Pentastar Aviation announced today that it will extend its sponsorship of the Bell’s Beer Bayview Mackinac Race until 2017. Pentastar first became a sponsor of the race in 2015. The race, organized by the century-old Bayview Yacht Club, is in its 92nd running and begins July 16 in Port Huron and concludes at Mackinac Island on July 22.
The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) announced the recipients of its Industry Excellence Awards given annually to individuals, offices, and organizations that have helped improve the general aviation community.
At its grand opening dedication this week, Atlantic showcased its massive hangar at LAX. The hangar is 37,000 sq. ft. with an additional 5,000 sq. ft. of office space. The door height is 28 ft. and capable of housing a Gulfstream 650/Global Express. The hangar can host 5 Gulfstreams without stacking.
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Charities today announced Marne Burghoffer as this year’s recipient of the Dale “Potsy” McBurney Aviation Scholarship. The award will be presented at NBAA's Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference in Delray Beach, FL, June 21 to 23.
Pentastar Aviation announced today they have established a marketing and distribution relationship with Aviation Clean Air, creator of the only proactive air and surface purification system available for any aircraft. Pentastar Aviation will distribute and install the Clean Air Cabin ionization system from its repair station based at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK).
Meridian was honored to be part of an historical milestone event last week when the Corporate Angel Network (CAN) celebrated its 50,000th flight on Thursday, April 14, 2016. The empty leg flight, which departed from Meridian Teterboro, was arranged for toddler Baron Yerby and his parents Jonathan and Casey. Baron had been in New York City receiving cancer treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, and the family was traveling back to their home in Georgia.
I often see ASOS and AWOS frequencies and telephone numbers listed in AC-U-KWIK. While I know these are automated weather reporting systems at airports, what exactly is the difference between the two systems?
AWOS (Automated Weather Observation System) units began to be deployed at airports in the 1970s. This equipment continuously monitors on-site meteorological conditions at airports, and a computer generated
We at the Aviation Week Network look forward to EBACE, one of the most important business aviation events, each year. We compiled this guide to make your EBACE experience exceptional.
Pentastar Aviation has once again secured a top position in the 2016 Preferences Regarding Aviation Service and Equipment (PRASE) Survey. Pentastar’s Fixed Base Operation (FBO), located in Waterford, was named No. 4 Best US FBO and No. 2 Best Independent FBO. These rankings show an increase over last year and continue to prove Pentastar’s customer service is world-class.