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German government funds research to increase GA cabin safety

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

The German Ministry of Economic Affairs has granted funding for a research project that aims at developing a modular “SafetyBox” cabin safety system for light aircraft. The new system will provide a safety cage around the occupants of an aircraft,... Continue Reading →

Mission Aviation Fellowship finalist for Lightspeed award

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is one of 15 nonprofit organizations named as finalists in Lightspeed Aviation Foundation’s Pilot’s Choice Awards. The charities are competing for grants based on the number of online votes each receives. Continue Reading →

First-ever California Pilot Safety Tour takes off

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

PilotSafety.org is touring Central and Northern California in the next week providing free FAA Wings Safety Classes and safety information from Camarillo to Eureka. Continue Reading →

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Cessna celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Cessna is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX. Continue Reading →

Take Flight 5K at GMU

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

The annual Take Flight 5K will take to the runway at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in South Carolina on May 24. Continue Reading →

Continental exports flight training model to Europe

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

After a year and half of testing its dual site flight training approach, Zulu Flight Training is exporting its model to Europe. Continue Reading →

Poor approach for Piper

Posted on April 24th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Super Cub. Injuries: None. Location: Eaton, N.Y. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to land on a grass runway. Continue Reading →

Fatigue: The pilot’s common cold

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

Returning from a short tropical vacation, I barely napped on the transatlantic red-eye. It was the night before my third airplane instructional flight. During the ground lesson, I thought I was hiding my jetlag pretty well from my instructor. It... Continue Reading →

The importance of the preflight

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

By MICHAEL MAGNELL  I have been following the story about the 15-year-old boy from San Jose who stowed away in the main landing gear wheel well of an Hawaiian Airlines B767 going to Honolulu. Here is one amazing aspect of... Continue Reading →

Environmental groups file yet another anti-avgas petition

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups filed a petition April 22 asking the Environmental Protection Agency to take action against the continued use of leaded aviation gasoline. Continue Reading →

Backcountry Pilot: The Approach – Takeoff

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

“Backcountry takeoffs are probably one of the least talked about segments of operation in the backcountry, which is unfortunate as they’re the most limiting and critical part of a flight,” begins the second installment – Takeoff – of The Approach... Continue Reading →

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AirFest takes to the skies over Durant, Oklahoma

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

The Take to the Skies AirFest returned to Durant, Oklahoma, for its second year March 29. Continue Reading →

Super Legend launched in Lakeland

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas – American Legend Aircraft Co. launched its Lycoming-powered Super Legend on the grounds of SUN ‘n FUN 2014, with the arrival of three new aircraft. Continue Reading →

Great War Flying Museum to bring aircraft to Oshkosh

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — Four replica aircraft from the Great War Flying Museum of Caledon, Ontario, Canada, will participate in EAA’s World War I aviation centennial activities at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 fly-in, which will be held... Continue Reading →

Bosch Aviation opens for business at AWO

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

ARLINGTON, Wash. — Bosch Aviation, a new aircraft maintenance and parts business has recently opened its hangar doors at the Arlington Airport (KAWO). Continue Reading →

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German government funds research to increase GA cabin safety

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The German Ministry of Economic Affairs has granted funding for a research project that aims at developing a modular “SafetyBox” cabin safety system for light aircraft. The new system will provide a safety cage around the occupants of an aircraft,... Continue Reading →

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Fatigue: The pilot’s common cold

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Returning from a short tropical vacation, I barely napped on the transatlantic red-eye. It was the night before my third airplane instructional flight. During the ground lesson, I thought I was hiding my jetlag pretty well from my instructor. It... Continue Reading →

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German government funds research to increase GA cabin safety

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The German Ministry of Economic Affairs has granted funding for a research project that aims at developing a modular “SafetyBox” cabin safety system for light aircraft. The new system will provide a safety cage around the occupants of an aircraft,... Continue Reading →

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Poor approach for Piper

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Aircraft: Piper Super Cub. Injuries: None. Location: Eaton, N.Y. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot was attempting to land on a grass runway. Continue Reading →

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Looking for an easier way to bend sheet metal? Tired of your homemade bender brake not working? Now available is a bench bender brake from Aircraft Tool Supply. Continue Reading →