Industry Round-up, November 2, 2018
This week, AVweb’s news roundup found reports of a new simulator for a Florida flight school, a scholarship for aspiring pilots, the launch of a STEM working group in the U.K., an AML expansion for fuel quantity senders and international garbage handling authority earned by a Washington FBO.
ALSIM has announced the sale of an AL172 Cessna 172 SP Skyhawk NAVIII simulator to Paragon Flight Training in Fort Myers, Florida. The simulator includes real Garmin G1000 NXi avionics and ALSIM’s High Definition Visual System. Also for those looking into flight training opportunities, the Oregon Pilots Association is accepting applications for its annual $2,000 Raymond Meyer Memorial Flight Scholarship. The scholarship is available to student pilots seeking their private pilot certificate and for licensed pilots seeking an advanced certificate or rating. Applications are only open to residents of Oregon.
The U.K.’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation has announced the launch of a STEM jobs and skills working group. The group aims to promote high-tech STEM-related aviation jobs through policy and education. CiES has a group of new AML approvals for its digital fuel quantity senders. The list of aircraft approved for STC installation of the fuel senders includes an array of twin Cessna models, the DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver, Twin Commander 500, 600 and 700 series, Beech Duchess and Twin Bonanza, Piper PA 18 Super Cub and more.
Columbia Pacific Aviation (CPA) announced that it has earned authorization from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to handle regulated garbage from international flights. CPA believes the authorization should help attract more international traffic to Washington’s Grant County International Airport (MWH) where the company is based.