iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.0 released

FlightPlanner has released iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.0, an upgrade to its iPad-based flight planning solution presented by Sennheiser.

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King Schools launches pilot forum

Pilots often say that one of the things they miss about general aviation is a sense of community. Today, John and Martha King of King Schools unveiled a new pilot community at JohnAndMartha.KingSchools.com.

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Ground loop for Piper Pacer

Aircraft: Piper Pacer. Injuries: None. Location: Fairbanks, Alaska. Aircraft damage: Substantial.

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New Jersey Aviation Conference set

SOMERSET, N.J. — The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Coalition (MAAC) will hold the 19th Annual New Jersey Aviation Conference May 2-3.

Featuring a new and expanded format, the conference combines a traditional symposium with a unique ground school session.

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Digital engine display for Citation legacy aircraft unveiled

JETTECH has teamed with Ultra Electronics Flightline Systems to develop a new, direct replacement Digital Engine Display specifically for Cessna Citation 500/501/550/551/S550/560 series aircraft.

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Think Global Flight takes off today

Think Global Flight embarked from SUN ’n FUN today on its epic world flight to promote education around the world.

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OpenAirplane expands to private aircraft

Thursday at SUN ’n FUN, OpenAirplane unveiled a new service that helps aircraft owners join the “sharing economy.”

With “Collaborative Aircraft Rental” owners can rent their airplanes to pilots who have passed the OpenAirplane universal checkout.

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The fun rating

By JONI M. FISHER

Known as the fun rating, seaplane flying has an adventurous allure. Seaplane pilots venture into hard-to-reach places, such as villages in Alaska, fishing spots in Canada, Florida swamps, Amazon rivers, small bays, and Caribbean islands.

The 22nd Annual SUN ‘n FUN Seabirds Splash-In today on Lake Agnes near Fantasy of Flight was where this brotherhood gathered.

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MAF to dedicate newest plane

Mission Aviation Fellowship’s newest aircraft, a Quest KODIAK, will soon be on its way to Papua, Indonesia, where it will make life better for people living in remote corners of the jungle.

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SPOT debuts SPOT Trace

SPOT has launched new SPOT Trace,  an anti-theft asset tracking device. SPOT Trace ensures airplanes, cars, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, snowmobiles and other valuable assets are where they need to be, notifying owners via email or text when movement is detected anytime, anywhere.

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