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Article: GA & The Environment

Environmental awareness across the globe is becoming increasingly acute. The global media and the world’s population are increasingly focused on climate change and the extent to which aviation contributes to it. The general aviation manufacturing...

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Article: Simplify, Simplify

No news can sometimes be better than good news. In...

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Article: Great Sandy Australia

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Article: Beech Party!

Article: Bugs & Hugs

I've always been fascinated by people who voluntarily climb out of the seat of a perfectly safe airplane and onto its wing. My first experience seeing a wingwalking performance was at an air show in Florida

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Article: Flying In Israel

Ahead and to the left, the startling deep, blue Dead Sea waters emerge from the light haze, in jarring contrast to the desolate, brown world of the Judean Desert, over which our airplane has been cruising for the last 15 minutes.

Article: With Six, You Get Aileron Roll

"Uh oh,” crackles Rand...

Article: In This Together

This could be the...

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Article: Back To The Future!

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Article: Fuel’s Gold

Are we now seeing apocalyptic signs...

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Article: Secrets Of Johnston Island

Majuro in the Marshall Islands has to be one of the world's more remote locations.

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Article: The New Look Of GA

Just over a...

Article: My Bucket List

The other day, a student called to book some flight training,...

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Article: How To Blimp

After a takeoff run of about one foot, the attitude...

Article: Contact: Filling The Generation Gap

In the Siegfried family tree, there’s a Cub that flies from branch to branch, as each generation introduces the next to aviation. Whereas some parents pressure their kids to play piano or throw a football, the Siegfried’s child-rearing checklist rev...

Article: On A Heading For Home

I live in downtown Manhattan and like the...

Article: The Flying Siegfrieds

Every child remembers the...

Article: Touchdowns: Pregnant Plane Delivers

On May 25, 1961,...

Article: In Love With The AT-6

On the ground, a T-6 Texan looks...

Article: Wings In The Wilderness

The runway lights are still on at...

Article: Llamas & Condors

I was at a speaking engagement in Alaska awhile back,...

Article: Sun ’n Fun 2008!

As this column is being written, I’m sitting in an...

Also labeled: Air Shows, Columns, Features, Journeys

Article: Ab Initio Training With A Touch Of Glass

If you were to drive across the country, you could point your car in the right direction and eventually you’d get to your destination, though perhaps not by a straight-line route. Before leaving, you’d need to consult a map to ensure that you’re headi...

Article: Touchdowns: Ever Upward

In the late ’50s, the Air Force...

Article: State Of The LSA Industry

At the 2005 AOPA Convention, barely six months after the first light-sport aircraft (LSA) airworthiness certificates were issued, AOPA President Phil Boyer observed, "This has got to be one of the most interesting things you can do: help bring a...

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Article: Bad Landings, Egos & Me

I knew it was windy, but it wasn’t that bad. I...

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Article: Sun 'N Fun

Newly certified in the States, the Toxo Sportster is the first Spanish-built LSA in America. The all-metal FPNA A22 Valor offers an open cockpit and 360-degree visibility. The Brazilian SeaMax is an LSA amphib with a retractable water rudder and short...

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Article: Getting Out Alive

Few topics in aviation are as popular as...

Article: Capt. Dale “Snort” Snodgrass

Captain Dale...

Article: Backcountry Bash

No way, José. Through the ...

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