IMC Club partners with EAA to establish The IFR Proficiency Center

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

The IMC Club and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) have inaugurated a new skill-building center at AirVenture 2014. The IFR Proficiency Center will be a hub for instrument pilots and will feature Tech Talks, IMC Club chapter meetings, and eight Redbird... Continue Reading →

Pilots asked to comment on Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a member of the Senate General Aviation Caucus and certified flight instructor with more than 11,000 hours, has released the outline for the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR2) and is asking the aviation... Continue Reading →

SocialFlight adds $100 Hamburgers, attractions, golf and More

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

SocialFlight, the free web and mobile app that maps General Aviation events, has added points-of-interest to its list of features, expanding beyond aviation events to become a resource for all aviation destinations, including the ubiquitous “$100 hamburger.” The new release; SocialFlight 4,... Continue Reading →

FltPlan completes rapid decompression testing for Android tablets

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

FltPlan has conducted rapid decompression testing for Android tablets at National Technical Systems (NTS) in Boxborough, Mass. Continue Reading →

FlightSafety names Lintelman manager of Wilmington center

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has named Ralph Lintelman manager of the company’s Learning Center in Wilmington, Delaware. Ralph will succeed Barry Massey when he retires from FlightSafety at the end of July. Continue Reading →

Fuller joins Bidding Ace board

Posted on July 1st, 2014 by

Former president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Craig Fuller, has joined the board of directors of Bidding Ace, providers of an online marketplace for general aviation. Continue Reading →

Clever copters can learn as they fly

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

SHEFFIELD, England — Flying robots that can show true autonomy and even a bit of politeness in working together and venturing into hostile environments are being developed by engineers at the University of Sheffield. The research paves the way for... Continue Reading →

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Fantasy of Flight owner hopes new rum will take off

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

Kermit Weeks, the owner of Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Florida, is preparing to launch a brand of spiced rum called “Naked in Jamaica,” according to a report at TheLedger.com. Weeks has even written a song to hep promote the new... Continue Reading →

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Colorado ‘Support Aviation’ license plate introduced

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

The Colorado Aviation Business Association (CABA) in collaboration with Colorado Pilots Association (CPA), Colorado General Aviation Alliance (CGAA), and Colorado Agricultural Aviation Association (CAAA), has introduced the “Support Aviation” license plate project to Colorado residents. Continue Reading →

Ohio man receives EAA’s Tony Bingelis Award

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Dave Ross of Wakeman, Ohio, is the 2014 recipient of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Tony Bingelis Award, recognized for his hard work as an EAA Technical Counselor, RV builder, and EAA chapter safety chairman. Continue Reading →