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One of the Largest Pilot Hiring Events to be Hosted Next Month in California by NGPA

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. and ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Jan. 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NGPA – one of the largest pilot hiring career expo events in the United States – is coming to Palm Springs, CA on February 9, 2023. The two-day NGPA Industry Expo Presented by United Airlines will bring together over 100 exhibitors, including major airlines, to meet with job seekers and discuss career opportunities in the aviation industry.

Chartright Air Group adds two new Cessna aircraft to its growing fleet of managed business jets

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chartright Air Group has announced that it has added two new Cessna aircraft, a Citation X and Citation Excel. The Cessna Citation X will be based at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Manufactured by Cessna, the aircraft has a range of 3,000 nm and a cruise speed of 525 knots, making it the fastest cross-continental private jet in the world.

ViewTech Borescopes Featuring New Borescope During 2022 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Dec. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes is set to exhibit during the annual National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) networking event. The 2022 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo is taking place December 5 through 8 at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. ViewTech Sales Consultant, Evan Miller, will have both VJ-3 and the brand new VJ-4 video borescopes on display for Ag Aviation Expo attendees at booth 429 during exhibit hall hours.

ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit for Ninth Time at 2022 NBAA BACE

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Oct. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beginning October 18, NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) will be taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For 75 years the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has been representing the business aviation community and its members. This year ViewTech Borescopes will be one of more than 700 exhibitors and among thousands of attendees that will gather for three of the most important days annually for the aviation industry.

ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit During 2022 Hercules Orion Conference

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Sept. 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 2022 Hercules Orion Conference (HOC) is scheduled to take place October 17 through 20 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center. Attendees are scheduled to be briefed on operational, technical, and maintenance topics on various Hercules and Orion aircraft, including the C-130B-J, L-100, LM-100J, P-3, and CP-140.

Chartright Air Group installs the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck in a Canadian Challenger 604

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chartright Air Group today announced the successful installation of the first Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics suite in a Canadian aircraft. The Pro Line Fusion avionics suite provides enhanced efficiency, reliability, and safety.

NGPA Partners With ALPA, Int. to Host Fourth Biennial Aviation Inclusion Summit

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., Sept. 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Education and awareness are critical to the mission of the NGPA; this is why the NGPA is eager to announce our fourth Aviation Inclusion Summit. This event will take place November 1-3, 2022, in Washington, D.C. This event targets leaders in today’s robust aviation industry with aspirations of heightening diversity, equity, and inclusion issues. In addition, it aims to arm attendees with the right tools to foster a safe and welcoming environment for all.

Virginia Department of Labor and Industry recognizes Lockheed Martin for exceptional safety and health practices

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems in Manassas, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

Raytheon Chesapeake Depot reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)

RICHMOND, Va., June 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raytheon Chesapeake Depot in Chesapeake, Virginia has been reapproved as a Virginia STAR Worksite under the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP).

NGPA Commences Pride Month by Giving Back: 2022 Scholarship Cycle Opens

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the NGPA is proud to announce the opening of its most comprehensive scholarship offering in the organization’s history. NGPA is excited to announce that this year the organization is providing over $300,000 in scholarship dollars, which is doubled from 2021. This is possible due to the generosity of NGPA’s members and sponsors.

NBAA Maintenance Conference is Back with ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at Booth 438

TRAVERSE City, Mich., May 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since 2013 ViewTech Borescopes has been an exhibitor at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Maintenance Conference. With the 2022 NBAA event taking place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, ViewTech will be exhibiting at booth 438 Tuesday, May 3 through Wednesday, May 5.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting for the 10th Time at MRO Americas Aviation Week 2022

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes announced they are returning to exhibit for the 10th time during MRO Americas Aviation Week and will be located at booth #908. Since 2012, ViewTech’s articulating video borescopes have been on display during the largest aviation MRO event in the world and this year will be in the company of more than 800 other exhibitors, including StandardAero, Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, and Honeywell.

WaveLink, Inc. Awarded $46B EWAAC Contract for Analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and VALPARAISO, Fla., April 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WaveLink, Inc., a woman-owned small business based in Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $46 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force. Specializing in Aviation and Missile Defense programs, WaveLink, Inc. will perform work related to digital and model-based systems engineering, agile processes, open systems architecture, weapons, and enterprise analytics to benefit the Air Force and Eglin AFB.

