Vermont Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Announces New Commander of Burlington Senior Squadron

Photo above: 1st Lt Vince Gonillo, Commander, Burlington Senior Squadron (VT-002), Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol. Photo Credit: Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol. 1st Lt Vince Gonillo has been promoted to commander of the Vermont Wing’s Burlington Senior Squadron (VT-002), according to a statement by Col. Richard Beach, Commander of the Wing. Gonillo succeeds Captain […]

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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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Unmanned Safety Institute Partners with Aviation Influence to Promote UAS Through STEM

The Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has partnered with Aviation Influence (AVi) to elevate the interest, engagement, and enthusiasm for UAS in our nation’s youth through hands-on STEM and programs focused on drones. The goal is to introduce the excitement and potential of unmanned technology through STEM offerings with a focus on underrepresented communities. “Aviation has […]

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NBAA-Backed Workforce Legislation Reintroduced in Congress

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) commended congressional leaders for reintroducing the Promoting Service In Transportation Act, further recognizing that transportation industries like business aviation are a critical piece of America’s economic comeback. The bill was reintroduced by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Rick Larsen (D-2-WA), Rep. Don Young (R-AK) and Rep. […]

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RedTail Flight Academy Purchases Two Piper Pilot 100i Aircraft as Part of Minority Youth Aviation Scholarship Program

Piper Aircraft has announced an order for two Pilot 100i single-engine trainers from the Tuskegee Airmen Inc., inspired aviation scholarship program, the RedTail Flight Academy (RFA). The RedTail Flight Academy, which began its legacy with the Major General Irene-Trowel Harris Chapter, Tuskegee Airmen, will officially begin training students in September 2021. The Academy, with a […]

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