Volocopter’s VoloDrone Completes Successful First Public Flight

Volocopter’s electric heavy-lift drone VoloDrone conducted its first public flight today at ITS World Congress 2021. Together with the international logistics leader DB Schenker, Volocopter, the pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), demonstrated VoloDrone’s seamless integration into the logistics supply chain with an end-to-end cargo transport demonstration. The partners showed their significant progress together since […]

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SkyGrid Launches Autonomous Remote UAV Operations Solution

SkyGrid, a Boeing, SparkCognition company, announced that it has released a new autonomous remote UAV operations capability to allow flight managers and operators to control and execute flights from remote locations. Using artificial intelligence and a broad array of airspace-related data feeds, SkyGrid is enabling safe remote operations for missions involving single and multiple drones. […]

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Textron Aviation Announces Order for 10 Cessna Skyhawk Aircraft to Support K State’s Growing Pilot Training Enrollment

Textron Aviation has announced an order for 10 Cessna Skyhawk piston aircraft for the Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus, expanding the school’s fleet of Skyhawk aircraft to 20. The aircraft will help support the university’s growing enrollment in its pilot training programs. The Cessna Skyhawk is designed and manufactured by Textron Aviation […]

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Cirrus Aircraft Introduces Cirrus Orlando with Two New Locations in Central Florida

Cirrus Aircraft today announced its latest expansion, Cirrus Orlando, with two new locations in Central Florida at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) and Orlando Executive Airport (KORL). The expansion serves a deep-rooted and growing personal aviation market in Florida and the Southeastern U.S. region. Cirrus Orlando is scheduled to open in early 2022. Cirrus Orlando […]

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Douglas C-47 “Placid Lassie,” WWII Combat Veteran of D-Day and Market Garden, to offer cockpit tours at Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show

The Military Aviation Museum Tunison Foundation’s C-47 “Placid Lassie,” which towed gliders over Normandy, France on D-Day, dropped paratroopers in Operation Market Garden and resupplied the besieged city of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, will be attending their Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show, October 2nd & 3rd, 2021.  This historic aircraft will […]

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NASAO Concludes Successful 90th Annual Convention, Announces 2021 Award Winners

Photo above – Tina Wilson, Aviation Development Program Supervisor with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, received NASAO’s Distinguished Service Award. Tina is flanked by Brad Brandt, left, Aviation Division Director, and Greg Pecoraro, NASAO President and CEO. All photos courtesy of Shahn Sederberg, Colorado Dept. of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics.  The National Association […]

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Cirrus Aircraft Continues Expansion with New Flight Training Facility and Innovation Centers in Arizona and Texas

Cirrus Aircraft announced continued expansion with the opening of its new Cirrus Flight Training facility located at the Scottsdale Airport (KSDL) in Arizona, as well as two new satellite Cirrus Aircraft Innovation Centers in Chandler, Arizona and in McKinney, Texas. Cirrus Aircraft conducted a nationwide search to identify the most ideal locations for its newest […]

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Debut of Documentary Film, Flying Boat, Draws Thousands at AirVenture

Amid a nostalgic backdrop reminiscent of famous drive-in theaters of yesteryear, Filmmaker/Photographer/Pilot Dirk Braun made the theatrical debut of his new 77-minute breakout documentary, FLYING BOAT, which kicked off the 68th EAA AirVenture Fly-in in Oshkosh, WI. Attending the World Premiere were Managing Editor Hal Bryan of EAA who introduced Braun to thousands of aviation […]

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MissionGO and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland Reshape the Future of Medical Blood Transport with Successful Unmanned Aircraft Flight

As donation and transplantation needs continue to rise in Maryland and across America, a faster, safer and more efficient solution for organ and blood transport has arrived. MissionGO and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland (The LLF), the state’s organ procurement organization (OPO) responsible for organ, eye and tissue donation services, announced a successful flight […]

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