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Universal Flight Concepts More Than Doubles Its Baylor University Tecnam Fleet
Signs A Purchase Agreement To Add 18 Aircraft To Its Waco Texas Location After a successful Fall semester of providing flight training for the Baylor University aviation sciences program using a fleet of 10 Tecnam aircraft, Universal Flight Concepts ...

Two Fatally Injured In Senoia, GA Accident
Twin Tigers Pilot, 13-Year-Old Son Of His Partner Were Aboard The Mustang II Mark Nowosielski, who along with Mark Sorenson made up the Twin Tigers aerobatic team, was fatally injured Saturday along with Sorenson's son Nathan in an accident in Coweta ...

Two Fatally Injured In CA Accident
Third Person Survived When The Plane Went Down A father and son were fatally injured Friday when the plane they were aboard went down in the area of Black Oak Golf Course in Auburn, CA.

Gone West: Alexander 'Sandy' Hill
Founded And Managed The Master Instructor Program Along With His Wife Aviation education legend, SAFE charter member and proud Marine, G. Alexander 'Sandy' Hill passed away at his home Thursday after a long illness.

JJ Frigge Promoted To President Of Hartzell Propeller
Succeeds Joe Brown, Who Will Become Company Chairman Hartzell Propeller has promoted JJ Frigge to president effective immediately. He assumes the role previously held by Joe Brown, who will become company Chairman, partnering with Frigge on the longe ...

FAA Hiring Controllers Nationwide
Limited Application Window Is Open Now The FAA is accepting applications from U.S. citizens interested in becoming air traffic controllers from January 24 through 27.

Grumman Traveler Down In Tallahassee, FL
Both Occupants Of The Airplane Survived The Accident A Grumman AA5 Traveler went down Tuesday near Tallahassee International Airport (KTLH) in the Florida Panhandle, but fortunately both occupants of the airplane survived the accident.

Genesys Aerosystems Offers New Line Of Digital Radios
The Digital Radio Line Integrates To The Genesys Avionics Suite Adding Increasing Integration Genesys Aerosystems, a provider of EFIS and autopilot solutions, has announced a new product line, the Genesys Digital Radio (GDR).

Young Eagles Fly At EAA Chapter 534
Nineteen Potential Pilots Take Their First Flight It was a very busy day at the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 hangar at Leesburg International Airport in Leesburg, FL on Saturday, January 18, 2020 as Young Eagles took to the sky.

Image Air Closes At KMBI In Bloomington, IL
Business Was In Foreclosure Following The Death Of Its Founder Last Year A longtime FBO at Central Illinois Regional Airport (KBMI) in Bloomington, IL has closed after 46 years in business. Image Air closed last Friday following a sheriff's sale of t ...

New Jersey Township To Close Airport
Will Review Possible Future Uses For Airport's 121 Acres Green Township in Sussex County, NJ plans to close an airport it purchased nearly 20 years ago and will consider options for redeveloping the site.

Sling Pilot Academy Exceeds Expectations (Again) In 2019
Company Says 2020 Looks to Be Even More Promising The Sling Pilot Academy came on the flight training scene with great hopes, even greater ambitions, and a lot of expertise… It seems to have paid off.

Bismarck, ND School Board Approves Airplane Purchase
Will Assist With The District's Career Academy The Bismarck, ND School Board has approved the purchase of a Cessna 150 airplane for use by its Career Academy's student aviation program.

Closure Of Ottawa, Canana Flight School Leaves Students In Limbo
Ottawa Aviation Services Closed Abruptly In Mid-December After losing its accreditation as a private career academy on December 12, Transport Canada on December 17 cancelled the school's certificate to train pilots and aircraft maintainers, saying th ...

California Pilot Convicted Of Lying To The FAA
Falsified Information About A Medical Condition A California pilot has been found guilty on two counts of making false statements to the FAA, and two counts of falsifying, concealing or covering up material facts, according to the U.S. Justice Depart ...