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Looking for aviation-related grants and scholarships? With unprecedented demand for pilots, technicians, and crew members, now is a great time to enter aviation. There are many organizations across the country that offer aviation-related scholarships.

LCPA was the recipient of the 2019 Florida Airports Council Environmental Award for its RSW Hazardous Wildlife Remediation Project. This award is given annually to a Florida airport that undertakes initiatives having a positive impact on the environment and the Florida airport system.

The leading edges of aircraft wings have to meet a very demanding set of characteristics. New research shows that a combination of steel composite metal foam and epoxy resin has more desirable characteristics for use as a leading-edge material than the aluminum currently in widespread use.

During the BACE convention in Las Vegas, the aviation business industry’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Coalition announced the creation of a summit, to be held in March of next year in Washington, DC, aimed at accelerating the availability and use of SAF.

By January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Federal Regulations 14 CFR 91.225 and 14 CFR 91.227 contain the details.

he National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) unveiled this week at its annual Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), a new report detailing the financial and economic business case for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and its benefits for business aviation users.

American Airlines employee Roelof Viskil arrived at work on Saturday, September 28 for his shift just as he’d done for the last 34 years. This day was a little different. As American Airlines flight 2340 taxied to its gate at TPA, Roelof headed to the ramp in pursuit of 21 characters on a very special livery.

Although Boeing is rightly thought of as an aerospace giant, it’s increasingly expanding into general aviation with a recently established discrete business unit called Boeing Global Services.

Engineers are advancing what researchers know about hypersonic flight. A new study describes a series of tests that elucidate the conditions a future aircraft may experience traveling faster than 10 times the speed of sound. "Hypersonic speed is defined as faster than five times the speed of sound or greater than Mach 5.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced today that all 20,000 rebates offered to general aviation aircraft owners to equip their aircraft with a new surveillance technology have been issued and are no longer available. Aircraft owners who have already reserved their rebate, but not claimed it yet with installation, will be allotted the specified time needed to complete the requirements for the rebate.

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has bestowed their highest honor on John and Martha King, Co-Chairmen of King Schools. NAFI Chairman Bob Meder presented the Jack J. Eggspuehler Service Award to John and Martha at the annual NAFI Member Breakfast at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Luck and good piloting has kept DEF from causing fatalities. But how long will that luck hold?

It was a sea of pink at the third annual FXE Fly Pink event held at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Friday, October 4th.  The purpose of this event was to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, improve the lives of Fort Lauderdale employees and airport tenants, and raise funds for cancer research.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about safety issues, including loss of control (LOC), powerplant failure, and controlled flight into terrain (CFIT). Stay safe! This series will show you how you can incorporate safety into every flight.

NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the first crewed X-plane in two decades, has arrived at the Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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