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Cirrus chute deployment taped near Hawaii

A Seattle pilot on a ferry flight from California to Maui deployed his airframe parachute near Hawaii and was videotaped by the Coast Guard.

Jan 27, 2015

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Tecnam touts transport duty for P2006T twin

A light twin introduced to the flight school and rental fleets by Italian aircraft maker Tecnam has gained certification in Russia as a commercial passenger-carrying aircraft.

Jan 26, 2015

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Balloonists over Pacific in bid for distance record

Two veteran balloonists were aloft above the Pacific Ocean in a bid to break the world’s distance record for a gas balloon flight.

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New sleep apnea guidelines

New sleep apnea policy to take effect

A new FAA policy on obstructive sleep apnea that addresses many of the concerns raised by AOPA is set to take effect March 2. The new policy will not disqualify pilots from receiving a medical based solely on BMI.

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