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Holland shines

Rob Holland’s unprecedented third freestyle victory at the World Aerobatic Championships gave the U.S. team reason to celebrate amid another disappointment.

Sep 02, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Safety Spotlight: A sign of things to come?

Pilots lament the glacial pace of progress when it comes to installing affordable modern technology and equipment into the cockpits of their aircraft.

Sep 01, 2015

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Acro breakdown

Sometimes the best way to build something is to bust it into little pieces. An aerobatic competition sequence is one example.

Aug 27, 2015 | comments
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Experimental Aircraft Association

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Holland shines

Rob Holland’s unprecedented third freestyle victory at the World Aerobatic Championships gave the U.S. team reason to celebrate amid another disappointment.

Sep 02, 2015

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Among friends

Pilots count on friends and family to make organized aerobatic competition possible, and each contest poses a logistical challenge that requires many volunteers.

Aug 20, 2015 | comments

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'Sportsman Pilot' back issues available online

A popular aviation magazine that ceased publication after its founder died in 2011 is now available online, thanks to the efforts of an Illinois pilot.

Aug 10, 2015
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National Business Aviation 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

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

Advocacy

Island airstrip reopens, fulfilling a promise

An airstrip newly opened to the public is located on state-owned North Fox Island, 27 miles northwest of Charlevoix, Michigan.

Aug 19, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

Airport funding makes gains in Washington state

Aircraft excise taxes collected by the State of Washington will exclusively fund airport improvement projects under a transportation appropriations bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee.

Aug 18, 2015

Pilot Magazine

AOPA Fly-In Colorado Springs, CO

A special section for the AOPA Fly-in at Colorado Springs, Colorado

Aug 11, 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

Article

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

Pilot Magazine

P&E: ADS-B

What early ADS-B Out adopters have to say

Aug 10, 2015

Article

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

Article

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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Women in Aviation International

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Midwest LSA Expo set for September

The seventh annual Plane & Pilot Midwest LSA Expo will take place Sept. 10 through 12 at Mount Vernon Airport in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Aug 27, 2015

Article

'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
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