NBAA Salutes Aviation Champion Bill Nelson on Nomination as NASA Administrator

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomed the announcement that former senator, NASA shuttle astronaut and tireless aviation advocate Bill Nelson has been nominated by President Biden to serve as the next administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). “Sen. Nelson will be an outstanding NASA administrator, and we strongly support his nomination […]

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New Report Highlights Massive Infrastructure Needs at U.S. Airports in Wake Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) recently released “Building The Runway To Economic Growth,” ACI-NA’s 2021 report on the growing list of infrastructure needs at U.S. airports. ACI-NA estimates that America’s airports need $115.4 billion for necessary infrastructure projects over the next five years. These are projects that, if funded appropriately, would help address […]

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USDA Wildlife Services Shares Reports on Wildlife Hazards to Aviation

In February, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services released Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft in the United States: 1990-2019. Through an interagency agreement, Wildlife Services’ Airport Wildlife Hazards Program reviews and compiles all reported wildlife strikes to the FAA National Wildlife Strike Database (NWSD) to ensure data […]

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ALTO Aviation Introduces New Cabin Audio Upgrade Solution for Retrofit Challenger Aircraft

ALTO Aviation has introduced a new cabin audio upgrade program specifically designed to offer a cost efficient, fast, and seamless audio upgrade solution for retrofit Challenger aircraft 601, 604, and 605. Former Audio International (AI) digital Cabin Management Systems implemented serially controlled amps and integrated A/V components. To effectively bypass this system limitation, an RS-485 […]

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FAA Selects Five Host Airports to Test and Evaluate Unmanned Aircraft Detection and Mitigation Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today selected five host airports to evaluate technologies and systems that could detect and mitigate potential safety risks posed by unmanned aircraft. The effort is part of the agency’s Airport Unmanned Aircraft Systems Detection and Mitigation Research Program. The FAA selected the following airports: Atlantic City International Airport in Atlantic […]

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