Aviation International News » April 2003

January 28, 2008 - 6:07am

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) president Ed Bolen added his voice to a growing chorus that is pushing for more government coordination and funding of aerospace research during his recent testimony on Capitol Hill. He said that aerospace is too important to the future of the U.S. for research to be determined on an ad hoc basis by a patchwork of federal agencies.

January 28, 2008 - 6:07am

General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) president Ed Bolen added his voice to a growing chorus that is pushing for more government coordination and funding of aerospace research during his recent testimony on Capitol Hill. He said that aerospace is too important to the future of the U.S. for research to be determined on an ad hoc basis by a patchwork of federal agencies.

January 28, 2008 - 5:23am

This is an FBO? In the office Mozart plays softly on the radio, and the warm smell of fresh coffee drifts across the room from the corner kitchen. Under an antique wooden desk, a contented English spaniel snores softly, ignoring the occasional static from the nearby unicom. At the desk, owner and manager Barbara Loehnert works quietly. As an FBO, Service People has more in common with grandma’s kitchen–warm, comfortable and friendly.

January 28, 2008 - 5:23am

This is an FBO? In the office Mozart plays softly on the radio, and the warm smell of fresh coffee drifts across the room from the corner kitchen. Under an antique wooden desk, a contented English spaniel snores softly, ignoring the occasional static from the nearby unicom. At the desk, owner and manager Barbara Loehnert works quietly. As an FBO, Service People has more in common with grandma’s kitchen–warm, comfortable and friendly.

January 28, 2008 - 4:59am

Would you feel more comfortable about your hangar knowing that buildings from which it was derived are used as community disaster shelters? Monolithic Constructors of Italy, Texas, has designed and built schools, churches and storage warehouses that double as hurricane/tornado shelters. The company claims its new-design hangars can withstand winds of greater than 150 mph.

January 28, 2008 - 4:59am

Would you feel more comfortable about your hangar knowing that buildings from which it was derived are used as community disaster shelters? Monolithic Constructors of Italy, Texas, has designed and built schools, churches and storage warehouses that double as hurricane/tornado shelters. The company claims its new-design hangars can withstand winds of greater than 150 mph.

January 25, 2008 - 11:11am

Don Allen, owner of Silverhawk Aviation, would like pilots to be thinking of Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK), Neb., as a mid-continent refueling stop. As an area businessman and pilot, he saw business potential in merging Capitol Aviation and Silverhawk, two of the three FBOs at LNK (Duncan Aviation is the competition). A little more than a year ago, that’s just what he did.

January 25, 2008 - 11:11am

Don Allen, owner of Silverhawk Aviation, would like pilots to be thinking of Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK), Neb., as a mid-continent refueling stop. As an area businessman and pilot, he saw business potential in merging Capitol Aviation and Silverhawk, two of the three FBOs at LNK (Duncan Aviation is the competition). A little more than a year ago, that’s just what he did.

January 25, 2008 - 10:40am

ECHA Microbiology, based in Cardiff, Wales, has developed a test kit that can provide a numerical indication of microbial contamination in aircraft fuel tanks. The kit received the Institute of Petroleum’s annual innovation award and an endorse-ment from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

January 25, 2008 - 10:40am

ECHA Microbiology, based in Cardiff, Wales, has developed a test kit that can provide a numerical indication of microbial contamination in aircraft fuel tanks. The kit received the Institute of Petroleum’s annual innovation award and an endorse-ment from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

 
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