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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 →

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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 →

Professional Aviation Associates expands hose shop

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by

ATLANTA – Professional Aviation Associates reports that its Parker Hannifin Stratoflex hose shop recently received recertification and has increased in size and capabilities. Continue Reading →

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AOPA’s Bruce Landsberg to retire

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

One of general aviation’s most prominent safety advocates has announced his retirement after 22 years in leadership roles at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). As president of the AOPA Foundation and executive director of the AOPA Air Safety... Continue Reading →

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Video: Bruce Bohannon accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Bruce Bohannon made a name for himself as a race, aerobatic and time-to-climb pilot. Remember ‘Pushy Galore’ or the ‘Exxon Flyin Tiger’? Well, then you remember Bruce. Well, he accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and put his own “spin”... Continue Reading →

AvNav releases an Android alternative for EFBs

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

AvNav EFB now offers pilots an Android solution for flight planning and navigation with many features that previously were only available to iPad and iPhone users. Continue Reading →

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ProAdvantage now available for King Airs

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Beechcraft will begin offering ProAdvantage product support programs to the global Beechcraft King Air turboprop fleet. Continue Reading →

ETC to upgrade FAA altitude simulation chambers

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. — Environmental Tectonics Corp. has won two separate contracts for the upgrade of two altitude simulation chambers originally provided by ETC to the FAA and used for training and research at its Oklahoma City facility. Continue Reading →

Natalie Bingham Hoover wins NAFI’s Laslo Writing Award

Posted on August 25th, 2014 by

Natalie Bingham Hoover has won the National Association of Flight Instructors 2014 Laslo Writing Award. Continue Reading →