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Plymouth Aero Club offers $2,000 Scholarships

March 31, 2015 by

The Plymouth Aero Club is, once again, offering two $2,000.00 aviation scholarships. Anyone who is a resident of Plymouth County, Mass. or has an affiliation with Plymouth Municipal Airport is encouraged to apply. The scholarships can be used toward study in an accredited program that leads to a career in aviation including professional pilot, aircraft mechanic, avionics repair, or aviation management. Licensed pilots seeking advanced training in their aviation career are also eligible to apply. Plymouth... [ Continue Reading ]

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Plymouth Aero Club offers $2,000 Scholarships

March 31, 2015 by

The Plymouth Aero Club is, once again, offering two $2,000.00 aviation scholarships. Anyone who is a resident of Plymouth County, Mass. or has an affiliation with Plymouth Municipal Airport is encouraged to apply. The scholarships can be used toward study in an accredited program that leads to a career... [ Continue Reading ]

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Whirly-Girls International Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners

March 27, 2015 by

Shown (L to R) are Rebecca Joseph, Katrina Hallgren, Savannah Christy, Cristina Gonazalez Ordriozola, Banumathi Cole, Tracey Zedeck, Kate Garrison, Alexandra Thorsen, Nicole Cabana, Venida Hayes, Megan McCall and Sabine Buehlmann. (Not pictured: Jessica Martin and Margot Taylor). Whirly-Girls International,... [ Continue Reading ]

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Atlantic Flyer Awards – Outstanding Flight Schools for 2015

March 15, 2015 by

2015 Honoree for Outstanding Flight School – Nassau Flyers in Farmingdale, NY (KFRG) As part of the Atlantic Flyer Awards series, we invited our readers to submit their nominations for “Outstanding Flight School” in our February issue and online. We received an outpouring of responses... [ Continue Reading ]

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‘Wicked Brutal’ Winter of 2015 Freezes New England

March 14, 2015 by

One of the many snowplows working hard to clear runways and taxiways at New Bedford Regional Airport (KEWB). The Winter of 2015 will go down in the record books as one of the worst weather seasons in the history of New England. Although a ‘wicked brutal’ winter is nothing new to Airports... [ Continue Reading ]

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Patty Wagstaff: Airshow Star and Aerobatics CFI

March 11, 2015 by

Picture this…it’s 0600 and your bedside alarm clock goes off. Instinctively, you hop out of bed, take a quick shower and throw on a pair of shorts and your favorite short-sleeved shirt. You give a quick kiss to your sleeping spouse and hear those magical words “Have fun at the airport... [ Continue Reading ]

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Vintage Aircraft and RC Enthusiasts Converge at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in 2015

March 10, 2015 by

by Robert Juckett  If you are experiencing a little cabin fever this winter, you are not alone. For those that work and volunteer at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome (NY94) in Red Hook, NY, they just might be done shoveling out from this year’s record snowfall here in the northeast. The Aerodrome Museum is... [ Continue Reading ]

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Sal’s Law – GPS Database Currency & More

March 9, 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. LL @ POU: Sal, at a recent “hangar flying” session the subject of updating a GPS database came up. From my review of the FARs, I am under the belief that... [ Continue Reading ]

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DVD Review: “Flying the Feathered Edge – The Bob Hoover Project”

March 8, 2015 by

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, by director Kim Furst, is an awe inspiring film chronicling the life and accomplishments of R.A. “Bob” Hoover. Often described as the “greatest pilot that ever lived,” this film resonates as a tribute to the man, myth and living legend,... [ Continue Reading ]

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EAA Oshkosh – Ski-Plane Fly-In

March 4, 2015 by

Spectators line the lightly-covered snow runway at EAA’s 2015 Ski-Plane Fly-In Hundreds of pilots and aviation enthusiasts attended this year’s EAA Ski-Plane Fly-In held on February 7, 2015 at EAA’s Pioneer Field in Oshkosh, WI. The event attracted more than two dozen aircraft from... [ Continue Reading ]

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Air-to-Ground: Do you really want “Any Briefer”?

March 2, 2015 by

I once read an article in AOPA Magazine that stated the fastest way for pilots to get through to a weather briefer is to call the 1-800-WX-BRIEF number and say “Any Briefer”. Well, they are right, this is the way to get someone fast, but is this what you really want? When you say “Any Briefer”... [ Continue Reading ]

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March Classifieds

March 1, 2015 by

Beautiful Airpark Lots available at CABLEHEAD AIRPARK (CCA3) in PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA. View our location at www.cablehead.weebly. com & www.golfpei.weebly.com Then come see us, we’ll make a deal you’ll feel good about! 902-961-2311 whittypei@gmail.com                     18... [ Continue Reading ]

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Checkpoints for March 2015

March 1, 2015 by

Got a Checkpoint you’d like promoted? Send us an email by clicking here. Date Identifier State Event 3/2/2015 KBED MA Aero Club of New England – Crash Course 3/7/2015 KOXB MD Ocean City Aviation Assoc. – Breakfast Fly-In 3/7/2015 KCHO VA Monticello Flying Club Cookout 3/9/2015 KMMK CT Civil... [ Continue Reading ]