January 22, 2010
AOPA Publications staff
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AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman and Associate Editor Jill W. Tallman flew the 2010 Fun to Fly Sweepstakes Remos GX to Sebring, Fla., this week to show off the airplane and check out the array of light sport aircraft at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo.
Collaboration between the German government, academia, and airplane manufacturers may make future aircraft cabins more protective of pilots and passengers. The Safety Box team plans to apply auto racing technology to general aviation.
A father and his 14-year-old son were helping another pilot ferry a newly purchased aircraft from California to their home field in Virginia. The three made an overnight stop in Albuquerque before flying on to Illinois for fuel. But shortly after they parked the aircraft in Marion, Ill., they were approached by as many as 18 uniformed and non-uniformed law enforcement officers who came running toward the airplane.
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