State Champion Crowned at 2024 State High School Aviation Championship

On February 23, 2024, the Challenger Learning Center in Columbia, SC, witnessed the thrilling spectacle of the Second Annual AviCom, a prestigious event organized by Greenville Technical Charter High School in collaboration with Triple Tree Aerodrome. This remarkable occasion marks South Carolina as the only state in the nation to crown a “State Champion” for […]

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GAMA Releases 2023 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the 2023 General Aviation Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report during its annual State of the Industry Press Conference. Overall, when compared to 2022, all aircraft segments saw increases in shipments and preliminary aircraft deliveries were valued at $27.8 billion, an increase of 3.6%. “For the first time in […]

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Large and Small Airports Across U.S. Post Record Breaking Numbers in 2023

Significant Increases as well as record-breaking numbers in passengers for 2023 have been recorded at airports of all sizes across the country. For the first time in history at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in North Carolina, more than 2 million passengers utilized the airport in 2023, showcasing double-digit growth. An impressive 2,246,411 passengers traveled to […]

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Montgomery Regional Airport Partners with BETA Technologies to Commission Alabama’s First Electric Aviation Charger

Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) has partnered with BETA Technologies, an electric aerospace company based in Burlington, Vermont, to install the first-ever electric aircraft charging station in the state of Alabama. Alabama Power also served as a partner to bring these chargers online for public access. The BETA-designed charging stations are multimodal and interoperable, capable of […]

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Boca Raton Airport Lights the Way to Improve Runway Safety

The Boca Raton Airport’s (BCT) enduring commitment to ensuring the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and environmental responsibility continues with the completion of the airfield lighting and signage upgrades with state-of-the-art LED technology. BCT contracted with Hypower, LLC for the Airfield Lighting and Signage Upgrade project. The project worth approximately $2.5 million consisted of the […]

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Piper Announces the M700 FURY – The Fastest Single-Engine Piper Aircraft Ever Built

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has announced a new model in its PA46 line of high-performance aircraft—the Piper M700 FURY—a single-engine, 700 shaft horsepower, cabin-class turboprop. The Piper M700 FURY represents the first step towards a new generation of the M-Class family, outperforming past PA46 models and several competitive aircraft in performance, operational cost efficiencies, and overall […]

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