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Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Nov 20, 2014

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Small airplanes bounce back

An upswing in the long-languishing small aircraft market is among the indications that have one analyst predicting the doldrums may finally be behind us.

Nov 13, 2014 | comments

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Honda plant goes operational

The HondaJet has made yet another step toward its certification goal of early 2015. Officials opened Honda Aero Inc.’s newly completed engine manufacturing facility in Burlington, North Carolina.

Nov 13, 2014
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Alternative Fuels

Pilot Magazine

What’s in your hangar?

For more than 25 years, the FAA has taken the position that hangars at federally funded airports should be reserved for aeronautical use.

Oct 03, 2014

Advocacy

FAA names Crown to support unleaded fuel tests

A consulting firm that specializes in helping the FAA and NASA manage research will help develop an unleaded fuel for the general aviation fleet.

Oct 01, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA hosts fuels presentation at NASAO conference

State and local aviation officials recently learned about the latest efforts to transition from 100LL avgas to an unleaded fuel and got an update on the initiative to reform third class medical certification.

Sep 11, 2014
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Avgas

Pilot Magazine

What’s in your hangar?

For more than 25 years, the FAA has taken the position that hangars at federally funded airports should be reserved for aeronautical use.

Oct 03, 2014

Advocacy

FAA names Crown to support unleaded fuel tests

A consulting firm that specializes in helping the FAA and NASA manage research will help develop an unleaded fuel for the general aviation fleet.

Oct 01, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA hosts fuels presentation at NASAO conference

State and local aviation officials recently learned about the latest efforts to transition from 100LL avgas to an unleaded fuel and got an update on the initiative to reform third class medical certification.

Sep 11, 2014
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Diesel

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Mooney unveils diesel M10T, M10J

Mooney is taking aim at the international market with its new M10T and M10J diesel-powered singles announced Nov. 11.

Nov 11, 2014 | comments

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Going Global

Start up, taxi, and takeoff in the Glasair Sportsman Diesel is more like operating a jet than a kitbuilt Experimental four-place single.

Nov 11, 2014

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Cessna 182 diesel delayed to 2015

Cessna's 182 JT-A Skylane, announced in 2012 and expected to be certified by the end of 2013, will not be certified before early 2015, a Cessna official said.

Nov 04, 2014 | comments
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Electric

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Pilot Getaways: Gem of the South Atlantic Coast

If you wanted to visit Jekyll Island in the early 1900s, you would have been out of luck unless your name appeared on a social registry with the likes of the Rockefellers, Vanderbilts, and Pulitzers. Now, all are welcome. Consider stopping by while you are in the area for AOPA's St. Simon Fly-In Nov. 8.

Oct 22, 2014

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Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Oct 20, 2014

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Pipistrel introduces electric trainer

Pipistrel, the Slovenian manufacturer of several eco-friendly, electrically powered airplanes, has announced its new two-seat trainer, the WATTsUP.

Aug 27, 2014 | comments
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Piston

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Small airplanes bounce back

An upswing in the long-languishing small aircraft market is among the indications that have one analyst predicting the doldrums may finally be behind us.

Nov 13, 2014 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Quick Look: Piper Meridian

Piper’s Meridian is an outgrowth of the Malibu/Mirage design that utilizes a 500-shaft-horsepower Pratt & Whitney PT6-42A in place of a 350-horsepower Lycoming or 310-horsepower Continental piston engine.

Nov 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Silent night

>During a recent gathering of local pilots, some were surprised to learn that I rarely fly cross-country at night in single-engine airplanes.

Nov 07, 2014
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Propeller

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Kitsap Aviation Squadron offers 'great people, great airport'

Bremerton National Airport in Bremerton, Washington, is home to the Kitsap Aviation Squadron.

Nov 20, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Briefing: Gifts for the vintage pilot

Short of going out and buying a taildragger, a biplane, or a silk scarf, we’d like to show you a couple of accessories that just might give a pilot that retro feeling.

Nov 07, 2014

Pilot Magazine

P&E/Ownership: No screw left behind

I knew about owner-assisted annuals, but it had not occurred to me to do one—any more than it would have occurred to me to take my car to a local garage and ask to help out with a tune-up.

Nov 07, 2014
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Single-lever Power Control

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Mooney unveils diesel M10T, M10J

Mooney is taking aim at the international market with its new M10T and M10J diesel-powered singles announced Nov. 11.

Nov 11, 2014 | comments

Article

Going Global

Start up, taxi, and takeoff in the Glasair Sportsman Diesel is more like operating a jet than a kitbuilt Experimental four-place single.

Nov 11, 2014

Pilot Magazine

BizAv showtime

Every autumn the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) holds its annual convention, an event that serves as the turbine-powered world’s biggest get-together.

Nov 11, 2014
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Solar

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Solar switch: Pioneer shifts to future without pilots

A tri-motor aircraft with the sun as its energy source, Sunstar represents a bit of a departure for Solar Flight. After 30 years of building and innovation, Eric Raymond said it is time to shift the vision, and remove the pilot from the equation.

Nov 06, 2014 | comments

Article

Spartan to collaborate on Sun Flyer project

The developer of the solar-electric aircraft Sun Flyer has announced a collaboration with Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology to develop a training system.

Oct 20, 2014

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Solar aircraft rounds the clock

A Boston-area startup led by an aeronautical engineer (and private pilot) is working toward an unmanned, solar-powered aircraft capable of staying aloft for two years.

Aug 12, 2014 | comments
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Turbine

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Honda plant goes operational

The HondaJet has made yet another step toward its certification goal of early 2015. Officials opened Honda Aero Inc.’s newly completed engine manufacturing facility in Burlington, North Carolina.

Nov 13, 2014

Pilot Magazine

Quick Look: Piper Meridian

Piper’s Meridian is an outgrowth of the Malibu/Mirage design that utilizes a 500-shaft-horsepower Pratt & Whitney PT6-42A in place of a 350-horsepower Lycoming or 310-horsepower Continental piston engine.

Nov 11, 2014

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Confronting Ebola

Mission Aviation Fellowship's operations to combat the Ebola outbreak are built on past experience.

Sep 16, 2014 | comments
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