AOPA Air Safety Institute and Liberty University Release Fatal Flight Training Accident Report

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Air Safety Institute has released the updated Fatal Flight Training Accident Report 2000 – 2019. A collaboration between the AOPA Air Safety Institute and the Liberty University School of Aeronautics, the report explores flight training risks and innovations within the past two decades. The study covers fatal training accidents […]

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Nearly $1 Billion in Grants from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Announced to Improve 114 Airports Across the U.S.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding $970 million from the Bipartisan Investing in America agenda to 114 airports across the country, spanning 44 states and three territories. This funding helps meet the growing demand for air travel and launches projects that will improve passenger experience, accessibility, and sustainability while creating good-paying jobs. Investments enhancing […]

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Montgomery Regional Airport Partners with BETA Technologies to Commission Alabama’s First Electric Aviation Charger

Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) has partnered with BETA Technologies, an electric aerospace company based in Burlington, Vermont, to install the first-ever electric aircraft charging station in the state of Alabama. Alabama Power also served as a partner to bring these chargers online for public access. The BETA-designed charging stations are multimodal and interoperable, capable of […]

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Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority Announces New Director Appointments

As part of its ongoing leadership transition, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA) has announced three new director appointments: Nathan Luce, Kenneth Parrish and Lori Morris. Nathan Luce has been appointed Director of Airside Operations and Public Safety. In his new role, Luce is responsible for overseeing the strategic planning for airside operations at Memphis International […]

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MassDOT Aeronautics Applies for $1 Million Federal Highway Administration AID Grant

The Aeronautics Division of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has applied for $1 million in funding from the Federal Highway Administration’s “Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration” Program, funded by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and authorized to accelerate innovation in highway transportation. The proposal represents the second stage of a three-phase project, using Unmanned Aircraft […]

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Idaho Students Invited to Display Skills in Aviation Art Contest

Idaho students age 5-18 are encouraged to demonstrate their artistic skills under the theme “Careers in Aerospace” in the annual Aviation Art Contest through the Idaho Division of Aeronautics. The contest is open now through April 5, with winners announced May 3. Age-group winners (categories listed below) received the following awards/recognition: First place winners: Invitation […]

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Colorado Aeronautical Board Approves $11.3 Million in Airport Funding

Photo above – A 2023 aerial view of Greely-Weld County Airport (GXY). The Colorado Aeronautical Board (CAB) approved a $2 million Colorado Discretionary Aviation Grant (CDAG) to rehabilitate the airport’s general aviation apron. Photo by Shahn Sederberg, CDOT. The Colorado Aeronautical Board (CAB) approved the FY2024 state and locally funded discretionary aviation grants for Colorado airports during a January 23, […]

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