May 6, 2010
By Alton K. Marsh
Skytech, a dealer for Piper, Pilatus, and the Cessna Caravan in the Baltimore and Charlotte, N.C., areas, is among those winning FAA recognition for recurrent maintenance training in 2009.
Other winners include all eight Cessna Citation Service Centers, Million Air Dallas, Kitty Hawk Air Cargo, Helicopter Support, Embraer, and several airlines. Approximately 20,000 of the awards are issued each year.
Skytech has won the award, known as the Diamond Award, continuously since 2006. This latest award is for 2009. The awards are issued yearly based on training received in a calendar year, and are based on 100 percent employee participation.
Skytech has offices at Martin State Airport in Baltimore, and FBOs at Rock Hill York County Airport in Rock Hill, S.C., and at Carroll County Regional Airport in Westminster, Md.
The FAA has asked the National Transportation Safety Board to review a judge’s ruling reversing a fine it levied in an unmanned-aircraft case.
The Tucson Soaring Club is trying to grow the sport by training the next generation of glider pilots.
Able Flight has received and $8,000 check from the AOPA Foundation.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.