’s aviation system. The Airport Improvement Program is a United States federal grant program that provides funds to public use airports to help improve safety and […]

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Eastern Michigan University Aviation Program Signs 5-Year Partnership Agreement with Crosswinds Aviation

The Eastern Michigan University Aviation Program, part of the College of Engineering and Technology, has signed a 5-year partnership agreement with Crosswinds Aviation, a flight training school dedicated to having a transformative impact on the lives of youth beginning careers in aviation. “We are thrilled to partner with Crosswinds Aviation and know that this strategic […]

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