FAA Awards $100M to Develop Next Generation of Sustainable Aircraft Technology

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded more than $100 million for companies to help develop technologies that reduce fuel use, emissions and noise. The award is part of a series of steps President Biden is taking to coordinate leadership and innovation across the federal government, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, fuel producers […]

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Seven Minority Students Launch NY Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. Redtail Flight Academy

The RedTail Flight Academy (RFA) celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art flight academy recently at New York Stewart International Airport in partnership with Wheels Up. Honoring the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy will train seven minority youth from underserved communities to develop a pipeline of diverse aviators and future leaders in […]

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U.S. Airlines Announce 3-Billion-Gallon Sustainable Aviation Fuel Production Goal

Airlines for America (A4A) announced that their member carriers have pledged to work with government leaders and other stakeholders to make 3 billion gallons of cost-competitive sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) available to U.S. aircraft operators in 2030. In March, as part of a commitment to work across the aviation industry to achieve net-zero carbon emissions […]

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ONEflight International Enlists Hall of Fame Quarterback John Elway as Brand Ambassador

ONEflight International, Inc. announced the appointment of John Elway as a brand ambassador for the global private jet firm. The three-time Superbowl© champion, two as a player and one as the general manager, and current President of Football Operations for the Denver Broncos joins a growing list of public figures partnering with ONEflight, including ABC©’s […]

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FAA Administrator Dickson to Give Day One Keynote Address at NBAA-BACE

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Steve Dickson will be a Day One Keynote speaker at the 2021 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), which takes place Oct. 12-14 in Las Vegas, NV. “NBAA is pleased to welcome once again Administrator Dickson to NBAA-BACE,” said NBAA […]

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GAMA Welcomes Three New Memberships

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of AIR, Archer, and DBT Aero as Associate Members EPIC. AIR is based in Pardes Hana, Israel, and was founded in 2018. They are developing personal use electric vertical and takeoff (eVTOL) aircraft with a focus on a combination of aerospace innovation, automotive technology and FAA […]

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Virginia Flight Information Exchange to be Featured at NASAO Convention and Trade Show in Colorado Springs

A demonstration of the Virginia Flight Information Exchange (VA-FIX), which provides data from state and local governments for safe unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, presented by ATA, LLC will be featured during the 90th Annual Convention and Trade Show of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, taking place Sept […]

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FAA Approves G-1 Certification Basis for Archer, Propelling it Forward on its Path to FAA Type Certification

Archer Aviation Inc. has been actively engaged with the FAA through its Center for Emerging Concepts & Innovation and the Los Angeles Aircraft Certification Office to develop the airworthiness and environmental requirements necessary for full certification of its eVTOL aircraft.  Archer announced that the FAA G-1 Issue Paper: Certification Basis (“G-1 Certification Basis”) has been […]

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