GAMA Announces Scholarship Recipients

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the awarding of the 2021 Edward W. Stimpson Aviation Excellence Award Scholarship to Lucas Daniels of Atlanta, Georgia, and Mehul Dhillon of Columbus, Indiana; and the International Council of Airshows (ICAS) Foundation GAMA Scholarship to Matthew Leahey of Villa Rica, Georgia.    “GAMA is proud to award Lucas, Mehul […]

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Peyton Manning Selected by Textron Aviation as Honorary Chair for 2022 Special Olympics Airlift

Peyton Manning is joining Textron Aviation to promote the 2022 Special Olympics Airlift. The legendary quarterback has signed on as honorary chair of the event, encouraging aircraft owners to participate in the massive Airlift scheduled to transport thousands of athletes and coaches to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games next year in Orlando, Fla. The […]

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New Legislation Honors Federal Air Marshal

The Air Marshal Association is honored to announce the introduction of the “Kenneth Meisel Public Servant Claimant Fairness Act”. Senior Federal Air Marshal Ken Meisel contracted COVID-19 while assigned to critical antiterrorism missions aboard US aircraft. He became gravely ill during treatment, and ultimately succumbed to the virus on September 24, 2020. Ken embodied the […]

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FAA Selects Iris Automation to Participate on New BVLOS Aviation Rulemaking Committee

Iris Automation has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to participate in the FAA’s BVLOS ARC (Aviation Rulemaking Committee), announced last week at the virtual AUVSI FAA Symposium. The UAS BVLOS ARC will provide recommendations to the FAA for performance-based regulatory requirements to normalize safe, scalable, economically viable, and environmentally advantageous UAS BVLOS […]

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GAMA and SAE International Sign Cooperation Agreement for General and Business Aviation Efforts

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and SAE International announced today the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the areas of general and business aviation, including advanced air mobility (AAM), electric/hybrid propulsion, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), rotorcraft, manufacturing, quality, maintenance, repair and overhaul to meet the demands of the evolving aviation landscape. The […]

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MnDOT Partners with NASA to Plan for Future of Aviation and Advanced Air Mobility

The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced that it will partner with NASA in an effort to plan for the future of aviation where advanced technology cargo aircraft and passenger air taxi services provide more dynamic aviation options to serve Minnesota’s communities. “These new electric, vertical take-off aircraft are currently undergoing testing, maturing quickly, and represent […]

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$5 Million Awarded for Airport ND Infrastructure Grants – Airline Passenger Boardings Continue Positive Trend

The North Dakota Aeronautics Commission finalized approximately $5 million in state infrastructure grant allocations to multiple public airports throughout North Dakota.  One hundred and two individual projects have received grant awards at 53 different public-use airports throughout the state.  A majority of the grant allocations are made possible from the Aeronautics Commission’s Special Fund where […]

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Scottsdale Airport Receives $11 Million Federal Grant for Runway Rehabilitation – Project Starts July 6

Scottsdale Airport has officially received an $11 million federal grant from the FAA to rehabilitate its runway. This is the largest federal grant ever received by the airport and will cover the expenses to ensure the airport’s infrastructure is maintained in excellent condition and best serve all aircraft customers. “This federal grant supports Scottsdale Airport […]

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