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Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

Article | 2014, 10 20

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Aviation appreciation month proclaimed in Oregon

Article | 2014, 10 16

Oregon’s leading role in a variety of aviation sectors received public acknowledgement Oct. 9 when Gov. John Kitzhaber presented an aviation appreciation proclamation at a statewide meeting of aviation organizations.

Welcome to our world

Article | 2014, 10 08

If more residents of 49 state capitals are thinking about general aviation and appreciating their own GA airports, credit pilots Field Morey and Conrad Teitell.

Perlan pilots win contest

Article | 2014, 09 29

The Perlan Project is less than a year away from the first flight of a glider being built to ride waves near the edge of space. While construction continues in Oregon, the team’s pilots are staying proficient in more ordinary aircraft.

Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club taps youth for aviation efforts

Article | 2014, 09 29

The Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club is targeting the next generation of African-American pilots.

Confronting Ebola

Article | 2014, 09 16

Mission Aviation Fellowship's operations to combat the Ebola outbreak are built on past experience.

Presidents meet in Wyoming

Article | 2014, 09 11

The first fly-in meeting of the Young Presidents' Organization's Aviation Network drew more than 150 people to Alpine Airpark, an upscale fly-in community in the natural beauty of far western Wyoming.

Simulated attack

Article | 2014, 09 03

Attacking wildfires fires from the air requires a special kind of training, and a California company is teaching these techniques with detailed, simulated scenarios.

Snohomish County begins airport land-use compatibility study

Advocacy | 2014, 09 02

Washington state’s Snohomish County has launched a land-use compatibility initiative that targets six general aviation airports.

New Colorado study designed to help GA airports

Advocacy | 2014, 09 02

General aviation airports in Colorado will get sustainability help from a new study underway.