New This Week


AVweb‘s search of aviation news around the world found announcements from Dual Electronics and GoPro, Embraer Executive Jets, the National Air Transportation Association and the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Dual Electronics Corporation announcedit is working to integrate Dual’s portable GPS receivers with GoPro HERO4 cameras, as part of the GoPro Developer Program. The integration allows the GoPro cameras to receive real-time information from Dual’s GPS devices, including precise GPS coordinates, G-force, yaw, pitch and roll.Embraer Executive Jets achieved a new milestone when Cleveland-based Flexjet took delivery of Embraer’s 1,000th business jet.Embraer Executive Jets’ 1,000th aircraft, a midsize Legacy 500, is the fourth of its kind to join the Flexjet fleet and is part of a firm order for both Legacy 500 and Legacy 450 jets.

The National Air Transportation Association announced the recipients of its Industry Excellence Awards given annually to individuals, offices and organizations that have helped improve the general aviation community: The ATP/NATA General Aviation Service Technician Award, the NATA Airport Executive Partnership Award, NATA’s Excellence In Pilot Training Award, NATA’s FAA Service Excellence Award and the second annual Safety 1st Certified Line Service Professional Award. The National Aviation Hall of Fame has officially announced its nationwide “call for entries” for the 14th Annual Combs Gates Award. The prestigious $20,000 cash award is presented each year to an individual or group for a submitted project judged to be exemplary in the promotion and preservation of America’s air and space heritage.