Odyssey Aviation has launched seven additional locations through formation of a partnership between Odyssey Aviation Nassau and a group that formerly operated as a member of a nationally recognized FBO chain. The new alliance includes Odyssey Aviation in Nassau, Bahamas (MYNN), Asheville, N.C. (KAVL), Charleston, S.C. (KCHS), Chicago (KMDW), Cincinnati (KLUK), Columbus, Ohio (KCMH), Lafayette, La. (KLFT), and New Orleans (KNEW).
The Sport Air Racing League has concluded its third year of cross country air racing, with three champions.
The intent of the league, which is open to all pilots and all aircraft, intent of the League is to offer a friendly, fun, non-professional racing environment for builders and owners to test and improve aircraft modifications, according to organizers.
2009 national champions are:
- SARL Gold : Jim Porter of Taylor, Texas, flying a Cirrus SR-20
- SARL Silver : Stu Morse of Port Orange, Florida, flying a Grumman AA5B
- SARL Bronze: Dave Adams of Villa Ridge, Missouri, flying a LongEZ
Icon Aircraft, which is developing the Icon A5 amphibious Light Sport Aircraft, has opened an online store, selling hats and T-shirts with the Icon logo.
According to Kirk Hawkins, the company’s CEO, the online store is in response to “many requests” for Icon apparel.
The Icon A5, which was featured in the 2009 Neiman Marcus Holiday Book, is expected to be certified in 2011, with first customer deliveries beginning in the third quarter of that year.
For more information: Store.IconAircraft.com
Lennemann, who has 22 years of aviation experience, has been a Duncan Aviation Service Sales Rep since 2003. Donahue has 15 years of experience and has been a Duncan Aviation Service Sales Rep since 2000.
Based at Kirsh Municipal Airport in Sturgis, Michigan, the company will serve as a fixed-wing, air ambulance designed to transport medical patients to and from the United States, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean.
StandardAero has appointed Mary Ellen Keegan to the position of vice president, contracts based at its Component Services facility in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Keegan will be responsible for legal support for all contract activity within StandardAero, including negotiation and review of all sales, purchase, and lease agreements for the business sectors.
Shangri-La Industries recently unveiled its inaugural project: The world’s first aviation hangar to achieve Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System.
Hangar 25 is located at the Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, California