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Stihl Extends Reno Air Race Title Sponsorship
Friday, 06 April 2018 00:00

The exhilarating National Championship Air Races live on thanks to partnership.

Outdoor power equipment specialist Stihl Inc. has extended its commitment as title sponsor of the Reno Air Race Association, securing the future of the National Championship Air Races at least through 2019. The contract also includes an extension of NBC Sport’s television coverage of the races for 2019 and 2020.

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Fly a P-51 Mustang for $20?
Monday, 02 April 2018 10:02

Stallion 51 and Mercy Flight Southeast team up on fundraiser raffle.

Have you ever dreamt of flying a P-51 Mustang? Now there is an opportunity to do so while supporting a good cause. Mustang training specialists Stallion 51 at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM) in Kissimmee, Florida, has teamed up with Mercy Flight Southeast for a raffle that provides the winner with a complete flight experience in the legendary warbird.

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FAA Streamlines Airspace Authorizations for Drones
Thursday, 15 March 2018 10:30

Low-altitude authorizations will allow for nearly instantaneous approvals for UAS operations.

Under the FAA’s Part 107 rule, operators of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are required to obtain approval to enter airspace controlled by an air traffic control facility. Airspace authorization is based on data from UAS Facility Maps, which generally allow for operations below 400 feet, and currently involves a 19-step manual application process, which has made it challenging at best for operators to conduct their UAS work.

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Cirrus, Daher and Honda Record Robust 2017 Sales
Monday, 26 February 2018 09:19

altA decade after the market crashed, these companies are going strong.

The year 2017 closed with companies evaluating their successes and failures. In a year that saw only a slight increase in the total number of airplanes delivered, Cirrus and Daher boasted the strongest numbers since the market crashed about a decade ago, while Honda Aircraft boasted producing the best-selling light jet in the market.

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Gifted Warbird Restorer Flies West
Monday, 29 January 2018 14:14

Dave Hansen’s quiet contribution to aviation should not go unnoticed.

One of the country’s foremost warbird restorers passed away last week in Heber City, Utah, after a long battle with cancer. The reason you might never have heard of Dave Hansen is because, despite his talents, he was exceptionally humble. He was described by his friends as a remarkably gifted aircraft restorer who would do anything to help others.

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BendixKing AeroVue Certified in King Air B200
Monday, 22 January 2018 09:41

0728_aerovueThe retrofit cockpit, in development since 2014, brings bizjet functionality to more of general aviation.

BendixKing has received FAA certification for the AeroVue integrated flight deck in the Beechcraft King Air B200, the first STC for the retrofit cockpit and one of a number of planned certification programs in general aviation airplanes. The new flight deck is available now, BendixKing notes, adding “business jet technology and functionality” to the GA cockpit.

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Workhorse SureFly First Flight at CES Scrubbed
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 09:36

Related imageCompany creates new aviation business unit.

Ohio-based Workhorse planned a spectacular way to open the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, when the company intended to fly its two-seat SureFly electric hybrid helicopter for the first time. Unfortunately the weather in Vegas didn’t cooperate and the maiden flight was scrubbed.

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One Week Wonder plane returns to Oshkosh
Monday, 04 December 2017 09:27

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The One Week Wonder project, where a complete airplane is built over a seven-day period, is returning to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2018.

The 66th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention will be at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh July 23-29, 2018.

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Cirrus Launches New Generation of SR-Series Piston Singles
Thursday, 16 November 2017 14:49

G6 models for 2017 bring added capabilities to the SR22T, SR22 and SR20 centered on the new Perspective+ by Garmin avionics system.

Cirrus today officially introduced the new generation of SR-series piston singles — known as G6 — that add a long list of capabilities and features to the 2017 model year airplanes, including the new Perspective+ avionics system that is based on Garmin’s just-launched G1000 NXi platform.

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Cape Air Signs Contract for 100 Tecnam P2012s
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 10:17

Regional airline aims to service small communities with affordable air service.

As Tecnam is closing in on certification of it’s 11-seat multipurpose P2012 Traveller high-wing airplane, the company scored a big win last week as Cape Air committed to an order for 100 Travellers. The east coast commuter airline plans to put the first 20 P2012s in operation beginning in early 2019.

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