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National Aviation Organizations Commend Kentucky Governor for Declaring July ‘Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication: THE VOICE-TRIBUNE
Publication Date: 2014-07-24

National aviation organizations applauded Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear for declaring July 2014 “Aviation Appreciation Month.” In Kentucky, general aviation accounts for more than $1.7 billion in economic activity annually.


Ten with Jack: EAA Chairman Sits Down for a Q&A

Publication: THE NORTHWESTERN
Publication Date: 2014-07-23
Publication Author: Jeff Bollier

QUESTION: Give us a broad sense of what you see as the state of EAA heading into AirVenture 2014?


Teachers’ Day Helps Foster Interest in STEM Careers

Publication: THE NORTHWESTERN
Publication Date: 2014-07-23
Publication Author: Nathaniel Shuda

Educators from across the globe are set to participate in the fifth annual Teachers’ Day at AirVenture 2014.


NBAA’s Bolen: Continued Certification Improvements ‘Critical’ to Business Aviation

Publication: AVIATION PROS
Publication Date: 2014-07-23

National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen today submitted a statement to a House Aviation Subcommittee hearing on U.S. aviation manufacturing challenges. The written statement emphasized that certifications and approvals are fundamental to all aviation segments, and that further improvements are needed to support business aviation’s environmental, economic and safety concerns.


Youngsters Can Take Flight During Camp at Flying W Airport in Medford

Publication: SOUTH JERSEY LOCAL NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-07-23
Publication Author: Jenn Lucas

here’s one summer camp in South Jersey that encourages kids to fly high — literally. Aerospace Camps at the Flying W Airport in Medford give kids, ages 7 to 11, hands on experience in areas like airplane design, physics of flight, the history of aviation and more, all taught by certified teachers who work in the field, said Nancy MacPhee, program director.


Local Airport Receives DOT Dollars

Publication: LE MARS DAILY SENTINEL
Publication Date: 2014-07-22
Publication Author: Amy Erickson

The Le Mars Municipal Airport has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.


Washington State Fire Update

Publication: PENTICTON & SOUTH OKANAGAN NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-07-22
Publication Author: Wayne Moore

The BC government has come to the aid of firefighting efforts in Washington State. Five bombers were sent to the border yesterday, (Monday) to help with a wildfire burning near the town of Tonasket.


Orangeburg County Moving Forward with Airplane Tax Cut

Publication: THE TIMES AND DEMOCRAT
Publication Date: 2014-07-22
Publication Author: Martha Rose Brown

General aviation aircraft housed in Orangeburg County are currently assessed at a rate of 10.5 percent of value, but that could soon change. Monday night, Orangeburg County Council unanimously approved second reading of an ordinance reducing the assessment ratio to 4 percent. A third reading is needed.


Firefighting Airplane Stations Set Up at Local Rural Airports

Publication: KOTA TERRITORY NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-07-22
Publication Author: Andrea Anderson

New airport stations designed to serve a firefighting plane in rural Nebraska are now up and running.


Variety of Planes, Omelets Draw Crowd to Fillmore County Airport

Publication: BLUFF COUNTRY NEWSPAPER GROUP
Publication Date: 2014-07-21
Publication Author: David Phillips

Hearty omelets and a variety of aircraft made a winning formula once again at the Fillmore County Airport Sunday morning as hundreds of people drove and dozens of pilots flew to the fly-in, drive-in breakfast put on by the Fillmore County Pork Producers.


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