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National Flight Services - Radar Altimeter Mandate

National Flight Services, Helicopter Division, a leading provider of helicopter maintenance and avionics installations; announced today that they have been awarded contracts for 27 helicopter radar altimeter installations from three separate tourism operators in the southern US. More

Report Demonstrates Contributions of NATA Members At KVNY

A newly released report, commissioned by the Los Angeles World Airports and conducted by Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), concludes the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) contributes two billion dollars to the local economy and supports more than 10,000 jobs. More

CAP Celebrates 75th Anniversary At National WWII Museum

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members from across the state of Louisiana gathered at The National WWII Museum for a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the organization's founding. More

Able Flight, OSU Announce Training Partnership

Able Flight and The Ohio State University will partner on a new flight training program for people with physical disabilities beginning in May, 2017. The program will begin with two Able Flight Scholarship recipients who will take part in an intensive six week program at the Ohio State University Airport. More

Hayward Air Rally Offers 2017 EAA Air Academy Scholarships

The Hayward Air Rally, the longest continually-held proficiency flying event in North America, is funding scholarships for students ages 16-18 for the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) Air Academy's summer 2017 program. More

Jet Logistics President Receives NBAA Award

W. Ashley Smith, Jr., founder and President of Jet Logistics Inc., was announced as one of the inaugural recipients of the prestigious Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). More

McKenzie Joins EAA Board of Directors

Ken McKenzie, a recreational aviation enthusiast and senior vice president for strategy and corporate development for Airbus Group, Inc., has joined the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) board of directors. More

Landing Procedures Announced For AERO 2017

A meeting of experts including representatives from the Friedrichshafen Airport, Austro Control, Skyguide, AOPA, the leading industry publications in Germany and Messe Friedrichshafen was focused on common efforts to optimize landing procedures for Friedrichshafen Airport. More