Monthly Archives: August 2011

Aviation industry defies economic drag

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Airports in Byron, Rio Vista feeling pinch of economy

"Interest in general aviation is waning here," said John Andoh, Rio Vista's transit and airport coordinator. The Rio Vista Municipal Airport has seven empty spots in its 48-space hangar, an unusually high number of vacancies, Andoh said. See all stories on this topic ?

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Cairns Airport chairwoman Marcela Zeman reveals bold vision

A LONG-TERM vision for Cairns airport, including a mining industry hub, a shopping centre, a larger general aviation precinct and innovative airline agreements outlined by new board chairwoman. She told The Cairns Post that airlines and passengers were See all stories on this topic ?

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SimCom Acquires 14 Programs from FlightSafety

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Research Aims To Identify GA Airport Threats

By Mary Grady, Contributing editor New research supported by the US Department of Homeland Security aims to help officials detect unusual activity or behavior at general aviation airports. "We want to understand the variation associated with usual See all stories on this topic ?AVweb

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Leesburg Airport Generates Third Most Economic Activity In State

Leesburg Executive Airport ranked third among the state's general aviation airports in terms of the amount of economic activity it generates. The town-based airport generated more than $78 million in economic activity in 2010, according to a report See all stories on this topic ?

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General Aviation flying high in the "Prairie State" — Palatine news

The aviation community commends Gov. Pat Quinn's recent declaration recognizing the importance of general aviation and the vital role it plays in Illinois and its triblocal.com/…/general-aviation-flying-high-in-the-prairie-sta…

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rules that Federal Aviation Administration and

have no bearing on the decision of flight schools, the military, emergency medical services, and business and private owners over whether to locate their aircraft at HIO or at other, considerably less busy, (general aviation) airports in the area. See all stories on this topic ?OregonLive.com

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Airport to receive $700000 TxDOT grant

The funding comes from TxDOT's Aviation Facilities Grant Program, which preserves and improves the state's general aviation system, along with matching funds from the city of Palestine. This year, TxDOT expects to provide approximately $60 million in See all stories on this topic ?

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Putting the Cart Before the Horse?

Gwinnett County's Briscoe Field is currently a general aviation airport. Gwinnett County Propeller CEO Brett Smith said his objective, should Propeller be the company selected by the county to privatize Briscoe Field, would be to try and fill jobs See all stories on this topic ?

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Cutter Aviation Phoenix Sky Harbor now DASSP approved

corporate aviation flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) as part of the DASSP (DCA Access Standard Security Program) initiative to restore General Aviation access to the airport. See all stories on this topic ?Corporate Jet Investor

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Slide Continues for Business Aviation

According to first-half numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), total industry billings were down 22.3 percent compared with the first half of last year, to $7.3 billion, from $9.4 billion, while total shipments were See all stories on this topic ?

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General Aviation flying high in the "Prairie State" — Palatine news

The aviation community commends Gov. Pat Quinn's recent declaration recognizing the importance of general aviation and the vital role it plays in Illinois and its triblocal.com/…/general-aviation-flying-high-in-the-prairie-sta…

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Lead Emissions at Brevard County Airstrips

Lead Emissions in Pounds: 1042.75. Commercial LTO: 2097. General Aviation Piston LTO: 67658. General Aviation Turbine LTO: 4318. Air Taxi Piston LTO: 172 batchgeo.com/map/0f6bad5d060690a32a287562fd8e363f

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Why don't small, general aviation, especially training planes, have

Training planes are often an attempt to make a few bucks with a plane the owner doesn't really want. He leases it "Back" to the training operation and has to pay for www.quora.com/Why-dont-small-general-aviation-especially-t…

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GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT WAITING LIST APPLICATION

GENERAL AVIATION. AIRCRAFT WAITING LIST APPLICATION. Type of Aircraft storage: Hangar waiting list: Hangar*. Tie-down waiting list: Nested Tie-down* www.flysanjose.com/business/general_avi/GAapp.pdf

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Evaluation of Composite Joints in General Aviation Structures | SBIR

Abstract: During the Phase I program, MSC demonstrated a powerful new software tool designed for the analysis of bonded joints in General Aviation (GA) www.sbir.gov/sbirsearch/detail/225122

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China Hosts Its First General Aviation Fly-In | Region VII: Middle East

Beijing will host China's first GA fly-in Sept. 25-26, 2011 as part of a summit on issues confronting the industry there.www.nbaa.org/…/20110822-dawn-of-aviation-culture-in-chin…

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Nigeria gets first real FBO with new Lagos facility

Evergreen is negotiating with Lagos airport officials to secure a dedicated section of the ramp exclusively for general aviation use. It also wants to become more involved in helping operators to secure over-flight and landing permits for Nigeria and See all stories on this topic ?

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Preparing for National Aerospace Week | General Aviation News

National Aerospace Week kicks off Sept. 11. The aerospace and defense industry is the lifeblood of America's industrial base, employing approximately.www.generalaviationnews.com/…/national-aerospace-week-tak…

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Budding top guns aim high

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Local Soldiers Prepare for Iraq Deployment

Soldiers from the Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 111th General Aviation Support Battalion were the center of attention on Sunday as they took time to say goodbye to friends and loved ones. Troops were recognized by a couple of high profile figures. See all stories on this topic ?

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Long Island MacArthur Reopens

By Greg Sleter Long Island MacArthur Airport reopened at 4:30 pm Sunday to general aviation aircraft and commercial flights are expected to resume Monday, Islip Town officials said. Travelers on commercial airlines should check with their carrier See all stories on this topic ?

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Acela, flight service still down after Irene

At Logan International Airport, about a quarter of the incoming traffic was canceled, with major airlines, cargo operators, and general aviation pilots canceling 143 of a usual 550 arrivals. Nearly 40 percent of outbound flights were canceled, See all stories on this topic ?

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Addison Airport Plans Unique Ribbon Cutting to Mark Completion of Major

29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Addison Airport, one of the region's busiest general aviation airports, has completed a major runway reconstruction project, as well as upgraded and improved approach and airport lighting, drainage and grading along the See all stories on this topic ?

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FBO Profile: Million Air Gulfport: AINonline

That plan saw the relocation of the airport's general aviation sector from GPT's east ramp area, where it was sandwiched between two U.S. military facilities, to a newly developed southern area that has seen nearly $80 million in public Aviation International News: Latest News

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WACO Classic Aircraft Offer Garmin's GTN Series On All New Aircraft

data entry and integrated radio tuning as well as remote transponder and audio panel control the GTN series offers amazing, yet simple to use, technology that once again promises to redirect the course of General Aviation electronics. AvStop ? Number One Online Resource…

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Pittsburgh airport hosts 77 diverted planes

Many airports were reopened by Monday, although the mostly corporate and general-aviation airports of Teterboro and Caldwell in New Jersey remained closed at 2 pm Monday. Most of the winged refugees either were on their way out or already left Monday, See all stories on this topic ?

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Flights resume at Philadelphia, elsewhere after Irene | Philadelphia Inquirer

The Federal Aviation Administration said all East Coast airports, except for Teterboro, NJ, a general aviation airport, had reopened. "Philadelphia is operating almost at 100 percent, and we anticipate a normal operation by Monday afternoon, See all stories on this topic ?

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All's Quiet on the Eastern Front – A Day Without Airplanes

To people living in this region – home to three major commercial airports and four major airports for business, charter and general aviation – the last time aviation shut down to this extent was September 11, 2001. Sure, the airlines cancelled See all stories on this topic ?Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

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