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One Week Wonder scheduled to visit Zenith Hangar Day

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

MEXICO, Mo. — The Experimental Aircraft Association’s One Week Wonder is returning to its birthplace. The aircraft, a Zenith CH 750 Cruzer, which was built by volunteers in one week during AirVenture 2014, will be flown to the factory for Zenith’s... Continue Reading →

$6.7 million settlement in cropduster’s death

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Sept. 3, a settlement was reached in front of Judge Scott Snowden (Ret.) on the wrongful death action filed by the family of agricultural aviator Steve Allen in the amount $6.7 million and, as a result, is establishing the... Continue Reading →

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Air Race Classic champions use winnings to establish scholarship

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

The Racing Aces, Dianna Stanger, Joyce Wilson and Erin Cude, sponsored by Cirrus Aircraft, are establishing a new $5,000 Aviation Aces Scholarship for Women. The team just won the 2014 Air Race Classic and is funding the scholarship with their winnings... Continue Reading →

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Study seeks to answer why MoGas isn’t more available

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Brian Boeshart is completing his Masters of Aeronautical Sciences (MAS) degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Brian’s “Graduate capstone research project,” seeks to “determine why MoGas is not being offered at a majority of airfields across the United States.” If you are, “an... Continue Reading →

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Planning underway for Sebring LSA Expo

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Planning for the 11th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is in full swing, with new and returning sponsors committing their support to the event and exhibitors finalizing their contracts. Closing date for contracts is Sept. 15. Continue Reading →

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Aero Mark joins Avfuel network

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Aero Mark, the full-service FBO operating at Idaho Falls Regional Airport (IDA), has partnered with Avfuel to join the fuel supplier’s branded FBO network. Continue Reading →

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Garmin autopilot OK’d for Quest KODIAK

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received final approval from the FAA for the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK. Continue Reading →

Fatigued pilot crashes

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Cessna 172. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Land O’Lakes, Fla. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The pilot had recently purchased the airplane and was flying it home. Continue Reading →

Do you make a living through general aviation?

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Luca Bertossia has been flying fewer than six years, but is already a two-time World Aerobatics Glider Champion. In fact, he makes a living flying gliders on the airshow circuit in Europe. Is your mortgage/rent paid because of aviation? And... Continue Reading →

Ivy and Savannah

I just saw my future — I hope

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

The young lady in the photo is my oldest daughter, Savannah. An hour before I snapped this picture, she thought we were driving five hours to Spokane for a little father-daughter bonding at last month’s AOPA Fly-In. Nope. Friend, General Aviation... Continue Reading →

Upwind Summer Scholarship recipients now private pilots

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

SAN CARLOS, Calif. — The Upwind Summer Scholarship Program congratulates its 2014 winners for successfully completing the program. Julie Korsmeyer and Stephen Schick, both of San Mateo, Calif., were chosen from a large pool of impressive applications to receive a complete primary flight... Continue Reading →

Aircraft Spruce slates Customer Appreciation Day

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Aircraft Spruce will host its annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 4, at all three of its locations: Corona, California, close to the Corona Airport (KAJO) from 7 am-3 pm, Aircraft Spruce East in Peachtree City, Georgia, beside Falcon Field (KFFC)... Continue Reading →

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iPad kneeboards available from Sporty’s

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

Sporty’s now offers a selection of kneeboards for the use of all iPad models in the cockpit. Continue Reading →

Airforms awarded new FAA PMA approvals for Caravans

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

BIG LAKE, ALASKA — Airforms continues to grow its line of PMA replacement offerings for the fleet of Caravan family aircraft. Airforms Part Numbers AF2615180-1 (LH Crew Door Panel) and AF2615180-2 (RH Crew Door Panel) are direct replacements for Cessna P/N’s... Continue Reading →

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Ivanoff wins Texas Red Bull Air Races

Posted on September 10th, 2014 by

FORT WORTH, Texas – Frenchman Nicolas Ivanoff won the Red Bull Air Race held over the weekend of Sept. 6-7 at Texas Motor Speedway with a time of 54.118 seconds. Britain’s Nigel Lamb took second in 54.253 and Canada’s Pete McLeod... Continue Reading →