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Morey & Teitell Complete Capital Air Tour As Planned

MEDFORD, OREGON – Field Morey, an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor from Medford, Oregon, with roots in Wisconsin, and Conrad Teitell of Greenwich, Connecticut, an attorney with Cummings & Lockwood, successfully flew to all 49 state capitals in the lower 48 plus … Continue reading

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GA Groups Oppose U.S. Senate Bill That Would Close Missouri’s St. Clair Regional Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The presidents of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and National Air Transportation Association (NATA) have urged key members of the U.S. Senate to forgo legislation … Continue reading

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Lake Area Technical Institute Thriving!

by Jim Hanson SIDEBAR: The irony of it all! At a time when pilots are in short supply, avionics technicians are in short supply, and mechanics are in short supply, many university programs are shutting down. Lake Area Technical Institute … Continue reading

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AOPA Works To End Border Crossing Frustrations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AOPA brought together U.S. and Canadian officials October 2, 2014, in an effort to make crossing the border a simpler, less cumbersome and more manageable experience for general aviation pilots and passengers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection … Continue reading

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B-29 Superfortress Edges Closer To First Flight In More Than 60 Years

WICHITA, KAN. – Doc’s Friends, the Wichita-based nonprofit organization restoring the B-29 Superfortress “Doc” to flying condition, has now installed the aircraft’s flaps. It was the last major structural piece to be installed onto the aircraft as part of this … Continue reading

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Powered Parachutes Take Flight

by Woody Minar Going into this “assignment” at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014, July 28 – August 3, with no knowledge of powered parachutes, I came away wanting one. These three-wheeled “carts” are sturdily built unlike some ultralights that use light … Continue reading

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First Production HondaJet Makes Public Debut At AirVenture

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The first production HondaJet made its public debut, July 28, 2014, at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh. Following a celebratory event commemorating the occasion, the HondaJet concluded the day with an entertaining flight demonstration during the afternoon air show … Continue reading

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Two Pilots To Land At 49 State Capitals In 2 Weeks For GA Awareness

MIDDLETON, WIS. – A former Madison, Wisconsin resident and the former owner of Morey Airplane Company and Morey Airport in Middleton, Wis., Field Morey of Medford, Oregon, and Conrad Teitell of White Plains, New York, have accepted the challenge of … Continue reading

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North Dakota Leaders Celebrate GA’s Economic Impact At Jobs Rally

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp, U.S. Representative Kevin Cramer, and North Dakota Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) and hundreds of manufacturing workers, local officials, business leaders, educators, and … Continue reading

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New FAA Hangar Policy Draft – Confusing!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two weeks after the FAA unveiled its draft policy for allowed uses in hangars at airports that receive federal grant funding, much confusion has emerged regarding the overall effect of the policy and what it means for … Continue reading

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