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Ohio professor releases book on record-breaking flight across state

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Pilot Gordon (Joe) Murray, Ph.D., an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University in Ohio has published “Lost in Oscar Hotel: There is Something in the Air,” chronicling the peculiar world record-setting journey... Continue Reading →

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Kodiak boasts Garmin autopilot

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. reported at AirVenture the integration of the Garmin GFC 700 Automatic Fight Control System (AFCS) in the KODIAK. Continue Reading →

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Lear 60 now FAA-certified with Raisbeck Aft Fuselage Locker

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

SEATTLE — Raisbeck Engineering has received full FAA certification for its Lear 60 Aft Fuselage Locker. It is now available for purchase and installation at all Raisbeck Authorized Dealer locations that work with Lear 60 owners and operators. Continue Reading →

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FreeFlight Systems ADS-B Receiver receives FAA TSO approval

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

The FAA has granted FreeFlight Systems Technical Service Order (TSO) approval for the company’s RANGR FDL- 978-RX ADS-B receiver with optional built-in WAAS GPS. The system provides an affordable and flexible way to add ADS-B In traffic and weather capabilities to aircraft with... Continue Reading →

DAC gets PMA and STC approval on three products

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

AUSTIN, Texas — DAC International has received Parts Manufacturer Approval and Supplemental Type Certificate Approval on its Digital to Analog Converter and Airborne Data Link Processor, and Type Certificate approval of its ARINC-to-NMEA 183 converter. Continue Reading →

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New KODIAK interior certified

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Quest Aircraft Co. has received certification of its new Summit Executive interior. The five-place interior features club seating, two fold-out tables and two storage cabinets. Continue Reading →

Western Aircraft expands in Boise

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

BOISE, Idaho – Western Aircraft recently held a ribbon cutting celebration in honor of its most recent expansion at Boise Airport. The company added two new buildings totaling 26,000 square feet to its 18-acre leasehold. The new construction includes an expanded parts facility, as... Continue Reading →

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Global-Aero.com launches

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Global Aerospace, an international provider of aerospace insurance, has launched its new expanded corporate website, global-aero.com. Continue Reading →

Gusty winds get Cessna

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Cessna 180. Injuries: None. Location: Upland, Calif. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The airplane touched down on the centerline, but during the rollout veered to the right. The pilot was able to correct back to the centerline, then a wind gust... Continue Reading →

Last chance to share your favorite Oshkosh photo

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

Were you at AirVenture in Oshkosh last week? For the next print issue of General Aviation News, we’re going to publish two full pages of photos and would love to include some from our readers. Send your photos to janice@generalaviationnews.com,... Continue Reading →

New FAA hangar policy causing confusion

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

Two weeks after the FAA unveiled its draft policy for allowed uses in hangars at airports that receive federal grant funding, much confusion has emerged regarding the overall effect of the policy and what it means for hangar tenants. That’s... Continue Reading →

Judge dismisses patent lawsuit against AOPA

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA). District Judge Marco Hernández dismissed the lawsuit, brought by SD Holdings, LLC, on July 22 for lack of personal... Continue Reading →

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Insurer responds to request for afford airstrip liability coverage

Posted on August 10th, 2014 by

For many airstrip owners, the provision of liability insurance coverage has been cost prohibitive.  Recently, the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF)  took on the project of examining the availability of airstrip liability insurance and found that, as is the case with... Continue Reading →

NEAM executive director to retire

Posted on August 9th, 2014 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. — Michael P. Speciale, Executive Director of the New England Air Museum (NEAM), has announced his retirement as of Dec. 1. He has been executive director for 29 years and has led the museum’s transformation from a small one-hangar museum... Continue Reading →

Nextant selects Parker Wheels and Brakes for G90XT

Posted on August 9th, 2014 by

Parker Aerospace’s Aircraft Wheel & Brake Division has been selected by Nextant Aerospace, based in Cleveland, Ohio, to provide its STC-approved wheel and brake conversion kit for the Nextant G90XT Remanufactured Turboprop aircraft. Continue Reading →