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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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Wipaire offers scholarship, Caravan interiors

Wipaire now offers the Aurora interior for Cessna Caravans to include divans and cabinets. The company also announced a seaplane scholarship.

Jul 24, 2015
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Single Engine

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Wipaire offers scholarship, Caravan interiors

Wipaire now offers the Aurora interior for Cessna Caravans to include divans and cabinets. The company also announced a seaplane scholarship.

Jul 24, 2015

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Delta State University orders DA42 FTD from Frasca

Delta State University has placed an order for a Level 6 Diamond DA42 FTD (flight training device) from Frasca International, to be delivered in the spring of 2016.

Jul 24, 2015

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Lancairs get new cowls, chutes, and boots

From now on, Lancair will equip its Evolution kitplanes with BRS Aerospace’s ballistic recovery parachute system as standard equipment.

Jul 22, 2015
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Business Jet

Pilot Magazine

FBW fears

For those wanting to transition from their Citations, Hawkers, Learjets or turboprops, a culture shock awaits.

Jul 07, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Large-jet step-up

For longtime owner-pilots of light jets, the step from the largest jet that can be flown single-pilot to an aircraft that requires a two-pilot crew often seems insurmountable.

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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Experimental

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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

Slideshow

Light fantastic

Aerobats dazzle even in the daytime, but the night airshow at EAA AirVenture is a magical sight.

Jul 23, 2015
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Light Sport Aircraft

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Bristell offers share program for new aircraft

Light sport aircraft manufacturer Bristell is betting that while you will rent a 40-year-old Cessna 172, what you really want is a new airplane.

Jul 21, 2015

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Gemini diesel to fly on American Legend Cub

Superior Air Parts will launch its 100-horsepower Gemini diesel engine on the light sport American Legend Cub; the engine will be a factory option for the entire line of American Legend Aircraft.

Jul 20, 2015

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Top Cub certificate sold to Chinese

CubCrafters has sold the type certificate for its Top Cub to Liaoning Cub Aircraft Corp. of Yingkou, China, but will continue to manufacture the model for non-China markets.

Jul 20, 2015
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Seaplane

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Wipaire offers scholarship, Caravan interiors

Wipaire now offers the Aurora interior for Cessna Caravans to include divans and cabinets. The company also announced a seaplane scholarship.

Jul 24, 2015

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Touching base: Enjoying AirVenture’s seaplane facility

The EAA AirVenture seaplane base, about five miles southeast of Wittman Regional Airport, is a little-known treasure that few Oshkosh visitors experience.

Jul 24, 2015 | comments

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SkiGull details revealed

In a departure from his long-held practice of keeping his airplane projects secret while still in development, Burt Rutan used a public forum at EAA AirVenture on July 22 to reveal details of the SkiGull, an ultra-efficient, long-range seaplane capable of landing on asphalt, grass, snow, or water.

Jul 22, 2015 | comments
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Turboprop

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Secrets of night storms probed

A King Air, Lockheed P-3 Orion, and NASA’s DC-8 are among an armada of vehicles probing night storms in the Great Plains.

Jul 01, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Quick Look: Cessna Conquest I

Cessna was a little late out of the gate getting a turboprop into its lineup.

Jun 08, 2015

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Eclipse, Kestrel merge to form ONE

Two relative newcomers to aviation have come together to form ONE—ONE Aviation, that is. Eclipse Aerospace and Kestrel Aircraft are merging to create the new company, to be led by aviation innovator Alan Klapmeier.

Apr 15, 2015 | comments
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