NTSB and FAA Sign Agreement on Commercial Space Mishap Investigations

Photo above – NTSB Chair Jennifer Homendy and FAA Acting Administrator Billy Nolen sign MOA at NASA’s Mission Control Center in Houston. National Transportation Safety Board Chair Jennifer Homendy and Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Billy Nolen signed an agreement Friday clarifying the roles of their respective agencies and how the NTSB and FAA will […]

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Senate Unanimously Passes Bipartisan Bill to Reduce the Spread of Toxic PFAS at Commercial Airports

U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) today announced bipartisan legislation he authored to reduce the spread of toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination at commercial airports has passed the U.S. Senate unanimously. The Preventing PFAS Runoff at Airports Act would deploy more existing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for commercial airports to purchase devices necessary […]

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NATA Welcomes GAMI’s Announcement of its G100UL STC Approval

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) joins industry and governmental partners in welcoming the FAA’s issuance of Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) approving the use of GAMI’s 100 octane unleaded avgas (G100UL) in all spark-ignition piston aircraft and engines in the General Aviation (GA) fleet. These STCs represent a major step forward for the future of […]

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NASAO Chair and FAA Acting Administrator Sign MOUs Strengthening Federal-State Partnership

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) Board Chair, Anthony McCloskey of Pennsylvania, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Acting Administrator, Billy Nolen, signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) detailing the partnership between the federal and state government aviation agencies. NASAO and FAA leadership agreed to begin work on fulfilling these commitments immediately, and discuss […]

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GAMA Releases Second Quarter 2022 Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) published the Second Quarter 2022 General Aviation Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report. The aircraft manufacturing industry’s results for the first six months of 2022, when compared to the same period in 2021, point to increasing deliveries across nearly all aircraft segments along with an increase in the overall value […]

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Contemporary Women in Aviation – Margaret Covalt, P.E., Vice President of Applied Pavement Technology

Photo above – Maggie Covalt has worked worldwide on significant projects. Pictured above, Maggie works with the Incheon International Airport staff. APTech was retained by the Incheon Airport Corporation to provide training on pavement evaluation, pavement maintenance and rehabilitation, pavement management, and the use of PAVER. It was a proactive move that allowed them to […]

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Textron Aviation Special Mission Beechcraft King Air 260 Aircraft Join the U.S. Forest Service’s Aviation Fleet Supporting Wildland Fire Management

Textron Aviation today announced it has delivered two Beechcraft King Air 260 aircraft to the U.S. Forest Service. The aircraft will perform wildfire mapping missions. Whether for the wildfire detection and mapping, resource management, aerial supervision module/lead plane or air attack, the King Air continues to demonstrate its leadership in this mission. Customer faith in […]

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