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Bombardier cuts deeper

Bombardier Inc. has taken another bite out of its bizjet production, announcing 1,750 layoffs and blaming soft demand for the Global series.

May 15, 2015

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Decision point

A new collaboration seeks to give medical helicopter pilots tools to balance urgent imperatives and flight safety, and reduce accidents caused by inadvertent flight into IMC.

May 14, 2015

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Aircraft market slips

First-quarter aircraft shipments slipped, and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association is urging U.S. lawmakers to alleviate some of the drag.

May 11, 2015
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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CAFE Foundation holds ninth conference

The CAFE Foundation’s Electric Aircraft Symposium is a small annual gathering, attracting 170 attendees to the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa, California, May 1 and 2.

May 04, 2015

Advocacy

GA recognizes need to educate ADS-B consumers

AOPA, equipment manufacturers, and aviation associations will work together to educate aircraft owners about their options when it comes to equipping Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast products, the groups agreed during a meeting hosted by AOPA President Mark Baker at Sun 'n Fun.

Apr 22, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA, EAA leaders meet to solidify ties

Third class medical reform, the FAA’s hangar use policy, ADS-B, and growing the pilot population are among many issues that leaders of AOPA and EAA discussed during a meeting designed to further strengthen ties between the organizations.

Mar 12, 2015
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National Business Aviation Association

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AOPA asks East Hampton to reconsider restrictions

AOPA has joined other aviation associations in urging town leaders to reconsider four proposed municipal laws that would impose extensive restrictions on East Hampton Airport in New York.

Mar 12, 2015

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AOPA ASKS EAST HAMPTON TO RECONSIDER RESTRICTIONS

AOPA ASKS EAST HAMPTON TO RECONSIDER RESTRICTIONS

Mar 12, 2015

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From a Comanche to Corporate Angel Network

Priscilla Blum, co-founder of the nonprofit Corporate Angel Network, was inducted into the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame on March 7.

Mar 10, 2015
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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Bombardier cuts deeper

Bombardier Inc. has taken another bite out of its bizjet production, announcing 1,750 layoffs and blaming soft demand for the Global series.

May 15, 2015

Article

Aircraft market slips

First-quarter aircraft shipments slipped, and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association is urging U.S. lawmakers to alleviate some of the drag.

May 11, 2015

Advocacy

GA recognizes need to educate ADS-B consumers

AOPA, equipment manufacturers, and aviation associations will work together to educate aircraft owners about their options when it comes to equipping Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast products, the groups agreed during a meeting hosted by AOPA President Mark Baker at Sun 'n Fun.

Apr 22, 2015 | comments
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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Oregon advances airfield protection

A bill that would clarify protections for landowners who allow aircraft operations advanced in Oregon, unopposed in the state House of Representatives.

Apr 14, 2015

Advocacy

Michigan liability protection bill clears House committee

A bill to provide liability protection for Michigan landowners who permit public use of their airstrips for recreational aviation has gained a legislative committee's approval.

Mar 25, 2015

Advocacy

Maine pilots hold eighth annual forum

Snow and a record cold February proved no obstacle for 65 Maine aviators who turned out Feb. 28 for the Eighth Annual Maine Aviation Forum.

Mar 11, 2015
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Helicopter Association International

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Upwind, Whirly-Girls announce scholarship winners

Four California teens have been selected to earn their private pilot certificates in the summer through the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program; Whirly-Girls International also announced its 2015 scholarship winners in March.

Apr 01, 2015

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Frasca tries to change the culture

Although widely accepted in the airplane world, simulation use continues to lag in helicopter training. Frasca aims to change that with the introduction of its R44 TruFlite.

Mar 25, 2015

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Composite Helicopters to certify new models

New Zealand helicopter company Composite Helicopters is moving from kit to certified carbon fiber rotorcraft.

Mar 04, 2015
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Aircraft Electronics Association

Pilot Magazine

P&E: Avionics

ADS-B combinations offer more options

May 11, 2015

Advocacy

GA recognizes need to educate ADS-B consumers

AOPA, equipment manufacturers, and aviation associations will work together to educate aircraft owners about their options when it comes to equipping Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast products, the groups agreed during a meeting hosted by AOPA President Mark Baker at Sun 'n Fun.

Apr 22, 2015 | comments

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Trig announces comms, audio panels

Trig Avionics announced two new communication radios, the TY96 and TY97, and two audio panels. All are expected to ship during the second half of 2015.

Apr 10, 2015
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Women in Aviation International

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‘You have your own path’

Ask questions, work hard, keep learning, and be yourself: These were among the pieces of advice offered by a panel of prominent women in general aviation at a Women in Aviation, International luncheon April 24.

Apr 25, 2015

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Flying forward, sparking interest

Thousands of women were introduced to aviation during Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, March 2 through 8.

Mar 11, 2015

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From a Comanche to Corporate Angel Network

Priscilla Blum, co-founder of the nonprofit Corporate Angel Network, was inducted into the Women in Aviation International Pioneer Hall of Fame on March 7.

Mar 10, 2015
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