New This Week
AVweb's search of aviation news around the world found announcements from the Aero Club of New England, the Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association, Jeppesen and CAE. The Aero Club of New England will present the prestigious Godfrey L. Cabot Award to Clay Lacy on June 10 in recognition of his lifetime achievements in many facets of aviation, including aerial cinematography, test pilot, air race champion, founder of Clay Lacy Aviation and holder of 29 world speed records. The 20th Annual Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association Convention will be held June 16 - 18, 2016, in Quebec City, Canada. Owners, pilots, Pilatus representatives from Switzerland and Denver, Pilatus service centers and vendors will gather to discuss PC-12 operations.
Jeppesen has partnered with Avionics Source, a premier online avionics marketplace, to provide general aviation pilots with avionics system expertise and industry-leading flight data subscriptions, offered together in a one-stop shop environment. As part of the new relationship, pilots who purchase a one-year Jeppesen data subscription through Avionics Source will receive one additional month of NavData navigation information and digital charting services at no additional charge. CAE announced that it has concluded a conditional agreement with Lockheed Martin Corporation to acquire Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training. With this acquisition, CAE will expand its customer installed base of commercial flight simulators and obtain a number of useful assets including full-flight simulators, simulator parts and equipment, facilities, technology and a talented workforce.