GAMA has announced that its President and Chief Executive
Officer, Ed Bolen, will be leaving the association to assume the
top post at the NBAA effective September 7. Ron Swanda, GAMA's
Senior Vice President of Operations, will manage the association's
day-to-day affairs until the Board of Directors names a new
President and CEO.
Sunday morning, Jennifer Noel thought she had it all -- a new
husband who married her in a beautiful chapel, a wedding reception
in a hangar and a stepson she loved very much.
Sunday evening, her joy turned to ashes as her husband of just six
weeks, Billy, and his 15-year old son, Alex, were killed flying
home from Oshkosh. The Denton Record reports Billy and Alex were
less than ten minutes from landing at Grayson County Airport.
Runway Awareness And Advisory System Service Bulletin Now
Cessna Aircraft Company has developed Service Bulletins for the
new Runway Awareness and Advisory System (RAAS). Cessna's worldwide
Citation Service Center network will install the RAAS system and
complete the certification on any Citation Bravo (model 550),
Citation Encore (model 560), Citation Excel (model 560XL), or
Citation X (model 750).
If the Charlotte-Douglas Airport Advisory Committee has its way,
things are going to change on the GA side of the field. Tuesday,
committee members recommended to the city council that Wilson Air
Center of Memphis (TN) be awarded the contract for maintenance and