News Listings for State College

  • General Aviation - In brief

    News | 09 May 2011 15:00 | Kate Sarsfield

    Piper has delivered two Piper Warrior single-engined aircraft to Farmingdale State College in New York for professional pilot training.
  • Gulfstream aims to launch regional service from Pittsburgh

    News | 03 Nov 2009 01:04 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Gulfstream International Airlines and Pittsburgh International airport operator the Allegheny County Airport Authority are in discussions to revive regional...
  • NBAA 2006: Road to safety - Can VLJs maintain business aviation safety statistics?

    News | 09 Oct 2006 23:00 | David Learmount

    Flying in a business jet is one of the safest forms of travel and the industry is taking steps to make it even safer – but could VLJs mar an impressive record?
  • Pennsylvania set to install ADS-B

    News | 01 Nov 2005 00:00

    <P>Pennsylvania is to install automatic dependent surveillance – broadcast (ADS-B) ground stations at four airports by year-end as it moves to provide state-wide service for general aviation pilots in four years. </P> <P>ADS-B has been operational in Alaska for several years, and in April developmental service became available along the US East Coast from Florida to New Jersey. Pockets of coverage are available in Arizona, North Dakota and Wisconsin.</P> <P>Aircraft equipped with ADS-B avionics are able to receive traffic and flight information broadcasts via datalink. In Alaska only, the system is also used for air traffic surveillance. </P> <P>With $300,000 in funding from the US Federal Aviation Administration, $250,000 from the Department of Homeland Defense and $50,000 from the state’s aviation fund, Pennsylvania is to install ADS-B ground stations at Allentown’s Queen City airport, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Inter&shy;national, Lancaster and University Park airport in State College
  • Business dangers

    News | 01 Nov 2005 00:00

    The imminent arrival of very light jets threatens topile more pressure on business aviation to get itshouse in order on safety
  • Diamond shines

    News | 08 Aug 2005 23:00

    <P>Utah Valley State College will be the first North American operator of Diamond’s twin-diesel DA-42-TDI Twin Star, which received US certification on 28 July, with the first two of three aircraft to be delivered early next year. <BR></P>