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The revolving door at NBAA swung again on Monday. The organization announced that Senior Vice President, Operations Bob Blouin resigned effective Aug. 31. That's the day before their new president, former General Aviation Manufacturers Association President Ed Bolen, takes over. See AVweb's Business AVflash for details...

It's still a man's world in the cockpit, according to a German magazine survey. Aero International discovered that only about 2.5 percent of commercial pilots are women. It's a slight increase over a few years ago, the magazine said...

Britain's National Gliding Championships continue through Aug. 29 at the Norfolk Gliding Club. Competitors will race up to 500 km across the country each day on courses set up according to the weather...

In upstate New York, pilots mourn Bill Law. Authorities are still trying to determine a cause for a crash that claimed the well-known Rochester pilot and businessman. Bill Law reported engine trouble before the plane went down last Friday in Clarkson, N.Y. The FAA says the plane had recently undergone maintenance.