RAF Names Director of Marketing

The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is pleased to announce that intern Kodi Myhre will become the RAF Director of Marketing, beginning the first of the year, freeing RAF Administrative Director Tricia McKenna to devote more time to special RAF projects. Stepping into full time for the RAF, Kodi said, “I’m most looking forward to becoming […]

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BrightPortal Gains FAA Certificate of Conformance/Certification for SOLAR Powered LED Pavement Markers

BrightPortal Resources, LLC has announced that the company has gained L-853 (AC 150/5345-39D) Certificate of Conformance/FAA Certification on its SOLAR Powered LED retro-reflective pavement markers.  “We are very excited and honored,” said Tim Cowsert, President and CEO of BrightPortal. “We are blessed to have an 11-year proven track record of offering a cost effective and […]

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FAA Grants NATA Extension of Existing Relief and New Check Airman Exemption

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) was pleased to announce to its members the granting of COVID-related relief extending deadlines for proficiency and competency checks and completion of crew training. The Association worked to secure a vital exemption, FAA Exemption No. 18685, extending the timeframe for a check airman to conduct a proficiency or competency […]

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Industry Groups Release Guidance on Aircraft Leasing Best Practices

As part of a comprehensive industry response to federal concerns over illegal charter flights – including those conducted under so-called “sham dry lease” arrangements – the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and other leading industry groups today announced the publication of the “General Aviation Dry Leasing Guide,” which breaks down key regulatory information related to […]

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GAMA Releases Statement on Aircraft Safety and Certification Bill

A U.S. Senate and House compromise aircraft safety and certification bill was part of the omnibus federal government funding bill passed by Congress. The Aircraft Certification, Safety and Accountability Act addresses issues uncovered in the Boeing 737 MAX investigations and reports. General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement […]

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Updated Runway to Recovery Framework Released by FAA and Partners

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government partners released an update to Runway to Recovery: The United States Framework for Airlines and Airports to Mitigate the Public Health Risks of Coronavirus framework. Version 1.1, referred to as R2R 1.1, which updates, refines, and expands upon the recommended risk mitigation practices outlined in the previous […]

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Intellisense Systems Introduces IWOS as Replacement for Permanent and Portable Weather Stations

Intellisense Systems, Inc., has introduced the Integrated Weather Observation System, or IWOS. The IWOS ushers in a new era for weather stations by packaging highly accurate environmental-sensing tools into a compact, rugged, and customizable unit that can replace over a dozen sensor components and their corresponding wires and cables. The system can integrate up to […]

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