U.S. Senate Introduces GA Pilot Protection Act, Companion to House Bill
Three U.S. senators today introduced the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act as a companion bill to one unveiled in the House of Representatives in December, which includes a provision that would reform airman medical certificate standards while maintaining safety.
Zenair Marks 40th Year in 2014
One of North America's leading manufacturers of recreational aircraft kits is turning 40 this year. Zenair Limited was founded by Chris Heintz in his 2-car garage in 1974; the company moved to its current 15,000 square foot facilities on the Huronia Airport (Ontario, Canada) over 30 years ago.
Young Eagles Flight Plan Helps Fulfill Dream of Flight
In August 2006, an 11-year-old Jarin Leake of Keenesburg, Colorado, had his first airplane flight on an American Airlines MD-80 from Denver to Chicago.
Heard This One Before? User Fees in White House Budget
The White House released its proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year and once again included a $100 per-flight user fee for many general aviation flights. The concept is almost exactly the same proposal that was rejected by Congress a year ago, and for each of the two years before that.
Zenith Engine Day Slated for Sun 'n Fun
Zenith Aircraft Company will host its first 'Engine Day' at the Sun 'n Fun International Fly-In & Expo on Friday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lakeland, Florida.