Horizon Hobby was the exhibitor. ”We are trying to reach new markets, that’s why we are here in Arlington,” said Kim Payne from Horizon Hobby. “We’ll be at AirVenture as well.” Both displays were packed with people every time I happened by.
WOODRUFF, S.C. — “Now I realize why visiting aviators call this place the Augusta National of aviation,” stated Dan Roehrs, local pilot and Triple Tree volunteer. The Triple Tree being compared to where the Masters golf tournament is played and why this year you should mark your calendars (September 5-9) to experience one of the most unique aviation properties in the world. [Read more...]
Daytona Beach, Fla. – Dr. Tim Brady, dean of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach campus, has joined the Board of Directors of the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI). NAFI announced his selection at EAA AirVenture 2012, stating that the organization values Brady’s”unique input and experience in the flight training community.”
Avidyne is working with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the FAA on the Airborne Traffic Situational Awareness with Alerts (TSAA) program for Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). The FAA-funded TSAA program, valued at $4 million over three years, includes the prototyping and demonstration of hardware, along with the drafting of industry standards for conflict detection and alerting to be adopted by ADS-B vendors, Avidyne officials said.
The St. Louis Business Aviation community recently lost one of its longest running members, John Henke, who passed away July 1. Henke was a member of the Greater St. Louis Business Aviation Association (GSLBAA) for nearly 40 years, and served as president three times.
Jeppesen now offers computer-based training for the popular Garmin GPSMAP 696 avionics.
Coradine Aviation Systems, makers of LogTen Pro, has partnered with ConvertMyLogbook.com to help pilots convert their paper logbooks into LogTen Pro’s electronic format.
SEATTLE, Wash. — The Museum of Flight‘s Need for Speed Festival, “gives our visitors the opportunity to get an up-close and personal look at some amazingly fast aircraft, cars and even a hydroplane,” said Doug King, Museum of Flight president and CEO. “We are excited to partner more closely with Seafair this year to offer a unique, backstage look at the Blue Angels air show, while giving our guests and members a weekend packed full of family-friendly activities for everyone.”