Women Soar slated again for AirVenture

Women Soar You Soar, a four-day mentoring camp featuring inspirational women aviators, returns for its eighth year in conjunction with EAA AirVenture 2012.

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Dynon offers training at Sun ’n Fun

Following a successful trial at Sebring, Dynon Avionics will be offering courses in the operation of its SkyView system at Sun ’n Fun, March 27 through April 1.

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Goodyear signs on to sponsor Michael Goulian

Goodyear Aviation will join Whelen Engineering as co-title sponsor of Michael Goulian’s 2012 air show season.

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More than a plane

Roger Starr’s Fairchild is the reason he gets up in the morning

There are some airplanes that you don’t acquire and fly — you have a relationship with them. That’s how Roger Starr of Canby, Oregon, describes his “ownership” of his 1946 Fairchild 24W-46.

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Sebring breaks records

The eighth running of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, just finished and a resounding success it was on nearly all counts. Smiles were broad from most attending or exhibiting at Sebring 2012. The weather was the best ever with temperatures hitting 80° and every day sunny and pleasant.

We can look at several ways to measure the action at Sebring:

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Do you remember your first air show?

Do you remember going to your first air show? Were you a kid or was it just last year? Was it when you took your kids for the first time? There are almost as many stories as there are air show fans.

Over the last year, LiveAirShowTV has been asking people in the air show industry about their first show. [Read more...]

Tico Warbird Airshow advance tickets on sale

Advance tickets are now on sale for the Valiant Air Command’s 35rd annual Tico Warbird Airshow, slated for March 9-11.

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Mass gathing of Piper Cubs planned for AirVenture

Hundreds of Piper Cubs are expected to turn the flightline at EAA AirVenture 2012 into a “field of yellow” as a part of the week-long celebration of the iconic aircraft’s 75th anniversary. The 60th annual airshow is scheduled for July 23-29 at Wittman Regional Airport (OSH) in Oshkosh.

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In the spotlight: NTSB holds hearing on air races and airshows

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Airshows and air races are safe in the United States, but can be made even safer. That was the conclusion of the National Transportation Safety Board after a nearly day-long meeting Jan. 10, which was scheduled following the accident at the Reno Air Races last September that killed 11, including pilot Jimmy Leeward, and injured 70 others.

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Avidyne names grand prize winner

Avidyne Corp. has named Stephen Gansky of Newtown, Pennsylvania, the grand prize winner of Avidyne’s “FlySafe Giveaway Extravaganza 2” promotion. Gansky, who owns a Piper PA28 Archer, will receive a new IFD540 GPS/NAV/COM, once certified. The IFD540 is valued at $16,995.

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