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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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Aircraft taxes should go into aviation fund, AOPA says

Under a current Washington law, only 10 percent of the aircraft excise taxes that aircraft owners pay go to the Washington State Division of Aeronautics, while the other 90 percent go into the general fund. AOPA is advocating for legislation that would direct 100 percent of the tax to aviation use.

Jan 28, 2015

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FltPlan, Angel Flight West partner to match pilots with flight needs

Commercial flight planning service FltPlan and Angel Flight West are integrating so that the nonprofit organization can match passenger needs with volunteer pilots’ existing flight schedules.

Jan 27, 2015
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FAA funding secured through Sept. 2015

Senate GA Caucus gets new leaders

Sens. John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are both staunch supporters of general aviation.

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