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Research has implications for aircraft, power transmission lines and more. Icy weather is blamed for multi-billion dollar losses every year in the United States, including delays and damage related to air travel, infrastructure and power generation and transmission facilities. Now researchers have reported creating a durable silicone polymer coating capable of repelling ice from any surface.

Today, the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and numerous aviation groups sent a joint letter to President Trump and Congressional leaders outlining the negative effects of the government shutdown on the industry, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

The Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA) and the Gaetz Aerospace Institute at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) have joined forces to provided high school students with an opportunity to explore careers available within the aviation/aerospace industry.

As it has become an anticipated annual event at the Boca Raton Airport, the Wings of Freedom living museum tour will be flying into to BCT to showcase an amazing experience and a prized collection of rare bomber and fighter aircraft.

As the federal government shutdown stretches on, its effects on the nation's aviation system are in the spotlight. Of course, there are the long lines reported at airport security checkpoints and concerns that they might get worse in the coming days.

The first generation of jet aircraft during World War II involved a nearly universal rush to produce a viable fast fighter aircraft. Germany’s Me 262, America’s P-59 — and more operationally suitable P-80 — and England’s Gloster Meteor all had the fighter mission as primary when they were designed.

Aviation experts and zoologists have provided new insights into how gulls configure their wing shape -- known as wing morphing -- to stabilize their flight. The findings could be used to design more efficient flying vehicles, including soaring drones for farming or environmental monitoring.

Regional air carriers, major airlines, and other aviation businesses are responding to Boeing Co.’s prediction for "significant" pilot demand through 2037 by offering pathway programs that coach, mentor, and empower career aviators toward full-time aviation careers.

Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport hosted Fly Pink to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention and help improve the lives of Fort Lauderdale employees and airport tenants.

Longitude awarded provisional type certificate. Super-midsize jet deliveries to begin in 2019.

NBAA is closely monitoring the impacts of the partial government shutdown that began on Dec. 21, 2018.

As we ring in 2019, all eyes are on Washington and what the Administration and the new Congress will do to end the government shutdown.

Mark Twombly was named Page Field‘s Aviation Ambassador of the Year for 2018 at the recent customer appreciation luncheon.

By any standard, the Solar Impulse 2 is a marvel of engineering. This solar-powered plane — currently being flown around the world by Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg — didn't use a drop of kerosene on its epic trip across the Pacific Ocean.

Generous donations to the AOPA Foundation are having a direct impact on boosting the pilot population and improving general aviation safety.

With the holiday season upon us, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure your laser-light displays are aimed at your house and not into the sky.

The longest-ever presidential TFR in South Florida goes into effect on Dec. 21 as President Donald Trump heads to his West Palm Beach resort for up to 16 days. The FAA issued the alert earlier this week.

On Thursday, December 7th, servicemen from the U.S. Marine Corps visited the Boca Raton Airport to collect the hundreds and hundreds of toys that were donated during the 2018 Toys for Tots drive.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is developing new flight paths for aircraft flying over Central and South Florida. The project is called South-Central Florida Metroplex and the Agency will ask the public for input as it develops the new air traffic control procedures.

Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles rescued off New England’s coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital. A volunteer group of general aviation pilots, under the banner of “Turtles Fly Too,” transported the reptiles on Tuesday.

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