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Live Coverage of Sun n Fun 2015

Live Coverage of Sun n Fun 2015

April 21, 2015 by

If you’re not in Lakeland, FL this week for Sun ‘n Fun 2015 fly-in, visit our Facebook page for live coverage of the event.  Read More →

Live Coverage of Sun n Fun 2015

Live Coverage of Sun n Fun 2015

April 21, 2015 by

If you’re not in Lakeland, FL this week for Sun ‘n Fun 2015 fly-in, visit our Facebook page for live coverage of the event.  Read More →

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Is Social Media modern Hangar Talk?

April 15, 2015 by

By Brian Columbus, Publisher – A lot has changed in our society since the days of barnstorming. In today’s day and age it seems that people are transfixed by the digital devices in their daily lives. Many in General Aviation have purposely stayed “off the grid” of social media or even blamed... [ Continue Reading ]

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The 2014 Millville Air Show – A Private Show Opened To The Public

April 15, 2015 by

More than 30 warbirds were in the air or on display at the 2014 Millville Airshow in Millville, NJ. These three warbirds include a P-47 Thunderbolt, P-40 Warhawk and an F-4U Corsair. By Bill Sarama – Millville, New Jersey, had an air show last year in 2014. You might have missed it. Plenty of people... [ Continue Reading ]

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Atlantic Flyer Awards – Outstanding Flying Club 2015

April 14, 2015 by

2015 Honoree for Outstanding Flying Club – East Hill Flying Club in Ithaca, NY (KITH) As part of the Atlantic Flyer Awards series, we invited our readers to submit their nominations for “Outstanding Flying Club” in our March issue and online. We received a number of nominations and were tasked... [ Continue Reading ]

Legal Eagle - Sal Lagonia

Sal’s Law – Possible Violation and Ferry Permits

April 13, 2015 by

Sal Lagonia Esq., is an Aviation Attorney, Professor of Aviation Law and expert safety consultant who is a frequent speaker on aviation safety. AF @ Email: I was recently involved in an FAA investigation and would like to request a copy of the tower transcript from the flight. The violation involves... [ Continue Reading ]

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Alton Bay’s Ice Runway Season Ends

April 12, 2015 by

Nearly a dozen aircraft line the flightline of the ice runway at the Alton Bay Seaplane Base (B18) in New Hampshire. by Ken Kula - The ice runway at New Hampshire’s Alton Bay lasted for almost seven weeks in 2015, enduring multiple snowstorms, bitter wind , drifting snow, brutal cold, and finally... [ Continue Reading ]

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New England Safety Expo 2015

April 12, 2015 by

The New England Aviation Safety Expo 2015 was held on March 28, 2015 at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, NH by Jim Ellis – The FAA held its annual New England Aviation Safety Expo at Daniel Webster College on Saturday, March 28, 2015. It was well attended with more than 200 pilots others interested... [ Continue Reading ]

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The Unheralded Mechanic of 1903

April 10, 2015 by

by Giacinta Bradley Koontz – Charles Mathews Manly – In 1903, Manly built a successful aircraft engine which could have powered the Wright brothers’ flight for miles instead of feet. (Photo: Society of Automotive Engineers) The birth date of Charles Edward Taylor [1868-1956] on May 24th... [ Continue Reading ]

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New Bedford Airport seeks increased general aviation traffic

April 8, 2015 by

Colonial Air is one of three FBO’s that sought landing fee relief at New Bedford Regional Airport (KEWB) in New Bedford, Massachusetts. ‘General aviation is welcome here…’ that’s the message the New Bedford Airport Commission wants to convey. Following a $30 Million airport... [ Continue Reading ]

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Angel Flight NE Flies on a Mission of Healing

April 7, 2015 by

Two-year old Odin and mom Elizabeth are transported by AFNE Volunteer Pilot Roger D. (left) from Martha’s Vineyard to Boston. Young Odin is a patient at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. AFNE President Larry Camerlin (right), staff and volunteers of Angel Flight Northeast help provide air... [ Continue Reading ]

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Air-to-Ground: Surveillance Enhanced Search and Rescue (SE-SAR)

April 5, 2015 by

Members of the Civil Air Patrol use traditional methods to track ELT signals on 121.5 VHF Frequency. SE-SAR would greatly increase the accuracy of SAR. by Rose Marie Kern – Riding the breeze in your own small aircraft provides a sense of freedom and a lifting of spirit like nothing else.  Yet,... [ Continue Reading ]

Sun n Fun Seaplane Splash-In 2014

Sun ‘n Fun’s 2015 “Seaplane Splash-In” Cancelled

April 2, 2015 by

Sun n’ Fun International has issued the following press release: Due to record rainfall over the last 6 months, SUN ‘n FUN has made a decision to cancel the Seabird Splash-In that has been held annually on Lake Agnes at Fantasy of Flight during the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo.... [ Continue Reading ]