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HonorPoberezny.com launches

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

A group of high-powered Experimental Aircraft Association members have launched a campaign to honor Tom Poberezny, the association’s former president. They have a new website, HonorPoberezny.com, which chronicles Poberezny’s accomplishments during the 20 years he led the association. The website... Continue Reading →

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Gulf Coast Avionics named John Gauch VP of sales

Posted on October 15th, 2013 by

LAKELAND, Florida – Rick Garcia, president of Gulf Coast Avionics Corporation, has appointed John Gauch as vice president of sales. Continue Reading →

Burke earns Wright Brothers’ Master Pilot Award

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by

On Oct. 21, 1962, Thomas Allen Burke, then 19, successfully completed his first solo flight in a Piper Colt out of the Raleigh Municipal Airport in North Carolina. Now a resident of Greenville, S.C., Burke has safety piloted a number... Continue Reading →

CFAA to debut student-led live radio show

Posted on September 24th, 2013 by

LAKELAND, Fla. – Students from the Central Florida Aerospace Academy, led by Robert Decker, will debut a live radio show on Wednesday, Sept. 25 (3 pm EST) on SNF Radio. The show can be heard on AM 1510 in the immediate... Continue Reading →

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A personal starship

Posted on September 3rd, 2013 by

The paint scheme an aircraft builder choses for his or her ride speaks volumes about that person. When I set eyes on the tail of the Glastar owned by Carlos Emmons of Villa Rica, Georgia, I knew I’d met a kindred... Continue Reading →

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Share your memories of Paul Poberezny

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

Do you have a favorite memory of Paul Poberezny? How about a story of how this general aviation icon inspired your own flying? We are putting together a tribute to Paul in our next print issue and would like to... Continue Reading →

National Aviation Heritage Alliance honors volunteers, partners

Posted on August 21st, 2013 by

DAYTON, Ohio — The National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) named Air Force veteran, engineer, entrepreneur and community volunteer Walter Hoy as the winner of the Ivonette Wright Miller Award at its 2013 annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20. NAHA also awarded... Continue Reading →

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Don Abbott receives FAA Master Pilot Award

Posted on August 20th, 2013 by

Former American Air Campers Association (AACA) Founder and President Don Abbott has received the FAA’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award. Continue Reading →

16-year-old solos 10 airplanes in one day, sets world record

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Nathan “Nate” Bruss turned 16 years old on Friday, August 16. He celebrated by soloing 10 different aircraft from Flying Cloud Airport. “The day went great,” said Nate Bruss via email. “The wind picked up towards... Continue Reading →

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The ‘go-to guy’ for homebuilders

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

By BILL WILSON To what aviation mentor do you owe your life? Is there a person who has personally touched you, that you could say, without reservation, has taught you an essential lesson of salvation? For hundreds of pilots and... Continue Reading →