FlightSafety promotes Hausmann to manager of LaGuardia center

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by

FlightSafety International has promoted Glenn Hausmann to manager of the company’s Learning Center at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. He succeeds Ralph Lintelman who has been named manager of the center in Wilmington, Delaware. Continue Reading →

Reduce risk using supplemental oxygen

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by

Do you sometimes arrive after your flight feeling tired with a headache? You are not ill with something weird, but are suffering from the insidious effects of hypoxia.  At 5,000 feet and up, hypoxia may cause the first signs of fatigue,... Continue Reading →

Kafko introduces windshield wash

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by

Kafko’s new Clear Vision concentrated windshield wash features plant by-product chemistry making it free of petrochemicals. The eco-friendly, zero VOC alternative to traditional wash fluids is non-toxic, non- corrosive, biodegradable and contains no methanol. The products is available in a five-gallon bucket. For more information: OilEater.com Continue Reading →

Banding together to grow GA’s brand

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

By CARMINE MOWBRAY Montana has more cows than people, and in cattle country, unbranded calves are called “mavericks.” In people terms, we think of a maverick as being a loner, without ties or loyalties. And alone, a person — no... Continue Reading →

DOT audit says FAA likely to miss drone deadline

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A government report says the FAA will miss the Sept. 30, 2015, deadline set by Congress for drones to share the skies with manned aircraft. The Washington Post said the agency is “significantly behind schedule” in drawing up rules.... Continue Reading →

Quicksilver awarded Special-LSA certificate

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

TEMECULA, Calif. —Quicksilver Aeronautics reached an important milestone with the receipt of an airworthiness certificate for its first-ever Special Light-Sport Aircraft. This final approval now enables the Southern California producer to begin offering ready to fly models of its aircraft. Continue Reading →

NAFI to sponsor MyGoFlight’s iPad EFB Challenge

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

The National Association of Flight Instructors has become a sponsor of MyGoFlight’s iPad Takes Flight! EFB Challenge Edition, a seminar/contest series designed to advance the use of iPads and other tablet devices in-flight by pilots. Continue Reading →

South Shore Air Show canceled

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

FAIR OAKS, Ind. — Fair Oaks Farms and the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have cancelled the 2014 South Shore Air Show, originally slated for July 11-13. Continue Reading →

Community Day Activities set for Sept. 20 at BVS

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

BURLINGTON, Wash. — Young people will have a chance to explore the world of aviation and earn a free airplane ride when the Port of Skagit hosts Community Day at Skagit Regional Airport (BVS) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on... Continue Reading →

Crosswind Concepts expands to Centennial Airport

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Crosswind Concepts, an aviation training center based at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Broomfield, Colorado, has opened a second training facility at Centennial Airport in Englewood, Colorado. Continue Reading →

Winner Aviation names Neil Gallagher president

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

VIENNA, Ohio — Winner Aviation Corporation has appointed Neil Gallagher to succeed Rick Hale as president effective immediately. Hale will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer and will take on a new role as chairman. Gallagher previously held the position... Continue Reading →

Trig Avionics partners with the NextGen Fund

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Trig Avionics  has become a NextGen GA Fund Partner. This fund provides customers with access to loans to help GA aircraft owners pay for their ADS-B equipment and related installation costs. Continue Reading →

Downwind landing goes bad

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Aircraft: Cessna 206. Injuries: 1 Fatal, 1 Minor. Location: Homer, Alaska. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The accident happened during an approach to a lake. Just as the airplane touched down, a gust of wind lifted the left wing  and the right... Continue Reading →

Drones & airplanes: Mitigating the culture clash

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

By BRAD HAYDEN When strange newcomers appear on the threshold of any environment, the friction between them and the established residents stems from incomplete understanding of the prerequisites for safety and survival of both. By any name — unmanned aerial... Continue Reading →

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Bob Taylor celebrates 90th birthday in style

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by

Bob Taylor, who founded the Antique Airplane Association in 1953, invited all to AAA headquarters at Blakesburg, Iowa, for his June 28th birthday celebration. Continue Reading →

News

July 23 hearing to examine state of aviation manufacturing

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Aviation Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a hearing July 23 to review the state of American aviation manufacturing, including economic health and challenges facing the industry. Continue Reading →

Opinion

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The story behind Aeroshell’s iconic cow poster

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As many of you read this, you may be on your way to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, slated for July 28-Aug. 3. I hope to be there this year and may see some of you. I always enjoy Oshkosh, but... Continue Reading →

Airshows & Fly-Ins

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The story behind Aeroshell’s iconic cow poster

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As many of you read this, you may be on your way to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, slated for July 28-Aug. 3. I hope to be there this year and may see some of you. I always enjoy Oshkosh, but... Continue Reading →

Aircraft

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All-metal folding-wing Groppo Trail now available in U.S.

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The Italian Groppo Trail is now available in the U.S. The high-wing light-sport or amateur-built kit features tandem seating, all-metal construction, and wings that are foldable in less than five minutes by one person. Continue Reading →

Accidents

Bad bounce for Cessna

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Aircraft: Cessna 182. Injuries: None. Location: Montrose, Colo. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The airplane bounced upon touchdown. Instead of initiating a go-around, the pilot continued with the landing, believing that the airplane would settle to the runway without further incident. The... Continue Reading →

Products

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MT-Propeller receives EASA STC for PA-46

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MT-Propeller has received an EASA STC for the next generation Quiet Fan Jet 5-blade scimitar composite propeller MTV-27-1-E-C-F-R(P)/CFR203-58d on the PA-46-500TP. The FAA STC also has been received, company officials said. Continue Reading →