Aviation Industry

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Pilot, business leaders gather in Wyoming

Some 150 members of the Aviation Network of the Young Presidents’ Organization met for the second year in a row at Wyoming’s scenic Alpine Airport for three days of seminars, networking, recreation, and, of course, flying.

Jun 29, 2015

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CubCrafters launches Carbon Cub FX builder assistance program

CubCrafters now assists amateur builders with a five-day work session to assemble a nearly complete Carbon Cub FX.

Jun 29, 2015

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Air Force grant helps Civil Air Patrol cadet campers

A new Air Force grant opens the financial door for Civil Air Patrol cadets struggling to attend this summer’s weeklong camps highlighting leadership, physical fitness, character development, and aviation-themed educational experiences.

Jun 29, 2015
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CubCrafters launches Carbon Cub FX builder assistance program

CubCrafters now assists amateur builders with a five-day work session to assemble a nearly complete Carbon Cub FX.

Jun 29, 2015

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Icon's A5 is for real

After flying the first fully conforming Icon A5 on June 17 in California's Napa Valley and landing on both water and a hard-surface runway, AOPA Pilot Editor at Large Dave Hirschman says the amphibious LSA more than lives up to its high expectations.

Jun 18, 2015 | comments

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Icon gets go-ahead to produce A5

Icon Aircraft has completed an FAA audit that gives the company the green light to start producing its long-awaited special light sport amphibious airplanes.

Jun 17, 2015 | comments
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Avionics Manufacturer

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Aspen buys leading GPS chip distributor

Aspen Avionics solidified its position as a major player in the general aviation avionics world with the acquisition on June 19 of GPS chip distributor Accord Technology, LLC.

Jun 24, 2015

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Avidyne completes stack

Avidyne Corp. announced June 18 the long-awaited certification of the IFD440 and a free software update that fixes a bug in IFD540.

Jun 22, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Products

Hangars are notorious sweat boxes. They lack insulation, a proper cooling source, and often have terrible ventilation.

Jun 09, 2015
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Flying Club

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Question of the Month

One of the key first steps in forming a flying club is identifying founding members. These members will be used to rally interest, guide the mission and ideals of the club, possibly help with club financing, and potentially act as future officers of the club. Most successful clubs target a few special individuals as founding members with particular areas of expertise. This month’s question of the month breaks down what to look for in finding founding members.

Jun 21, 2015

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News From Headquarters

When AOPA began the Flight Training Excellence Award in 2012, several flying clubs surfaced as award winning organizations and many more made the list of honor roll, much to AOPA’s surprise. The results showed what you already know – America’s flying clubs can be a great place to learn to fly. Does your club have what it takes to win this year’s award? Take the 2015 Flight Training Poll to put your club in the running for an award and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a Jeppesen flight training kit, a David Clark headset, or a Sporty’s Flight Gear Bag.

Jun 21, 2015

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Club Spotlight

Starting a flying club doesn’t have to take a long time. Just ask the Emporia Flying Club in Kansas. In about two months they went from discussing the club as a concept to having 14 members and a Cessna 172 available to fly. In this month’s Club Spotlight, Emporia Flying Club President Rick Vilander shares how the club formed so fast.

Jun 21, 2015
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Pilot, business leaders gather in Wyoming

Some 150 members of the Aviation Network of the Young Presidents’ Organization met for the second year in a row at Wyoming’s scenic Alpine Airport for three days of seminars, networking, recreation, and, of course, flying.

Jun 29, 2015

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Air Force grant helps Civil Air Patrol cadet campers

A new Air Force grant opens the financial door for Civil Air Patrol cadets struggling to attend this summer’s weeklong camps highlighting leadership, physical fitness, character development, and aviation-themed educational experiences.

Jun 29, 2015
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