Press Releases

Walhalla, SC – Just Aircraft has added a new ultralight aircraft design to their growing list of flying machines. It was created to conform to the FAA’s Part 103 criteria for an ultralight; hence the name “Just 103”. Therefore it is a single seat aircraft, weighs less than 254 pounds and flies with a top speed of 63 mph. The Just 103 will be available as a ready-to-fly aircraft or as a complete kit.

An Abingdon watch customer is unique. Women who fly airplanes, dive caverns, race tracks, and live life to the fullest are worthy of recognition. This Mother’s Day, The Abingdon Co. is recognizing two of its customers, Carol and Lin Caywood, by releasing a new watch collector’s box named after the mother daughter duo.

LEE'S SUMMIT, MISSOURI, May 9, 2018 - On Tuesday, May 8, a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers, led by Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), introduced H.R. 5701 to establish an aviation maintenance workforce development pilot program. In addition to Graves, Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-Ill.), Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) and Rep. Brenda Lawrence, (D-Mich.) introduced the legislation that is designed to encourage more men and women to pursue careers in aviation.

OSHKOSH, Wis. - (May 8, 2018) - Noa Garcia-Brown of Belmont, California, and Riley Ferguson of Lexington, Kentucky, will receive the work internships of a lifetime, as they are the recipients of this year’s EAA/Daher Intern Scholarships.

Tuesday, 1st of May 2018 – ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an ALX simulator to Select Aviation College, a Canadian flight school located in Quebec.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - (April 30, 2018) - The Federal Aviation Administration has released the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), featuring arrival and departure procedures for EAA’s 66th annual fly-in convention July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. 

Friday, April 27th, 2018 - Alsim is very pleased to announce the Colombian flight school Escuela de Aviación Flying is acquiring ALSIM’s AL250 flight simulator becoming Alsim’s first device to be installed in Latin America. The AL250 contains the best, state-of-the-art technology and is FAA-AATD (Advanced Aviation Training Device) and EASA-FNPT (Flight Navigation Procedures Trainer) certified. This simulator will be present at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (USA) in July and available for demos before travelling to Colombia to be installed in September.

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) announced a partnership with JSfirm.com for job seekers to find the latest career and aviation opportunities directly from AOPA’s website.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - (April 26, 2018) - For the 11th straight year, the opportunity for women who love aviation to build camaraderie and open doors to mentorship and participation comes to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018, as WomenVenture activities will take place during the week.

Qualifying Day at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship’s French debut was nothing short of a spectacular display of speed and precision, as the track record fell six times ­­– including USA’s Michael Goulian surpassing himself by an unbelievable one-thousandth of a second with 57.074 in his first Qualifying run and 57.073 in his second, positioning him at the top of the pole.