June 8, 2010
By Alton K. Marsh
Outstanding individuals from the areas of flight instruction, aviation maintenance, avionics, and safety will be recognized under the General Aviation Awards program for 2010.
The recipients are: Neil John Nederfield of Lafayette, N.J., Aviation Maintenance Technician of the Year; Kirk H. Peterson of Larimore, N.D., Avionics Technician of the Year; Jeffery R. Moss of Los Angeles, Calif., Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year; and, Thomas P. Turner of Rose Hill, Kan., FAA Safety Team Representative of the Year.
The FAA administrator will present the national awards during EAA AirVenture 2010 in Oshkosh, Wis. Included in the prize package for all four national winners is an all-expense-paid trip to Oshkosh, Wis., for the recipient and a guest to attend the awards presentation and other GA Awards activities.
The awards program is a cooperative effort between sponsoring organizations from the aviation industry and the FAA.
AOPA and the Massachusetts Airport Management Association defeat an effort to cut $34 million from the Massachusetts transportation bond bill.
Engine overhauler Penn Yan Aero announced that it is extending the warranties on overhauled and experimental aircraft engines, effective immediately.
Dinners at Waypoint Café at California's Camarillo Airport will have an outside dining option to watch airplanes and helicopters take off and land, and learn more about general aviation in the process.
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