Iowa DOT Seeking Comment on FY 2022-2024 Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal for FAA-Funded Projects

The Iowa Department of Transportation is seeking comments on its proposed fiscal year 2022 – 2024 Annual Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal for Federal Aviation Administration-funded projects. The proposed goal of 4.1 percent was determined following federal guidelines (49 CFR 26.45). A public meeting via teleconference has been set for June 24 at 9 a.m. to […]

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AAAE ACT Program Delivers Innovative Public Health, Financing, and Facility Solutions

The American Association of Airport Executives’ recently created Airport Consortium on Customer Trust (ACT) Program, comprised of innovative airport leaders and aviation industry experts, is making available to the aviation community its in-depth analysis, research, and actionable solutions for health enhancements, facility upgrades, and financial recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. AAAE’s ACT […]

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NBAA Praises Nomination of Sullenberger as ICAO Ambassador

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) applauded President Biden’s nomination of hero pilot and aviation champion Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III to serve as U.S. ambassador to the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), noting the retired airline captain’s longtime support of business aviation. “I can think of no one better to […]

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Vermont Wing of the Civil Air Patrol Announces New Commander of Burlington Senior Squadron

Photo above: 1st Lt Vince Gonillo, Commander, Burlington Senior Squadron (VT-002), Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol. Photo Credit: Vermont Wing, Civil Air Patrol. 1st Lt Vince Gonillo has been promoted to commander of the Vermont Wing’s Burlington Senior Squadron (VT-002), according to a statement by Col. Richard Beach, Commander of the Wing. Gonillo succeeds Captain […]

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Utah Aeronautics Division Director Achieves Accreditation; Runs for Mayor

By Kim J Stevens Jared Esselman, the Director of Aeronautics for the Utah Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Division recently earned the American Association of Airport Executive’s (AAAE) Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) designation. He has also announced he is running for Mayor in his hometown of Herriman. Esselman tells the State Aviation Journal that he has […]

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GAMA and SAE International Sign Cooperation Agreement for General and Business Aviation Efforts

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and SAE International announced today the signing of an agreement to cooperate in the areas of general and business aviation, including advanced air mobility (AAM), electric/hybrid propulsion, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), rotorcraft, manufacturing, quality, maintenance, repair and overhaul to meet the demands of the evolving aviation landscape. The […]

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