$81,950 Fine Proposed For In-Flight Violence

$81,950 Fine Proposed For In-Flight Violence

AVweb A San Antonio woman who was duct taped to a seat after a series of incidents aboard an American Airlines flight in 2021 has earned the highest ever FAA sanction for unruly behavior. Heather Wells, 34, is being sued by the agency for a total of $81,950 after an...
Three Injured In Second Lockheed 12A Accident

Three Injured In Second Lockheed 12A Accident

AVweb For the second time in three days a relatively rare vintage Lockheed 12A Junior Electra has crashed, this time in Georgia and with no fatalities. Three people aboard the plane were seriously injured when the plane apparently went off the runway and hit a tree at...
Ginter Named Air Safety Institute Head

Ginter Named Air Safety Institute Head

AVweb AOPA has named current VP of Airports and State Advocacy Mike Ginter as the new head of the Air Safety Institute. Ginter replaces Richard McSpadden, who was killed in a plane crash in Lake Placid, New York earlier this year. Like McSpadden, who led the Air Force...
AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE NAMES NEW LEADER

AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE NAMES NEW LEADER

AOPA General Aviation News FREDERICK, Md., June 18, 2024—The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has appointed Mike Ginter, a leading general aviation (GA) advocate and retired Naval aviator, to head its Air Safety Institute. Read More
AOPA AIR SAFETY INSTITUTE NAMES NEW LEADER

AOPA Air Safety Institute names new leader

AOPA General Aviation News Mike Ginter, a leading general aviation advocate and retired U.S. Navy pilot, has been appointed to a new post, leading the AOPA Air Safety Institute. Read More