• January

      25

      2022
    • 2

    Aerospace Center for Excellence / SUN n FUN

    THE NEW YEAR IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER. ARE YOU READY FOR SUN ‘N FUN 2022? Sun ‘n’ Fun is scheduled for April 5-10, 2022 Experience the thunderous roar of the USAF Thunderbirds as they display the pride, precision, and professionalism the U.S. Air Force represents at the return of the 48th annual SUN ‘n

    • January

      22

      2022
    • 5

    FAA is looking for Air Traffic Controllers

    HIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR CANDIDATES WHO HAVE MAINTAINED AT LEAST 52 CONSECUTIVE WEEKS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL EXPERIENCE INVOLVING THE FULL-TIME ACTIVE SEPARATION OF AIR TRAFFIC AFTER RECEIPT OF AN ATC CERTIFICATION OR FACILITY RATING WITHIN 5 YEARS OF APPLICATION WHILE SERVING AT: a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) air traffic control facility; OR a civilian

    • January

      20

      2022
    • 9

    NORTHERN VIRGINIA AIRPORTS EXPECTED TO BE BACK TO 80% PRE-COVID LEVELS

    Northern Virginia’s two main airports are seeing a rise in passenger totals and expected to be back to more than 80 percent pre-pandemic levels in 2022. Passenger totals are not expected to surpass the pre-COVID level before 2027. This data was presented in the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s 2022 budget, which was approved by the

    • January

      18

      2022
    • 9

    AOPA MOURNS DEATH OF BRIG. GEN. CHARLES MCGEE

    Story courtesy of AOPA Foundation January 16, 2022 By Eric Blinderman Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a member of the famed Tuskegee Airman and an American hero, died January 16 at his home in Bethesda, Maryland, according to a statement from his family. He was 102 years old. “Just like General McGee stretched boundaries his entire

    • January

      16

      2022
    • 11

    DOAV’S 2021 PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS SELECTED

    This year the annual photo contest entries showed an immense variety of aviation activities that take place across the Commonwealth. The Virginia Department of Aviation is proud to announce the top 10 winners of the annual aviation photo contest. First Place: Sharon Prescott from Virginia Beach, VA. Second Place: Alex Hrapunov from Goldvein, VA. Third

    • January

      14

      2022
    • 14

    BREEZE AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONS OF NEW FLIGHTS

    The new U.S. low-fare airline, Breeze Airways, will be adding eight new routes, including three in Virginia this February that will expand the carrier’s network to 42 routes. The new routes from New York’s Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) are the 17th and 18th destinations in the network. They

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