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Junkers F13

See the painstaking creation of a vintage Junkers F-13, considered the world’s first airliner.

Jul 31, 2015

Article

A landmark delivery

July may well prove to be a seminal month in the development of unmanned aircraft.

Jul 30, 2015

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Jimmie Allen Flying Club Scholarship celebrates flight

Sarah Wilson, the former corporate pilot turned open-cockpit barnstormer, initiated the $5,000 Jimmie Allen Flying Club Scholarship to encourage future pilots who also are looking for something different from their flying. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Aug. 9.

Jul 29, 2015
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Single Engine

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Hidden Genius prize entices color vision cure

Private pilot Trevor McKeeman says many of the world’s record-breaking aviation feats were fueled by visions of winning financial prizes and he hopes his Hidden Genius idea will inspire technology buffs to create tools to combat color vision deficiency for pilots.

Jul 28, 2015

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Wipaire offers scholarship, Caravan interiors

Wipaire now offers the Aurora interior for Cessna Caravans to include divans and cabinets. The company also announced a seaplane scholarship.

Jul 24, 2015

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Delta State University orders DA42 FTD from Frasca

Delta State University has placed an order for a Level 6 Diamond DA42 FTD (flight training device) from Frasca International, to be delivered in the spring of 2016.

Jul 24, 2015
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Business Jet

Pilot Magazine

FBW fears

For those wanting to transition from their Citations, Hawkers, Learjets or turboprops, a culture shock awaits.

Jul 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Large-jet step-up

For longtime owner-pilots of light jets, the step from the largest jet that can be flown single-pilot to an aircraft that requires a two-pilot crew often seems insurmountable.

Jul 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Buried in a boneyard

'That’s All, Brother' navigated through intense German fire and low clouds to drop the first Allied troops to land in Normandy, France, on D-Day, commencing Operation Overlord.

Jul 06, 2015
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Experimental

Advocacy

AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

Article

IMC Club on verge of merger with EAA

IMC Club began as a way to exchange real-world instrument flight rules discussions and now the popular monthly meetings and video lesson format is on the verge of merging with the EAA.

Jul 28, 2015 | comments

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EAA AirVenture 2015 'a tremendous week'

As the last of the airshow performers warmed up over Wittman Regional Airport, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said EAA AirVenture 2015 was a smashing success with increased attendance breaking early week records and something for everyone.

Jul 27, 2015
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Light Sport Aircraft

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Bristell offers share program for new aircraft

Light sport aircraft manufacturer Bristell is betting that while you will rent a 40-year-old Cessna 172, what you really want is a new airplane.

Jul 21, 2015

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Gemini diesel to fly on American Legend Cub

Superior Air Parts will launch its 100-horsepower Gemini diesel engine on the light sport American Legend Cub; the engine will be a factory option for the entire line of American Legend Aircraft.

Jul 20, 2015

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Top Cub certificate sold to Chinese

CubCrafters has sold the type certificate for its Top Cub to Liaoning Cub Aircraft Corp. of Yingkou, China, but will continue to manufacture the model for non-China markets.

Jul 20, 2015
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Seaplane

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Wipaire offers scholarship, Caravan interiors

Wipaire now offers the Aurora interior for Cessna Caravans to include divans and cabinets. The company also announced a seaplane scholarship.

Jul 24, 2015

Article

Touching base: Enjoying AirVenture’s seaplane facility

The EAA AirVenture seaplane base, about five miles southeast of Wittman Regional Airport, is a little-known treasure that few Oshkosh visitors experience.

Jul 24, 2015 | comments

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SkiGull details revealed

In a departure from his long-held practice of keeping his airplane projects secret while still in development, Burt Rutan used a public forum at EAA AirVenture on July 22 to reveal details of the SkiGull, an ultra-efficient, long-range seaplane capable of landing on asphalt, grass, snow, or water.

Jul 22, 2015 | comments
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Turboprop

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Textron acting on 2012 idea for turboprop

First announced by the former Hawker Beechcraft in 2012 as part of a new family of piston and turboprop aircraft, Textron Aviation is planning a 280-knot turboprop.

Jul 28, 2015

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Secrets of night storms probed

A King Air, Lockheed P-3 Orion, and NASA’s DC-8 are among an armada of vehicles probing night storms in the Great Plains.

Jul 01, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Quick Look: Cessna Conquest I

Cessna was a little late out of the gate getting a turboprop into its lineup.

Jun 08, 2015
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