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Springs East Airport up for sale

Colorado Springs East Airport, a private airstrip located 16 miles east of the city, is up for sale. The airport’s shareholders have decided to sell the corporation and its assets, according to a press release from the organization. “This would be an outstanding location for UAV testing, a missionary flight organization, a Young Eagles-type program,”… Continue Reading Springs East Airport up for sale

Sierra Nevada Corp. filed a motion for judicial review of the results of an investigation in a lawsuit filed by Hawker Beechcraft Defense Co. against the U.S. Air Force. Because of the suit, the Air Force set aside Sierra’s contract for light air support and asked for a commander-directed investigation into the source-selection process. The… Continue Reading Sierra Nevada asks for review of Hawker lawsuit

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Army extends comment period on aviation brigade

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The Army has extended the period for public comment regarding placement of a Combat Aviation Brigade. Just two days after Congressman Doug Lamborn and Colorado Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet sent a formal request to extend the Dec. 20 deadline, the Army said it will allow public comment until Jan. 7. The Army has… Continue Reading Army extends comment period on aviation brigade

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The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. has upped its efforts to expand foreign routes and strengthen the local airline economy through them. A new committee, the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition, will lead the charge. The MDAC’s chairman for 2009-2010 will be Mike Caflisch, director of aviation operations for Jeppesen. The group is an outgrowth of the… Continue Reading Denver forms committee to expand foreign airline routes

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