Mente Group Appoints Kenny Mazingo as Aircraft Market Researcher, Analyst

Leading aviation advisory and brokerage firm Mente Group has named Kenny Mazingo as Market Analyst, Planning and Transactions, based in the company’s Dallas headquarters. He is responsible for collecting, interpreting and analyzing general aviation market data in order to support Mente Group’s transactions and business development teams. In his role, Mazingo is also involved with […]

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GAMA Publishes Third Quarter 2021 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released its report of general aviation aircraft shipments and billings through the third quarter of 2021. Turboprop, business jet and helicopter deliveries increased during the first nine months of 2021 as compared to the same period of 2020, while piston airplane unit shipments were down slightly. “The general aviation manufacturing industry has […]

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AOPA Survey Reports Older Pilots Experience Negative Treatment from Insurance Companies

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association recently conducted a survey of pilots and aircraft owners across the country, confirming what the Association has been hearing from many members for several years: older pilots who are just as safe, current, and proficient as any others continue to find their insurance policies unceremoniously dropped or canceled, or […]

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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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Southwest Florida International Airport Reports Record-Breaking October Traffic

During October, a record-breaking 769,524 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 84 percent compared to October 2020 and 20 percent more than the passenger traffic in October 2019. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 71 percent compared to last year. This is the sixth consecutive month […]

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Genetec Announces New Airport Badging Solution for Security Center

To comply with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s stringent regulations for the credentialing of employees and contractors, airports have to undertake complex and time-consuming processes to issue and administer badges or face hefty fines. To help airports of all sizes automate and simplify this process, Genetec Inc. has announced its new Genetec™ Security Center Airport […]

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