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Lakeland AeroClub finds its place at AirVenture

Ten young aviators learning about aviation from the Lakeland AeroClub in Florida flew two Pipers and three Cessnas to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from their home base at Central Florida Aerospace Academy high school on the grounds at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.

Jul 25, 2015 | comments

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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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'All about doing the impossible'

Pilots who are passionate about aviation can change lives, said Ben Walton, founder of the Summit Aviation Cancer Camp in Bozeman, Montana.

Jul 23, 2015
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Aerobatics

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Lakeland AeroClub finds its place at AirVenture

Ten young aviators learning about aviation from the Lakeland AeroClub in Florida flew two Pipers and three Cessnas to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, from their home base at Central Florida Aerospace Academy high school on the grounds at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport.

Jul 25, 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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Redbird to test Sidekick training transmitter

A device that can collect and transmit data with no connections to the airplane can report flight stresses directly to flight schools, according to Redbird Flight Simulations.

Jul 19, 2015
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IFR

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: What's the window?

A pilot planning a day trip to the coast in the FBO’s new IFR-equipped aircraft has more than just weather to consider.

Jul 15, 2015 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: The quick pick

It’s comforting that you can always pick up an IFR clearance if conditions deteriorate. It’s another thing to pull the trigger and manage any complications.

Jun 29, 2015 | comments

IFR Fix

IFR Fix: Two loud bangs

One stricken aircraft was in cruise; the other, near landing. Were these emergencies? Dramatic to ponder, but secondary to problem solving.

Jun 12, 2015
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Takeoffs and Landings

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'All about doing the impossible'

Pilots who are passionate about aviation can change lives, said Ben Walton, founder of the Summit Aviation Cancer Camp in Bozeman, Montana.

Jul 23, 2015

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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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Taste of Valdez

Joe Dory IV is an accomplished backcountry pilot, but he admitted he was a little nervous about the task at hand: competing in the short takeoff and landing (STOL) event at EAA AirVenture before thousands of pilots July 21.

Jul 22, 2015 | comments
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Mountain Flying

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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

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Pilot Getaways: Solitude in the Selway

Few airstrips exude peacefulness like Fish Lake. Within this spruce-shrouded valley, the wildlife is abundant, the sounds are intensified, and visitors are rare.

Jun 10, 2015

News release

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

FIRST AOPA FLY-IN OF 2015 A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

May 19, 2015
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