Volare Aviation Completes First Hawker Blended Winglet Retrofit

Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) announced that Oxford, UK based Volare Aviation has completed their first installation of the Blended Winglets retrofit on a Hawker 800XPi and is appointed an authorized installation partner for Hawker 800 series Blended Winglet retrofits in Europe. API’s Performance Enhancing Blended Winglets for the Hawker 800 series airplanes reduce drag by […]

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Washington State Aviation Commission Releases Report with Preliminary List of Future Potential Major Airports

The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission released its Phase I report that includes several recommendations, including a preliminary list of six airport sites with potential for expansion. The report also includes a proposal to meet near-term aviation demand at two or more existing airports while the work to locate a new airport continues and a proposal […]

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WSDOT Releases 2020 Electric Aircraft Feasibility Study

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced the release of the Washington Electric Aircraft Feasibility Study, an in-depth follow-on to their 2019 Electric Aircraft Report. This study provides an assessment of the transportation network and the potential for improved multimodal connections, demand expectations and workforce considerations, and planning necessities for infrastructure. Additionally, it includes a […]

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Washington State Commercial Aviation Commission Will Meet Virtually for October Meeting

The Commercial Aviation Coordinating Commission (CACC) will meet virtually for its fourth meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21, to discuss the needs of commercial aviation in Washington. Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state’s Safe Start plan, about decreasing the COVID-19 risk, the meeting will be held online. Members of […]

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CubCrafters Nosewheel XCub Headed for Production

Following a year-long public Market Survey effort, light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has officially decided to certify and offer a nosewheel option for its flagship Part 23 certified aircraft, the CC-19 XCub. “Putting a nosewheel on a modern Cub type aircraft certainly surprised some people, but the overwhelming public response has been positive, especially among the […]

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Aviation Partners Names Gary Dunn President

Effective immediately, Aviation Partners, Inc., announces Gary Dunn to the position of president. Dunn, age 48, has served the company for more than two decades. He has been interim president since the unexpected passing on March 30 of company founder and aviation legend Joe Clark. “Gary continues the tradition of innovation and excellence established by […]

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