Tag Archives: NextGen

FAA To Partner With Ohio University On NextGen

Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 ATHENS, OHIO – Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology’s Avionics Research Center has signed a five-year, $7.5 million research agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide technical support to … Continue reading

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The U.S. Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Bill: Drones & Beyond – What’s In It For The GA Community?

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved its FAA Reauthorization Bill. The U.S. House of Representatives has its own Reauthorization Bill pending. The current FAA short-term reauthorization expires on July 15, 2016, giving Congress … Continue reading

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FAA Offers NextGen Equipage Incentive to GA Community

WASHINGTON, DC  – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta and Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker today announced June 6, 2016, an upcoming rebate program that will help general aviation pilots equip their aircraft with NextGen technology. “To further … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture Museum Made For Best Conference Banquet Venue Ever!

OSHKOSH, WIS. – While the 61st annual Wisconsin Aviation Conference was held at the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center in downtown Oshkosh, May 2-4, 2016, the banquet was held May 3 in the EAA AirVenture Museum, next … Continue reading

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The U.S. Senate’s FAA Reauthorization Bill: Drones & Beyond – What’s In It For The GA Community?

by Russell A. Klingaman, Esq. On April 19, 2016, the U.S. Senate approved its FAA Reauthorization Bill. The U.S. House of Representatives has its own Reauthorization Bill pending. The current FAA short-term reauthorization expires on July 15, 2016, giving Congress … Continue reading

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Stars Do Shine At AOPA Aviation Summit

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.  – The AOPA Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, showed signs of stardom from both Hollywood and the GA community. Regardless of wealth, fame or the lack thereof, pilots came together to network, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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What’s next for NextGen?

by Craig L. Fuller President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of testifying before Congress about the state of NextGen. Members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure’s Aviation Subcommittee wanted to know … Continue reading

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Illinois Aviation Conference Addresses Fuel Fraud Taxes & Unfair Competition

by Jim Bildilli ST. CHARLES, ILL. – The 2012 Illinois Aviation Conference was held May 22-23, 2012 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Illinois, and started with a hangar party at the DuPage County Airport. Kicking off the first … Continue reading

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FAA Reauthorization – Finally!

by David Mann, President Wisconsin Aviation Trades Association I sometimes am amazed or maybe I should say shocked at the inability of our legislative branch to work together for the good of the United States of America. The entire group of … Continue reading

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FAA Administrator Not Pleased With GA Accident Rate…. Has Ordered Study To Change Testing Standards

by Dave Weiman HARTFORD, CONN. – FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt told pilots and aircraft owners at the AOPA Summit, September 23, 2011, that he is concerned with the rising accident rate in general aviation, and has initiated a study to … Continue reading

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