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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation to Petition USPS to Honor Bob on His 100th Birthday

Industry Invited to Support Campaign Seeking USPS Honors For “One of The Best of Us”

The Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation (BHLF), under the guidance of President Tracy Forrest and Chairman Michael Herman; has announced their intention to petition the United States Postal Service to honor the late Robert A. ‘Bob’ Hoover with a commemorative postage stamp on his 100th birthday in 2022. The Foundation has commenced the multi-year process necessary to seek USPS selection of Mr. Hoover as a proper subject for such an honor in order to use this program to better inform and inspire America about the many ways that Hoover’s heroic service to the nation bettered their lives. It is hoped that this effort may also serve as an inspiration to the next generation of young people looking to make their mark upon the world.

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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

FAA Issues Aviation Maintenance Alert For Cirrus SR20 And SR22 Aircraft

Alert Results From An Accident That Occurred On May 27, 2018 In Houston, TX

The FAA's Chicago Aircraft Certification Branch has posted an Aviation Maintenance Alert for Cirrus SR20 and SR22 Aircraft. This Alert results from an accident that occurred on May 27, 2018 in Houston, Texas where a SR-20 airplane crashed shortly after takeoff.

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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Call for Nominations – 2018-2019 NATA Industry Excellence Awards

Two New Distinctions Added To The Program

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announces a call for nominations to recognize the individuals, offices and organizations demonstrating excellence in their fields and the highest levels of customer service to the general aviation community. This year, the Association added two new honors to its slate of Industry Excellence Awards: the FBO Customer Service Representative (CSR) Award and the Future Leader Award.

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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Lee Aerospace Earns Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly Accreditation

Becomes The First Company In The World To Be So Accredited

Staying on the forefront of quality and innovation, Lee Aerospace has earned an impressive list of OEM approvals and accreditations in the aviation industry. Now, Lee Aerospace can add the new Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly accreditation to its long list of credentials. “As an active member of Nadcap, when the opportunity to be the first company for accreditation in a pilot program presented itself, we literally jumped at the chance,” said Tommy Howland, Director of Quality for Lee Aerospace.

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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Garmin GFC 500 & GFC 600 Autopilots Approved For Additional Aircraft Models

AML List Grows For The GA Devices

Garmin has received FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) in several aircraft models for the GFC 500 and GFC 600 autopilots. The GFC 500 and GFC 600 deliver superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities and minimal maintenance needs when compared to older generation autopilot systems. The GFC 500 is intended for single-engine piston aircraft, while the GFC 600 is intended for high performance piston single/twin-engine and turbine aircraft that have a wide range of speed and performance characteristics.

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Thu, Mar 21, 2019

AOPA Scholarship Application Deadline Is April 2

More Than One Million Dollars In Scholarship Money Available

The deadline to apply for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's (AOPA's) You Can Fly scholarships is approaching. Opportunities are available to help students earn an initial pilot certificate or get started on advanced training, and applications must be submitted by April 2, 2019.

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Wed, Mar 20, 2019

President Trump Nominates Stephen Dickson As FAA Administrator

Former Delta Airlines Executive Tapped To Lead The Agency

President Donald Trump has nominated former Delta Airlines executive Stephen Dickson to be the next administrator of the FAA. The post has been held by acting administrator Daniel Elwell since Michael Huerta stepped down early in 2018.

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Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Aerospace Center For Excellence Launches Partnership With Able Flight

An Able Flight Award Winner Built A Specially Designed Zenith 750

The Aerospace Center for Excellence, the educational component of Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In Inc., is excited to announce its partnership with Able Flight, a unique organization that shares a similar belief that learning to fly is a life changing experience. This partnership will enable those with disabilities an opportunity to earn their private pilot’s license in a customized aircraft that meets their physical needs, housing during their training, and instruction from volunteer certified instructors.

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Wed, Mar 20, 2019

FAA Honors Dimitri Partafyllas

Named 2019 South Carolina Flight Instructor Of The Year

Stratos Aviation Flight Instructor, Dimitri Partafyllas, a Greenville, SC area resident, has been recognized as the 2019 Flight Instructor of the Year for the South Carolina District of the FAA. The award is a way of acknowledging outstanding accomplishment and leadership excellence in the pursuit of aviation safety.

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Wed, Mar 20, 2019

Retired F-35 Pilot Killed In Ohio GA Accident

Was First Pilot To Reach 500 Hours Flying An F-35

A retired U.S. Air Force pilot from Arizona was fatally injured on Sunday when the Cessna 421B he was flying went down in Union County, OH. Lt. Col. Matthew A. Hayden, the former Commander, 56th Training Squadron at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, was the only person on board the aircraft.

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