Transportation Secretary Chao announces appointments to Women in Aviation Advisory Board

Transportation Secretary Chao announces appointments to Women in Aviation Advisory Board

Click here to view original web page at transportationtodaynews.com U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Friday the appointment of 30 board members to the new Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB). Former U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will serve as the board’s chair. Wilson, a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, currently serves as the […]

UTEP president named to aviation advisory board

UTEP president named to aviation advisory board

Click here to view original web page at www.elpasoinc.com Heather Wilson Heather Wilson , president of the University of Texas at El Paso, was appointed chair of the newly formed Women in Aviation Advisory Board by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao. Wilson served as the 24th secretary of the Air Force from 2017 to […]

Drone incursion triggers brief halt in flight ops at Vance Air Force Base

Drone incursion triggers brief halt in flight ops at Vance Air Force Base

Click here to view original web page at taskandpurpose.com ENID, Okla. — An illegally operated drone was reported Wednesday by Vance Air Force Base to Enid Police Department and shut down flight operations as law enforcement officers searched for the operator. According to a statement from Vance Air Force Base public affairs, the drone was […]

Recognizing the medical personnel of the sky during National EMS week

Recognizing the medical personnel of the sky during National EMS week

Click here to view original web page at www.mynbc5.com LEBANON, N.H. — This week is National EMS week, and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advance Response Team, DHART, provides critical care transportation services by air and ground. "What we like to say here at Dartmouth is that when you get one of the DHART helicopters, your getting Dartmouth-Hitchcock […]

Universal Avionics To Close Wichita Operation

Universal Avionics To Close Wichita Operation

Click here to view original web page at www.ainonline.com Universal Avionics will permanently close its Wichita operation after nearly four decades, claiming it as a victim of the Covid-19 pandemic and an associated economic downturn. “It is increasingly difficult to maintain full repair capacity under current conditions,” Universal Avionics CEO Dror Yahav said in a […]

Military Aviation Museum hosts free drive-thru exhibit Memorial Day weekend

Military Aviation Museum hosts free drive-thru exhibit Memorial Day weekend

Click here to view original web page at www.wavy.com VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — The Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach is hosting a drive-thru exhibit for the Hampton Roads community over Memorial Day weekend. The free exhibit runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Saturday, May 23 through Monday, May 25. Each day, […]

30 members added to Women in Aviation Advisory Board

30 members added to Women in Aviation Advisory Board

Click here to view original web page at www.aircraftinteriorsinternational.com US Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, has announced the appointment of 30 board members to the newly formed Women in Aviation Advisory Board (WIAAB), an initiative to encourage females to access opportunities in aviation. Former US Air Force Secretary Dr Heather Wilson will serve as chair […]

Impacts of COVID-19 on aviation and the airport business

Impacts of COVID-19 on aviation and the airport business

Click here to view original web page at www.internationalairportreview.com Angela Gittens, Director General of ACI World, details how COVID-19 has impacted airport business, and the recovery measures available to the industry. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a full-scale crisis with the imposition of travel restrictions and suspension of flights in a global effort […]

AINsight: Navigating Through Covid’s ‘Economic Shockwaves’

Click here to view original web page at www.ainonline.com Anyone looking for validation on whether the Covid-19 pandemic is having far-reaching impacts on the aerospace and aviation industry needs to look no further than a couple of reports that emerged recently. Lockheed Martin, the lead contractor on the F-35 fighter jet program, highlighted supply chain […]