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Aircraft shipments slip

Aircraft and helicopter shipments slipped in the first half of 2015, and the Export-Import Bank impasse may spell more trouble for U.S. manufacturers.

Aug 03, 2015 | comments

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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

Advocacy

AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015
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Experimental Aircraft Association

Advocacy

AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

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EAA AirVenture 2015 'a tremendous week'

As the last of the airshow performers warmed up over Wittman Regional Airport, EAA Chairman Jack Pelton said EAA AirVenture 2015 was a smashing success with increased attendance breaking early week records and something for everyone.

Jul 27, 2015

Advocacy

Urgent action needed to support medical reform; ALPA actively opposed

Momentum for third class medical reform and protections for pilots facing FAA enforcement actions continues to grow but additional support is urgently needed. The Air Line Pilots Association International is actively opposing reform.

Jul 24, 2015 | comments
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National Business Aviation Association

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AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

Advocacy

Florida business aviators consider GA caucus

Florida is considering establishing a state general aviation caucus and alliance to champion and promote Sunshine State aviators and their businesses.

Jun 17, 2015

Advocacy

South Carolina axes aircraft maintenance tax

South Carolina pilots can soon fly a little farther: An aviation-friendly bill that passed the state House and Senate eliminates sales tax from general aviation aircraft maintenance.

Jun 10, 2015
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General Aviation Manufacturers Association

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Aircraft shipments slip

Aircraft and helicopter shipments slipped in the first half of 2015, and the Export-Import Bank impasse may spell more trouble for U.S. manufacturers.

Aug 03, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

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AEA, GAMA announce scholarship winners

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association and Aircraft Electronics Association announced the winners of 26 aviation scholarships in May, including a pilot and students pursuing a career in the general aviation maintenance and aircraft electronics industry.

May 27, 2015
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Recreational Aviation Foundation

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‘Top Prop’ winner to be named at AirVenture

Pilots may sign up through July 21 for a chance to win a three-day backcountry flying adventure or a seaplane rating in Hartzell Propeller's Top Prop Trailblazer Sweepstakes.

Jul 16, 2015

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'Pilot Getaways' Editor in Chief John Kounis dies

John Kounis was a pilot, NASA engineer, world traveler, and an irrepressibly positive force in aviation who co-founded Pilot Getaways magazine with his brother, George, and turned it into an authoritative source for pilots in search of adventure.

Jul 14, 2015

Advocacy

New airport site selected for northern Minnesota

A new airport site has been selected to bring general aviation access to Lake of the Woods County in remote northern Minnesota near the U.S.-Canada border.

Jun 23, 2015
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Helicopter Association International

Advocacy

AOPA fights back on medical reform

AOPA is more determined than ever to get pilots the relief they need from the third class medical process, said AOPA President Mark Baker.

Jul 28, 2015

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Upwind, Whirly-Girls announce scholarship winners

Four California teens have been selected to earn their private pilot certificates in the summer through the Upwind Summer Scholarship Program; Whirly-Girls International also announced its 2015 scholarship winners in March.

Apr 01, 2015

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Frasca tries to change the culture

Although widely accepted in the airplane world, simulation use continues to lag in helicopter training. Frasca aims to change that with the introduction of its R44 TruFlite.

Mar 25, 2015
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Aircraft Electronics Association

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Aircraft shipments slip

Aircraft and helicopter shipments slipped in the first half of 2015, and the Export-Import Bank impasse may spell more trouble for U.S. manufacturers.

Aug 03, 2015 | comments

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Trig adds Garmin compatibility, expands AML STC

Trig Avionics announced that its 1090ES transponders, which offer ADS-B Out, are compatible with Garmin navigators. The TT31’s approved model list supplemental type certificate now covers 600 aircraft.

Jul 22, 2015

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Daily drawings award $1,000 toward ADS-B equipage

The Aircraft Electronics Association will award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast equipment during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 20 through 26.

Jul 15, 2015
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Women in Aviation International

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'You are your pilot in command'

Sport pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox was born without arms, but that hasn’t stopped her from tackling everyday hurdles to live a normal life and earn her pilot certificate six years ago.

Jul 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilots: Free Spirit

Nothing stands in her way

Jul 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Buried in a boneyard

'That’s All, Brother' navigated through intense German fire and low clouds to drop the first Allied troops to land in Normandy, France, on D-Day, commencing Operation Overlord.

Jul 06, 2015
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