it will hold the third Aviation Design Challenge in 2015. The nationwide competition to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills through aviation in U.S. high schools has attracted growing interest each year.
The reality is that the number of fatal accidents in general aviation aircraft has declined substantially in recent years. In fact, the goal of 1 fatal accident per 100,000 hours flown by 2018 now appears increasingly likely.
As one of its first efforts, GAMA's office in Dubai will partner with MEBAA to facilitate the launch of an important initiative: a survey of the region’s regulatory structure for business aviation operations.
GAMA thanked U.S. House and Senate negotiators for recommending robust funding of two key GAMA priorities—the FAA's Aircraft Certification Service and the transition to an unleaded aviation fuel for piston aircraft—in the omnibus appropriations bill.
Bunce: "By finally putting this rule into place, the U.S. government is ending a decade of bureaucratic inaction, establishing a risk-based security requirement for repair stations and making it easier for U.S. businesses to access and support markets...
The winning high school will receive an all-expenses-paid, two-week trip for four students, one teacher and one chaperone to help build a Glasair Sportsman aircraft through Glasair Aviation's well-known Two Weeks to Taxi program at its facilities in...
GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce called on Jeh Johnson, who was confirmed yesterday as the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary, to make the security of domestic and foreign repair stations one of his first duties in office.
It welcomed the announcement by the Chinese government that effective December 1st the requirement to obtain flight mission approval for many general aviation (GA) flights within China will be eliminated.
Total worldwide GA airplane shipments rose 6.6 percent over the same period last year, from 1,419 to 1,513 shipments. Billings for GA airplanes worldwide in the first nine months reached $15.4 billion, up 24.5 percent from the same period last year...
Bunce: "The uncertainty and inefficiency of the FAA’s current certification practices and processes stymies safety innovation by slowing the ability to get needed products to the field quickly. It also restricts industry growth."