Big changes planned for the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus



Between the Spruce Goose, an indoor water park and sprawling vineyards, the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum already has a lot to offer. But now partially under new ownership, the McMinnville museum might have a lot more to brag about. A hotel …

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Aviation Charter's comeback signified in CEO's big award



CEO Shirley Wikner of Aviation Charter has built the Eden Prairie-based fly, fuel and repair business into a 10-plane, 54-employee company that has improved its financial performance and deepened its purpose since she took over for her late husband in 2011.

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‘Against US security interests’: Moscow bewildered over new sanctions on 8 defense & aviation firms



Russia’s Foreign Ministry has said it is “bewildered and disappointed” over new US sanctions targeting eight Russian companies, including defense firms and pilot training academies, which the State Department claims engage in “proliferation …

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The Heroine of Taiwan’s Aviation Industry



Growing up, she dreamt of becoming a knight in shining armor defending the weak and downtrodden. As an adult, she worked to save mold maker Chaheng Precision Co. Ltd. from bankruptcy, transforming the conventional company into a Tier-1 supplier for the …

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Also, In the Skies 17 Aviation Happenings in Week 12



This weekly post is my ‘round tuit’. Included are stories which caught my eye and others which I couldn’t cover in-depth during the week, but thought Flight Chic readers would want to know about. I want to express solidarity with all of those …

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Canada’s Aviation Hall Of Fame Declares Honorary Poet



Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame has declared John Gillespie Magee Jr. (pictured) as its Honorary Poet. Magee was a 19-year old Spitfire pilot serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force when he wrote his famous sonnet, “High Flight,” which has become a …

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Harrison Ford called himself a 'schmuck' after plane mishap



In audio recordings released by the Federal Aviation Authority, Ford said he was distracted by two jets during the airport runway mishap on February 13. The veteran actor was flying a small plane that mistakenly landed on a taxiway of a Santa Ana airport …

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'I’m the schmuck who landed on the taxiway': Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane



Recordings of Ford’s conversations with air traffic controllers were released Friday by the Federal Aviation Administration. The 74-year-old actor was told to land his single-engine plane on Runway 20L, but he instead landed on a parallel taxiway.

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Indian Air Force to acquire at least 60 Airbus C-295 transport aircraft



That takes the projected number to 60, but as the aircraft will be made in India by the Tata Group, their number should go up eventually, keeping in mind the regional connectivity plans of the Civil Aviation Ministry, particularly in India’s northern …

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NASA’s Green Thumb for Green Aviation



Estimates show that approximately 36,000 airplanes will be needed to fulfill flight travel demands—an investment of $5 trillion dollars. The expected increase of planes over the next two decades will further complicate current industry problems.

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Greg Dyer Joins Jviation as Aviation / Air Space Services Director



DENVER, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jviation, Inc., a transportation planning, engineering and construction management firm, has hired Greg Dyer as the Aviation / Air Space Services Director based in the Denver, Colorado office. In this role, Dyer will …

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Competition increases in Vietnamâ s aviation sector



Hanoi (VNA) – Growing demand for air travel during national holidays, especially the lunar New Year (Tet) has heated up competition in Vietnamâ s aviation sector. Vietnamese airlines have launched a stream of promotions for both domestic and foreign …

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Aviation Regulator DGCA Deregisters Two Aircraft Of Air Costa: Report



New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has deregistered two aircraft left with the grounded airline Air Costa. According to sources, aviation regulator DGCA wrote to the airline that its two Embraer aircraft have been removed from the …

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Global Aviation Connectors Market 2017 Analysis and Forecast to 2022



In this report, the global Aviation Connectors market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. Geographically, this report is segmented into several key …


Big changes planned for the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus



Between the Spruce Goose, an indoor water park and sprawling vineyards, the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum already has a lot to offer. But now partially under new ownership, the McMinnville museum might have a lot more to brag about. A hotel …

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Air Malta is ‘a small fish in a shark tank’ - GWU secretary for aviation



The biggest problem with Air Malta is that it is a “small fish in a shark tank”, GWU Secretary for the Aviation and Maritime sectors Sandro Vella told The Malta Independent. He was asked for his reaction to proposals put forward by the PN this week which …


Dual civil aviation programme launched in Mumbai



Mumbai: Pawan Hans, a premier helicopter service provider, and the University of Mumbai signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the launch of a dual aviation programme. The programme, designed to help fill a skills gap in the general civil …

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Electronics Ban and 13 Other Aviation Trends This Week



These are the aviation trends we were talking about this week. Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This weekend roundup examines aviation. For all of …

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Africa: Malawi Makes Aviation History As All-Women Crew Flies to Dar



Lilongwe — Malawi Airlines recently literally took the nation’s aviation history to lofty heights, when the first all-women operated flight flew from Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe to the Tanzanian capital city of Dar-es-Salaam.

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345 North State Aviation employees lose their jobs



Hundreds of North State Aviation employees in Winston-Salem were laid off from their jobs this week. The company’s CEO made the announcement Wednesday. The layoff resulted in 345 employees losing their jobs. The North Carolina Department of Commerce said …

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Dassault Aviation Launches Development of the New Rafale F4 Standard



SAINT-CLOUD, France: On 20 March 2017, the French Minister for Defense, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, authorized the start of development of the new RAFALE F4 standard. Dassault Aviation and the 500 French companies associated with the RAFALE program wish to …

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AVIATION ROUNDUP: Ethiopian Airlines Wins Cargo Award, Helicopters Get Green Light



Ethiopian Airlines, is the recipient of the ‘Cargo Airline Award for Network Development,’ one of the awards granted at the 10th anniversary of the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards held recently. The Network Development Awards are presented to airlines …

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New aviation system will make air travel more efficient



Columbus is “on the front end” of cities that are on track for airspace redesigns to allow more efficient aircraft operations, a Federal Aviation Administration official told airport and media representatives Thursday at John Glenn Columbus International …

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Greg Dyer Joins Jviation as Aviation / Air Space Services Director



DENVER, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Jviation, Inc., a transportation planning, engineering and construction management firm, has hired Greg Dyer as the Aviation / Air Space Services Director based in the Denver, Colorado office. In this role, Dyer will …

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Education, aviation jobs focus of public events in April



KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University will hold two specialized career events next month. The Education Career Fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, while Aviation Outlook Day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m …

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