AirMed Expands Global Fleet, Bases Hawker 800XP in Birmingham

AirMed International announced that it has added a medically configured Hawker 800XP aircraft to its Birmingham, Ala. base. The dedicated medical transport aircraft joins two other AirMed owned and operated Hawker jets based at Birmingham International Airport. “The addition of this dedicated medically equipped aircraft demonstrates our commitment to reinvesting in our airborne assets and […]

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Piper Aircraft HALO Safety System Certified on M600/SLS – First Garmin Autoland Equipped Aircraft to Receive Type Certification

Piper Aircraft announced that the company’s newest flagship, the Piper M600/SLS, has received type certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its new HALO safety system -making it the first Garmin Autoland equipped aircraft in the world to receive certification. Deliveries begin immediately. Piper Aircraft, Inc. made the announcement today at the company’s headquarters […]

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NBAA, Aviation Groups Balk at Increased Fees for CBP’s User Fee Airports

Responding to notification of significant fee increases for Customs and Border Protection (CBP) services at several U.S. airports, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and other aviation associations are urging the acting CBP commissioner to consider alternatives in addressing possible budget shortfalls. Last week, many airports that support international operations with CBP inspection facilities funded […]

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Woolpert Employing UAS to Conduct TMOSS Design Surveys to CDOT Standards

Woolpert was hired to complete right-of-way (ROW) and TMOSS design surveys utilizing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in Castle Rock, Colo. The design and ROW plan surveys are being conducted per Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) standards. TMOSS stands for InRoads Terrain Modeling Survey System and represents the best practices followed by CDOT surveyors and contract […]

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North Dakota Airline Passenger Levels Drop to Record Low Due to COVID-19

North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports during the month of April experienced their lowest monthly passenger count on record since the state began tracking passenger boarding numbers 40 years ago.  Approximately 5,000 passengers or 5% of the normal expected passenger numbers flew out of North Dakota’s airports throughout the month of April which is directly […]

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