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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments

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Drones edge into NAS: 'Sense and avoid' tech tested

NASA continues to test technology giving large drones capability to detect and avoid other aircraft, and invites pilots to join a meeting of minds.

Jun 24, 2015 | comments

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Swifts flock to Corvette country

Pilots of sleek World War II-era Temco Globe Swift aircraft showed off their flying skills, modifications, and camaraderie at the 2015 Swift annual convention.

Jun 22, 2015 | comments
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AOPA Homecoming draws thousands to airport

A steady breeze and partly sunny skies brought welcomed relief to AOPA Homecoming Fly-In attendees from the Mid-Atlantic region who had been deluged with a week’s worth of rain. More than 3,300 people attended the Frederick, Maryland, event, with 375 aircraft flying in.

Jun 06, 2015 | comments

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Big names headline AOPA Homecoming

The Breitling Jet Team, aerobatic stars Michael Goulian and Sean D. Tucker, NTSB Chairman Christopher A. Hart, retired Navy Cmdr. Kirk S. Lippold, and filmmaker Brian Terwilliger are some of the big names headlining AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In in Frederick, Maryland, June 6.

Jun 03, 2015

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New movie gets exclusive screening at AOPA Fly-In

As a unique part of the AOPA Frederick Homecoming Fly-In, the Friday night Barnstormers Party on June 5 will feature a special screening of the new film Living in the Age of Airplanes.

May 28, 2015
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Pilot Briefing: Fly-ins

Some 2,600 attendees and more than 300 airplanes descended on Salinas Municipal Airport in central California for the first AOPA Fly-In of the year May 16.

Jun 09, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: 'Ultimate paradise’

Joe Nall Week, which ran from May 9 through 16 at the aerodrome in Woodruff, South Carolina, is the largest radio control fly-in in the world, attracting about 1,700 RC pilots from all 50 states and 11 countries—and more than 10,000 spectators.

Jun 09, 2015

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AOPA Homecoming draws thousands to airport

A steady breeze and partly sunny skies brought welcomed relief to AOPA Homecoming Fly-In attendees from the Mid-Atlantic region who had been deluged with a week’s worth of rain. More than 3,300 people attended the Frederick, Maryland, event, with 375 aircraft flying in.

Jun 06, 2015 | comments
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Homecoming Fly-In, Frederick, Maryland

Come to your airport—the national headquarters of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association—for the association’s annual Homecoming Fly-In June 6.

May 12, 2015

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CAFE Foundation holds ninth conference

The CAFE Foundation’s Electric Aircraft Symposium is a small annual gathering, attracting 170 attendees to the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa, California, May 1 and 2.

May 04, 2015

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‘Like you’re flying a Thunderbirds solo act’

With a single seat, an 18-foot wingspan, a stall speed of less than 60 mph, and a top speed of close to 300 mph, the SubSonex JSX-2 challenges one’s expectations of how a jet aircraft should look and act.

Apr 30, 2015 | comments
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Air Racing

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Cheap chills

Pilots have options (besides suffering and sweating) when the summer sun drives cockpit temperatures north of comfortable. Air conditioning can cost less than you might think.

Jun 25, 2015 | comments

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Tight finish in Rovinj

Austrian Hannes Arch won by the narrowest margin, and American Michael Goulian made the final round in the Red Bull Air Race in Rovinj, Croatia.

Jun 01, 2015 | comments

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Bonhomme wins Japan

British pilot Paul Bonhomme remains unbeaten in the 2015 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, while Americans Michael Goulian and Kirby Chambliss improved in Japan.

May 18, 2015
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