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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.

“With the exception of my wife, it’s the reason I get up in the morning,” he explained [Read more…]

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?

Michael Goulian

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…]

Avidyne names grand prize winner

SGansky (Large)

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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