Mayors from 15 communities across Ohio have joined mayors across the country in recognizing the critical importance of general aviation to local towns and communities around the country. The petition specifically cites the harm that a proposed $100-per-flight “user fee” tax would cause on businesses, farms, and non-profit organizations that depend on general aviation.
Dynon Avionics has released Version 5.0 software for the SkyView Integrated Glass Panel system, which delivers ADS-B based traffic and weather. [Read more...]
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) recently presented John and Martha King with the Frank G. Brewer Trophy for Aviation Education “…for their passion and dedication in making aviation knowledge more accessible to pilots worldwide by combining elegant technology with clear, fun teaching featuring courseware that simplifies complex concepts for students.”
Hilton Software has released WingX Pro7 Version 6.9, which includes enhancements including SmartTaxi, Search And Rescue Grids and Search Patterns. The iPad app also supports the Dual XGPS170 Bluetooth ADS-B Receiver.
LAS VEGAS— Monarch Sky, the largest flight school and flying club in Nevada, now offers seaplane training in the Cessna 182 Amphib — the only seaplane in Las Vegas, according to company officials.
Aircraft: Cessna 185A, Taylorcraft. Injuries: None. Location: Madras, Ore. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: At the time of the accident, the ceiling was broken clouds at about 6,500 feet AGL, and visibility was more than 10 miles. The Cessna and a Taylorcraft were both on approach to the same runway.
Type “women’s pilot watch” into an Internet search engine. Chances are high that the first — and possibly only — company name that pops up will be The Abingdon Co. And that’s just fine with 28-year-old Chelsea Abingdon Welch, the company’s founder.
Participating in politics is, in essence, an exercise in dealing with people. The goal is to establish a method of governing or providing management services. But in the end it all comes down to developing and utilizing your ability to talk to, listen to, and work with a staggeringly diverse group of people.
Like most businessmen, I was involved in politics of a sort long before I held political office. [Read more...]
SUN ’n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, Fla. – The United States Air Force (USAF) Thunderbirds military jet team will headline next year’s SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo.
Representatives from a group of aviation industry stakeholders recently proposed to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) that it launch a study to gain a better understanding of pilot supply and demand and its potential effects on the U.S. aviation industry and the U.S. economy.