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Douglas C-47 - Take-Offs, Landings & Fly-Bys -Type Rating Prep - Kermit Weeks Hangar

In preparation for Kermit's Type Rating on the Douglas C-47, He's doing a review with DC3 instructor specialist, Frank Moss. Kermit brought his C-47 over from Britain back in 2012.

Photo of the DAY - Du Doch Nicht! - James

Fokker was flown by Ernst Udet, a pilot of WWI Germany's Flying Circus. "Du doch nicht!" means "Definitely not you!"

New Aviation Event - Critters Lodge Spring Fly-In, Centerville, TX - Friday - Sunday, Apr 26-28, 2019

Join us in our overnight Fly-In and camp out!! Event will BEGIN on FRIDAY EVENING, ending SUNDAY MORNING AFTER BREAKFAST. The KICK OFF DINNER STARTS FRIDAY EVENING AT 6:30 pm. For those who like to camp out we offer camping facilities, indoor restrooms No Port-O-Lets solar outdoor showers, firewood, Wi-Fi, and LOTS OF GOOD FOOD. Trailer/RV parking with available hook-ups $20.00 for fly-in weekend. We also offer limited parking spaces for $5.00 each on a first come basis along the runway. Additionally we offer 20+ Acres of pasture area camping/parking FREE. To make a Reserved Parking Space contact us by email: critterslodge@windstream.net or by phone 903-536-7000 home or 7004 hangar Please leave message if no answer. Also see our web page: www.critterslodge.org

The 2019 Flying Legends Airshow Trailer, IWM Duxford - Flying Legends Official

The 2019 Flying Legends Airshow Trailer.

COWS on the RUNWAY! Vulcanair V1.0 Test Flight - Stefan Drury

Stefan flies a new Vulcanair V1.0 to an airstrip and he finds cows on the runway and aborts the landing. The brand new Airitalia Vulcanair is similar to a Cessna 172, has a glass cockpit with Garmin G500 and GTN650, and is aimed at the training, private, and country aviation markets.

New Aviation Event - EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, Oshkosh, WI - Monday - Sunday, Jul 22-28, 2019

Experience the largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts. From unique, historic aircraft to world-class daily air shows, you don't want to miss the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. EAA is marking the 50th consecutive year of its annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention in Oshkosh in 2019 with a full schedule of activities for arriving aviators and residents of EAA's hometown.

Boeing 747 Anniversary To Be Celebrated At AirVenture 2019 - EAA

The 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 will be celebrated this summer at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 with programming taking place throughout the week.

New Aviation Event - Lancaster Airport, Lititz, PA - Saturday, Mar 2, 2019

Breakfast 9-10:30 Adults $7, Children 6-12 $3. 5 and under FREE. Presentation begins at 10:30 FREE- A Tale of Two Technologies Aerospace Engineer Jerry Lockenour, will tell us about two emerging technologies and the safety challenges involved in implementing them in aviation. Electric propulsion is advancing in many areas, including automobiles and aircraft. In aeronautics it is making inroads not only in general aviation airplanes and self-launching gliders but also in larger aircraft. Systems are in test for suburban air taxis and full-scale commercial transports. Jerry also will discuss the state-of-the-art of high-speed flight. There is a reemergence of interest in supersonic biz-jets and commercial transports, as well as in hypersonic Mach 5 or greater military applications.

Photo of the DAY - Jimmy Dolittle's Stinson Reliant - Smitty

What a beautiful restoration!

How to Record Cockpit Audio - Stefan Drury

Here's how Stefan records air traffic control and cockpit conversations directly into his GoPro for making flying videos.

The Unbearable Brightness of Aviation LEDs - AVweb

LED technology has become standard on new airplanes, yet it's anything but on the legacy general aviation fleet. The aftermarket is flush with LED landing and taxi light choices and in this AVweb video, Paul Bertorelli reveals that these lamps are brighter and more capable than ever.

Pilot Destination Update - Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport - Garvin's Spikehorn Restaurant, Houghton Lake, MI

"I did this trip from Midland with my two boys on a perfect fall day. Spikehorn had the Lions game on and we enjoyed a really good pizza. Great trip father/son trip!" - Submitted by Greg Nagley.
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New Aviation Event - EAA Chapter 59 - Pancake Fly-In Breakfast, McGregor, TX - Saturday, Mar 2, 2019

Kick off spring with us at EAA Chapter 59's Pancake Fly-In Breakfast. The food will begin coming off the griddle at 8AM and will continue through 10AM. If your arrival happens to be a little late, I'm sure we'll be able to accommodate you. Aircraft parking is available at the Chapter 59 hangar. If you are not familiar with the location of Chapter 59's hangar, you can easily see it as you fly over the field. The hangar will be surrounded by numerous vehicles and have EAA 59 painted on top. We are looking forward to seeing you! This is a recurring monthly event that happens on the first Saturday of each month.

New Aviation Event - Midwest Sonex Fly-in, Fayetteville, AR - Saturday, Jun 1, 2019

Midwest Sonex Fly-in - June 1st - Fayetteville, AR - Arkansas Air Museum Drake Field KFYV - Informal meeting of Sonex Aircraft builders and enthusiast. Arrivals starting at 8:00 AM on Arkansas Air Museum Ramp. Lunch will be served at noon and donations requested to cover food costs. Discounted $5 admission to the Arkansas Air Museum. Hosted by EAA Chapter 732-chapter members. For more information contact Rick Wantz by email at rawantz@sbcglobal.net or Frank Klimek at flylite@cox.net

New Aviation Event - P-Factor Days, Terre Haute, IN - Saturday, Mar 9, 2019

You gotta fly and you gotta eat, so join VAA Chapter 41 for breakfast at Sky King Airport 3I3 for our Saturday morning fly-in. Cool airplanes, fun folks, you know the deal. Give us a try and thanks!

Crawl through a B-24 Bomber IN FLIGHT! - steveo1kinevo

Steve gets to go up in Audre, the B-24 Bomber!

Pilot Destination Update - Blackerby's Hangar 5 Restaurant, Columbus, IN

"I flew up from HNB for lunch one a clear-blue-sky day last December. The restaurant was full, but I only had to wait a few minutes. I had the breaded tenderloin and fries. Food was delicious! The Jeff Air staff were courteous and helpful. Definitely recommend stopping here if you're passing through or just out flying and looking for a place to eat." - Submitted by Brian Crane.
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Pilot Destination Update - Rough River State Park, Falls of Rough, KY

"This is a favorite destination of pilots at my airport for breakfast. It's less a less than 30 minute flight in a 150. They just resurfaced and repainted the runway, which it definitely needed. The breakfast buffet isn't offered during the winter months, but the menu prices are reasonable and the food is good. Friendly staff and a great atmosphere. No fuel available so plan your flight accordingly." - Submitted by Brian Crane.
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Pilot Destination Update - Arcadia Municipal, Arcadia, FL

"The Friends of Arcadia Airport, Inc. with President George Chase and Airport Manager Shelley Peacock and with the support of the City of Arcadia, City Council have done a great job of setting the precedence and standard for Airport Camping. The facilities are great and the people friendly. I hope more facilities of this type are built and maintained at airports around the US. Plan a trip and camping there soon. You will not be disappointed. Great job guys! " - Submitted by Stephen R. Martin.
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New Photo Added - Arcadia Municipal, Arcadia, FL

"Camping with friends at Arcadia, Fl. Aviation City" - Submitted by Stephen Martin.
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