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  • Cirrus Gets Ready for Test Campaign

    The striking new Cirrus Vision SJ50 V1 has already managed to accumulate 25 hours of test flight since it first took to the skies on July 3. Now it seems that it is ready to undergo a rather ...

  • WW1 Air Show 2010

    The WWI Biplanes and Zeppelins Air Show, is an event that is hosted by the Military Aviation Museum, located at the Virginia Beach Aerodrome. It is a journey into the past, with restored combat ...

  • 49th International Paris Air Show

    The 49th Paris Air Show will see majoy international aviation industry players gathering to view and showcase the latest in technological innovations. The opening four days of the event will be ...

  • AirVenture 2008 Casts Spotlight on Homebuilt Aircraft

    Every year the Experimental Aircraft Association holds its AirVenture celebration, but lately fans have been worried that that the event is slipping further and further away from its homebuilt ...

  • Thunder In The Valley Air Show 2010

    For the thirteenth year in a row, aviation enthusiasts will be able to marvel at the numerous breathtaking features of the Thunder In The Valley Air Show. Magnificent performances by Bearfeat ...

  • China Develops New Fighter Airplane Prototype

    China has successfully tested the latest version of the FC-4, known as the Xiaolong "Fierce Dragon", a single-seat, single-engine fighter plane. The Xiaolong is an air-to-air and air-to-ground ...

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  • Oakland Flying Club

    Located in Oakland, California at the Oakland International Airport (OAK), the Oakland Flyers flying club and training facility was founded in 1989. The Club owns 13 airplanes, including Cessna 152s, Cessna 172s, one Piper Archer, as well as Piper Warriors, one Bellanca Citabria, and one twin-engine Beech Duchess. The Club also owns a Frasca 142 Flight Simulator where simulated flight time ...

  • Paramus

    The Paramus Flying Club is situated at two locations: One at The Essex County Caldwell (CDW) and the other at the Linden Airports in New Jersey (LDJ). The Club was formed 50-years ago and is a non-profit organization with four airplanes that include two Cessna 172 Skyhawks, one (high-performance) Skylane C182, and one complex, high-performance Cessna 182 RG.

  • Glossary

    Every so often while browsing our website you may come across terms that are unfamiliar to you. For this reason we have included a Glossary on the Airplanes.com website. This short list of words and their definitions is designed to give our users a brief understanding of the various flight-related terms. If you find a term on the website that you do not understand or even if you find one on ...

  • New Zealand Helicopter Competition

    Held at the Whitianga Airfield in Thames, New Zealand from April 7-8, 2007The Whitianga Aeroclub is hosting the 2007 New Zealand Helicopter Championships, sponsored by North Shore Helicopter Training. Up to 25 helicopter teams will compete. The event’s rules and regulations will adhere to those sanctioned by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), otherwise known as the ...

  • FAI European Advanced Aerobatic

    Held between July 20-28, 2007 at the Joensuu Airport in Joensuu, FinlandThe FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Competition is organized by the Aerobatic Club of Finland. The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), or World Air Sports Federation, began in 1905. The FAI is a private, non-profit organization whose goal is to advance aeronautical and astronautical activities around the ...

  • Flight plans

    A flight plan is filed by a pilot with the Aviation Authority of that area before flight. The information included is points of departure and arrival, estimated timing, alternate airports for landing, type of flight, number of passengers as well as the pilot’s name. There are three routing types when creating flight plans. Airway routing is along airways which are predefined ...

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