Saturday, October 31, 2009

NBAA & NATA Coordinate Efforts

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) plan to coordinate NATA's 2010 FBO Leadership Conference, taking place January 25-26, 2010, with NBAA's Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference, on January 26-29, 2010 in San Antonio, Texas. You will learn about the latest products and more.

Financing Available for X-Air LSA

Photo: X-Air LSA
X-Air LSA has reached an agreement with Aero Credit Corporation to provide for purchase of a new X-Air Aircraft. With the card, X-Air LSA, which sells for $59,995, can be purchased for $12,000 down, followed by five years of monthly payments at $409 a month. At the end of the five years there is a balloon payment, which normally can be refinanced.

North Carolina's Burlington Aviation Adds Simulator

Burlington Aviation, a Cessna Pilot Center and FAA Part 141 flight school in Burlington, North Carolina has added Redbird FMX Flight Simulator.

Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport Gets New Name

Sanford-Lee County Regional Airport in Sanford, North Carolina gets a new name called Raleigh Executive Jetport.

WAI and AOPA Partner Up to Create "Women’s Wing" at AOPA Summit

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) and Aircraft Owners and Pilot Association (AOPA) has teamed up to create "Women's Wing," at AOPA Summit this November 5-7, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. "Women's Wing" will highlight accomplishments and opportunities for women within the aviation community.

Rooms 11 and 12 of the Tampa Convention Center have set aside during AOPA Summit for Women's Wing.

Friday, November 6, 2009 - Women Leaders in Aviation Forum held in Room 11 from 11:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. featuring - Chabrian, Martha King, Jessica Cox, Debby Rihn Harvey, Arlynn Mcmahon, Melissa Rudinger, AOPA Vice President and AOPA Assistant President.

Chabrian will also be at the "One Voice" AOPA Summit session on Thursday, November 5, 2009 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. featuring - Chabrian, Tom Poberezny, Paula Derks, Jim Coyne and Ed Bolen.

Women in Aviation will host a WAI Connect Breakfast at AOPA Summit on Friday, November 6, 2009 from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. in Room 11 of the Tampa Convention Center.

Cessna Pilot Center Regional Managers Cut

The economic has hit Cessna Pilot Centers.

Friday, October 9, all four Cessna Pilot Center regional managers were informed that their positions were being cut for financial reasons.

Tuesday, October 13, an e-mail was sent to the centers advising them of the change.

Cessna Aircraft has 280 Cessna Pilot Centers in the world.