Jeffrey Cavarra Joins Bridger Aerospace in Fight Against Wildfires

Bridger Aerospace Group, LLC announced that Jeffrey Cavarra has been hired as the new Vice President of Business Development as of September 1st, 2021. Mr. Cavarra joins Bridger after an 18-year tenure at Amentum (previously DynCorp International), where he served most recently as Program Director. Cavarra will bring his experience in Aerial Firefighting Program Management […]

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Michigan Aeronautics Commission Honors Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport Manager and MDOT Alpena TSC

At its Sept. 15 meeting in Thompsonville, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission (MAC) presented its group Awards of Excellence to the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Alpena Transportation Service Center (TSC) and to Gary Kellan, airport manager of the Oscoda-Wurtsmith Airport. The Alpena TSC was recognized for assisting the U.S. Air Force and Michigan Air National […]

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SD Completes Integration of Polaris Aero FlightRisk® into SD Pro® Preflight Module

Satcom Direct has completed the integration of the Polaris Aero FlightRisk®, advanced risk analysis system, into the PreFlight module of the SD Pro® digital flight operations platform. Mutual customers of SD and Polaris Aero now have immediate access to the full scope of the multiple-data-source risk assessment and mitigation advisories generated by FlightRisk, directly from […]

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Boca Raton Airport Authority Contributes $25,000 to the Boca Raton Airport Scholarships Fund

Photo above – from left are; Bob Tucker, Randy Nobles, Cheryl Budd, Jim Nau, and Mel Pollack, Boca Raton Airport Authority Board Members; Clara Bennett, Boca Raton Airport Authority Executive Director; Mr. Timothy Snow, President of the George Snow Scholarship Fund. On September 8, 2021, the Boca Raton Airport Authority proudly presented a $25,000 contribution to […]

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Seven Minority Students Launch NY Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Redtail Flight Academy

The RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art flight academy recently at New York Stewart International Airport in partnership with Wheels Up. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy will train seven minority youth from underserved communities to develop a pipeline of diverse aviators and future leaders in […]

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GAMA Welcomes Three New Memberships

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of AIR, Archer, and DBT Aero as Associate Members EPIC. AIR is based in Pardes Hana, Israel, and was founded in 2018. They are developing personal use electric vertical and takeoff (eVTOL) aircraft with a focus on a combination of aerospace innovation, automotive technology and FAA […]

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Virginia Flight Information Exchange to be Featured at NASAO Convention and Trade Show in Colorado Springs

A demonstration of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange (VA-FIX), which provides data from state and local governments for safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, presented by ATA, LLC will be featured during the 90th Annual Convention and Trade Show of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, taking place Sept […]

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FAA Approves G-1 Certification Basis for Archer, Propelling it Forward on its Path to FAA Type Certification

Archer Aviation Inc. has been actively engaged with the FAA through its Center for Emerging Concepts & Innovation and the Los Angeles Aircraft Certification Office to develop the airworthiness and environmental requirements necessary for full certification of its eVTOL aircraft.  Archer announced that the FAA G-1 Issue Paper: Certification Basis (“G-1 Certification Basis”) has been […]

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