Wright Brothers Visitor Center to Reopen After 2 Years of Renovations

The visitor center at the Wright Brothers National Memorial will reopen Sept. 29 following nearly two years of renovations. The $5.8 million project included work to preserve and restore significant architectural features of the 58-year-old building and renovate mechanical and electrical systems, according to a news release from the National Park Service. The center was…

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Bombardier Now Flying Two Flight-test Global 5500/6500s

Bombardier Aerospace now has two flight-test vehicles (FTVs) engaged in “active testing” for its Global 5500/6500 program, the company announced yesterday. The flight-test aircraft—a Global 6500 FTV unveiled in May at EBACE and another representing the Global 5500—are currently based at the Bombardier Flight Test Center in Wichita. The new Globals are powered by 15,125-pound-thrust…

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Nine N.C. Airports Approved For State Transportation Board Funds Improvements

The N.C. Board of Transportation has approved state and federal funds for much-needed improvements to nine of North Carolina’s publicly-owned airports! Check out the article, below, for more information!  The $3.7 million in funding, approved by the board during its June meeting, will be used to provide improvements such as better runway lighting, new fuel…

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