The 2010-2011 AC-U-KWIK Managers' World Edition is now available! This year's directory features a few improvements: a handy new size, full-color listings and more reliable hotel information, including hotels recommended by FBOs and hotels that offer discounts to FBO customers. The 2010-2011 AC-U-KWIK Global CD-ROM is out now, too.
Q: Is it too late to advertise in the 2011 directories? I think I missed the deadline.
There should be some optimism in our industry. Buyers and sellers are coming to terms with what the market will bear for a given aircraft. And with that, the pre-owned aircraft market is seeing more completed deals. The gridlock of available inventory is starting to show some movement. Values on the other hand remain soft with little signs of recovery.
Decade of Helping 1,000 Texas Children Take Flight Earns Jim Quinn The 2010 Phillips 66® Aviation Leadership Award
A decade ago, recreational pilot Jim Quinn seized a chance to revive a Young Eagles program in Dallas and make it easier for volunteer pilots to bring the wonders of flight to Texas children. Since then, more than 1,000 kids have gone flying in single-engine and homebuilt aircraft, thanks to Quinn and the volunteers from EAA Chapter 168.
Scott Fowler has joined The Hiller Group as Northwest Territory sales manager and to assist Hiller's USGA brand development and marketing initiatives. Fowler has developed marketing strategies, strategic alliances, and PR and web initiatives for domestic and international aviation companies and FBOs for seven years.
Joshua and Julie Hochberg, who head the aviation management firm South River Aviation LLC, have recently acquired the assets of the former Sonoma Jet Center LLC. The new enterprise will be operated by New Sonoma FBO Inc. and will do business as Sonoma Jet Center (SJC). SJC is one of two full-service fixed base operators at the KSTS-Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport.