Smiths Group’s Kevin Schmidt Elected Chair of the Security Manufacturers Coalition, LeeAnn Levesque of Analogic Elected as Vice Chair

The Security Manufacturers Coalition (SMC), the unified voice of companies that manufacture security screening technology, announced that homeland security expert Kevin Schmidt, Vice President of Government Relations for Smiths Group, has been re-elected Chair of the organization for 2021. LeeAnn Levesque, Vice President, Business Development, Security Products with Analogic was elected as Vice-Chair. “We are […]

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Virginia Department of Aviation Signs Skyward, A Verizon company as VA-FIX User

The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) signed Skyward, A Verizon company, as the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-approved Unmanned Aerial Systems Service Supplier (USS) as a user of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange (VA-FIX). “We are excited that Skyward will become a user of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange,” said Virginia’s Director of Transportation Research […]

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Virginia Airport Director Recognized for Lighting Upgrade and Airport Enhancements

Photo above – Leesburg Mayor Kelly Burk (left), and airport tenant Tom Saxon (right), present a restored taxiway light to Scott Coffman, Leesburg Executive Airport Director, as a thank you for the recent runway lighting upgrade.  Photo by Airport Commission Chair Dennis Boykin. Scott Coffman, Leesburg, Virginia Executive Airport Director, was presented with a fully […]

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FAA Awards Millions to Virginia Airports

Nearly $18.4 million will be shared by five Virginia airports through a Federal Aviation Administration grant for airport safety and infrastructure. U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced that 405 airports nationwide – to include several U.S. territories – will split a total of $1.2 billion. “This $1.2 billion federal investment will improve our nation’s airport […]

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