NASAO Applauds Introduction of Drone Infrastructure Inspection Grant Act

Today, the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) commended Representatives Greg Stanton (D-AZ) and Garret Graves (R-LA) for introducing H.R.5315, Drone Infrastructure Inspection Grant (DIIG) Act, a bill that would establish a drone infrastructure inspection grant program and a drone education and training grant program at the U.S. Department of Transportation. “Drone technology has […]

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Jeffrey Cavarra Joins Bridger Aerospace in Fight Against Wildfires

Bridger Aerospace Group, LLC announced that Jeffrey Cavarra has been hired as the new Vice President of Business Development as of September 1st, 2021. Mr. Cavarra joins Bridger after an 18-year tenure at Amentum (previously DynCorp International), where he served most recently as Program Director. Cavarra will bring his experience in Aerial Firefighting Program Management […]

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IADA Joins Canadian Business Aviation Association Complementing Participation in NBAA, EBAA

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has joined the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA), Canada’s voice for business aviation based in Ottawa. “Several of our member companies have executives that serve on the CBAA Board of Directors and our dealers are obviously active in Canada, so our board viewed membership in the organization a natural […]

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Michigan Aeronautics Commission Honors Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Manager and MDOT Alpena TSC

At its Sept. 15 meeting in Thompsonville, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its group Awards of Excellence to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Alpena Transportation Service Center (TSC) and to Gary Kellan, airport manager of the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport. The Alpena TSC was recognized for assisting the U.S. Air Force and Michigan Air National […]

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SD Completes Integration of Polaris Aero FlightRisk® into SD Pro® Preflight Module

Satcom Direct has completed the integration of the Polaris Aero FlightRisk®, advanced risk analysis system, into the PreFlight module of the SD Pro® digital flight operations platform. Mutual customers of SD and Polaris Aero now have immediate access to the full scope of the multiple-data-source risk assessment and mitigation advisories generated by FlightRisk, directly from […]

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NASAO Announces 2022 Board Members

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) announced the members of the 2021 – 2022 Board of Directors at NASAO’s 90th Annual Convention & Tradeshow in Colorado Springs, CO. The NASAO Board of Directors– comprised of NASAO’s Executive Committee and Regional Directors– will be led by Anthony (Tony) McCloskey, PA in his role as […]

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Boca Raton Airport Authority Contributes $25,000 to the Boca Raton Airport Scholarships Fund

Photo above – from left are; Bob Tucker, Randy Nobles, Cheryl Budd, Jim Nau, and Mel Pollack, Boca Raton Airport Authority Board Members; Clara Bennett, Boca Raton Airport Authority Executive Director; Mr. Timothy Snow, President of the George Snow Scholarship Fund. On September 8, 2021, the Boca Raton Airport Authority proudly presented a $25,000 contribution to […]

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