Frasca integrates Garmin’s GTN 650 into sims

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Frasca International recently delivered flight training devices (FTDs) with Garmin GTN 650 avionics. Continue Reading →

Tennessee law firm expands practice with focus on UAS

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NASHVILLE — Bone McAllester Norton has expanded its Entrepreneurial and Emerging Business Law practice group to include legal services in the area of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. Continue Reading →

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New video help pilots make decisions on Cirrus aircraft for sale

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Innovation Aircraft Sales operator Jeff Baber has created a video series to assist those looking to buy a Cirrus aircraft for sale. Continue Reading →

Low-altitude manuever kills three

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Aircraft: Cessna 185. Injuries: 3 Fatal. Location: Blanding, Utah. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The pilot was accompanied by his father and his flight instructor, who was very experienced in mountain flying and familiar with the local canyon areas. Continue Reading →

Confusion surrounds Motor octane rating

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Earlier this year I gave several state IA renewal seminars. I always enjoy these because I get to greet many old friends and find out what is going on in the industry. I also get a lot of excellent information from... Continue Reading →

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Jetmobile debuts at SUN ‘n FUN

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

So just what does a 747 captain think about while he’s flying over the ocean? If you are Paul Holmes, you’re thinking, “That number one engine would look really good on wheels.” After a lot of scribbles on bar napkins... Continue Reading →

Organizations call on FAA to expedite UAS rulemaking

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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) have joined 31 other organizations to send a letter to the FAA encouraging the agency to expedite the rulemaking process for unmanned... Continue Reading →

Flying with Diabetes fly-in planned

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

A Flying With Diabetes weekend is planned for July 26-27 at Council Bluffs Airport (KCBF) in Iowa. Continue Reading →

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Able Flight awards nine new scholarships

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

It’s a record setting year for Able Flight with nine new scholarships awarded to date. Six of the recipients will soon begin their training at Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology, one has completed a career training course, and two... Continue Reading →

Oklahoma governor extends aerospace industry tax credits

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law a bill extending tax incentives until 2018 to new engineers ,as well as their employers, in Oklahoma’s aerospace industry. Continue Reading →

TAS launches turbine sales division

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

TAS Aircraft Sales has launched a turbine aircraft sales division, which will offer a range of aircraft brokerage and acquisition services, specifically aimed at helping owners of high-­performance piston aircraft, such as the Cirrus SR22, and the transition into light turbine aircraft, such... Continue Reading →

InReach Explorer debuts

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

DeLorme has announced the upcoming launch of its newest product, inReach Explorer, incorporating a new range of navigation functions. The latest generation of inReach will be available in stores in early May. Continue Reading →

Prepware apps for Windows released

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

New from ASA are Prepware Apps that provide study and test tools for FAA Knowledge Exams on your desktop/laptop computers or your Windows phone or tablet device. Continue Reading →

Failure to use checklist leads to accident

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Aircraft: Cessna 150. Injuries: 1 Serious. Location: Fairbanks, Alaska. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The student pilot intended to depart for a solo flight to the local practice area. Continue Reading →

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For Sale: 1945 J-3, 518 TT

Posted on April 15th, 2014 by

“1945 J-3 Cub, 518 hours. 501-337-9939. aviationjdj@yahoo.com. $42,000.” That’s the ad as it appears in our classified section. 518 hours? Really. I called Tom Sabus, who placed the ad via mail, for a little more information. Continue Reading →

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Water and air: MAF floatplanes serve remote communities

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By JENNIFER PERRY WOLF “Up to this point in my pilot experience, flying floats is the most challenging flying I have EVER done! It’s also the FUNNEST flying I have ever done.” So says Sean Cannon, a pilot for Mission Aviation... Continue Reading →

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Max Conrad: The early years

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When he died in 1979, Max Conrad was known the world over as the “Flying Grandfather.” A long-distance record breaker in light aircraft, most notably the Piper Comanche, Max was generally credited with more flying time than any other pilot... Continue Reading →

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Tecnam reports success at SUN ‘n FUN

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Tecnam reports its most successful visit ever to the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo at Lakeland, Florida, with both the announcement of the launch of Tecnam USA Inc.’s dedicated facilities in Sebring, Florida, and sales orders on 12... Continue Reading →

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Flight Design goes global

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For many years, German aircraft manufacturer Flight Design has reached out to new markets to ensure global availability and support of Flight Design products. As the next logical step, Flight Design is now providing local production capacities for major markets,... Continue Reading →

Accidents

NTSB to hold safety seminar on lessons learned from GA accidents

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board is presenting a seminar highlighting the lessons learned from its investigations of general aviation accidents involving aerodynamic stalls and loss of control. Continue Reading →

Products

NextGen Drone Tracker Kit now available

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Sagetech Corporation has introduced a turnkey solution to track drones using NextGen ADS-B location broadcasts and iPads. The ADS-B Tracker Kit includes Sagetech’s new XPG-TR micro transponder, Clarity ADS-B receiver, and an iPad with zero interface connections. Continue Reading →