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Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame to hold induction ceremony at aviation museum in Ottawa

Ottawa Citizen - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
His knowledge and contribution to aviation in Canada makes MGen Madower's presence acutely poignant, particularly with regard to this year's Belt of Orion recipient.

Women in Aviation event encourages young ladies to pursue dreams of working in aviation

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) - ‎17 hours ago‎
There was a lot to learn Saturday during Girls in Aviation Day at the Robert C. Byrd Aerospace Education Center. From left: Jaya Bowen, 18, Fairmont; Cindy Rodina, an instructor at the school; Louis Rodina, 13, Shinnston; and Makia Bowen, 11, Fairmont.

An idea takes flight: Students learn about aviation while earning college credits

TBO.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
With the ground showing on screens, Marc LaFerriere, a 17-year-old junior, gets help from instructor Thom Barlow in an aviation academy class at Zephyrhills High School on Thursday. LaFerriere was flying a plane on a simulator during a class at the school.

Yemenis slam Saudi aerial blockade on civilian aviation

Press TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
Yemen's aviation sector has suffered greatly due to Saudi Arabia's aerial blockade. The people endure a great deal of suffering particularly those who travel abroad for treatment.

EAA Oshkosh 2016 to Feature Biplanes and Triplanes During WWI Aviation Centennial

Warbirds News - ‎6 hours ago‎
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - (April 28, 2016) - Airplanes reaching back to the earliest days of military aircraft will be in the air and on the ground this summer, as the centennial of World War I aviation is a major part of EAA ...

Aviation industry seeks EU intervention in Britain-Spain row over Gibraltar airport

Reuters UK - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The dispute over whether the territory's airport should be included in EU legislation on aviation could paralyse a shake-up of European airspace and has blocked progress on matters from passenger rights to ground-handling liberalisation.

Virgin Australia looks to Alliance Aviation deal amid mining downturn

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Virgin Australia's proposed partnership with fly in-fly out and charter operator Alliance Aviation Services could help both airlines win contracts during a difficult time in the resources industry, says Virgin regional boss Merren McArthur.
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Civil Aviation Authority suspends SA Express

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Moreover, aviation safety and security were of paramount importance in this industry, and passengers required some form of assurance that once they boarded an aircraft they would automatically land safely and hassle-free at their intended destination.

Thunderbirds' visit motivates Aviation Academy students

Washington Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
But the Denbigh High School Aviation Academy sophomore has had some reservations that her future tattoo plans would get in the way of someday flying an F-35 or F-22.

Podcast 034: Aviation industry indulges in patent application binge

Runway Girl Network - ‎21 hours ago‎
Welcome to Episode 034 of the #PaxEx Podcast. Our guest for this episode is Philip Robinson, the founder of AeroPatent, whose mandate is to reveal intriguing and potentially important aerospace technology that is so often hidden behind misleading ...
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Army Aviation Has a Weight Problem

DefenseNews.com - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
ATLANTA - Army aviation has a weight problem and it's growing, Maj. Gen. William Gayler, the service's new Army Aviation Center of Excellence commander at Fort Rucker, Ala., said Friday at the Aviation Association of America's Mission Solutions Summit.
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This homemade hoverbike is the future of personal aviation

Mashable - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Internet's favorite crazy inventor has created a rideable hoverbike, and while it doesn't go much higher than a couple feet, it's a pretty innovative creation.

Gibraltar Pushes for Airport to Be Under EU Aviation Laws

ABC News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation. Joseph Garcia, Gibraltar's Civil Aviation ...
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Editorial: Did we just witness aviation history?

Dallas Morning News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
They started with a plane that stayed aloft only a few seconds, but that was long enough to provide the vision that launched the aviation industry. There were countless setbacks along the way - for them and for those they inspired. Their first plane ...

West Star Aviation Sold

WesternSlopeNow - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
West Star Aviation, the airline service company which provides fuel and maintenance for corporate, private and government aircraft, has been bought by Northwest Equity Partners.

Belarus to North Korea: Ultimate tour for aviation geeks

CNN - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Stopping in Belarus and North Korea, Juche Travel's upcoming DPRK Aviation Tour, which runs May 6-13, offers opportunities to fly on a variety of rare aircraft.

LaSill Aviation withdraws its request to be released from lease

The Lawton Constitution - ‎8 hours ago‎
LaSill Aviation has withdrawn its request to be released from its contract as the fixed base operator for Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport.
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Norway helicopter crash: British national among 13 presumed killed in aviation disaster near Bergen

The Independent - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Several bodies have been found after a helicopter carrying at least 13 people crashed off the west coast of Norway, near the city of Bergen.
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MRU partnership gives aviation students wing up on job search

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
"To get into a major airline like Jazz you need a minimum of 1,500 hours, so there's a big gap," said Leon Cygman, chair of Mount Royal's Aviation department. "Usually they'll find a job at a smaller operator, usually in northern Canada. They do a lot ...

Alaskans Learn About Aviation in The Last Frontier

youralaskalink - ‎11 hours ago‎
"It's about educating and letting people know the importance of aviation in our state, how aviation is used, might be for firefighting, search and rescue, game management, servicing 80 percent of our communities where the airplane is the only ...
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