2018 NBAA-BACE: Optimism and Opportunity • A Conversation with NBAA’s Ed Bolen

2018 NBAA-BACE: Optimism and Opportunity • A Conversation with NBAA’s Ed Bolen

With only days remaining until the kick-off of the 2018 NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition, the business aviation community prepares to gather for three days of impactful, educational and thought-provoking keynote speakers, forums and exhibits. In addition, safety, emerging technologies and a focus on the emerging young leaders in business aviation will be among the major themes. Read More

The Hero’s Honor They Deserve

“Who’s your hero?” That inquiry is one of the go-to questions journalists (like me) often ask when interviewing someone for a profile. It not only provides insight into one’s personality and motivations, it reveals the qualities or traits the person values most. For Washington attorney Erin Miller, the answer to that question is quite simple. Read More

EAA AirVenture 2018:  Bigger & Better

EAA AirVenture 2018: Bigger & Better

Near-perfect weather and a robust economy helped annual airshow set new attendance record.   From ideal weather to record-setting attendance, AirVenture 2018 was as close to perfect as it could be. The annual Oshkosh, WI airshow, held July 23 through 29, attracted 601,000 attendees, nearly two percent above of 2017’s record total. “EAA members and Read More

So That We Remember

So That We Remember

  On Sunday, July 22, I was one of the thousands of pilots with intent of reaching Oshkosh or one of its reliever airports. Marginal weather in Wisconsin prevailed, but with an IFR slot secured for Appleton we felt confident we’d be pounding tie-down stakes by mid-afternoon. As my husband and I hurriedly loaded our Read More

Five on the Fly: Randy Groom

Five on the Fly: Randy Groom

WHO: Randy Groom POSITION: Founder and President, Groom Aviation Former President, Beechcraft Former Executive Vice President, Piper Aircraft HOMEBASE: Vero Beach, FL RATINGS: Commercial Instrument Single/Multi Land & Sea King Air 300/350/1900 Type Rating HOURS: 11,000 1. Throughout your career, you’ve had a front-row seat to many of general aviation’s dramatic changes, consolidations and significant downturns over the Read More