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Mooney introduces new Acclaim, Ovation models

Mooney has upgraded its top-of-the line M20 Acclaim and Ovation models with new features that include a left-side door and keypad flight management system.

Feb 11, 2016 | comments

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Aircraft market takes hits

U.S. airplane makers posted relatively steady sales for 2015, but many foreign manufacturers saw declines in airplanes sold and revenue.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments

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Fly for MS returns triumphant

A dead alternator, a nonfunctioning autopilot, and lack of magnetic course information didn’t dampen the spirits or slow the journey for two pilots bringing multiple sclerosis awareness to South and Central America.

Feb 10, 2016
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Aircraft Manufacturer

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Mooney introduces new Acclaim, Ovation models

Mooney has upgraded its top-of-the line M20 Acclaim and Ovation models with new features that include a left-side door and keypad flight management system.

Feb 11, 2016 | comments

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Aircraft market takes hits

U.S. airplane makers posted relatively steady sales for 2015, but many foreign manufacturers saw declines in airplanes sold and revenue.

Feb 10, 2016 | comments

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Dornier chooses Diamond

Dornier Seawings, the modern descendant of an aviation icon, has chosen one of general aviation’s more recognizable names, Diamond Aircraft, to build the Dornier Seastar.

Feb 03, 2016
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Bad Elf launches ADS-B Kickstarter

Bad Elf has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund development of a new Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receiver it plans to sell for $299.

Nov 18, 2015 | comments

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Aspen offers ADS-B solution

Aspen Avionics Evolution displays are now certified by the FAA to work with L-3’s Lynx Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products.

Nov 17, 2015

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Avionics sales soft

A report released Nov. 10 by the Aircraft Electronics Association shows a soft market for general aviation avionics, with a 7.5-percent year-over-year decline.

Nov 11, 2015 | comments
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Flying Club

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Congressional keeps flying club fun

There are flying clubs and then there are flying clubs. For Congressional Flying Club's aviation aficionados, the social scene and the journey, rather than the destination, are paramount.

Dec 29, 2015 | comments

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Aircraft Spotlight

The Bonanza’s little sister makes quite a good club aircraft. The Debonair is fast, easy to fly, can carry a big load, and serve as a solid commercial, complex, high performance or IFR trainer. Perhaps that’s why the Wingedfoot Aero Club (now Aero Fliers) bought one brand new in 1966 and still has it nearly 50 years later.

Dec 20, 2015

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Club Spotlight

In 2004, Brian Binnie was at the controls of SpaceShipOne on its second flight to space within a week to win the $10 million Ansari X Prize. About 25 years earlier he learned to fly in gliders with the Soaring Tigers flying club while a student at Princeton University. Today the Soaring Tigers continue to focus on flight training and provide one of the lowest cost points of entry into aviation. Club President David Hunter and Board Member Marty Schneiderman share their experience in this month’s Club Spotlight.

Dec 20, 2015
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Financial

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Signature selling six FBOs to acquire Landmark

The Department of Justice has approved the sale to Signature Flight Support of Landmark Aviation, if Signature agrees to sell six FBOs at airports where competition might be damaged.

Feb 08, 2016

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SOLJETS opens brokerage firm

Chicago-based brokerage firm SOLJETS announced its launch on Jan. 20, stating that its goal is to bring more people into the world of high-performance aircraft ownership.

Jan 20, 2016

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Mitsui takes ownership stake in Quest Aircraft

A $10 million investment this month will net Mitsui & Co. a 12.5-percent stake in Quest Aircraft.

Jan 19, 2016
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