AOPA’S Air Safety Institute Releases ‘Meet the Extra 300’ — First In a New Beyond Proficient Video Series

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute (ASI) released its first video in a new Beyond Proficient video series that takes you into the cockpit of an Extra 300 aerobatic airplane. “The videos demonstrate how upset recovery training with a qualified aerobatics flight instructor can help pilots better understand the dynamics of unusual […]

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AOPA President Mark Baker Awarded First Flight Society Honorary Membership for Aviation Contributions

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association President Mark Baker has been named an Honorary Member of the First Flight Society.  The program recognizes those luminaries who have achieved national recognition in aviation. “We are honored to recognize Mark’s many contributions to aviation,” said Mike Fonseca, President of the First Flight Society. “AOPA’s mantra is ‘your […]

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MissionGO and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland Reshape the Future of Medical Blood Transport with Successful Unmanned Aircraft Flight

As donation and transplantation needs continue to rise in Maryland and across America, a faster, safer and more efficient solution for organ and blood transport has arrived. MissionGO and The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland (The LLF), the state’s organ procurement organization (OPO) responsible for organ, eye and tissue donation services, announced a successful flight […]

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MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone, Takes Next Step to Offering Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be issuing industry guidelines […]

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MissionGO Expands Unmanned Cargo Operations with the Addition of Retired FAA Executive Frank Paskiewicz

MissionGO, an Unmanned Aircraft Solutions (UAS) company for utility inspections, critical medical and commercial cargo, and training for operators, has announced the hiring of Frank Paskiewicz as Executive Vice President of Cargo Operations. Paskiewicz brings more than 40 years of experience in industry and government aviation ranging from technical to executive positions. He comes with […]

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Inaugural Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity Goes to BWI’s Ricky Smith

Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) recently announced the recipient of the 2020 ACI-NA Leon C. Watkins “Guardian Award” for Excellence in Business Diversity: Ricky Smith, executive director and CEO of the Maryland Aviation Administration. The new Guardian Award recognizes a business diversity leader who has promoted the growth and evolution of minority- and women-owned businesses […]

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