March 9, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) announces the formation of the FMA Advisory Board. Effective immediately the five-member board will help steer FMA into the future while assisting the organization in focusing on its goals and mission.
Since the last Newsletter, we have made considerable progress with the whole Switchblade prototype. The structural engineering of the tail has been nearly completed. Here is a screen shot of the boom and vertical tail pieces, showing just the left side intact and the rest opened up so you can see the structure involved.
Despite a snowy start in Dallas, the 26th Annual Women in Aviation, International Conference (WAI) fulfilled its promise to “Connect. Engage. Inspire.” with three days jammed with activities. The Hilton Anatole in Dallas was the site of the 2015 International Women in Aviation Conference held March 5-7, 2015.
Statement from Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chairman Jack J. Pelton regarding Thursday’s airplane accident involving longtime EAA member and former Young Eagles program chairman Harrison Ford:
Vero Beach, Fla., – Environmental champion Keep Indian River Beautiful (KIRB) recently recognized Piper Aircraft, Inc. with its New Partner Award for the environmental efforts of the aircraft company’s Green Initiatives Team.
OSHKOSH, Wis. — (March 5, 2015) — The annual WomenVenture gathering, designed to encourage and inspire women in aviation and those who want to fly, will welcome hundreds of female aviators on Wednesday, July 22, during the annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention.
Chattanooga, Tennessee - CoolTravelStuff, a travel supply company specializing in cool unique travel products, introduces a product all travelers will be thinking, “Why didn’t I think of that.” The one of a kind ChargerLeash is the first charging/syncing “Smart” USB charging cable on the market with loss prevention technology for portable devices.
Washington, DC, Feb. 27, 2015 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today welcomed the introduction of congressional legislation to allow private pilots, in certain instances, to use a driver’s license in lieu of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) medical certificate.