NBAA — Super Bowl 50

NBAA — Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 will take place on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. Game time will be at 3:30 p.m. (PST). Due to the increased air traffic expected at area airports, and at Las Vegas Mc Carran International Airport (LAS), operators are encouraged to review the following resources. FAA’s Super…

No Drone Zone Set Around Super Bowl 50 Site

No Drone Zone Set Around Super Bowl 50 Site

Outside of passes from two of the NFL’s biggest playmakers, not much else should be flying around Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Superbowl Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Starting at 2 p.m. and lasting until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, the FAA has issued a temporary flight restriction for most aircraft — including drones —…

Textron Aviation Receives Service Center Certification

Textron Aviation Receives Service Center Certification

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that it has attained new certifications allowing each U.S. company-owned service center to support the Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands. “We are committed to fostering relationships with our customers that continue well beyond the initial aircraft purchase. We recognize that investing in and expanding our…

Flying Home for Holidays May Be Greener than Driving

Flying Home for Holidays May Be Greener than Driving

Air travel by environmentalists has long been an easy punching bag for conservative pundits, though flying is becoming much easier to defend. Michael Sivak, a transportation researcher at the University of Michigan, has found that from 1970 to 2010, the amount of energy consumed per mile, per passenger, on an average domestic flight dropped 74…

Honda Aircraft president and CEO Michimasa Fujino proudly displays a ceremonial copy of the HondaJet's type certificate, joined by colleagues and FAA Administrator Michael Huerta (second from right). Photo: Matt Thurber

HA-420 HondaJet Receives FAA Type Certificate

A visibly emotional Michimasa Fujino, president and CEO of Honda Aircraft, celebrated issuance of the HA-420 HondaJet’s FAA type certificate at a ceremony last night held in the Honda customer support facility at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta handed over a ceremonial type certificate as confetti cannons spread multi-colored…