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Dr. Copter’s aviation legacy set in stone

A state-of-the art medical facility on remote Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay serves as a lasting memorial to the late Dr. David B. Nichols’ dedication to providing medical care to the community for 30 years. Now, Nichols’ aviation legacy—flying a Cessna 182 or Robinson R44 to the island every Thursday to provide that care—is set in stone.

Sep 30, 2014 | comments

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Super Tucano delivered

The first A-29 Super Tucano was delivered Sept. 25, a tangible victory for Embraer and workers in the new factory in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sep 30, 2014

Advocacy

Medical advisory board supports third class reform

The AOPA Medical Advisory Board is the latest group to urge quick action on the proposed FAA rule that would allow thousands more pilots to fly without the need for a third class medical certificate.

Sep 29, 2014 | comments
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Super Tucano delivered

The first A-29 Super Tucano was delivered Sept. 25, a tangible victory for Embraer and workers in the new factory in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sep 30, 2014

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Armed Cessnas in demand to fight terrorists

The U.S. government has announced plans to boost the ranks of armed Cessna Grand Caravans fighting terrorists in the troubled Middle East.

Sep 18, 2014

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Presidents meet in Wyoming

The first fly-in meeting of the Young Presidents' Organization's Aviation Network drew more than 150 people to Alpine Airpark, an upscale fly-in community in the natural beauty of far western Wyoming.

Sep 11, 2014
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Navigation by touch

The complexity of engineering and testing a navigator designed to anchor an instrument panel helps explain why Avidyne’s IFD 540 has only just arrived.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

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Aspen offers vision trial

Aspen Avionics announced certification of a VFR primary flight display and a certified synthetic vision trial available at the other end of the Evolution line.

Sep 24, 2014 | comments

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Garmin offers G1000 coverage

Garmin has announced a service contract that extends warranty coverage for G1000 avionics. Pricing depends on aircraft and installed features.

Sep 17, 2014
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Flying Club

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Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club taps youth for aviation efforts

The Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club is targeting the next generation of African-American pilots.

Sep 29, 2014

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OpenAirplane gains traction

Just over a year after launch, OpenAirplane has 71 aircraft rental locations and counting, with a new location joining each week.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

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Air Force flying club expands membership to civilians

The Robins Aero Club has opened membership to civilians in the Georgia area as a way to survive.

Sep 22, 2014 | comments
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Financial

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Supersonic bizjet project hits 'high gear'

Aerion, the Reno, Nevada, company formed in 2002 to reintroduce supersonic flight to commercial aviation, has found a collaborator for its work.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

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OpenAirplane gains traction

Just over a year after launch, OpenAirplane has 71 aircraft rental locations and counting, with a new location joining each week.

Sep 25, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Islip, NY, urged to reconsider landing restriction, fees

AOPA is urging the town of Islip, N.Y., to reconsider a recently enacted fee schedule that sets higher rates for night landings.

Sep 17, 2014
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