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Latitude tours into service

Cessna’s Citation Latitude has reached its first customers, and the company is putting the new midsize jet on a coast-to-coast tour.

Sep 01, 2015

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Turbo the Flying Dog takes off on new adventure

The next installment of the children's book series chronicling the adventures of Turbo the Flying Dog has landed on bookshelves.

Sep 01, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Proficient Pilot: Avionics evolution

In the beginning, a flight instructor sat in the front seat of an open-cockpit biplane and communicated with his student in the rear using hand signals and occasionally yelling over wind and engine noise.

Sep 01, 2015
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Latitude tours into service

Cessna’s Citation Latitude has reached its first customers, and the company is putting the new midsize jet on a coast-to-coast tour.

Sep 01, 2015

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Cirrus jet takes ‘significant’ step toward certification

Cirrus Aircraft's Vision SF50 jet has achieved a "significant milestone" toward certification with FAA issuance of type inspection authorization for the aircraft.

Aug 26, 2015

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Just Aircraft explains accident

ust Aircraft issued a statement Aug. 8 attributing co-founder Troy Woodland’s Aug. 2 crash landing to engine failure caused by water in the fuel.

Aug 13, 2015
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Avionics Manufacturer

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ADS-B collaborations mean more options for pilots

Collaborations between manufacturers in the ADS-B space were among the product news highlights during EAA AirVenture 2015. Do they portend a trend?

Aug 03, 2015

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New BendixKing attitude indicators for old King Airs

Owners of older Beech King Airs can now ditch their old, air-driven, mechanical attitude indicators and replace them.

Jul 20, 2015

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Garmin offers ADS-B component for noncertified market

Garmin is offering the GPS 20A, an ADS-B Out compliant WAAS GPS position source for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft.

Jul 16, 2015
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Flying Club

Pilot Magazine

License to Learn: I'm a fan

My experience suggests that students who join flying clubs are more likely to complete their training compared to attending traditional flight schools.

Sep 01, 2015

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AOPA Foundation awards grants for training scholarships

The AOPA Foundation has selected two nonprofits to receive the first $5,000 grants from a new program supporting organizations that offer scholarships to their members.

Aug 20, 2015

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News From Headquarters

Last month, many flying club members made the journey to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for EAA’s AirVenture. AOPA’s Flying Club Manager Kelby Ferwerda was one of those pilots who flew up the Chicago coastline to rock his wings over Fisk en route to a week of camping under the wing of his Cessna 182 in the North 40. Amidst all the aerial demonstrations, new technology and cool gadgets vendors had for sale, it was the little things that made this year memorable – the weather, the sites and sounds, and most of all the flying club members that participated in AOPA’s events.

Aug 16, 2015
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Financial

Pilot Magazine

License to Learn: I'm a fan

My experience suggests that students who join flying clubs are more likely to complete their training compared to attending traditional flight schools.

Sep 01, 2015

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Big jets fall behind in sales

The generally accepted wisdom that big jets are selling best while small jets wither is no longer true. Now the big jet sales are fading but smaller ones continue sales growth.

Aug 24, 2015

Advocacy

Land-use change would encroach on Maryland airport

AOPA is urging officials in Frederick, Maryland, to oppose a real estate developer's bid to rezone farmland near the city's airport.

Aug 20, 2015
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