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Concorde set to fly again at auction

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by

An original design drawing for the Concorde will be among the lots on offer when Bonhams returns to the RAF Museum in Hendon for its annual sale on Monday April 29. Continue Reading →

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Energizing kids in aviation

Posted on April 21st, 2013 by

By CAROL LEE ANDERSON What started with a casual conversation between friends during a coffee break has blossomed into a popular youth-based aviation organization called the Aviation & Aerospace Education Center at Winnipesaukee, also known as WinnAero. Continue Reading →

Webinars on lightning detection launched

Posted on April 21st, 2013 by

Vaisala has organized a series of educational webinars about the various aspects of lightning as a phenomenon and the intricacies of its detection. Topics range from general lightning related information to specific technological or application related issues. Continue Reading →

Continental extends TBOs up to 400 hours

Posted on April 18th, 2013 by

Continental Motors has increased TBO up to 400 hours on Gold Standard Factory produced engines. Continue Reading →

FARM to Fly 2.0

Posted on April 16th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, DC — The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has joined the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Department of Transportation, and coalition sponsors of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative (CAAFI) in signing a  resolution launching “FARM to FLY 2.0,”... Continue Reading →

Florida Tech launches new Ph.D. in aviation sciences

Posted on April 15th, 2013 by

MELBOURNE, Fla. — The Florida Institute of Technology College of Aeronautics (COA) will launch a new doctoral program, a Ph.D. in Aviation Sciences, beginning in the 2013 fall semester. Continue Reading →

GA advocates speak out against user fees in President’s budget

Posted on April 11th, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As expected, President Obama’s budget released Wednesday, April 10, contained the perennial request for a $100 per flight user fee, a request immediately rejected by general aviation groups. Continue Reading →

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Hope takes flight

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by

It is not often that you can save a kid’s life and win an airplane with the lessons to learn to fly it! Nobel Peace Prize-nominated Wings of Hope does this each year with its Annual Raffle. And this year’s... Continue Reading →

Airspeed, airlines and economics

Posted on April 8th, 2013 by

 This is Part 2 in a series After the Interstates, it was low-fare post-deregulation airlines that challenged the economics of travel by everyday GA. Continue Reading →

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General Aviation Security Magazine goes global

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by

Planehook Aviation Services president David Hook — and General Aviation News blogger — reports that his company’s magazine, “General Aviation Security,” is now available to general aviators worldwide, thanks to the distribution power of Magzter. “The general aviation community is... Continue Reading →