Geico Skytypers launch 2012 airshow season

As the airshow season kicks into high gear, the GEICO Skytypers begin their 2012 season at the Lauderdale Air Show in Florida April 28-29.

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Rare Junkers JU52 at this summer’s Oshkosh

A rare Junkers JU 52 tri-motor will be a main attraction along the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012 flight line as part of the airplane’s North American tour.

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‘FIFI’ under attack

Congressman Michael Turner, an Ohio representative, is gunning to ground the only flyable Boeing B-29 Superfortress in the world, “FIFI.”

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) and other leading organizations in the Warbird and general aviation communities are joining voices to oppose an amendment proposed by Turner to the House National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4310) that, if allowed to pass, would have a devastating effect on civilian operated historic military aircraft, CAF officials said.

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Bonanza owners to hold convention during AOPA Expo

The American Bonanza Society (ABS) annual convention will be held in conjunction with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Aviation Summit in Palm Springs, Calif., Oct. 11-13.

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Arizona Aircraft Expo in the works

Arizona’s aircraft dealers are working together to create the 4th Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo, where the latest models of general aviation aircraft will be on display at one venue.

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LSA news from Sun ’n Fun continues

Splogger (Sport Pilot Blogger) Dan Johnson continues his recap of Sun ’n Fun, with this installment reporting some news from the show:

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Tuscaloosa Airshow thrills

By BOB JAQUES

To college football fans, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is home of the famous Crimson Tide 2011 National Champions, but to aviation enthusiasts, Tuscaloosa is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing regional airshows in the country.

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Lauderdale Air Show returns

After a five year hiatus, the Lauderdale Air Show returns to Fort Lauderdalen April 28 – 29.

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More LSA news from Sun ’n Fun

Splogger (Sport Pilot Blogger) Dan Johnson continues his recap of what he found interesting at this year’s Sun ’n Fun. Today: Ultralights:

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Team RV to make first Oshkosh appearance

Team RV, the world’s largest airshow team that combines precision formation flying and formation aerobatics, makes its first Oshkosh appearance this summer at EAA AirVenture, slated for July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

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