State Aviation Officials Commend Bipartisan Agreement on FAA Reauthorization

The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) commends the bipartisan, bicameral compromise FAA reauthorization bill, which the leadership of the House Transportation and Infrastructure and Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committees released yesterday. This bill would authorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and associated programs through fiscal year 2028. “State aviation officials are pleased […]

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Shaan Bhanji Joins the Air Charter Safety Foundation Board of Governors

The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) has announced the addition of Shaan Bhanji to its Board of Governors. Bhanji, founder of the revolutionary platform FlyEasy, which was recently acquired by Tuvoli, brings a dynamic blend of technology development expertise, marketing acumen, and deep-rooted industry relationships to the ACSF. Bhanji’s appointment comes at a pivotal time […]

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NTSB, Aviation Associations Comment on FAA Final Rule Requiring Operators and Organizations to Implement SMS

The National Transportation Safety Board along with a number of aviation associations welcomed recent action by the FAA that will require charter airlines, commuter airlines, helicopter emergency medical services, air tours and certain aircraft manufacturers to implement safety management systems (SMS), but the NTSB says still more action is needed to protect all passengers. “Requiring […]

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$76 Million in Grants Announced from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Modernize Airports, From Runway Improvements to Better Facilities

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding another $76.1 million from the previously allocated $9 billion, for 45 airport-related infrastructure projects in 22 states. The projects are funded under President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) program, part of the $25 billion total included in the law for airport […]

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VI&E Solutions and Spectrum Associates to Create eVTOL Infrastructure Ecosystem in New England

Volatus Infrastructure & Energy Solutions and Spectrum Associates Inc., have formally agreed to collaborate on the development of the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) infrastructure ecosystem, specifically focusing on vertiports in the New England region of the United States. This partnership, outlined in a memorandum of understanding (MOU), entails a two-phase endeavor. The initial […]

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U.S. Army Awards Electra $1.9 Million Contract for Powered Wind Tunnel Test of Contested Logistics eSTOL Aircraft

Photo above – Results from flight testing of Electra’s 2-seat experimental tech demonstrator aircraft, ongoing since November 2023, combined with the Army-funded powered wind tunnel test of Electra’s prototype contested logistics aircraft design, will inform the final design of Electra’s eSTOL product aircraft. Photo Credit: Electra Electra.aero, Inc. has announced a Small Business Innovation Research […]

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DronePort Network Announces Strategic Partnership with Vigilant Aerospace to Provide Airspace Management at Drone Ports Across U.S.

Vigilant Aerospace has been announced as a strategic partner by DronePort Network to provide Airspace Management (ASM), Detect-and-Avoid (DAA), and Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) for future drone port projects throughout the United States. Vigilant Aerospace’s FlightHorizon solution provides the advanced situational awareness required for safe, scalable autonomous flight. DronePort Network is a system integration and […]

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