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

  1. Udvar-Hazy Center Will Temporarily Close Due to Rising Covid-19 Cases

    As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center will close starting November 23, 2020. They are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on…

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  2. NASA Working On Advanced Air Mobility

    When someone says "NASA," the usual image conjured up is outer space. But NASA has a large role in both manned and unmanned aviation as well. This week, NASA announced two new participants in its…

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  3. Pilot Training Experts See Oversupply as Temporary

    Major airlines and regional carriers in 2019 were promoting career pathway programs to combat the wide gap between pilot supply and demand that was expected in the coming decades. Since then, travel…

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  4. Dynamic Aviation to Create 207 New Jobs in Rockingham County

    Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dynamic Aviation, a leading provider of special-mission aviation solutions for government and commercial organizations worldwide, will invest $47.9 million…

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  5. Aviation Will Be Critical Player In COVID Vaccination Effort

    While much of the world has watched with great anticipation the work of scientists and researchers to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, very few people have given any thought as to how the vaccine will…

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  6. Women in Aviation Redefine what 'Social Influencer' Means

    A group of young women from all around the world are taking to Instagram to redefine what it means to be a social influencer. They aren't giving makeup tips or fashion advice. Instead, they have…

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  7. Virginia Air & Space Center Changes its Name to Include the Word “Science.”

    The Virginia Air & Space Science Center is proud to announce that, in addition to the $1.5M renovation currently taking place, it is changing its name to more accurately reflect its mission and…

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  8. Speech Recognition Systems for GA Pilots Being Studied

    General Aviation (GA) pilots are needed for a study underway by researchers at Florida Institute of Technology and Purdue University. The online study, partially funded by the Federal Aviation…

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  9. Air Cargo Industry Grows

    While passenger service volume continues to struggle as the global pandemic maintains its stranglehold on the airline industry, one aviation bright spot is the air cargo industry. Express carrier…

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  10. Pilots’ Brains ARE Different

    The results of a small scientific study performed in China indicate that pilots' brains are different than the brains of people who don't fly. The researchers concluded that the brains of pilots are…

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  11. Falwell Airport 100LL Fuel Price Reduced

    Falwell Airport's price of 100LL fuel has dropped to $3.39 per gallon effective November 15, 2020. Fuel is available during the normal business hours of Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on…

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  12. NBAA Webinar Discusses Diversity in the Workforce

    A diverse workforce is essential for the industry's future success, however, in a field like aircraft maintenance it can be a challenge to appeal to workers when the talent pool is dominated by men…

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  13. CAE Forecasts Need for 260,000 New Pilots through 2029

    Despite the Covid-19 pandemic's toll on the current civil aviation market, CAE forecasts a global demand for 260,000 new pilots over the next decade. Releasing the 2020-2029 CAE Pilot Demand Outlook…

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  14. NBAA Survey Finds Many Covid-related Furloughs Recalled

    An NBAA survey has revealed that more companies used furloughs rather than layoffs during the Covid-19 pandemic and that many of those affected have returned to work. The survey, conducted as part of…

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  15. Bombardier Apprenticeship Program Earns U.S. Accreditation

    The Bombardier Aviation Apprenticeship Program (BAAP) has received its official U.S. Department of Labor registration, the company announced on Wednesday. The two-year program, which was launched in…

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  16. Blue Angels Hornets Make Final Flight

    The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron conducted the last flight using its F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornets on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The aircraft, which the Blue Angels have flown for…

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  17. 6,586 Single-Engine Cessnas Get Airworthiness Directive

    6,586 Single-Engine Cessnas Get Airworthiness Directive If you own a Cessna 180, 182 or 185, you may need to check whether your aircraft is one of which impacted by the Federal Aviation…

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  18. New NBAA Resource Provides Guidance for Safe UAS Operations

    New NBAA Resource Provides Guidance for Safe UAS Operations NBAA's Emerging Technologies Committee recently published the first entry in a new content series on safety management system (SMS)…

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  19. New National Defense Airspace Declared

    As ballots continue to be counted in the 2020 presidential election, the Federal Aviation Administration has designated former Vice President Joe Biden's home in Wilmington, Del., as "national…

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  20. GA AWARDS PROGRAM – Nomination deadline 11/30/20

    The General Aviation Awards Program is a cooperative effort between the FAA and industry sponsors to annually recognize outstanding individuals in flight instruction, maintenance, and those serving…

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  21. Congressman Beyer Introduces Aviation Preparedness Legislation

    U.S. Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Rick Larsen (D-WA) introduced into Congress a measure designed to develop a national aviation preparedness plan regarding future public health emergencies. The…

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  22. Boeing is Optimistic about Aviation Industry

    Boeing's latest 20-year pilot and technician outlook leaves reasons to be hopeful despite the COVID-19 pandemic, say officials at JSfirm.com, which provides an aviation job website. Hiring is…

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  23. NBAA-Supported Relay in the Sky Concludes in Washington, DC

    The 98-city, 38-day America's Operation Thank You: Relay in the Sky, which honored healthcare workers across the country, wrapped up Oct. 30 at Signature Flight Support at Ronald Reagan Washington…

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  24. New Autonomous Drone Designed to Ferry Commuters

    Meet KITE, an Autonomous Drone concept designed to ferry commuters in the post-covid era. The push for viable electric air taxis has only intensified amid the Covid-19 pandemic, especially in China…

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  25. FAA Introduces BEYOND Program for UAS Integration

    The Federal Aviation Administration is tackling the remaining challenges of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) integration into the National Airspace System through a new program called BEYOND. These…

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