Aviation Industry

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Back to the airport

A touch of history, affordable flying, unique sightseeing, a good meal, and a community of pilots: Isn’t that what general aviation is all about?

Oct 29, 2014 | comments

Advocacy

Advocacy a key theme at Massachusetts airports conference

Getting the job done on the local and national levels requires long-term planning, a hands-on approach, and keeping the effort moving, said Sean Collins, AOPA’s Eastern regional manager.

Oct 29, 2014

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Red Bull parachute altitude record tumbles

Google Senior Vice President Robert Alan Eustace, a 25-year pilot with multiple ratings, has taken the world record for the highest parachute jump, soaring above the mark set by Red Bull-sponsored Felix Baumgartner. You might be able to take the same ride in 2016, for a price.

Oct 29, 2014
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Aircraft Manufacturer

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AOPA calls ‘USA Today’ story ‘sensationalistic and incomplete’

USA Today has offered its readers sensationalistic and incomplete journalism with its latest story targeting general aviation, according to AOPA. The Oct. 28 article purports to examine the potential for post-crash aircraft fires.

Oct 28, 2014 | comments

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Lockheed envisions nuclear aircraft

Aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin stirred the pot with an Oct. 15 announcement that compact fusion could power vehicles, even aircraft, within a decade. Skeptics were quick to speak up, while Lockheed filed for patents and hopes to find partners in government, academia, and industry.

Oct 23, 2014 | comments

Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance: Major vs minor alterations, part 2

Find out how to determine if an alteration you want to make to your aircraft is major or minor and how to build a case for any modification you are considering.

Oct 22, 2014 | comments
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Garmin introduces new ADS-B solution

Garmin announced a new Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution Oct. 28 that meets FAA requirements for ADS-B Out while delivering traffic and subscription-free weather to mobile devices.

Oct 28, 2014 | comments

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Garmin ADS-B for bizjets

Garmin has partnered with dealers to secure FAA approval for a simple ADS-B solution for select business jets.

Oct 16, 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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Flying Club

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Back to the airport

A touch of history, affordable flying, unique sightseeing, a good meal, and a community of pilots: Isn’t that what general aviation is all about?

Oct 29, 2014 | comments

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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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Formation education: Repurposed 'Yak club' trains, entertains

RedStar is one of a handful of organizations authorized to provide the standardized training that earns a pilot formation flying credentials for airshows.

Oct 20, 2014 | comments
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Advocacy

Advocacy a key theme at Massachusetts airports conference

Getting the job done on the local and national levels requires long-term planning, a hands-on approach, and keeping the effort moving, said Sean Collins, AOPA’s Eastern regional manager.

Oct 29, 2014

Advocacy

In Michigan, STEM education flies

On Oct. 18, STEM education moved from classrooms to cockpits in Lansing, Michigan, and made a lasting impression.

Oct 22, 2014

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Honeywell forecasts increased jet deliveries

Honeywell's annual forecast of jet deliveries based on interviews with operators shows signs of improvement for the jet industry.

Oct 19, 2014 | comments
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