Animated Feature To Be Shown At Fly-In Theater August 2
Those attending AirVenture this year will have the opportunity to experience a Special Preview Screening of the Disney animated feature "Disney's Planes" at the Fly-In Theater on Friday night, August 2, one week before the movie opens in theaters nationwide. The company said in a news release that the movie "will touch all who see it and help them understand the thrill and excitement that flying offers."
Charlotte Mayor Tapped By President Obama To Succeed Ray LaHood
Leaders on Transportation committees in the U.S. House and Senate have weighed in on President Obama's nomination of Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to succeed Ray LaHood as the Secretary of the Department of Transportation.
Event Organized By The Institute For Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW)
The 2013 Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, held March 4 to 10, attracted more than 17,000 girls and women to air and space facilities across four continents. Over the course of the week, pilots flew balloons, ultra-lights, airplanes, seaplanes, and helicopters to introduce 5,316 girls and women to the magic of flight in a small aircraft with the hope to spark many vocations, and more than 77% of the girls and women attending said that they would consider undertaking an activity in aviation for pleasure or for a career as a result of their experience.