Press Releases

Chicago, IL – Ken Dufour, ASA and Jason Zilberbrand, NAAA, long-time veterans of the General Aviation industry, announced today that they have taken over the management and day to day operations of Vref Publishing.

Woodinville, WA March 14, 2018 - Dynon Avionics received its first Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its flagship SkyView HDX system. The STC’s Approved Model List (AML), which initially covers many Cessna 172 models, ushers in a new era of truly affordable, safety-enhancing integrated avionics systems for type certificated aircraft.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 13, 2018) — A milestone was reached by the Experimental Aircraft Association on March 8, as 50,000 Young Eagles have now taken the next step in their aviation journeys by enrolling in Sporty’s Learn to Fly Course after their EAA Young Eagles flights.

Just in time for Women’s History Month, the Air Race Classic, the annual all-women cross-country airplane race, is announcing a new campaign to educate the public about the role of women in aviation — and is seeking past and present racers to share their stories.

DUBLIN, Texas, March 12, 2018 - Dublin Municipal Airport announced today that it will begin selling unleaded UL94 aviation gas for piston aircraft in collaboration with Swift Fuels, LLC, a global leader in the development of high-performance unleaded aviation gasoline. Utilizing a specialized fuel dispensing unit, Swift Fuels will be the only on-site fuel distributed at Dublin Airport, which is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth. This timely announcement comes just days before Dublin Airport’s St. Patrick’s Day Fly-in event, taking place on March 16-17 at the airport.  Gyroplanes and Piper Comanche Aircraft will be featured at the event, though all pilots are welcome to participate.

Strausberg, March 6th, 2018 - The Aircraft manufacturer Stemme AG announced that it will present two new aircraft models at this year’s AERO in Friedrichshafen (booth 311, hall A4). A press event is scheduled for April 19th from 10:00 – 11:00 o’ clock with a light breakfast and snacks.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (March 5, 2018) — The centennial year of the Royal Air Force will be commemorated with historic aircraft, flyovers, and special programming during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 66th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, known as “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” is July 23-29.

Frederick, MD March 1, 2018 – Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR), a leading aircraft insurance broker based in Frederick, MD, holds fast to their tagline of “Pilots Protecting Pilots”. All the aviation insurance agents at AIR are pilots, and pilots that give back to the community they serve. Today, AIR announced they will be offering their Get into the Air aviation scholarship for a 3rd year.

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 28, 2018) — ATC privatization has been removed from an FAA reauthorization bill in the House of Representatives, scoring a victory for general aviation against a powerful, well-financed lobby that sought to give control of the national air traffic system to the country’s largest airlines.

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Twenty-four of Civil Air Patrol’s outstanding cadets are gathering in Washington, D.C., this weekend for the 2018 Civic Leadership Academy.