Archive | May, 2019
ATP Flight School instructors and students take delivery of factory-new Cessna 172 Skyhawks.

Ten Cessna 172 Skyhawks Delivered to ATP Flight School to Meet Demand for Airline Pilots

May 22, 2019 – Jacksonville Beach, FL – ATP Flight School has accepted delivery of ten 2019 Cessna 172 Skyhawks from Textron Aviation, Inc. Each of the factory-new aircraft is equipped with Garmin's latest generation of G1000 NXi glass-panel avionics. Once integrated into ATP's fleet of over 370 aircraft, these ten Cessnas will be flown by […]

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Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell's Aviation business.

Shell Aviation appoints new leader

London, United Kingdom – May 22, 2019: Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business. “I am so proud of what we have achieved in recent years,” said Anne. “Shell Aviation is a thriving business […]

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Flying Musicians Association's 2019 Solo Scholarship Winners Announced

May 11, 2019, Fort Worth, TX:  The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) is proud to announce the 2019 FMA Solo scholarship recipients – Amaya Burns from Indiana, Scott Lutte from Texas, and Navya Pottumutu from Victoria, British Columbia. Outstanding nominees from all across the United States and Canada continue to impress the selection committee. John Zapp, […]

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Satellite-based navigation is becoming the norm. iStock photo.

ADS-B Rebates Nearly Gone

$500 FAA INCENTIVES WILL RUN OUT SOON May 6, 2019 By Mike Collins As of today, fewer than 1,000 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out rebate reservations remain available from the FAA. Because aircraft owners are reserving rebates at an average rate of 60 to 100 per day, the available rebates could be exhausted in two […]

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Spencer Suderman stands next to the PItts S-1C, which lost its propeller in flight near Whiteman Airport.

Courtesy of Spencer Suderman

Pitts Pilot Lands Propless Plane at Congested Airport

Spencer Suderman averts disaster despite abrupt power failure due to lost prop. Aerobatic performer Spencer Suderman got a nasty surprise this weekend as he was flying over the San Fernando Valley, one of the most congested parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Suderman was cruising at 7,500 feet on his way to Yuma, Arizona, […]

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