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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Garmin Introduces The Touch-Screen 650 And 750
The Garmin 430 and 530 revolutionized the avionics world in 1999. Now, Garmin hopes to do it again with the even-more-talented 650 and 750.
I've been fortunate to have access to many of the avionics innovations introduced in the last 40 years.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Great New Products!
A selection of gadgets and gear from Aviation’s Spring Break 2011: Sun ’N Fun
In the middle of the best of Spring Break air show times it became, for a day, the very worst of times.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
June 2011 Readback
At Sun ’n Fun, American Legend Aircraft introduced their new Super Legend, the latest in their lineup of two-place sport aircraft.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
May 2011 Readback
Cirrus Acquired By Chinese Company
In a milestone development, Cirrus announced that Cirrus Aircraft will be sold to China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. (CAIGA).
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
April 2011 Readback
Flight Design Fights Fires
A firefighting department based at 8,300 feet in the Ecuadorian Andes has acquired a Flight Design CTLS light-sport aircraft as its aerial support unit.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
March 2011 Readback
More Piper Seminoles For ATP
Aircraft has sold six Piper Seminole multi-engine aircraft to Airline Transport Professionals (ATP), for airline pilot training.
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
January/February 2011 Readback
Tecnam P2006T FAA Certified!
On November 10, the FAA certified the Tecnam P2006T, a four-seat piston twin aircraft.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
December 2010 Readback
LSA Fly-In To The Bahamas
Light-sport aircraft pilots refusing to tolerate winter flying doldrums have a perfect outing: the first-ever LSA Fly-In to the Bahamas on December 10-12.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
November 2010 Readback
Fly A Warbird
The Pacific Prowler, a Texas-based nonprofit organization, is looking for GA pilots who can fly the group’s North American B-25 Mitchell bomber and a C-47 Gooney.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
October 2010 Readback
Sport Pilots In The Bahamas!
The Bahamas has changed its rules to allow U.S.-based sport pilots to operate in its airspace.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
September 2010 Readback
More Pounds For Terrafugia
Terrafugia has received an exemption from the FAA to grant the Transition LSA an additional 110 pounds, allowing for a maximum takeoff weight of 1,430 pounds.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
August 2010 Readback
LSA Measures Volcanic Ash
A specially equipped Flight Design CT Supralite is being used by the Duesseldorf Technical University’s Department of Volcanology to measure volcanic ash and assess problems for airliners.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
July 2010 Readback
Tecnam Twin FAA Certified The P2006T Tecnam Twin, which made its U.S. debut at 2009 EAA AirVenture, has received FAA certification.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
June 2010 Readback
Evektor-Aerotechnik Company of the Czech Republic is celebrating its 40th anniversary. More than 1,000 Evektor aircraft fly in over 40 countries worldwide.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
May 2010 Readback
On January 29, the Lindbergh Foundation held a ceremony to formally donate a factory-new 180 hp A-1C Husky to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) at the KWS Wilson Hangar in Nairobi, Kenya.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
April 2010 Readback
Pilot Felix Baumgartner will attempt to become the first person to break the speed of sound with his own body.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
March 2010 Readback
In April 2009, Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam unveiled its P2008 high-wing LSA, which combines an advanced carbon-fiber fuselage with a metal wing and stabilator.
Tuesday, December 1, 2009
January/February 2010 Readback
Britain’s Paul Bonhomme won the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship on October 4 in Barcelona, holding off defending champion Hannes Arch of Austria.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
December 2009 Readback
The EAA has announced that Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffrey Skiles, known for their emergency landing in the Hudson River, are the new co-chairmen of the EAA Young Eagles.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
November 2009 Readback
A Mooney Acclaim M20TN took first prize in Category C of the Ultimate Challenge Air Race, held August 15 in South Africa.