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DeSoto heliport hangs the welcome sign

The DeSoto Heliport is officially open for business. But don’t look for it in your GPS. The Texas facility is so new that it doesn’t yet have an identifier.

Aug 28, 2014

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'Wingfoot One' christened

Television personality Robin Roberts swung the champagne and took a ceremonial maiden voyage Aug. 23, christening the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. airship Wingfoot One.

Aug 28, 2014

Advocacy

Caucus members work to speed up medical reform

Members of the House General Aviation Caucus are asking the Department of Transportation to expedite rulemaking for third-class medical reform.

Aug 28, 2014
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SAM Aircraft company for sale

Thierry Zibi announced Aug. 27 that SAM Aircraft, the company he founded to build a distinctive light sport aircraft, is for sale.

Aug 28, 2014

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HondaJet creator honored

HondaJet designer (and Honda Aircraft Co. CEO) Michimasa Fujino is being honored by fellow engineers for his innovation.

Aug 25, 2014

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Scorpion tour seeks customers

Textron AirLand’s Scorpion jet, designed for surveillance and light attack, is participating in military exercises and exhibitions even as flight tests continue.

Aug 13, 2014 | comments
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P&E Avionics: In touch with the newest Garmin displays

With hundreds of thousands shipped, the Garmin GNS 430/530 and their later WAAS-enabled versions dominate general aviation panels.

Jul 31, 2014

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Avidyne Avionics gets FAA certification for IFD540 nav/com

Avidyne Avionics has received FAA certification for its long-awaited IFD540 nav/com and agency approval for its smaller 440 touchscreen unit is imminent.

Jul 28, 2014

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BendixKing debuts AeroVue, certifies KSN 770/765

BendixKing announced the AeroVue, a new cockpit retrofit for the Beechcraft King Air 200, on July 28.

Jul 28, 2014
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Flying Club

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New South Dakota flying club takes off

The Brown County Flying Club is the one of the newest available to pilots in South Dakota.

Aug 25, 2014

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Beechcraft, Cessna flying clubs merge

Two venerable flying clubs have merged to form the new Textron Aviation Employees' Flying Club.

Aug 20, 2014 | comments

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Shameless Sauages, oh my!

There are lots of reasons to attend the AOPA Fly-In Aug. 16 at Spokane's Felts Field, and a clever little food truck called Shameless Sausages is just one of them.

Aug 13, 2014
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DeSoto heliport hangs the welcome sign

The DeSoto Heliport is officially open for business. But don’t look for it in your GPS. The Texas facility is so new that it doesn’t yet have an identifier.

Aug 28, 2014

Advocacy

Nevada gov. urged to add aviation trust fund money to budget

Nevada’s governor is being asked to add funding to the budget for the state aviation trust fund.

Aug 27, 2014

Advocacy

EAA chapter uses fly-in to help save Braden Airpark

An EAA chapter in Pennsylvania hopes that its annual fly-in will help save the local airport.

Aug 27, 2014
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