Aviation Day at the Capitol Draws Industry from Across Kansas

Aviation stakeholders from across Kansas gathered in Topeka to discuss jobs, infrastructure and emerging technologies as part of Aviation Day at the Capitol last week. The event was sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education. “The event offers an amazing collaborative opportunity to showcase aviation by bringing legislators, […]

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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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Montgomery Regional Airport Partners with BETA Technologies to Commission Alabama’s First Electric Aviation Charger

Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) has partnered with BETA Technologies, an electric aerospace company based in Burlington, Vermont, to install the first-ever electric aircraft charging station in the state of Alabama. Alabama Power also served as a partner to bring these chargers online for public access. The BETA-designed charging stations are multimodal and interoperable, capable of […]

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Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority Announces New Director Appointments

As part of its ongoing leadership transition, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced three new director appointments: Nathan Luce, Kenneth Parrish and Lori Morris. Nathan Luce has been appointed Director of Airside Operations and Public Safety. In his new role, Luce is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning for airside operations at Memphis International […]

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MassDOT Aeronautics Applies for $1 Million Federal Highway Administration AID Grant

The Aeronautics Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has applied for $1 million in funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s “Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration” Program, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and authorized to accelerate innovation in highway transportation. The proposal represents the second stage of a three-phase project, using Unmanned Aircraft […]

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Idaho Students Invited to Display Skills in Aviation Art Contest

Idaho students age 5-18 are encouraged to demonstrate their artistic skills under the theme “Careers in Aerospace” in the annual Aviation Art Contest through the Idaho Division of Aeronautics. The contest is open now through April 5, with winners announced May 3. Age-group winners (categories listed below) received the following awards/recognition: First place winners: Invitation […]

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