Washington, DC, March 4, 2014 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today said the latest attempt from the White House to impose a per-flight user fee on general aviation ignores the message sent from Congress, mayors, governors and industry stakeholders that user fees are not the right approach to aviation system funding and modernization.
On Tuesday, April 1, 2014 SUN ‘n FUN will be “Building Interest in the Future of Aviation.” In celebration of 100 years of Commercial Aviation, President and CEO John R. “Lites” Leenhouts is hosting a panel of aviation industry giants.
Samson has recently hit several milestones, including successful wind tunnel testing of the new tail design, receipt of the V-4 engine from Motus, and production of our first carbon fiber parts for the wings of the flying prototype. It is now full speed ahead for us and you can gain more data at our News & Progress page: http://www.samsonmotorworks.com/news
Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Thursday to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s primary missions of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. Legislative Day will also feature induction of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin into CAP’s Hall of Honor.
Edgewater, FL — AWAM will offer a free eight hour Maintenance Recurrent Training Session, March 6, 2014 at Disney Coronado Springs, Orlando FL. Register on www.faasafety.gov . Participants may attend one or the complete eight sessions and receive AMT and/or WINGS credits.
SwitchBox Control introduced new features to its top rated remote power-switching device. SwitchBox offers a simple, affordable and safe way to remotely turn electrical devices on/off. The new model incorporates heavier duty power cords with LED indicators. SwitchBox is commonly used for aircraft preheat systems and can control other devices with its remote switching capability and smartphone app technology.
WHAT: Open to the public, Planes of Fame Air Museum (Chino, CA) presents its monthly Living History Event. The topic for the March 1 event is ‘Long Range Escort Missions', featuring the North American P-51 Mustang. Special speakers Captain Wayne L. Coleman and Raymond Biel will give the presentation, followed by a question & answer period and flight demonstration when possible. The P-51 Mustang will be on display and perform a flight demonstration. At 12:00 noon, the Membership Sponsored raffle flight will occur in the featured aircraft if possible. Become a member to enter the raffle. All members are eligible to enter the raffle, but you must be present to win.