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Welcome to our News Room. Here you will find out what's going on in Virginia aviation.

  1. FAA Offers Second Series of Aviation Workforce Grant Programs

    The FAA is accepting applications for two Aviation Workforce Development Grant programs aimed at developing and inspiring a more diverse pool of pilots and aviation maintenance technicians to join…

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  2. FAA's Runway Safety Simulator 2.0

    The FAA has re-designed its Runway Safety Simulator tool with a more modern look and some enhanced functionality. Some highlights include more intuitive navigation and quick access to the animated…

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  3. Boeing Selects Virginia for its Global Headquarters

    On May 5, 2022, Boeing announced that its Arlington, Virginia campus just outside Washington, D.C. will serve as the company's global headquarters. The aerospace and defense firm's employees in the…

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  4. New Virginia Aviation Ambassadors

    The Virginia Department of Aviation held an Ambassador Program passport review and jacket fitting on Tuesday, May 3. Four ambassadors traveled to the DOAV headquarters at Richmond International…

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  5. Cub Scout Aviation Day Held at Gordonsville Airport

    Gordonsville Airport hosted Cub Scouts Aviation Day on Saturday, April 23 to introduce children to the exciting opportunities available in aviation. A total of 185 Cub Scouts from across central…

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  6. ICON A5 Visits Lawson Marriott Elementary

    The ICON A5 Introduction to Flight Team traveled to Lawson Marriott Elementary School on Thursday, April 28 to teach students about aviation and introduce careers in the field. A total of 56 students…

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  7. ICON A5 Visits King & Queen Elementary Career Day

    The ICON A5 Introduction to Flight Program traveled to King & Queen Elementary School on Wednesday, April 20 to teach students about aviation and careers in the field. The free aviation education…

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  8. Winchester Regional Airport Authority Receives Brewer Award

    In honor of its outstanding contributions to the advancement of youth in aerospace activities, the Winchester Regional Airport Authority has received the 2021 Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace…

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  9. On Golden Wings Performance at Charlottesville City Schools

    Students at Charlottesville City Schools watched a special performance this week called "On Golden Wings". The virtual play was given to up to 3,000 children to teach about the many opportunities…

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  10. Free Online Private Pilot Ground School for High School Students

    The Virginia Space Grant Consortium (VSGC) will host and offer a free online, semester-length Private Pilot Ground School (PPGS) course for high school students statewide. The course, which will be…

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  11. Director's Letter Regarding the Safe Integration of Drones

    The Director of the Virginia Department of Aviation, Greg Campbell, sent a letter to community leaders on April 11, 2022 regarding the Department's efforts to work closely with public and private…

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  12. Hanover County Airport Terminal Ribbon Cutting

    Hanover County Airport

    Members of the Virginia Department of Aviation and Hanover County Board of Supervisors held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, April 7, 2022 to celebrate the opening of a new terminal building on…

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  13. Dulles to Transition to All-Electric Parking Shuttles

    Dulles International Airport will begin a transition to all-electric powered buses for its parking shuttles. The recent purchase of five zero-emission vehicles will replace diesel-powered parking…

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  14. 2022 Virginia Aviation Awards Nominations Now Accepted

    The Virginia Department of Aviation is now accepting nominations for the Virginia Aviation Awards. These awards recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to aviation in…

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  15. Final Learjet Rolls Out of Production

    After 60 years of production, the final Learjet 75 has been rolled out for delivery. The light jet departed a Bombardier Wichita, Kansas hangar this past Monday and marked the end of an era of…

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  16. VATSP 2022 Photo Contest

    On behalf of the Project Team, we want to let you know that the 2022 VATSP Photo Contest has ended. As a result, the Project Team received more than 150 photos of aircraft and facilities at Virginia…

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  17. ICON A5 Visits Richmond Executive Chesterfield County Airport

    The ICON A5 Introduction to Flight Program, which is a new and free aviation education program offered by the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV), traveled to Richmond Executive - Chesterfield…

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  18. Materials and Tools Tax Exemption Extended

    On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, Governor Youngkin signed into law HB 462. The bill, whose patron was Delegate Terry Austin (R-Botetourt), extends the aviation materials and tools sales and use tax…

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  19. Groundbreaking for New Hangars at Winchester Regional Airport

    Winchester

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the KOKV Hangars project at Winchester Regional Airport was held on Friday, February 18. Purcellville-based TMG Construction Corporation hosted the groundbreaking for…

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  20. Delta Airlines Forms Partnership with Hampton University

    Delta has formed a partnership with Hampton University as part of its Propel Collegiate Pilot Career Path program. It's the airline's first partnership with a historically black university…

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  21. Charles J. Colgan Scholarship Available for Students

    The annual Charles J. Colgan Scholarship is awarded to a well deserving Virginia resident High School, Technical School senior or College/University undergraduate who is pursuing an aviation related…

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  22. Allegiant Air Adding New Service from Roanoke to Nashville

    A flight from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) has been added by Allegiant Air. Service will begin on April 21, 2022 and will operate on Thursdays…

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  23. Aviation, Aerospace and UAS Legislative Reception

    The Virginia Aviation Business Association held the annual Aviation, Aerospace and UAS Legislative reception at Main Street Station in Richmond on February 2. More than 430 guests from across the…

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  24. Massanutten Technical Center Receives Aircraft Donation

    Massanutten Technical Center is starting an aviation maintenance technology school in 2022-23 and it now has a hands-on tool for students to learn through practical application. The small technical…

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  25. Greg Campbell Appointed Director of Virginia Department of Aviation

    Gov. Glenn Youngkin has appointed Greg Campbell as the Director of the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV). His first day at the agency – based at Richmond International Airport –…

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