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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Hovecon Seeks Information about AED Drone Delivery Solutions to Support Nationwide Research

As part of its work to revolutionize emergency response to cardiac arrests, Hovecon seeks information from companies with drone delivery solutions for Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs). This work is part of the RESTORe-CARE Drone AED Delivery Program led by Duke University School of Medicine and funded by an American Heart Association (AHA) grant. Details of […]

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AOPA Air Safety Institute and Liberty University Release Fatal Flight Training Accident Report

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute has released the updated Fatal Flight Training Accident Report 2000 – 2019. A collaboration between the AOPA Air Safety Institute and the Liberty University School of Aeronautics, the report explores flight training risks and innovations within the past two decades. The study covers fatal training accidents […]

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Nearly $1 Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Announced to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $970 million from the Bipartisan Investing in America agenda to 114 airports across the country, spanning 44 states and three territories. This funding helps meet the growing demand for air travel and launches projects that will improve passenger experience, accessibility, and sustainability while creating good-paying jobs. Investments enhancing […]

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Electra Founder John Langford Elected AIAA Honorary Fellow

Photo above – Electra founder and CEO John Langford with Electra’s EL-2 Goldfinch eSTOL technology demonstrator aircraft. Electra.aero, Inc. has announced that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), has honored Electra’s founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), John S. Langford, by electing him as an Honorary Fellow – the AIAA’s highest distinction. This […]

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NBAA Welcomes House Committee’s Call to Action on Mental Health in Aviation

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s call for “decisive” federal action to remove barriers that discourage pilots from reporting and seeking care for mental health issues. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders recently sent a bipartisan letter to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from more than 40 members […]

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State Aviation Officials Applaud Senate Advancement of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2023

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) applauded the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for approving S.1939, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2023, which would authorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and associated programs through fiscal year 2028. “State aviation leaders across the nation are pleased to see this significant progress […]

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AOPA Sends Call-To-Action to Urge Senate Committee to Address Egregious Super Bowl Airport Fees

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest pilot organization, along with support from 600 active pilot groups across the country, is encouraging the United States Senate to support an amendment offered by U.S. Senator Ted Budd (R-N.C.) that would ensure pilots have access to public-use airports with fair, reasonable, and transparent fees. […]

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