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glastarSmitty Smith, the force behind FunPlacesToFly.com, sent in this photo of “a beautiful GlaStar” that flew into his EAA chapter’s coffee/donut get together last weekend.
Dean Malloy with a recent Liberty University graduate.Here's an aviation job that might be the best of the lot: Becoming a college professor in a field you already love. At this stage of the career game, you get to sleep in your own bed, and spend long holidays with your kids. You may look forward to the kind of job security that ... Read More!
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The House Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a hearing Wednesday on issues related to remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) safety. The hearing will be streamed live online. The FAA first authorized civil RPA operations in U.S. airspace in 1990. Recent and rapid advancements in technology have made RPA more accessible ... Read More!
Burt Rutan Innovations Gallery speaker AirVenture Oshkosh 2005WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) reports that Burt Rutan has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy. Established in 1948 to honor the memory of Orville and Wilbur Wright, the trophy is awarded annually to a living American for '…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in ... Read More!
Air Force One at Museum of FlightSEATTLE -The Museum of Flight‘s Airpark will be closed beginning Monday, Oct. 12, and will reopen on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Charles Simonyi Space Gallery will be closed on Saturday, Oct. 17. There will be no visitor access to the airpark’s popular Air Force One, Concorde and 787 Dreamliner during the entire time, and on ... Read More!
Wave AmphibianVickers Aircraft has selected Continental Motors‘ Titan IO-340CC to power its Wave Amphibian. 'This innovative new amphibian two-seat ASTM LSA needed a real aviation engine that offered more than the traditional 4-cylinder motors available on the market,” said Johnny Doo, executive vice president marketing and sales for Continental Motors. “The Titan engine offers a unique combination of power, low weight ... Read More!
Wings & Wheels, a fly-in and car show originally slated for Oct. 3 at Greenville Downtown Airport (KGMU) in South Carolina, has been moved to Oct. 10 due to weather. The free event will run from noon to 6 p.m.    
Shadin Avionics has released the AIS-370, a new Ethernet based digital data converter platform. The AIS-370 is capable of converting Ethernet, digital, serial, analog and discrete inputs and outputs using common avionic protocols, including ARINC 429. 'Shadin's unique AIS platforms enable quick turn, cost effective data conversion products that are certified and flight worthy,' commented Dan ... Read More!
RANGR Transmitter and RANGR TransceiverWACO, Texas - NextGen avionics manufacturer FreeFlight Systems has extended its warranty on the company’s RANGR product line of certified ADS-B systems to five years. Now through Dec. 31, 2015, customers who purchase and register a RANGR product will receive FreeFlight’s 24-month warranty, as well as three years of Blue Care, the company’s extended warranty program, at ... Read More!
About 35 minutes into the cross-country flight, the Cessna T210M's engine lost power, and the airplane started to descend near Scipio, Utah. Although the engine lost power when the airplane was flying directly over, and in line with, a wide road, which would have provided ample space for a safe landing, the pilot was unable ... Read More!
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