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New airport site selected for northern Minnesota

A new airport site has been selected to bring general aviation access to Lake of the Woods County in remote northern Minnesota near the U.S.-Canada border.

Jun 23, 2015

Advocacy

Florida business aviators consider GA caucus

Florida is considering establishing a state general aviation caucus and alliance to champion and promote Sunshine State aviators and their businesses.

Jun 17, 2015

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Women in Aviation names Sept. 26 'Girls in Aviation Day'

Women in Aviation International has named Sept. 26 "Girls in Aviation Day," an offshoot of the organization's popular Girls in Aviation Day event held at its annual conference.

Jun 17, 2015
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Women in Aviation names Sept. 26 'Girls in Aviation Day'

Women in Aviation International has named Sept. 26 "Girls in Aviation Day," an offshoot of the organization's popular Girls in Aviation Day event held at its annual conference.

Jun 17, 2015

Article

Ninety-Nines solo scholarship applications due July 7

The Ninety-Nines and Experimental Aircraft Association will award $3,000 to support one young woman’s flight training through her first solo and beyond through the 2015 Karen Johnson Solo Scholarship.

Jun 01, 2015

Article

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
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National Business Aviation Association

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Florida business aviators consider GA caucus

Florida is considering establishing a state general aviation caucus and alliance to champion and promote Sunshine State aviators and their businesses.

Jun 17, 2015

Advocacy

South Carolina axes aircraft maintenance tax

South Carolina pilots can soon fly a little farther: An aviation-friendly bill that passed the state House and Senate eliminates sales tax from general aviation aircraft maintenance.

Jun 10, 2015

Advocacy

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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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

May 27, 2015

Article

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
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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New airport site selected for northern Minnesota

A new airport site has been selected to bring general aviation access to Lake of the Woods County in remote northern Minnesota near the U.S.-Canada border.

Jun 23, 2015

Article

Pilot Getaways: Solitude in the Selway

Few airstrips exude peacefulness like Fish Lake. Within this spruce-shrouded valley, the wildlife is abundant, the sounds are intensified, and visitors are rare.

Jun 10, 2015

Article

Oregon advances private airfield protection

Oregon lawmakers have moved a bill out of committee that would protect private airfield owners from liability.

May 28, 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

Article

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

Article

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

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AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

May 27, 2015

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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Women in Aviation International

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Women in Aviation names Sept. 26 'Girls in Aviation Day'

Women in Aviation International has named Sept. 26 "Girls in Aviation Day," an offshoot of the organization's popular Girls in Aviation Day event held at its annual conference.

Jun 17, 2015

Article

Women in Aviation offers seven new scholarships for 2016

Women in Aviation International announced seven new scholarships on June 4, including support for advanced flight training, maintenance training, and academic programs.

Jun 08, 2015

Article

‘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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