Geography of the United States

July 17, 2012 - 4:45pm

Despite objections from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York today approved Hawker Beechcraft’s motion to enter into exclusive negotiations with Superior Aviation Beijing Co. The proposed deal was announced early last week, but required a judge’s approval to proceed.

July 16, 2012 - 4:00pm

AirFareWatchDog.com managed to find only one airport that caters primarily to business aviation to place on its list of scariest U.S. airports, Colorado’s Telluride Regional Airport (TEX), which happens to sit atop a plateau.

July 11, 2012 - 11:50am

BBA Aviation has signed a seven-year lease extension and expansion of its downtown Orlando corporate headquarters offices to accommodate anticipated growth. Signature Flight Support and Aircraft Service Group International, together with parent company BBA Aviation, collectively have more than 1,000 employees in 12 Florida cities, with almost 200 of them based in downtown Orlando. The expansion will support the future anticipated growth of the business and the creation of new, high-wage jobs over the course of the next three years.

July 5, 2012 - 1:25am

The Army Corps of Engineers has issued a warning to an R44 pilot for plucking party-goers from boats on Tennessee’s Dale Hollow Lake and letting them dangle from the skids before they dropped into the water. The FAA may take separate action.

April 25, 2012 - 3:34pm
AAR has plans to reopen the former Northwest Airlines maintenance facility in Duluth, Minn.

AAR has signed a letter of intent with the city of Duluth, Minn., to reopen the maintenance facility previously operated by Northwest Airlines.

April 18, 2012 - 3:35pm

Wichita-based Mid-Continent Instruments has changed its name to Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics. The company says the new name better describes its capabilities and underscores its commitment to provide general aviation repair facilities with a range of services supporting avionics, instruments and power solutions. Services include custom design, manufacturing, overhaul/exchange and repair. The company’s Van Nuys, Calif. facility provides new instrument sales and instrument overhaul.

March 4, 2012 - 5:10am

Lakeland, Fla.-based Gulf Coast Avionics has entered into a marketing and sales partnership with Platinum Aviation in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. Under the agreement, Gulf Coast Avionics will be the exclusive supplier of avionics sales, service and installation and pilot supply products to Platinum Aviation.

February 22, 2012 - 12:35pm

Air Services, a division of Constant Aviation specializing in commercial aircraft maintenance and headquartered at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, opened a satellite accessory and composite facility in Columbus, Ohio. Stephen Maiden, Air Services president, said the satellite facility is dedicated to a single customer, which he declined to identify.

February 14, 2012 - 10:00am

When many communities view airports and aviation as nuisances at best and dangerous at worst, and pressures grow to close airfields and chase aviation away, the story of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IGA) in Arizona shines like an airway beacon.

February 13, 2012 - 6:00am

Metro Aviation, the Shreveport, La., EMS provider and completions facility, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The company was launched at Baton Rouge Municipal Airport, then moved to Shreveport. Metro Aviation initially provided aircraft maintenance services and flew aeromedical and news gathering missions in a Hughes 500. The missions were unique, in that while gathering news, the helicopter was on standby for EMS calls.

 
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