Turtles Fly Too Takes Turtle Rescue to the Next Level

Turtle rescue group, Turtles Fly Too has grown and expanded its efforts over the years. Founder Leslie Weinstein has made it a personal goal to help as many of the endangered sea turtles survive as possible. Starting years ago, Weinstein has grown a network of volunteer pilots who fly turtles to rehab centers, and then…

Airforms, Inc. Adds Baffle Kits for Cessna 120/140

Airforms, Inc., the world’s largest producer of replacement baffle kits for antique and classic general aviation aircraft, has received FAA approval to manufacture kits for the Cessna 120/140. The 18-piece kits will fit both models of the Cessna classics since both were powered by the Continental 85 hp engine. Owners can order the kits with…

GAMA Welcomes Five New Memberships

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of Airbus Corporate Jets, Hartzell Engine Technologies and Incora as Members, Beta Technologies as an Associate Member, and Toyota Motor North America as an Associate Member EPIC. Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is headquartered in Blagnac, France, and was founded in 1997. They manufacture a modern and…

Human Factors Training Back On in South Carolina

Human Factors training has proven to be an effective countermeasure against human error in the workplace. The Aviation Consulting Group’s (TACG) Aviation Human Factors Initial course creates an in-depth understanding and awareness of the factors that contribute to human error; errors that lead to accidents and incidents that cost billions of dollars’ worth of damage…

aerospace tech week rescheduled

✈ Aerospace Tech Week (ATW) rescheduled to 3-4 November ’21.

It’s very encouraging that the end of the pandemic is hopefully in sight and once these wonderful vaccines are successfully rolled out then life can start to return to some normality. At which point travel and events such as ATW can safely recommence. We therefore feel it is more prudent to reschedule ATW, one last…

FAA awards Northeast State Air Agency Certificate for Aviation Tech program

Northeast State Community College received exciting news this month when the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the Air Agency certificate and Airframe rating for the College’s Aviation Technology program. The FAA performed an in-depth inspection and evaluation of Northeast State’s Aviation program in December and awarded the Air Agency Certificate to the College on January…