Vero Beach, Fla., March 2, 2015 -
Environmental champion Keep Indian River Beautiful (KIRB) recently recognized Piper Aircraft, Inc. with its New Partner Award for the environmental efforts of the aircraft company's Green Initiatives Team.
"Piper Aircraft recognizes its responsibility to build a sustainable future for our community, employees, and customers," said Simon Caldecott, President and CEO of Piper. "It is our...Read more
Washington, DC – Representative Todd Rokita, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee and the House General Aviation Caucus, introduced two bills last week to reform the Third Class Medical certificate and strengthen the rights of private pilots.
"I’m very pleased to continue the effort we started last Congress to eliminate the third class medical. As a pilot, I...Read more
Alexandria, Va., Dec. 16, 2014 –
Last week, California FBOs and fuel distributors settled a 2011 lawsuit regarding the sale of leaded aviation gasoline brought by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH). CEH filed the suit under California Proposition 65, a ballot initiative passed in 1985 that requires businesses to warn individuals exposed to hazardous chemicals. The original lawsuit sought to...Read more
(ALBUQUERQUE, NM) As part of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week 2015, Del Sol Aviation, Cutter Aviation, and pilot Dianna Stanger are hosting an opportunity for girls and women of all ages to take a free ride in a private aircraft March 2-8 during the Fly It Forward Challenge at Albuquerque International Sunport.
In addition to the thrill of soaring over Albuquerque...Read more
Investment by Clay Lacy Aviation, the airport's longest-term tenant, will create middle class jobs, boost the economy and generate millions of dollars in revenue to Los Angeles
(Los Angeles, Calif. – Feb. 12, 2015) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilwoman Nury Martinez (CD-6) today joined San Fernando Valley leaders in business, community and education to break ground on Clay Lacy...Read more
EAA maintains cost is key to meeting 2020 mandate
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (February 9, 2015) — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published a technical correction in the Federal Register that allows future installations of ADS-B “out” equipment to meet performance standards of the appropriate Technical Standard Order (TSO) specifications without meeting the complete TSO requirements.
EAA supports this...Read more
February 4th, 2015-
Honoring our Nation’s Greatest Generation: Arsenal of Democracy Aircraft to Take Flight over DC on the 70th Anniversary of VE Day.
Seventy years ago today, Allied leaders met at the Yalta Conference in Crimea to begin their discussions of the structure of post-World War II Europe. To honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the...Read more
VERO BEACH, Fla. - Jan. 30, 2015 - The Discovery Channel's "How It's Made" documentary television series has completed filming at Piper Aircraft, culminating after two detail-intensive days in the factory and supporting departments.
"When our Chamber of Commerce reached out to Piper as a potential feature for the documentary 'How It's Made', we were exceedingly enthusiastic to participate," reported Simon...Read more
Registration for attendees, mentors now open for July 19-22 program
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (January 29, 2015) — EAA’s Women Soar You Soar day camp program, which allows 100 high school-age girls discover more about aviation and all its possibilities from aviators, engineers and leaders during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, is scheduled for July 19-22 and now open for registration.