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One Week Wonder makes first flight

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

At approximately 11:07 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, the airplane thousands of Experimental Aircraft Association members had a hand in building during the One Week Wonder project at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 flew for the first time. With EAA’s Jeff Skiles at... Continue Reading →

Flyte Now modifies business model in face of FAA ruling

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Private pilots have been legally sharing the expenses of flights for decades. So when ride-sharing website Flytenow co-founders Alan Guichard and Matt Voska set up shop to make it easier for pilots and passengers to connect for aviation adventures, they sought an... Continue Reading →

Nominations now being accepted for 2015 General Aviation Awards

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Nominations for the 2015 General Aviation Awards are being accepted through Sept. 30, 2014. Continue Reading →

Wright B Flyer launches new airplane project

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

DAYTON, Ohio — Wright “B” Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer organization that flies a lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane, has launched a project to replace its venerable flying machine. The not-for-profit organization has been flying Wright “B” Flyer... Continue Reading →

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New executive director for Citation Jet Pilots

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

ENTERPRISE, Florida — Citation Jet Pilots (CJP), the owner/pilot organization for the Cessna Citation series of jet aircraft, has named Lt. Col. Jon “Huggy” Huggins as the new Executive Director of the organization. Continue Reading →

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Pilot Wings sunglasses now at Sporty’s

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Sporty’s now offers the new Pilot Wings Sunglasses, featuring non-polarized lenses designed to enhance the environment around you while in flight. Continue Reading →

Spirit Aeronautics debuts Aircraft-on-Demand

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Spirit Aeronautics has debuted Aircraft-on-Demand, in which the company will travel to a customer’s hangar or facility for AOG and routine service. Continue Reading →

Thunderstorm claims two lives

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Zenair CH 2000. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Location: Nephi, Utah. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: Several people on the ground saw the airplane flying low in the airport pattern during a thunderstorm. As the plane turned from a crosswind to a downwind... Continue Reading →

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Young pilot named finalist in Entrepreneur contest

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

At just 19, John Hill already has three years under his belt working the front desk at an FBO. A passionate pilot — he earned his ticket at age 17 — Hill divides his time between his work at ProJet... Continue Reading →

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Wingfoot One ushers in new era for Goodyear Blimps

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s newest blimp, Wingfoot One, was christened Aug. 23 by Robin Roberts, the co-anchor of ABC News’ “Good Morning America.” Wingfoot One officially joins Goodyear’s fleet of blimps, ushering in a new era of technologically-advanced... Continue Reading →

Wipaire receives first helicopter approval

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Wipaire has received approval for the installation of single-point fuel in the Airbus Puma 330 series helicopter.  Previously approved on fixed-wing aircraft such as the Cessna Caravan series and the Quest KODIAK, the Puma 330 is the first rotary wing application of... Continue Reading →

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Hartzell Propeller to supply props for Piaggio Avanti EVO

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller will supply new advanced lightweight propellers to Piaggio Aero Industries for its third generation twin-engine Avanti EVO. Continue Reading →

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Women in Aviation expands youth outreach

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Women in Aviation, International (WAI) has announced that the association’s “Bring Your Daughter to the Conference Day” held for the past three years during WAI’s annual conference has been expanded to include an international day to attract girls to aviation... Continue Reading →

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CTI Professional Flight Training adds sim

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — CTI Professional Flight Training has acquired a new flight simulator equipped with three-dimensional motion, accurate cockpit panel, and realistic control stick loading. CTI Professional Flight Training’s students will use the flight simulator to experience a lifelike flight mission... Continue Reading →

Master Lock aviation safety products now available

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

Peerless Electronics is now distributing the full line of Master Lock Aviation Safety Products. The new featured products are aircraft circuit breaker lockout/tagouts. Continue Reading →