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

  1. New Nonstop Flights from Norfolk to San Diego Begin January 5

    Norfolk International Airport offers year-round and seasonal nonstop flights to major airports around the country and connections to hundreds more around the globe. The Airport recently announced new…

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  2. Historic KCMH Terminal to Be Restored For Learning Center

    In 1928, Charles Lindbergh personally selected Port Columbus Airport in Columbus, Ohio, as the eastern terminus of Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT), one of America's first commercial airlines and…

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  3. FAA Wants Feedback on Preflight Guide

    The FAA has produced a new advisory circular entitled Pilot's Guide to a Preflight Briefing (AC91-92). This advisory circular provides an educational roadmap for the development and implementation…

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  4. Hyundai Targets Flying Car Market

    Hyundai Motor Group, the biggest automobile manufacturer in South Korea, announced that it's planning a full lineup of flying cars that will take to the air and the streets in 2028. Models planned…

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  5. Girls LAUNCH Event to Take Place October 24

    The Organization of Black Professionals (OBAP) is excited to announce the first Girls LAUNCH on October 24, 2020. LAUNCH stands for Learning and Understanding New Career Horizons. This free, virtual…

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  6. BTS Statistics Show Increased Fuel Consumption

    The Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released U.S. airlines' August Fuel Cost and Consumption numbers. Fuel consumed by U.S. airlines scheduled…

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  7. Stafford Regional Awarded $5.77 Million

    Just a couple of weeks after receiving two grants (totaling more than $271,000) from the Virginia Aviation Board, Stafford Regional Airport has received a $5.77 million federal grant to extend its…

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  8. NBAA Wants to Nurture Tomorrow’s Aviation Business Leaders

    Jo Damato, CAM, NBAA's vice president, educational strategy and workforce development, will discuss nurturing tomorrow's leaders for aviation business careers during a live discussion at 4:00 p.m…

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  9. 101-Year-Old WWII B-29 Pilot Honored with Superfortress Flight

    Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert Vaucher, a Boeing B–29 pilot during World War II, was again on the flight deck of a Superfortress September 26. The flight over northern Virginia honored…

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  10. Flying Circus Aerodrome Celebrates 47th Annual Balloon Fest

    The backdrop of a beautiful blue sky along with the Aerodrome's vintage biplanes made the perfect setting for a hot air balloon demonstration. This year, the Flying Circus held its 47th Balloon Fest…

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  11. Airlines Courting Leisure Travelers

    With business travel at historic lows, airlines are looking to leisure travelers to fill their planes. In addition to the previously announced elimination of change fees, airlines are adding new…

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  12. Second Amendment to Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 118

    The Federal Aviation Administration issued a final rule on September 30, 2020, that further amends Special Federal Aviation Regulation (SFAR) 118. Aviation activity continues to increase, and the…

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  13. Leesburg Getting Second FBO

    Kuhn Aviation is constructing a three-story, 4,000-sq-ft terminal and adjoining climate controlled 25,000-sq-ft hangar at Leesburg Executive Airport. This second FBO at Leesburg is slated to open in…

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  14. Hot Air Balloon Launches to Take Place at the Flying Circus

    Each year the Flying Circus Airshow hosts a Balloon Festival, but this year some things have changed due to the pandemic. There are additional safety measures put in place as well as social…

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  15. Marlon Green’s Legal Battle to Break Aviation Barriers

    In 1957, former Air Force B-26 pilot Marlon Green applied to multiple airlines without a response. Rather than accept his fate, he took his case to the U.S. Supreme Court, and won. During the golden…

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  16. Government Stopgap Bill Approved

    A stopgap funding bill that cleared the House of Representatives last week and the Senate yesterday will keep government agencies operating, including the FAA, through December 11. Signed by the…

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  17. General Aviation Appreciation Month in Virginia

    Gov. Ralph Northam has proclaimed October as General Aviation Appreciation Month in the Commonwealth. The proclamation recognizes the importance of general aviation and its role as an economic…

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  18. TPA launches first in the nation COVID-19 testing for all passengers

    Tampa International Airport, in partnership with BayCare Health System, announced the launch of the country's first airport testing pilot that will offer two types of FDA-approved COVID-19 tests for…

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  19. International Aviation Art Contest Selects Air Sports Theme

    Since 1989 the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) has hosted the International Aviation Art Contest to challenge youth to illustrate the importance of aviation through…

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  20. EAA and UA Partnership Announced

    United Airlines (UA) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) are partnering to welcome and encourage young people to pursue aviation on all levels through a number of programs and activities…

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  21. Virginia Aviation Photo Contest Deadline is October 16

    Each year the Virginia Department of Aviation has a photo contest to showcase aviation across the Commonwealth. The winners are featured in the annual calendar, newsletter and on social media sites…

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  22. Flightradar24 experiences Cyber-Attacks

    One of the most popular real-time flight-tracking websites – Flightradar24 – has experienced three cyber-attacks over the last two days, with the most recent attack taking down the…

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  23. FAA Administrator to Pilot 737 MAX

    The Federal Aviation Administration is "putting it all on the line" this week as FAA Administrator Steve Dickson will be the pilot-in-command of a revamped Boeing 737 MAX fulfilling a pledge he made…

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  24. EAA Webinars Surpass 200,000 Total Attendance

    The Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) free webinar series, which has brought top aviation experts and personalities to online presentations for the past decade, has now welcomed more than…

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  25. DoT Announces $335M in Airport Infrastructure Grants

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Trump Administration will award $335 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation…

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