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

  1. FAA Seeks to Ban ‘to go’ Alcohol at U.S. Airports

    Violence, disruptive behavior, assaults and threats by passengers toward other aviation travelers and crew members have significantly increased in recent years, and a high percentage of incidents…

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  2. Canada Requires Vaccine to Travel

    In Canada, all government employees, all workers in federally regulated industries and all passengers of those industries (including air carriers, interprovincial trains and cruise ships) must be…

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  3. Past Virginia Airport Roles and Why They Might Change

    DOAV established its current airport roles in 1990. They have served their purpose well for the past 20 years, but DOAV wants to take a step back and determine if it is time for change. The 2016…

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  4. VATSP 2022 Exhibiting at Virginia Aviation Conference

    The Virginia Department of Aviation is updating its 2016 Virginia Air Transportation System Plan (VATSP) and has engaged the Mead & Hunt team to lead the effort that will help guide the…

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  5. Private Jet Prices Going Up

    Pricing on everything from eggs to a new car have gone up in the last few months. Those of you shopping for a new private jet are seeing prices rise, too. But with the cost of a jet ranging from $3…

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  6. A New Gallery Celebrates the Variety That Is General Aviation

    Scheduled to open in 2022, the Thomas W. Haas We All Fly gallery will help define the wide world of general aviation at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and, through interactive…

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  7. 2022 Virginia Air Transportation Plan (VATSP)

    The Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) is undertaking an update to its statewide aviation system plan. As news of the 2022 Virginia Air Transportation System Plan (VATSP) becomes available, it…

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  8. Virginia Aviation Photo Contest Deadline is October 15

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

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  9. TSA Pre-check at Tidewater AAA Office

    In an effort to expand registration in the Transportation Security Administration's Pre-check program, the Tidewater Chapter of AAA is offering an opportunity to enroll in the $85 five-year plan for…

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  10. The Flying Classroom Visits Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

    Captain Barrington Irving visits students across the nation and he aims to inspire students to achieve their dreams by sharing his story of success in the STEM+ field. The Flying Classroom is a…

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  11. European Union may reinstate its closed border policy to the U.S.

    American travelers crossing ‘the pond' by air may soon discover the door to Europe is no longer open. The European Union (EU) is taking another look at epidemiologically safe countries, which…

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  12. NAAA Announces 100th Anniversary

    The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) has shared that August 3, 2021 marked the 100th Anniversary of aerial application. Lt. John A. Macready, a U.S. Army pilot flying a modified…

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  13. First High Octane Unleaded Avgas Approved by FAA

    A leading general aviation engineering company, General Aviation Modifications, Inc., (GAMI), has announced that the FAA has approved Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) authorizing use of its…

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  14. DHL Orders 12 Electric Cargo Aircraft

    International shipper, courier and transportation provider DHL has ordered 12 Eviation Alice electric cargo aircraft as part of its push into sustainable aviation. This is the first order for a…

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  15. Global Aviation Industry Loses $126 Billion

    If you are surprised to read that 2020 was the worst year on record for the aviation sector, then you are the only one. Still, new data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have…

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  16. Avigation, Land-use Easements in Chesterfield County

    The need for avigation easements and restricted land-use easements near the Chesterfield County Airport led the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors to unanimously approve a motion to exercise…

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  17. Manager of Dulles to Become Executive Director of Roanoke-Blacksburg Region

    Mike Stewart, a 38-year industry veteran, will succeed Tim Bradshaw, who resigned in January. Stewart will be paid an initial annual salary of $230,000 and is scheduled to start Oct. 4, officials…

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  18. Job Opportunities at the Virginia Department of Aviation

    Are you interested in an aviation career that will help inspire the next generation of aviators? If so, the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) has two career opportunities for you. DOAV is hiring…

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  19. Flight Attendants Train in Self-Defense

    With about 4,000 incidents of unruly passengers on American air carriers since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, flight attendants are trying to even the odds of ending their shifts in one piece by…

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  20. Volocopter Completes First Ever Public Crewed eVTOL Test Flight at EAA AirV

    Volocopter flew its 2X eVTOL aircraft at the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EAA) AirVenture 2021 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin July 27, 2021. The flight was the first ever public crewed test flight of…

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  21. Virginia Pilot Debuts in Airventure’s Air Show

    Erik Edgren Airshows and RJ Gritter performed their new performance "Two Buck Chuck" July 26 at the 2021 EAA - The Spirit of Aviation Airventure. This was RJ Gritter's first time performing at…

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  22. Boy Scouts of America Merits in Drone Flying Training

    The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest scouting and youth development organizations in the United States. Keeping pace with 21st century Unmanned Aircraft Systems and the ease of…

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  23. Better, Cheaper Aircraft Parachutes

    Aviation Safety Resources (ASR) is focused on making aircraft safer and is pressing ahead with a goal of making aircraft recovery parachutes weigh less, cost less and have the ability to open at…

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  24. VoltAero Announces Fractional Ownership Program

    If you are looking to fly an electric aircraft – but don't want to buy one yourself – consider a fractional ownership from aircraft developer VoltAero, which announced it is launching a…

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  25. Drone Taxi Market Predicted to Grow to more than $800 Million

    Urban air mobility in the U.S. is moving forward – the infrastructure and investment are well underway to bring drone taxis to cities. Reports predict that North America will grow at the…

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