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  • Fans Get Ready To Enjoy 2008 Culdrose Air Day

    The Culdrose Royal Naval Air Station will be hosting its annual Culdrose Air Day on July 30 later year. The 2008 line-up for the show promises to be most entertaining with more than 80 ...

  • Hope Diminishes for the Airbus A380

    When European Aeronautic Defense & Space Co. (EADS) first announced plans to manufacture the Airbus A380-800, it was projected to be the world’s largest passenger airline. Its freight-carrying ...

  • Airport Bird Strike Prevention Techniques

    Collisions between birds and aircraft are responsible for significant losses in the aviation industry in terms of aircraft damage, delays caused while an airplane that has been in a collision ...

  • Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular 2012

    With the show center located between 1st Ave N and 6th Ave N, the Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular is set to bring action to the skies in this exciting event...

  • North Bay Armed Forces Day 2013

    Showing appreciation for the Canadian Armed Forces and the United States Air Force this event will include a spectacular aerial performance by Canadian Forces Snowbird Demonstration Team...

  • Jimmy Doolittle – Intrepid Pioneer of “Flying Blind”

    Any pilot hampered by adverse weather conditions and having to rely on instruments to complete a safe journey can give a thought to General James "Jimmy" Harold Doolittle – a pioneer in the ...

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  • FAI European Advanced Aerobatic

    Held between July 20-28, 2007 at the Joensuu Airport in Joensuu, Finland The 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 ...

  • Safety

    Aircraft safety is of concern to manufacturers, pilots and passengers. The International Civil Aviation Organization has created an international safety oversight audit programme. This aircraft safety programme means that regular, compulsory and systematic safety checks must be conducted by the ICAO on contracting states. Audits are conducted on personnel licenses, aircraft operation and ...

  • 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 ...

  • A & E Flying Club

    Located at Hawthorne Airport (HHR) in Los Angeles, California, the A & E Flying Club is a non-profit organization with fifty active members. It owns four airplanes: two Cessna 172Ms, one Cessna 182Q, and one Cessna 177RG. The planes can be rented for flight training but the certified flight instructor must be club-approved.

  • New Zealand Helicopter Competition

    Held at the Whitianga Airfield in Thames, New Zealand from April 7-8, 2007 The 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 ...

  • X Prize Competition

    The location and date for the next X PRIZE award will be announced by The X PRIZE Foundation in the coming months.

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