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In this video Gene is flying with an instructor who has aerobatic experience in a Vans RV. Adam Baker is a local air show pilot who holds an unlimited ground level waiver. We start out the lesson with reviewing Spin Recovery techniques.
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New Aviation Event - IMC Club Monthly Chapter Meeting, San Marcos, TX - Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Meets the 3rd Thursday of the Month at 6 PM. IMC Club International is a membership based 501c3 non-profit started to increase pilot confidence and proficiency by training in actual instrument conditions and discuss their experience in the environment of a chapter meeting. The club was established as a learning resource for instrument-rated pilots, and for students pursuing their instrument ratings. To accomplish this, monthly meetings are held at local chapters around the country to help pilots and students build and maintain their IFR skills, and to share stories and tips from their fellow pilots. The IMC Club Chapter at Redbird Skyport is designed to create a community of pilots in central Texas that share information, provide recognition, foster communication, promote safety, and build proficiency in instrument flying. Every month the Chapter will discuss an issue or situation as a group and the situation discussed will have a corresponding simulator scenario available all month to members that attend the meeting. The $3 monthly dues allow access to a Members Only section of the IMC Club website with an interactive knowledge database. Active members that attend the monthly meeting get 1 hour of full-motion simulator time to practice the situation in focus that month at no cost. Join the Skyport Chapter of IMC Club Today:

New Aviation Event - WWII C47 Christmas Light Night Flights Over DFW, Fort Worth, TX - Friday - Wednesday, Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
Christmas Light Night Flights Now Booking Filling Fast!!! C47 Christmas Light Ride for one, $99. C47 Christmas Light Ride for two, $189. Fly over beautiful downtown Fort Worth and the nationally known Lake. Arlington's Interlochen to look at millions of Christmas's like a magic carpet ride!!! Cookies, hot chocolate and coffee available before flight. We have space starting the day after Thanksgiving, Fri, Nov. 28 through Dec. 31!!! To purchase, click on this link: Flights times are 6, 7, 8 and 9 pm. Cookies, hot chocolate coffee will be served!!! Professional photographer will be available to capture the moment at a nominal price. Normal price is $350 per person, now just $99 for one, two for $189!!! Aircraft is a WWII C47, a true national hero!!! The plane holds 17 passengers per flight. Children age two and under may fly free in lap of paid adult, all others require a seat.

Pilot Destination Update - Wood County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green, OH
"I have flown into 1GO on several occasions to visit with my daughter who attends BG. The floks are always very nice and ready to help with any need you may have. Great stop in Northwestern Ohio." - Submitted by Jeff.
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New Aviation Event - Open Hangar Party Fly-In, Massey, MD - Sunday, Dec 7, 2014
Come to our Party, Rain or Shine. Fly in or Drive in - This annual event attracts fans of general aviation. Help us celebrate our progress and new projects. Bring an hors d’oeuvre and expect to see interesting planes. If the weather cooperates the field will fill up with fly-in guests, if not there’s always plenty of food, so renew old friendships meet others who love aviation. Have a motorcycle, vintage car or hot rod, come early, park up front around the DC-3 for everyone to see. Remember it’s on Sunday! December 7, 12:00 PM TO 4 PM

New Aviation Event - Santa Claus is flying into the airport, Dec 21st!, Port Clinton, OH - Sunday, Dec 21, 2014
Santa Claus will be flying into the Erie-Ottawa International Airport where he will visit the Liberty Aviation Museum between 11am-2pm on December 21st. Santa will be meeting with taking Christmas lists from all! There will be lots of fun things for the children including free hot dogs, hot chocolate, Christmas cookies for the kids. Professional 4x6 or 5x7 photos with Santa are available for a small fee. Photos are printed on site. Specials in the Tin Goose Diner museum gift shop. Museum admission will be FREE on Dec 21st. There is no charge to see Santa Claus. We hope you'll stop in and visit us!

Pilot Destination Update - Wood County Regional Airport, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green, OH
"I have flown into 1GO on several occasions to visit with my daughter who attends BG. The floks are always very nice and ready to help with any need you may have. Great stop in Northwestern Ohio." - Submitted by Jeff.
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Pilot Destination Update - Lake Lawn airport and Resort, Delavan, WI
"Great place to fly to! No fees. Shuttle service to/from Lake Lawn, so easy to grab a delicious burger at the Lookout Grill, brunch at the Frontier Restaurant, play 18 holes at the golf course or stay over for an extended time. The airport building is home to the Walworth County Visitors Bureau and is open 7 days/week 8:30am-4:30pm for any questions and assistance. We look forward to seeing you, so come on down!" - Submitted by Dawn.
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Pilot Destination Update - Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA
"11-14-2014 Just called Callaway Gardens to verify shuttle service. Shuttle service from the airport is now $40 round trip for all pick-ups." - Submitted by Rich.
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Pilot Destination Update - Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport, Sulphur Springs, TX
"I sponsored a small fly-in at KSLR over a weekend with four planes in attendance. The staff at the airport treated us like we'd been their best friends for years, and bent over backwards to give us any kind of assistance that we could think of. They made sure that the grass strip was manicured prior to our arrival, came out to us to gather our coolers so they could fill them with ice, coordinated with the CAP folks to allow us to use their building during our event...they connected us with some young folks that were interested in flying, that we took out on flights and answered questions for them. The only thing better would be to have had a larger turnout from the people in my group, the airport was the ticket. We will definitely be re-visiting KSLR, they're great folks." - Submitted by Paul D.
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New Aviation Event - 2nd Annual Stop Shop Art, Craft and Trade Event, Port Clinton, OH - Saturday, Dec 6, 2014
We are holding our 2nd annual arts, crafts, and trade event at the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, Ohio on Dec 6th. There is no admission charge to attend. Vendors are welcome! There is a $15 donation to the museum for a spot. To register, please contact us at Event hours:10am-4pm. Door prizes going on all day! Specials in the museum gift shop the Tin Goose Diner! There's something for everyone here! Get your Christmas shopping done all in one place!