Aviation and Aerospace Career Day on the USS Hornet Museum

ALAMEDA, Calif., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — USS Hornet Museum announces Aviation and Aerospace Career Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday May 7, 2022. Hear from leaders in these industries about the exciting career opportunities available! We will have booths where businesses will share information and answer any questions you have about careers with them. There will also be stage presentations and panels about careers in Aviation and Aerospace.

2022 Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference and IA Renewal Taking Place March 28 – 29

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For more than 50 years, the Minnesota Aviation Maintenance Technician Conference has been held to provide continuing education and networking for current and aspiring aviation technicians. For the first time, ViewTech Borescopes will be not only exhibiting but also presenting at the annual conference, which is taking place at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.

Southwest Airlines New Amarillo to Austin Flight Takes Off Today

AMARILLO, Texas, March 10, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers today experienced the start of new options featuring the state capital as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, celebrated the start of Southwest Airlines’ new daily non-stop service to Austin.

HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 Featuring Hundreds of Exhibitors, Including ViewTech Borescopes

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After HAI HELI-EXPO was cancelled in 2021 due to COVID-19, ViewTech Borescopes will be exhibiting at booth 7802 during the annual event. With over 600 exhibitors and more than 14,000 industry professionals expected to attend, the international helicopter association will convene March 7 – 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

Southwest Airlines Adds Service to Denver: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in June

AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers will soon have more options that feature the Mile-High City, Denver, Colorado as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new non-stop service to Denver International Airport (DEN).

FSO Awarded $31.2M EWOCS Task Order – ACS, By Light JV Supports Operation of World’s Only Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC)

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Spectrum Operations, LLC (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a $31.2M task order under the USAF – Eastern Western Operational Communication Services (EWOCS) Single Award IDIQ.

ViewTech Borescopes to Exhibit at 2021 Ag Aviation Expo and Quality Expo

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Dec. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To kick off the final month of the calendar year, ViewTech Borescopes will have their remote visual inspection tools available to trial at the NAAA Ag Aviation Expo and Advanced Manufacturing East, both scheduled to begin this week.

1st Edge Wins $9.7M Space and Missile Defense Command SBIR Contract to Research and Develop AI Solutions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Edge, a leader in designing solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, was awarded a $9.7M Small Business Innovative Research Phase III contract to Artificial Intelligence solutions for the U.S. Army. This contract, issued by the Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), is a continuation of 1st Edge’s proprietary Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT) program, currently impacting multiple army programs.

AeroJet Me and Travala.com Join Forces Taking Luxury Travel to New Horizons

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A leading international private jet rental company, AeroJet Me, and travel booking platform Travala.com, signed a partnership agreement on April 9 this year, consolidating an already exclusive and unique service – offering to customers travelling for business or for pleasure. This will be welcome news for those wishing to pack their bags in times when demand for travel is slowly but surely picking up.

NBAA BACE is Back with ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at Booth 1522

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Oct. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a year away from a face-to-face NBAA BACE, ViewTech Borescopes is eager to be one of over 700 exhibitors as the aviation community reunites. ViewTech Senior Sales Consultant, Zach Wessels, a “2021 AMT 40 Under 40 Maintenance Professional Award” recipient, is ready to reconnect and network during the 3-day National Business Aviation Association event.

Chartright Air Group announces two new Bombardier aircraft have joined Chartright fleet

TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chartright Air Group announced that the Global 5500 and Challenger 650 by Bombardier joined their fleet based at Toronto Pearson International Airport. With over 30 years of Aircraft Management experience and fleet numbering more than 50 aircraft, Chartright Air Group acquired the international recognition, as a leading Canadian business transportation provider.

1st Edge Wins Advanced Technology International (ATI) OTA Contract to Develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for US Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 1st Edge, a leader in designing pragmatic solutions using Artificial Intelligence and new technologies, announced the win of a $46M Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contract to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions for the US Army. The contract continues an effort named Pragmatic Artificial Intelligence and New Technology (PAINT).

