Follow Us
Search AC-U-KWIK Alert
Advertisement
FBO Connection

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Wednesday
Nov172010

How Can I Advertise If I Missed the Deadline for the 2011 Print Directories?

Q: I missed the deadline to advertise in the 2011 print directory. How can I advertise?

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov172010

Acukwik.com Defies Market Trends, Posts 33% Traffic Increase

AC-U-KWIK has announced the release of three more enhancements at acukwik.com.  More pilots than ever have been turning to AC-U-KWIK’s user-friendly web site to get key pre-flight information, driving acukwik.com’s traffic numbers up by more than a third in just one year.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Nov172010

Millen Air Opens at KDTN

Millen Air, an upscale FBO located three minutes from the downtown Shreveport business community, opened its doors on Nov. 1.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov162010

Plan To Build FBO May Cost Chattanooga Taxpayers

Officials said a plan by the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport to build its own Fixed Base Operation (FBO) and hangar facilities may wind up as a loser for taxpayers. However, airport officials defended the plan and said TAC Air, which has long had an operation at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, charges much more for fuel than a number of other regional airports. Construction is getting underway on the new airport facility. Proposals were received on Friday for operating it.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov162010

Predicting Used Aircraft Values

The worst of the global financial crisis is over but the damage done to the private jet market remains. The Cox Jet Index* fell from 310 to 179 between February 2007 and May 2008. It has rebounded sharply (see charts below) especially in the past couple of months. In the past twelve months the index is up 14%.

Click to read more ...

Tuesday
Nov162010

Idaho FBO Reeder Flying Service Inc (TWF) Becomes Avfuel-Branded

Avfuel Corporation has announced its new branding alliance with Reeder Flying Service Inc of Twin Falls, Idaho. Operational since 1941, Reeder Flying Service (TWF) is known for its efficient line service and high standards. It offers a comfortable FBO terminal, helicopter charter, helicopter maintenance, aircraft sales and aircraft parts sales.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov152010

NBAA Welcomes Graves as New House GA Caucus Chair

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)  welcomed the announcement that U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-6-MO) will serve as co-chair of the House General Aviation (GA) Caucus when the 112th Congress convenes in January 2011.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Nov152010

Midstate Aviation - Preparing For Liftoff at the Airport

The warm Midstate Aviation office at Bowers Field was filled with the smell of coffee as flight students and instructors reviewed the flight schedule and prepared for their 9 o’clock takeoff Wednesday morning.
Midstate, which has operated in Ellensburg since 1961, has a contract with Central Washington University to provide flight training at the airport about two miles north of town. As a fixed base operator, Midstate can be compared to a service station for the airport — its maintenance shop offers aircraft repairs and the company sells fuel.

Click to read more ...

Friday
Nov122010

Work Begins On New General Aviation Terminal at Chattanooga 

As builders start work on a $3.6 million general aviation terminal at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, bids by companies seeking to run the facility are due Friday. Work at the terminal, part of the biggest building project at the airport in nearly two decades, is to be in "full swing" this week, said Jeff Morgan, president of Morgan Construction Co. Morgan is raising the 9,000-square-foot terminal along with Paris Construction and said it should be finished by late summer 2011.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Nov112010

Avfuel Announces Annual AVTRIP Scholarship Winners

Avfuel Corporation has announced the winners of its annual AVTRIP Scholarship. Pilots George G. Hoyt and Sage Santangelo have been awarded scholarship prizes for demonstrating excellence in general and business aviation, acute interest in the wellbeing of the industry and a vision of how they will use scholarship funds to further their aviation careers/hobbies.

Click to read more ...