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CHP Crew Rescues Woman Swept Out to Sea Off Marin County

Publication: THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Publication Author: Randi Rossmann

High surf swept a woman off of a Marin County beach Monday, requiring a difficult rescue by a helicopter crew, according to the CHP.


Why is Honda Building a $4.5 Million Private Jet?

Publication: THE MOTELY FOOL
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Publication Author: John Rosevear

It has been almost 30 years in the making, but the first of Honda’s (NYSE: HMC ) long-awaited private jets are about to start being delivered to customers.


Marshfield Airport Has $9M Annual Impact, State Report Finds

Publication: THE PATRIOT LEDGER
Publication Date: 2015-05-05
Publication Author: Jessica Trufant

Through its operation and reliance on other local businesses, a state report found that Marshfield Municipal Airport helps employ 74 people who collectively make $3.6 million a year, generating $9.4 million for the economy.


NBAA Names Recipients of 2015 Maintenance Scholarships

Publication: AVIATION PROS
Publication Date: 2015-05-05

The Maintenance Committee of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is awarding the 2015 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) at the Association’s Maintenance Management Conference, opening today in Portland, OR.


Study Finds New Bedford Airport Made Big Leaps in Jobs, Economic Development

Publication: SOUTH COAST TODAY
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
Publication Author: Auditi Guha

The New Bedford Regional Airport is improving the area’s economic development, while also creating jobs, a state study has found. A recent economic impact study by the Department of Transportation found that the airport generates $32.4 million in local economic activity, a 23 percent increase in four years. It supports 297 public and private jobs with an annual payroll of $10.6 million, an increase of more than 60 new jobs in four years, according to a city news release Monday.


STREET BEAT: Mansfield Airport Taking Off

Publication: THE SUN CHRONICLE
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
Publication Author: Emily O’Donnell

Improvements to the Mansfield Municipal Airport are getting off the ground. Airport officials are accepting bids to build a new 5,000-square-foot administration building and to clear trees from the approach of two runways, said Lou Andrews, the chairman of the Mansfield Airport Commission.


Airport Grant Approved

Publication: ATHENS DAILY REVIEW
Publication Date: 2015-05-04

Since 2013, the Athens Airport Advisory Board, city officials and the Athens Economic Development Corporation have all been a part of an effort to expand the runway at the Athens Municipal Airport.


Airport Looking to Hire

Publication: HEARTLAND CONNECTION
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
Publication Author: Ashley Hoak

A new position is now open at the Kirksville Regional Airport. City Council members voted to approve a resolution in order to create the position at their meeting Monday night. That position would be an airport foreman, and was created to help Airport Director Glenn Balliew who has recently taken on the position as Kirksville Public Works Director as well.


Why Air Traffic Controllers Are Open To A Privatization Strategy

Publication: ASSOCIATIONS NOW
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
Publication Author: Julia Haskins

With government funding for the Federal Aviation Administration set to expire October 1, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) is indicating an openness to a plan that would privatize some aspects of air traffic control and minimize the impact of the unpredictable federal budgeting process on the agency’s ability to operate.


New Kirksville Business Will Provide Repair, Maintenance for Planes

Publication: KIRKSVILLE DIALY EXPRESS
Publication Date: 2015-05-02
Publication Author: Danielle Brown

It was a big day for the Kirksville Regional Airport as it welcomed a new business to its facilities.


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