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

  1. WAI Congratulates the 2021 Pioneer Hall of Fame Inductees

    Women in Aviation International (WAI) has selected the 2021 inductees for its International Pioneer Hall of Fame. These women will be honored during the Virtual 32nd Annual International Women in…

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  2. NAHF’s 2020 Spirit of Flight Award Goes to the American Rocketry Challenge

    The Board of Trustees of the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) is pleased to announce that its coveted 2020 Spirit of Flight Award will be presented to the American Rocketry Challenge. While the…

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  3. Long-serving FAA Employee Sentenced for Malicious Acts

    A 26-year-veteran of the Federal Aviation Administration was fined $5,000 and given two years of probation after "willfully and maliciously" cutting communications between Air Traffic Control in…

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  4. Travel Group Offers Plan for Recovery

    The U.S. Travel Association has laid out a five-point plan to help rejuvenate the travel industry in the wake of the global pandemic. In his "state of the travel industry" address, U.S. Travel…

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  5. Rolls-Royce Continues With New UltraFan Engine Development

    Rolls-Royce will continue developing its new energy efficient UltraFan engine for the time being as it believes that airlines will need it in the future. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a serious…

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  6. FAA Publishes Air Traffic Management Procedures for Super Bowl LV

    If your business plans take you to the Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL area the first week of February, be aware that the FAA has provided a special events web page for procedures outlining special air…

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  7. Pathways Flight Academies Application Period is Open

    Virginia Space Grant Consortium, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Averett University, Aviation Adventures, and the Virginia Department of Aviation, is offering flight academies for…

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  8. New Exhibit Honors African Americans in Aviation

    A new exhibit honoring African Americans is headed to Bowman Field for Black History Month. "The Sky's the Limit: A Celebration of the History of Black Achievement in Aviation" will showcase members…

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  9. ATP and Frontier Form Hiring Partnership

    Denver-based Frontier Airlines is the latest air carrier to launch a pathway program for individuals interested in becoming commercial pilots. As part of a partnership with ATP Flight School…

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  10. Public-facing Airport Employees in Phase 1C

    Last week the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) clarified when airport workers who deal with the public would be eligible for the Coronavirus vaccine. In answer to a question posed by the Virginia…

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  11. Boeing Commercial Aircraft will be SAF Capable by 2030

    Boeing announced that it has committed to its commercial airplanes being capable of flying on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. The company has previously conducted test flights proving that…

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  12. Neighborhood Center Named for NASA Mathematician Mary Jackson

    In Olde Hampton, Virginia, the city is building a new recreational center and its set to break ground on the Mary Jackson Neighborhood Center on Feb. 5, 2020. Named for the pioneering mathematician…

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  13. Leesburg Debating Changes to Airport Commission

    After Mayor Kelly Burk proposed sweeping changes to the Leesburg Airport Commission, members of the Commission have appealed to the Town Council to defer the action until after a town plan re-write…

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  14. 2021 NInety-Nines International Conference Cancelled

    The 99s International Conference and Career Expo Committee has determined that the July 2021 Conference in Long Beach, California should not be held as an in-person meeting. The Committee felt that…

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  15. EAA AeroEducate Initiative Helps Promote Aviation Interest

    AeroEducate, the newest youth aviation initiative from the Experimental Aircraft Association, will bring an interactive, educational, and engaging experience to young people ages 5 to 18 years old…

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  16. Helicopter Trade Show Cancelled

    Heli-Expo 2021 has been cancelled due to continuing issues associated with the global COVID-19 pandemic. The annual trade show was to be held in New Orleans from March 22 through March 25. The…

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  17. FAA Posts Notice to General Aviation Pilots about Airport Tower Airspace

    The notice is intended to alert General Aviation (GA) pilots of the conditions they may encounter while operating in terminal airspace or controlled airspace surrounding an airport tower when those…

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  18. Norfolk to Pittsburgh Service to Resume

    Beginning June 3, Allegiant Air will once again fly from Norfolk to Pittsburgh – a route that had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Service will resume between Pittsburgh…

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  19. Head of Virginia Space Will Be Retiring

    Dale K. Nash, CEO and Executive Director of the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority has announced his retirement. The head of Virginia Space since August 2012, he will be retiring from his…

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  20. FAA Opens Mx, Pilot Workforce Development Grant Program

    The FAA is soliciting applications for maintenance and pilot workforce development grants. Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grants of between $25,000 and $500,000 are available for programs…

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  21. A Different View of the Air Force Museum

    The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force released a series of videos of different galleries with a drone passing over and around the aircraft, showing views the public normally can't see. Fred…

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  22. TSA Installs COVID Shields at Lynchburg

    Newly installed acrylic shields at Lynchburg Regional Airport will protect travelers and officers of the Transportation Security Administration by helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The…

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  23. Pilot is on the 100 Best Jobs List for 2021

    US News and World Report listed pilot as the 26th best job in its list of 100 Best Jobs for 2021. It was #3 in best social services jobs and #14 in best paying jobs. The job description for pilot…

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  24. Falcon Virgo Air Defense Exercise

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct Falcon Virgo, a routine air defense exercise, on Monday, January 25, through Tuesday, January 26, between midnight and 5:30 a.m. EST each day…

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  25. Silent Falcon UAS Technologies Partners with Randolph-Macon Academy

    Silent Falcon UAS Technologies, an unmanned aircraft systems service provider and original equipment manufacturer, will invest $6 million to locate its new East Coast headquarters for research…

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