DroneUp Appoints Andy Thurling to Lead UAS Airspace Innovation

DroneUp, LLC, announced the appointment of Andy Thurling, an accomplished commercial drone policy and safety expert and the company’s first Vice President of Airspace Innovation. In this role, Thurling will lead the development and execution of DroneUp’s airspace and Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) strategies. He will also help create standards and policies that […]

Read More


Vermont Wing Cadets Get a Taste of Flight During CAP Orientation Flights at Springfield’s Hartness State Airport

Cadets of Springfield’s Catamount Composite Squadron of the Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol got an exciting and fun experience with flight on a recent sunny day—actually putting their hands on the controls and (under close supervision of an experienced pilot) steering a Cessna aircraft through local skies. Cadets participating in the flights included Cadet Staff […]

Read More

NBAA Salutes Rep. Peter DeFazio’s Service to Aviation with American Spirit Award

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) honored Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-4-OR) with its American Spirit Award, in recognition of his longtime service to the nation’s aviation community and his commitment to the National Aviation System. DeFazio currently serves as chair of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) and has served on that […]

Read More

Flying Colours Appoints Joe Thurman as General Manager at Spirit of St. Louis Operation

Flying Colours Corp., the international maintenance, repair, overhaul, and completions company, has promoted Joe Thurman to General Manager at its St. Louis, MO, location. Thurman’s promotion underscores Flying Colours intention to align St. Louis operations more closely with its headquarters in Peterborough, Ontario. Optimizing the facilities and talent in St. Louis allows the company to […]

Read More

Aviation Associations Applaud US House Commitment to Advanced Air Mobility

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), were among the aviation associations that applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing two important bills that support the development of the advanced air mobility (AAM) sector – the Advanced Aviation Infrastructure Modernization […]

Read More

Symbiont Joins Mead & Hunt

Symbiont, an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, joined Mead & Hunt, a Top 100 national architectural-engineering firm, on June 1st, 2022. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Symbiont to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic and market reach, specifically in the areas of water, […]

Read More

MAMA Announces Airport Retirements

Two well-known Massachusetts Airport Managers will be retiring this month, each with 27 years of service in their current positions. Russ Maguire of Norwood Memorial Airport and Tom Maher of Plymouth Municipal Airport also served terms as president of the Massachusetts Airport Management Association (MAMA) during the period. Russ Maguire – Norwood Memorial Airport Under […]

Read More

Terracon Promotes Lisa Wilson-Plajer to Federal and Aviation Client Development Lead

Terracon Consultants, Inc has announced that Lisa Wilson-Plajer has been promoted to lead Federal and Aviation Client Development in the Eastern Midwest Division (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia and Michigan). Ms. Wilson-Plajer brings more than 34 years in client development in engineering professional design services and serves on various committees and boards such as the […]

Read More

NCDOT Encourages Summer Drone Safety

National Drone Safety Day is Saturday, and North Carolina officials are bracing for one of the busiest summers yet for the wildly popular devices. Across the state, there are about 15,000 registered recreational drones and more than 9,500 registered commercial drones, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. But these unmanned aircraft systems can be dangerous […]

Read More