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Training and Safety Tip: Solo sandwich

Why is that? Well, everyone has a flight maneuver that they don’t…you know…really don’t like all that much. For some it’s stalls. For others it’s soft-field landings. For others, ground reference work. I promise you that all aviators have some maneuver that they are not keen on. So how do you motivate yourself to work […]

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Boeing, NASA to develop sustainable airliner

The $425 million award is part of the space agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project aimed at making commercial aviation more fuel efficient. In addition to funds, NASA also plans to contribute technical expertise and facilities to Boeing. The seven-year project is expected to cost over $1 billion with Boeing and its partners footing the bill […]

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Maximizing mobility

Advances in the information age allowed information to be quickly moved around the globe. With pending advances in mobility in the air, on land, on water, and in space, the mobility age will see a similar lowering of barriers in moving material things. To help assess the future of mobility and the barriers to advances, […]

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FAA extends expiration date of aircraft registration certificates

The extension from three to seven years will have a positive effect on reducing the FAA’s unacceptable backlog of registration renewals of six months and sometimes longer. Thankfully, the FAA registry has been reducing the number from a high of over 190 days before the holidays to 148 days, as of late January. “The decline […]

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Sustainable ‘Sky Jeep’ takes first flight

No Unnecessary Novelty Community Air Transport Services (NUNCATS) was founded in 2019 by husband and wife team Tim and Helen Bridge with the goal of providing health care and education access to remote communities across the world. To accomplish this, the Old Buckenham-based nonprofit (designated in the U.K. a community interest company) has been developing […]

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Garmin GFC 600 autopilot approved for King Air 200 variants

The GFC 600 brings “solid-state attitude with robust self-monitoring capabilities” to the King Air 200 series, with approval now in place to install the autopilot in the King Air 200, 200C, A200, A200CT, B200, B200C and B200GT models. Garmin expects additional STC approvals for the GFC 600, including the Piper PA–31-350 Chieftan, King Air F90, […]

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Piper puts new robot to work on M600

Aircraft were exclusively handmade at Piper for more than 85 years, until the arrival in 2022 of a new machine that measures 12 feet by 8.5 feet and is fully autonomous. The Agile Manufacturing Robot from Wilder Systems is Piper’s first robot, designed to drill the holes required to build PA–46-600TP wings. Stand back, if […]

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Van’s drops further RV–15 hints

February 2, 2023 By Dave Hirschman The highly anticipated RV–15 will be different from the engineering test aircraft unveiled at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, Van’s Aircraft officials said. During a recent Experimental Aircraft Association webinar, Van’s officials said that the Oregon company’s first high-wing kit aircraft designed for off-airport operations will have: Two seats. At […]

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Pilots asked to help fight human trafficking

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security hosted aviation industry professionals on January 26 for the Combating Human Trafficking in Aviation Summit with the Blue Lightning Initiative, an element of the Blue Campaign—a DHS push to promote public, law enforcement, and industry awareness about indicators of human trafficking and appropriate responses when encountering it. The Blue […]

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The best of both worlds

The Buckeye Air Fair began as a small airport open house in the early 2000s and has since become one of the largest aviation events in the western United States, attracting as many as 30,000 visitors in a single weekend. “We knew there was a need to share with the public what general aviation is […]

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