Southwest Airlines Adds Daily Austin Flight: Expanded Service at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport to Begin in March

AMARILLO, Texas, Sept. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amarillo travelers will soon have extra options that feature the state capital as Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, has announced new daily non-stop service to Austin. The new expanded service to Austin begins March 10, 2022 to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Bombardier Delivers First Two Global 7500 Aircraft to Proud Canadian Customers

MONTREAL, Quebec, June 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today announced that two of the industry-leading Global 7500 aircraft were handed over to two different Canadian customers, marking the first deliveries of the flagship business jet in Canada. Both aircraft will be managed and offered for charter by leading Canadian aircraft services provider, Chartright Air Group, and will be based at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.

Over $150,000 in Aviation Scholarships to be Awarded by NGPA in 2021

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NGPA, the Worldwide LGBTQ Aviation Community, announces their 2021 scholarship cycle with over $150,000 in awards available. With this year’s scholarships, NGPA will have awarded over $900,000 since the program started in 1998.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at MRO Americas April 27-29 at Booth 1501

ORLANDO, Fla. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., April 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes announced they are returning to exhibit for the ninth time during MRO Americas 2021 and will be located at booth #1501. With MRO Americas live event being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from April 27-29, this year’s in-person event will be co-located with the Military Aviation Logistics & Maintenance Symposium (MALMS).

MicroShield 360 Reflects on Impact to Private Aviation

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MicroShield 360, an industry leader in antimicrobial coatings, has announced today that in the last year, more than 600 private aircraft have had the company’s highly durable antimicrobial product applied to interior surfaces for added protection.

US Space Force Awards $285M IDIQ Contract to ACS, By Light JV FSO

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Full Spectrum Operations, LLC, (FSO), an SBA-approved, Mentor-Protégé Joint Venture (JV) between American Communications Solutions LLC (ACS), and By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), has been awarded a contract for Eastern Western Operational Communications Services (EWOCS).

Randy Robinson Joins Black Sage from the Air Force Research Laboratory

BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Sage is proud to announce and welcome Randy Robinson as Director of Government Operations. Mr. Robinson served the United States Air Force for a total of thirty-five years, twenty years in active-duty and fifteen years working at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).

Come Live, Work, Grow and Prosper in Amarillo, Texas

AMARILLO, Texas, Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Airport officials at the Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport today unveiled the Airport’s new corporate image piece “Taking Flight, Experience Amarillo.” The new corporate image piece is the latest in the Airport’s on-going aviation and non-aviation business development initiative in conjunction with its community partnership, Taking Flight – Amarillo.

Arizona Jobsite Adopts Enhanced COVID-19 Safety Measures to Keep Workers Safe On-Site

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GCON, Inc. the construction management company leading Mesa Hangar, a major addition to Falcon Field Airport, announces enhanced safety measures as part of a proactive approach to on-site Health and Safety. These measures are key to keeping construction professionals healthy and working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SYNERGY Enters a Strategic Partnership with Airware Transportation & Logistics

NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy is pleased to announce its strategic partnership with recent Ernest N. Morial Small Business of the Year Award winner Airware. Airware is a minority certified business with a long track record of introducing innovation at the local, state and Federal government level.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at 2020 NAAA Ag Aviation Expo

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will go back to exhibiting in-person for the first time since COVID-19 halted tradeshows. The 2020 National Agricultural Aviation Association Expo will be taking place December 7 – 10 at the Savannah Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.

A Pilot’s Powerful Memoir Takes Readers from the Ground to the Sky

SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new memoir, a powerful coming of age tale, is set to release this fall. “Unlearning to Fly: A Memoir of Navigating the Turbulence and Bliss of Growing Up in the Sky” (ISBN: 978-1735641300), gives a detailed account of how the author, Russ Roberts, not only helped blow up his backyard with dynamite, but also shared a Volkswagen with a moose.

Rhotheta International Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Civil Air Patrol

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rhotheta International Inc., a full-service distributor of German-designed radio direction finders (DF), proudly announces the firm’s 20th anniversary of providing DF equipment to the United States Civil Air Patrol (CAP).

Track the Sudden Conversion to Renewable Fuels

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Jacobsen Publishing has launched a hub for tracking the rapidly changing landscape of fuel producers adopting renewables, with a focus on renewable diesel, sustainable aviation fuels and co-processing operations.

AeroBase Group Launches SPIROL Product Line As Licensed Distributor

MELBOURNE, Fla., Aug. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AeroBase Group, Inc., a minority women-owned small business distributor for medical, aerospace and defense industries, announced today it launched the SPIROL product line on all platforms as a licensed SPIROL distributor.