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

  1. Great Virginia Aviation Ambassadors Relay

    The Great Virginia Aviation Ambassadors Relay offers pilots the opportunity to fly a leg between two (2) Virginia airports this spring and summer. 

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  2. Wing seeks exemption for remote drone operation

    Modern Shipper reports that Wing wants to operate delivery drones from regional pilot in command stations. Following the release of positive public feedback for drone delivery in Christiansburg…

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  3. Two Crashes in Two Days in Virginia

    Two small aircraft crashes in two days are being investigated by the Virginia State Police. Monday morning, a single-engine Jabiru J170-D veered off the runway and struck a hangar during landing at…

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  4. NASAO Held First Virtual Conference

    The National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) successfully held their first ever virtual Annual Conference September 14-16. The 2020 Annual Conference - NASAO's 89th - was originally…

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  5. Georgia College Student Played Important Role in NASA’s Mars Mission

    A truly historic space event happened on February 18; NASA landed its fifth rover, Perseverance, on the surface of Mars. The main mission is to search for signs of microbial life in the soil, collect…

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  6. Civil Air Patrol Purchases Additional Aircraft

    The U.S. Civil Air Patrol (CAP) awarded a contract to Textron Aviation, Inc. for the sale of 17 Cessna piston engine aircraft. Using fiscal year 2020 funds, the CAP agreed to purchase 11 Skyhawk…

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  7. Call for Pilots and Aircraft for GA Event

    Virginia pilot Andrew Crider is providing an opportunity to uplift people and share the love of aviation with the community. August 7th, 2021 there will be a rally for general aviation and charity…

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  8. “Plane Girl” Inspires Next Generation of Pilots

    FAA Administrator Steve Dickson had a pilot-to-pilot chat with young aviator and content creator "Plane Girl" Stevie Triesenberg. They sat down to discuss Stevie's experience in aviation, how she got…

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