Florida Aviation Business Association
Serving the General Aviation and Business Aviation Community Since 1946

January 23rd was an exciting day at the Boca Raton Airport as hundreds of students from Palm Beach and Broward County schools joined area veterans and local dignitaries for the Wings of Freedom Tour “Student Day” festivities.

A new report focuses on where best to find the next generation of aviation maintenance workers.

The FAA has issued a “Deviation to FAA Orders and Policy,” which extends the due dates for “recurrent training, oversight, and renewal” for aircraft certification service and flight service designees affected by the lapse in FAA funding, due to the partial government shutdown that ended Jan. 25.

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced the “2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation and Safety Improvements” during a Feb. 4 press conference in Washington, D.C.

The Florida Aviation Business Association is meeting with legislators and the executive branch this month to push for changes in Florida law.

The Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA) was pleased to present Maria Sastre, President and Chief Operating Officer of Signature Flight Support, with her recognition as the 2018 FABA Hall of Fame Inductee at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

The compassion, hope, and healing that Trustbridge Hospice provides will take flight during the inaugural Uptown 5K on the Runway, set for Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (FXE).

A team of mathematicians has determined the ideal wing shape for fast flapping flight, a discovery that offers promise for better methods for harvesting energy from water as well as for enhancing air speed.

The FAA is undertaking a research initiative with partners including Harris Corporation, the University of North Dakota and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site to explore the implementation and operation of unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems in the National Airspace System.

President Trump and Congress late last week announced an agreement to end the partial government shutdown, with affected portions scheduled to be reopened through Feb. 15. During this period, House and Senate negotiators will continue work on border security issues and a 2019 Homeland Security spending bill.

You’ve taken the big step and decided to launch the flight training program you have longed to commence. Now comes the big question: Who should you trust with your training?

The FltPlan Pilots’ Choice winners are in and several FABA members have been recognized.

Once you’ve flown a general aviation airplane to the Bahamas, you start counting down the days until you can return.

The structures zipping together the barbs in bird feathers could provide a model for new adhesives and new aerospace materials, according to a new study. Researchers 3D printed models of the structures to better understand their properties.

An alphabet soup of nearly every major association, union and advocacy group in the aviation industry has come together to urge end the partial government shutdown that has furloughed government workers for 32 days as of Wednesday. AIA, AOPA, GAMA, NBAA, NATCA, HAI, IATA, AUVSI and ATCA.

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