New Aviation Event - 24th Annual Ranch Hand Breakfast, Kingsville, TX - Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
Come enjoy an authentic hearty cowboy breakfast, cooked and served outdooes on historic King Ranch. Local volunteers will be serving up heaping plates of eggs, refried beans, biscuits n' gravy, sausage, tortillas, coffee and juice. Team roping and old-time cow camp cooking demonstration will be part of the morning's activities, along with cowboy storytelling and musical entertainment. $6.00 per person, ages 3 and under free. Come to town early and enjoy the entire Ranch Hand Festival and Rodeo November 21st,2014 thru November 23rd,2014. Tickets may be purchased in advance at: Kingsville Visitors Center, King Ranch Saddle Shop, King Ranch Visitors Center, or at the Breakfast.

New Aviation Event - EAA 1350 Pancake Breakfast, LaGrange, GA - Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
LaGrange Airport, KLGC, will be having its pancake breakfast Saturday, Nov. 15, from 9:00 to 10:30. The weather should be perfect for flying and we are always glad to welcome visitors. We will be serving pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice, coffee, and lots of sunshine for only 5.00. It should be a great morning for a breakfast and we hope you can join us.

Pilot Destination Update - Rosecrans Airport, St. Joseph, MO
"The Rosecrans restaurant has been open most of 2014 and has the best food, all home cooked, that you will enjoy anywhere." - Submitted by Jim Smith.
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Pilot Destination Update - Fitchburg Airport, Fitchburg, MA
"Excellent breakfast! A large menu for a small restaurant. The staff were friendly and the service was great. Quiet area, excellent runway" - Submitted by Pat Rabideau.
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New Photo Added - Pappy's Canteen, Bartow, FL
"Amanda's Sunday Pancakes" - Submitted by HR Hamlet.
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Featured Fun Place to FLY! Shelbyville Airport, Shelbyville, IN
"This was a quaint little airport in the middle of corn country. However, there is a good bonus. The Indiana Grand Casino is just down the street. If you call the casino when you land, they will send a white bus over to the airport to pick you up. It's a free ride, but the driver does accept tips. The buffet at the hotel is pretty good with a huge ion. The lunch buffet is around $11 and the dinner buffet is about $18. However, if you sign up for the casino's free rewards card, you get a free $5 gambling credit. So, not a bad deal. Also, an FYI, the short runway is grass. The long runway is concrete. All in all a good experience." - Submitted by Brian Staggs.
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New Aviation Event - Bartow Municipal Airport Open House Fly - In, Bartow, FL - Saturday, Dec 6, 2014
Open House Fly - IN. NEW RESTAURANT Open 7 days 7AM - 2PM. Aircraft Displays. Open Cock-Pit Bi-Plane Rides. Helicopter Rides. Avionics Seminars. Pictures with Santa! Featuring the Bartow Airbase Historical Museum! Fun for the whole family. Free Parking. Free Admission.

Featured Fun Place to FLY! RedTail Mountain Resort and Golf, Mountain City, TN
"RedTail Mountain Resort and golf is considered the best mountain golf in the High Country, just 10 minutes from the airport and with airport pickup. This is true mountain golf with over 400 feet of elevation change across the course, incredible views, top of the line lodging and dining. Fly in for a great day of golf or stay a few days for a relaxing getaway. When you plan a trip to the mountains plan on RedTail Mountain." - Submitted by Vernon Brady.
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Featured Fun Place to FLY! Pappy's Canteen, Bartow, FL
"NEW Restaurant open 7 days 7AM - 2 PM. Serving Breakfast/Lunch. Great food, large portions, great prices!" - Submitted by HR Hamlet.
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Featured Fun Place to FLY! Queen of Sheba -Authentic Ethiopian Cuisine, Louisville, KY
"Ethiopian Cusine, spicy or mild. This is a great little hole in the wall restaurant. Took my fiance there and she absolutely fell in love with it. Fly into Bowman Field, KLOU and it is across the street on the west end of the airport. I would highly recommend having your dinner served traditional style, makes for great fun and conversation. Enjoy!" - Submitted by Brian Derby.
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