Hovecon Seeks Information about AED Drone Delivery Solutions to Support Nationwide Research

As part of its work to revolutionize emergency response to cardiac arrests, Hovecon seeks information from companies with drone delivery solutions for Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs). This work is part of the RESTORe-CARE Drone AED Delivery Program led by Duke University School of Medicine and funded by an American Heart Association (AHA) grant. Details of […]

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Four North Carolina Airports Awarded $45 Million in Federal Grants

Four North Carolina airports are among those that will receive federal grants totaling nearly $1 billion through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The funds from the Federal Aviation Administration will help modernize 114 airports nationwide so they can better meet the growing demand for air travel and improve air travel for passengers while creating good-paying jobs […]

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Drone Express Announces AeroX Membership and Operations Expansion in Winston-Salem, NC

Drone Express has announced its membership in AeroX, a prestigious association dedicated to advancing the aerospace industry. This milestone marks a significant step forward in Drone Express’s commitment to revolutionizing last-mile delivery through innovative aerial technology. AeroX is a nonprofit organization of business, government and community partners focused on creating a national model ecosystem for […]

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AOPA Sends Call-To-Action to Urge Senate Committee to Address Egregious Super Bowl Airport Fees

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the world’s largest pilot organization, along with support from 600 active pilot groups across the country, is encouraging the United States Senate to support an amendment offered by U.S. Senator Ted Budd (R-N.C.) that would ensure pilots have access to public-use airports with fair, reasonable, and transparent fees. […]

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Tom DeAveiro Joins NCDOT Division of Aviation Staff

Tom DeAveiro has joined the N.C. Department of Transportation as its new Aviation Safety and Preservation Engineer. In this role, DeAveiro will provide day-to-day administration of Maintenance Contracts and play a key role in establishing and maintaining Division Asset Management Systems through contracts and direct data collection. His responsibilities also extend to supporting the Division […]

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Transportation Leaders Break Ground on State’s First Multimodal Electric Charging Stations

North Carolina took a step toward sustainable aviation with last week’s groundbreaking of the first electric aircraft chargers in North Carolina. The electric chargers were designed by BETA to be multimodal, meaning they support the charge of electric aircraft and electric cars and trucks at the airport. Two electric charging stations will be installed in […]

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New Samaritan’s Purse Airlift Response Center Dedicated in Greensboro

On Tuesday, the Samaritan’s Purse Airlift Response Center at the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina was dedicated. The facility was built to support the organization’s two largest cargo aircraft—a Douglas DC-8 and a newly acquired Boeing 757. The more than 62,000-square-foot response center includes a 55,000-square-foot hangar, office space, and the capacity […]

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