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Entries in GA (27)

Tuesday
Sep042012

Media Advisory: Industry Meeting Will Prompt Dialogue Between CBP Officials, GA Community

Anyone who flies internationally and uses the services of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is encouraged to attend a roundtable discussion at Kendall-Tamiami Airport (TMB) in Miami on Sept. 13. 

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Monday
Jun252012

Pentastar Develops iPad EFB Yoke-Mount Bracket for Business Jet Cockpits, Other GA Aircraft

Pentastar Aviation, a fixed-base operator (FBO) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO)specialist in Waterford, Mich., has developed an articulating yoke mount for business jets and othergeneral aviation cockpits that accommodates the Apple iPadelectronic flight bag (EFB).

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Monday
Oct032011

Business Aviation Vital To Balance of Trade, Bolen Tells International Trade Commission

NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen told the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) that the U.S. civil aviation industry remains one of the strongest positive contributors to the nation's balance of trade, despite the daunting economic challenges that have confronted the industry in recent years.

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Wednesday
Jun222011

General Aviation Operator Groups Take Fight to Protect BARR

Leading organizations representing general aviation (GA) operators moved ahead with a court challenge to the Department of Transportation's (DOT's) decision to dismantle the Block Aircraft Registration Request (BARR) program and announced the establishment of a fund to support the legal fight.

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Tuesday
Jun072011

Edwards Jet Center Reinforces Commitment to GA

Edwards Jet Center has announced that it has acquired certain assets of the former FBO Corporate Jet, including their hangar, office and fuel farm at Billings Logan International Airport.

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Wednesday
Jun162010

Business Jet Center Doubles Fuel Discount at OAK for AOPA Members

Business Jet Center is doubling the fuel discount for AOPA members at the Oakland International Airport (OAK) location from June 15 to August 15. The discount of 50 cents per gallon on avgas doubles the current 25-cent discount afforded to AOPA members at the OAK facility.

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Monday
Apr122010

Green Shoots in GA?

We noticed this story in The Wichita Eagle, which reports data showing increases in GA travel between March 2010 and March 2009.

What are you seeing at your FBOs and airports? Is business better now than it was a year ago?

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Tuesday
Feb232010

AOPA Foundation President to Address Atlanta Aero Club

Karen Gebhart, president of the AOPA Foundation, is the featured guest speaker at the March 2 Atlanta Aero Club meeting. Gebhart’s presentation will address the challenges and opportunities facing general aviation and how individual engagement can help promote and protect freedom to fly. The meeting is scheduled for noon on March 2 in the Grand Ballroom of the Capital City Club, 7 Harris St., in downtown Atlanta. The cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members. The admission price includes lunch.

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Wednesday
Nov182009

NATA Pushes for Support of Public-Use Airports, GA and NextGen

National Air Transportation Association (NATA) vice president of government and industry affairs Eric R. Byer testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation on Nov. 17 to discuss emergency measures that Congress can take to assist the struggling aviation industry. NATA advocated for positive reinforcement for public-use airports, general aviation businesses, aircraft and pilots.

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Tuesday
Oct132009

NBAA Responds to Biased, Distorted News Coverage of General Aviation

As big news outlets and the big airlines took a gratuitous and uninformed slap at general aviation today, The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) issued a statement underscoring the value of all general aviation – including business aviation – to the nation’s citizens, companies and communities.

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