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IATA Promotes Aviation Safety

April 15, 2014 by  
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With more than 470 international organizations submitting data, and participation from over 90% of IATA member carriers, the Global Aviation Data Management (GADM) initiative aims to provide the aviation industry with a comprehensive airline operational database to facilitate a proactive approach in analyzing trends and managing risks…

Historic Aviator Harriet Quimby

April 1, 2014 by  
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Born in Arcadia, Michigan, on May 11, 1875, Harriet Quimby became the first woman in the United States to be awarded a pilot’s license in 1911. On April 16, 1912, she became the first woman to successfully pilot an airplane across the English Channel – an event which earned her the moniker…

Visit the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona

March 18, 2014 by  
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Located at the Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona, the Pima Air & Space Museum is home to nearly 300 aircraft, as well as the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame. The museum is closely associated with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG), keeper of the largest aircraft preservation and storage facility in the world

The Airbus Beluga Super Transporter

March 4, 2014 by  
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With production centers in a number of different locations throughout Europe, each specializing in the manufacture of sections of aircraft which are later assembled, Airbus needs reliable methods of transport between its various factories…

Buckeye Air Fair 2014

January 27, 2014 by  
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The Buckeye Air Fair program includes Aviation Demonstrations; Aircraft Displays; the Arizona SciTech Festival; a Kid’s Zone and Car Show. Visitors can also explore the Lauridsen Aviation Museum…

Visit California’s March Field Air Museum

November 19, 2013 by  
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Located adjacent to the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California, the March Field Air Museum was opened to the public on December 19, 1979. At the dedication ceremony the keynote address was delivered by Lt. General James P. Mullins, the 15th Air Force Commander…

Dangerous Pastime Compromises Aviation Safety

November 5, 2013 by  
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In February 2012, the act of aiming the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft, or at the flight path of an aircraft, in the United States, became a criminal offense when President Barack Obama signed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 into law. A recent FAA report reveals…

Innovative Aviation Designer Burt Rutan

August 27, 2013 by  
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Visitors to the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., can view the record-setting aircraft that pilots Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager flew nonstop around the world in nine days in December 1986…

Wings Over Waukegan 2013

August 5, 2013 by  
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With gates opening at 09h30 and the aerial dislay at noon, Wings Over Waukegan has a host of exciting features in store for visitors, including…

Rocky Mountain Airshow 2013

August 5, 2013 by  
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One of the highlights of this family fun event is the pyrotechnic display following the Twilight Airshow on Friday night. Aircraft rides, rockets, aerobatics, aerial displays and static aircraft…

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