Robb Williams, Executive Director of the Aerospace Center for Excellence, is excited for the upcoming 3rd Annual SUN 'n FUN Career Fair that will take place during the fly-in on Wednesday, April 6th from 9am-2pm.
Frederick, MD March 17, 2016 – A $500 aviation scholarship is being offered for student pilots and pilots to help further their training. Sponsored by Frederick based aviation insurance broker, Aviation Insurance Resources (AIR), the Get into the Air scholarship can be used towards any phase of flight training, a flight review, written exam, instrument proficiency check or a check ride.
Cape Girardeau, MO – REMOS AG, once one of the top selling LSA’s in North America, has returned. Reorganized and with new management, the company has established a distribution center at Skybound Aviation at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport (KCGI). Under the direction of Mac McCallister, Skybound is selling parts and providing service for existing REMOS owners. Beginning this summer, they will be present at AirVenture and will be taking orders for copies of the new GXiS model.
Mobile (AL, USA) — Continental Motors Group Ltd (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announced that Mr. Jamerio Vinson has joined the company as Director of Quality responsible for enhancing CMG’s global Quality Management System to provide an integrated Quality and Customer Service experience around CMG’s industry leading piston engine products.
DeLand, Florida – Jana Filip has joined the staff of the Deland (Florida) Municipal Airport as its new Sport Aviation Administrator. Airport Manager John Eiff welcomed Jana in mid-February, saying, “We are excited to announce some great new plans for our Airport, and we’re delighted to have Jana on board to lead those ventures.”
The right wing was finished, and weighed within one pound of the left wing, with all components connected: aileron, flap, hinges, etc. This means we are still thirty pounds under our budgeted weight, and we are planning on including the potential for more fuel capacity as a result. We plan to increase the fuel capacity to 30 gallons, which should extend our flying distance to 500 miles.
Hays, Kansas: The FAA has signed off, and RANS Designs can now supply the Raven, factory-built and ready to fly, with engines from 80 to 180hp, as an SLSA. The S-20LS Raven carries pricing starting at $119,000.
March 9, 2016 - Women in Aviation International has created a Girl Scout fun patch to award to Girl Scouts who take part in Girls in Aviation Day events. The first chance girls will have to earn the patch will be at Girls in Aviation Day Nashville, on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the International Women in Aviation Conference.
The Seabird Organization at Sun N Fun is pleased to announce the gathering of seaplane pilots, seaplanes and enthusiasts at the 2016 Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo, held at Lakeland Linder Airport (KLAL), Lakeland, Florida, April 5-10.
March 7, 2016, Sebring, Florida — Aviation safety speaker and AOPA columnist, Rod Machado will be one of Expo’s Keynote Speakers for 2017. As the author of numerous flight-training textbooks, including Rod Machado's Sport Pilot Handbook, he knows a thing or two about learning to fly. Rod will also be presenting three programs between Thursday, January 26 and Friday, January 27.