New Compass Rose at Martin County Airport

A new compass rose pad was recently constructed at the Martin County Airport in Stuart, Florida.

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Teachers win SAFE aviation education grants

Two teachers, Sonya Williams and Joseph Perrotta, have been named recipients of the 2014 K-12 Classroom Teacher Grant Awards from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE).

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Access hard-to-reach screws with new ultra-low profile screwdrivers

Snap-On Industrial has introduced new ultra-low profile screwdrivers.

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Breitling Cockpit B50 unveiled

Breitling introduced its latest timepiece for pilots, the Breitling Cockpit B50, at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevo.

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Running out of fuel proves fatal

Aircraft: Buccaneer II. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Granite Quarry, N.C. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.

What reportedly happened: The pilot added about five gallons of automotive gasoline to the airplane’s fuel tank before departing on a local flight. Witnesses saw the airplane flying at a low altitude when the engine lost power.

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Fighting Ebola with airplanes

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo — Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is supporting efforts to combat a deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). [Read more...]

Sebring LSA Expo expands its focus

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo recently expanded the categories of aircraft that it will welcome.

Starting with the 11th annual Expo, Jan. 14-17, 2015, at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida, visitors will be able to review light-sport aircraft, homebuilts, rebuilt certificated aircraft, and ultralights. Expo 2015 also will offer the first-ever aircraft sales lot, managed by Aviators Hot Line, providing an opportunity for individual aircraft owners to display aircraft they are offering for sale.

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Top Gun Aviation celebrates 25 years

HAMMOND, La. — Top Gun Aviation at Hammond Northshore Regional Airport (HDC) is marking a silver and golden anniversary all in one year. Tom Eiermann acquired Top Gun Aviation in 1989. Since then, it has grown from a two-person operation to a 15-person operation. As the FBO marks its 25th year in 2014, it is also celebrating Tom’s 50th year in the aviation industry.

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ASA debuts Learn to Fly blog

New from ASA is the Learn to Fly Blog, a place for current pilots, students, and future pilots to learn, explore, and share insights on the foundations of flight and flight training. Find out what it takes to become a pilot, learn the fundamental principles behind the wonder of flight, get test-taking tips, share training experiences with your peers, and learn about careers in aviation.

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Yingling Aviation to offer de-icing and anti-icing services

WICHITA — Yingling Aircraft has acquired the assets of ICT Aircraft Services and will begin providing Type One de-icing and Type Four anti-icing services for aircraft at Mid-Continent Airport beginning immediately.

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