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AOPA Tells FAA Mandate Unworkable Without Changes

Publication: AOPA
Publication Date: 2014-10-28
Publication Author: Elizabeth Tennyson

The FAA must address the serious concerns of the general aviation industry before pushing ahead with a 2020 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate, AOPA told the FAA administrator in a strongly worded letter.

The Alliance commends Lewisburg Mayor Manchester for declaring October ‘General Aviation Appreciation Month’

Publication Date: 2014-10-27

The Alliance for Aviation Across America has commended Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester for proclaiming October “General Aviation Appreciation Month.” In West Virginia, general aviation contributes $616 million to the state’s economy annually.

Young Eagles Rally Held At Yankton Airport

Publication Date: 2014-10-27

Sixty-eight kids received free Young Eagles flights at the Chan Gurney Airport on Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to p.m.

Alabama Aviation Center Hosting Inaugural Career Fair, Open House Nov. 1

Publication: ALABAMA.COM
Publication Date: 2014-10-27
Publication Author: Kelli Dugan

High-flying careers will be on display Saturday during the Alabama Aviation Center’s inaugural Aviation Career Fair and Open House.

2014 NBAA/CAN Soiree Raises $380,000 to Support Life-Saving Flights For Cancer Patients In Need

Publication: AVIATION PROS
Publication Date: 2014-10-27

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and Corporate Angel Network (CAN) raised $380,000 through a charity benefit held on Oct. 22 to support CAN’s life-saving flights for cancer patients.

Turbo the Flying Dog Receives Funding

Publication Date: 2014-10-27

A Kickstarter campaign to publish Turbo the Flying Dog that launched Sept. 3 became fully funded Oct. 22, surpassing 105% of its minimum goal and was ranked number two in the top 100 crowdfunding book projects.

Dealer Takes Flight to Get Patient to Needed Care

Publication Date: 2014-10-27
Publication Author: Bradford Wernel

Mary Margaret Lynn of Cape May Court House, N.J., knows what it’s like to go from giddy joy to overwhelming sorrow all in the span of about two weeks. Lynn’s daughter, Genny Farnan, announced her engagement on March 15, 2013. Then on April 1, Farnan, then 26, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, setting the stunned family on a frenetic search for medical expertise.

Local Aviation Business Flying High Globally

Publication: THE TIMES NEWS
Publication Date: 2014-10-27
Publication Author: Anna Johnson

While Bully Aeroplane Works and Airshows is relatively new in Alamance County, the aviation restoration, modification and maintenance shop is making a global impact, drawing international customers to the area.

Monroe County Airport Receives Top Honors from AAI

Publication Date: 2014-10-26
Publication Author: Anicka Slachta

Monroe County Airport was awarded top honors in the aviation world: it was named airport of the year by the Aviation Association of Indiana earlier this month. The annual honor goes to an establishment that promotes “aviation safety, education, economic development and corporate citizenship,” according to an AAI press release.

Much to Do at 2014 FLYING Aviation Expo

Publication: THE DESERT SUN
Publication Date: 2014-10-25
Publication Author: Skip Descant

Showy airplanes and their ever-popular parade are returning to Palm Springs, and this time with some nice cars, wine and jewelry in tow. The 2014 FLYING Aviation Expo swoops into the Coachella Valley Oct. 31-Nov. 2 with dozens of exhibitors, a flurry of speakers and numerous seminars and classes zeroing in on everything from pilot skills to airplane maintenance — and yes, there will be wine-tastings as well.

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State-by-State Economic Impact

The Alliance for Aviation Across America, together with the League of Rural Voters, Air Care Alliance, National Agricultural Aviation Association, Small Business Entrepreneurship Council and National Association of State Aviation Officials, recently launched a wide-scale economic impact survey to outline the benefit of general aviation on businesses, local economies and communities around the nation.

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