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

  1. TSA at Richmond International Using New Checkpoint Technology

    The Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport (RIC) are using Credential Authentication Technology (CAT) that confirms the validity of a traveler's…

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  2. CleanFlying Coalition Promotes Best Health Practices

    The COVID-19 pandemic has driven the creation of the CleanFlying Coalition, a not-for-profit group committed to promoting and implementing best practices related to health. Organized by FlightAware…

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  3. Liberty University Offers New Aviation Degrees

    Liberty University School of Aeronautics (LUSOA) has added two degrees to its growing academic offerings — a Master of Science (M.S.) in Aeronautics and a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Aviation…

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  4. General Aviation to the Rescue for Navajo Nation

    Virginia-based international aviation nonprofit Air Serv International is continuing its operations to deliver critically needed humanitarian relief to the Navajo Nation, which has been hit hard by…

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  5. Aviation Maintenance Industry Struggling

    A survey by the Aeronautical Repair Station Assocation (ARSA) found the aviation maintenance industry has been decimated by coronavirus-related economic disruptions. With reports of widespread…

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  6. Lawmakers Support New Payroll Protection for Airlines

    A majority of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have called for a six-month extension of a $32 billion payroll aid program that they say is vital to keeping hundreds of thousands of…

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  7. Industry Reps Selected for Aviation Jobs Task Force

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has appointed 20 representatives from across the industry to serve on a newly-formed Youth Access to American Jobs in Aviation Task Force that will work to…

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  8. Historic Learjet Retired to Armstrong Museum

    A Learjet 28 Longhorn, the first of its type, will be flown to Neil Armstrong Airport in New Knoxville, Ohio on August 5, (which would have been Armstrong's 90th birthday) where Kevin Hayward…

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  9. Garmin is Victim of Cyberattack

    Garmin, a navigation company whose services are used by many pilots, was hit by, what Forbes reports, is a ransomware attack this past Thursday. Pilots have been unable to use Garmin's web-based…

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  10. AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2020 Going Virtual

    AUVSI has announced that its annual XPONENTIAL 2020 event, the unmanned system industry's largest trade show and conference, will be held on October 5 to 8. Given the restrictions on travel and…

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  11. Airbus Flies Airliner Without a Pilot

    Can a commercial airliner take off, fly and land without a pilot? Airbus has flown a new A350-1000 without the help of pilots 500 times in a research project that involves equipping the huge…

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  12. Qantas Draws a Kangaroo as a Farewell Message

    Qantas's last Boeing 747 airplane left a farewell message in the sky as it flew from Australia for the final time. The "Queen of the Skies" departed from Sydney Airport and was commanded by Capt…

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  13. Pilots Needed for PIREP Project

    The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is encouraging pilots to participate in a project to evaluate whether hands-free or speech-based pirep-filing technology would encourage pilots to…

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  14. MAM Hosts USCG Change of Command Ceremony

    The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach hosted a change of command ceremony for the Coast Guard's Community Services Command. This morning, Capt. Jeffrey Eldridge relieved Capt. Bruce C…

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  15. NAS Oceana Air Show Cancelled

    The team responsible for the annual NAS Oceana Airshow has formally cancelled the event for this year. They posted the following notice on the NAS Oceana Airshow website: We unfortunately have to…

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  16. EPA Proposes Emission Standards for Aircraft

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the first U.S. emission standards for commercial aircraft that align with the U.N. International Civil Aviation Organization's global emission…

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  17. United Requires Masks in Airports

    Airline passengers who are flying with United Airlines will now need to wear face masks at customer service counters and kiosks, United Club locations, gates and baggage areas as well as on flights…

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  18. Shannon Air Museum Will Reopen This Friday, July 24

    The Shannon Airport in Fredericksburg is one of Virginia's beautiful and historical places to stop in for fuel, take flight lessons, grab lunch and watch airplanes. The added bonus of visiting an…

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  19. NPRM Due Soon on 737 Max

    The Federal Aviation Administration is getting close to issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding an airworthiness directive (AD) for the Boeing 737 Max. When issued, the NPRM will…

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  20. United Airlines to Maximize Ventilation System During Boarding & Deplaning

    United Airlines announced that the carrier will now maximize air flow volume for all mainline aircraft high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration systems during the entire boarding and…

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  21. U.S. Commercial Flights To The Bahamas Put On Hold

    If it's truly "Better in The Bahamas," most Americans won't be able to find out for a while. Starting tomorrow (July 22), commercial flights carrying passengers from the United States will not be…

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  22. Military Aviation Museum Webinars Available

    Are you interested in aviation history? The Military Aviation Museum has you covered with a variety of webinars about brave aviators and tough aircraft. Some of the topics include; The Marines' Lost…

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  23. Warbird Showcase at Hanover County Airport

    The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, a nonprofit organization which preserves World War II era aircraft, will be holding a Warbird Showcase at Hanover County Airport on Saturday, August…

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  24. Flight Attendants Fired at Icelandair

    Icelandair pilots will be filling in as flight attendants starting today after the airline fired all of its flight attendants Friday. The flight attendants and the airline had been locked in a labor…

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  25. DeLaurentis Overflies North Pole

    Robert DeLaurentis, the "Zen Pilot," author, and AOPA Opinion Leaders blogger who has been on a quest to overfly both the South and North poles since last November, completed the task July 10, flying…

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