Hillsboro Aviation debuts new financing options for flight training

Hillsboro Aviation, an airplane and helicopter flight training school, has numerous financing options for flight training available, including a new loan program that offers up to full program financing.

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Embry-Riddle to host UAS workshop in San Diego

Professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in San Diego April 24-25 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide.

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Mustang Aeronautics slates Open House Fly-In

The Midget Mustang and Mustang II fly-in and factory open house is scheduled for May 17 at the Oakland Troy Airport (KVLL) in Troy, Mich.

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iFly GPS now available for Android

Adventure Pilot has launched iFly GPS for Android. iFly GPS is available on the Google Play Store and the App Store with a 30-day free trial.

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Sensenich introduces prop for RVs and other fast homebuilts

Sensenich Propellers announces that its adjustable composite propeller for the Lycoming O-360 has passed all its own tests and also complies with ASTM standards, and is ready to ship to owners of Van’s RV models 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 that are powered by the four-cylinder engine.

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Side-load over-stresses landing gear

Aircraft: Piper Pacer. Injuries: None. Location: Cross Keys, N.J. Aircraft damage: Substantial.

What reportedly happened: An airport surveillance camera captured the airplane as it landed, then fish-tailed before going off the left side of the runway.

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Something to brag about

Today is a good day to brag a bit. With the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo in the rearview mirror, it’s a great time to celebrate where we are as an industry, because there is a lot going right in general aviation these days. So let’s take a moment to recognize just a few of the folks who are setting the table for success.

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Are federal regulations helping to increase flying costs?

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If costs of flying have increased in recent years, one reason might be new federal regulations on small businesses, such as FBOs, airport managers, and others who must raise prices to meet increases in their costs of doing business.

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P-51 raffle winner named

And the winner is…Jim Penn.

At SUN ’n FUN, Penn’s raffle ticket was plucked from a tumbler filled with hundreds of tickets and now he gets an orientation flight in the P-51 “Crazy Horse” operated by Stallion 51.

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Run For The Angels 5K slated at ORL April 19

The Orlando Executive Airport will host its fourth annual “Run for the Angels 5K” on April 19. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, [Read more...]