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Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona 2014

February 28, 2014 by  
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With the theme of “Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future”, the Desert Lightning Team invites the community of Tucson to an Open House on April 21-13. The program…

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…

Sherman Mills Fairchild: Aviation Inventor and Entrepreneur

June 18, 2013 by  
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Born in Oneonta, New York, on April 7, 1896, Sherman Mills Fairchild made a major contribution to the development of the aviation industry with his many inventions. An astute businessman, Fairchild founded more than seventy companies, including the Fairchild Aviation Corporation, the parent company for many of his aviation-related firms…

Ultralight Aircraft Safety Concerns Raised

February 12, 2013 by  
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A series of recent crashes in southwest Florida involving ultralight aircraft has highlighted the risks of operating these non-standard, unregulated aircraft – for the pilot, and people on the ground…

Advances in Avionics Improve Safety

January 1, 2013 by  
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American aerospace and defense contractor, Raytheon, has developed a wearable computer and monocle display to increase pilot situational awareness to the extent that the pilot may feel like he is…

Wings and Waves Air Show 2012

September 26, 2012 by  
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Hosted by the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Wings and Waves Air Show 2012 will take place off the Daytona Beach shoreline on 13 and 14 October…

Texas Fall Festival of Flight 2012

September 26, 2012 by  
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The Texas Chapter of the Antique Airplane Association presents the Fall Festival of Flight on 12-13 October 2012…

Fly Iowa 2012

August 27, 2012 by  
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Scheduled for September 15, Fly Iowa 2012 will take place at Atlantic Municipal Airport with the theme of “Heritage and Homecoming”…

Proposed Technology for Safer Bad Weather Landings

December 20, 2011 by  
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With an increasing number of aircraft taking to the skies every year, the aviation industry is constantly looking at ways to make flying safer. Taking-off and landing are statistically the most risky part of air travel, so new technology aimed at making landing in bad weather safer is good news for both the aviation industry and for passengers.

Stag Park Fall Fly-In

November 11, 2011 by  
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Hosted by the EAA Chapter 297, the Annual Fall Fly-In at Stag Air Park has much for aviators to look forward to. Included in the event is the Wings Program, including three seminars on LSA Transition Training, Pilot Maintenance Programs and Wings Pilot Proficiency Training. Other highlights are the parachute jump, computer flight simulators, antique and British car displays, a bake-sale, as well as a Harriet Quimby portrayer. Visitors can also chat to V-22 Osprey flight instructors.

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