Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Celebrates New Corporate and GA Facility with Dedication and Ribbon Cutting

Last week, airport officials, community leaders and aviation stakeholders gathered to celebrate the completion of the new Corporate and General Aviation Facility at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, IL. The event, which was held in the main lobby, included a dedication and ceremonial ribbon cutting to officially commemorate the opening of the facility. Susan […]

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Able Flight Selects USI to Provide Unmanned Aerial System Career Training and Education to Scholarship Recipients

Unmanned Safety Institute (USI) has been contracted by Able Flight, a national aviation non-profit, to provide its scholarship recipients with career oriented Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) training and education. Able Flight has been providing flight training scholarships to individuals with physical disabilities since 2006, and in recent years has expanded the program to include scholarships […]

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Springfield Illinois Airport Authority Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 17th Consecutive Year

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Springfield Airport Authority by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or CAFR. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting […]

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Astronics Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System Receives Amended STC for Bell Helicopters

Astronics Corporation announced that an amended Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) has been approved for the Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System (EVS). Offered by wholly owned subsidiary Astronics PECO and obtained in cooperation with AVIO dg in Calgary Canada, the STC covers multiple Bell helicopter models, including 212, 412 and Bell 412EPI aircraft. With the U.S. […]

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Woolpert Establishes UAS Hub, Adds Office at Aviation Research Park in New Jersey

Woolpert is opening an office that will serve as the firm’s aviation research and unmanned aircraft systems hub in the National Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The space will support Woolpert’s full suite of UAS and urban air mobility personnel, technology and equipment, which includes platforms, sensors and advanced data […]

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IADA Board Names New Leadership

The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) Board of Directors has selected Joe Carfagna, of Leading-Edge Aviation Solutions, as the organization’s chairman for the upcoming year. He replaces outgoing chairman Paul Kirby, of QS Partners, who becomes chairman emeritus of IADA. Carfagna is joined by new Vice Chairman David Monacell, of CFS Jets, to lead the […]

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