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Triple Tree Fly-In features Southern hospitality

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER This is not your port-a-potty and picnic table kind of fly-in. No, siree. The 8th Annual Triple Tree Fly-In near Greenville, South Carolina, will be held Sept. 3-7, featuring the finest in Southern hospitality. A veteran... Continue Reading →

DeltaHawk unveils diesel engine for certified aircraft

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

If avgas, also known as 100LL, disappeared tomorrow, what would you use to power your airplane? The folks at DeltaHawk Engines have an answer to that: A diesel engine designed for aviation. Continue Reading →

Flying Cup Challenge winners compete at Oshkosh

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

Performing in an airshow is on many a pilot’s bucket list. Twelve young men from all over the world had that special opportunity at AirVenture this year through the Flying Cup Challenge. The young men competed against one another in a... Continue Reading →

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Video: Warbird Roundup 2014

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

The annual Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup was held August 30-31 in Nampa, Idaho. Airailimages was on site with cameras in hand. From the YouTube description, “Warbirds from as far away as the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Calif.,... Continue Reading →

Second quarter avionics report released

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

The Aircraft Electronics Association’s recently released second-quarter 2014 Avionics Market Report shows that in the three-month period of April, May and June 2014, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to more than $652 million. That represented a... Continue Reading →

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Pipistrel’s new electric trainer makes first flight

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

WATTsUP, Pipistrel’s new two-seat electric trainer took its maiden flight Aug. 22. Continue Reading →

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Wisian to be airshow marshal at Heart of Texas Airshow

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

WACO, Texas — The Heart Of Texas Airshow will take to the skies Saturday, Sept. 27, at Texas State Technical College airport. Serving as air show marshal will be Major General Kenneth Wisian, the Deputy Adjutant General-Air for Texas and Commander of... Continue Reading →

CATS Testing Center opens at GMU

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

A new CATS Testing Center has opened at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) in Greenville, S.C. Continue Reading →

Fuel starvation brings down Lancair

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

Aircraft: Lancair IV. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Winnsboro, La. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The purpose of the flight was to calibrate the fuel system on the homebuilt aircraft. Several witnesses on the ground heard an increase in engine rpm consistent with the pilot... Continue Reading →

Calling all innovators!

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

The September issues of General Aviation News will spotlight innovators. You know an innovation when you see one. The kind of product or service that makes you think, “Why didn’t I think of that?” Do you know of a product... Continue Reading →

Exit ramps, profit, and Yourtown USA

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

It is well known in most circles that airlines travel on highways in the sky. Admittedly, most folks don’t know those highways are called airways, but the name is logical, whether the general public knows it or not. However, few... Continue Reading →

Napa Airport provides staging area for earthquake response

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

When the largest quake to hit Northern California since 1989 struck just south of Napa in the early morning of Aug. 24, its epicenter was less than 2 miles from Napa County Airport (APC), but the airfield stayed open and... Continue Reading →

FAA offers new weather reporting tool for pilots

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

The FAA is encouraging the use of a new tool for electronic submission of pilot weather reports (PIREPs). The tool is located on the National Weather Service’s (NWS’s) Aviation Weather Center (AWC) Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) website, and lets pilot enter... Continue Reading →

Final fly-in for Art Scholl Aviation at Rialto Airport

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Nearly 100 pilots flew in from all over Aug. 31 to mark the closure of Art Scholl Aviation, a staple at Rialto Municipal Airport for 36 years. The impromptu fly-in also commemorated the impending closure of the Rialto airport later this year, according to a... Continue Reading →

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Hartzell Trailblazer prop approved for Husky

Posted on September 1st, 2014 by

Hartzell Propeller has received Supplemental Type Certificate approval from the FAA for installation of the company’s new Swept-Tip Trailblazer propellers on all Aviat Husky utility aircraft. Continue Reading →