Cirrus Aircraft has named Patrick Waddick the Executive Vice
President, Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Waddick served
as Executive Vice President of Operations at Cirrus. The
announcement was made last Thursday.
"General Aviation At The Crossroads" will feature a panel of
four aviation experts in Ocala, FL Wednesday night for a discussion
and question and answer session on possible user fees and funding
for the federal ATC system.
Goal Is UAS Integration In National Airspace System
GE Aviation announced Monday it has entered into a Cooperative
Research and Development Agreement (CRDA) with the FAA. The
collaboration will provide a variety of operational and technical
assessments to support integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
(UAS) into the National Airspace Systems.
Comprehensive Home Page Re-Design And More Launched
As part of the August 2009 Web Improvements to the FAA.gov
website, you’ll notice a completely new look, along with
redesigned “Air Traffic” and “NextGen”
pages, and an improved Airworthiness Directives search. These
updates represent the most comprehensive round of enhancements to
FAA.gov this year.
GPS technology is an essential part of many General Aviation
cockpits, yet half of GPS users surveyed said they have difficulty
getting a GPS to do what they want. Now new Max Trescott GPS Guides
for the iPhone are available to help pilots operate their GPSs.
Colorado Man Learns You Should Not Drink And Dial ... 911
50 search and rescue personnel in La Plata County, Colorado,
were scrambled after a man called 911 and reported that his arm had
been severed in a plane crash, and that up to 12 people had been
killed.The Durango Herald reports that the caller, 59-year-old
Edward Pretzer, was visibly intoxicated when he was arrested