Inspirational Pilot, Mentor Barrington Irving to Receive American Spirit Award at NBAA-BACE

Washington, DC, Aug. 7, 2019 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that Barrington Irving, who in 2007 became the youngest pilot to fly solo around the world in a single-engine airplane and who has continued to inspire young people to pursue careers in aviation and aerospace, will receive the association’s 2019 American Spirit Award. The award will be presented...

FlightSafety Completes Learning Center Expansion in Columbus

FlightSafety International announces that it has completed the expansion of its Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio. Phase one of the Center opened in 2014. “The expansion of our Columbus Learning Center is a clear demonstration of our commitment to continuously enhance the training and services we provide to our Customers,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “We sincerely appreciate...

New Pilatus PC-24 Training Underway at FlightSafety Dallas

FlightSafety International and Pilatus announce that training for the new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet has begun at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “We are pleased to announce the start of training for the new Pilatus PC-24 aircraft in Dallas,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “FlightSafety and Pilatus worked closely together to ensure owners and operators of the...

Piper Receives Largest Trainer Order in Company History from Fanmei Aviation Technologies

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has received an order for 152 aircraft from Fanmei Aviation Technologies, Piper Aircraft’s exclusive dealer in China. This is the largest single trainer order received by Piper Aircraft in company history. Fanmei Aviation Technologies is a subsidiary of Sichuan Fanmei Education Group co. Ltd which is a leading provider of aviation education in China. The historic seven-year...

NBAA Announces Recipients of 2018 Schedulers & Dispatchers Scholarship Awards

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee today announced that $41,000 in scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education. These individuals were recognized during the 2018 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2018), taking place Feb. 6-9 in Long Beach,...