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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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Flying Physicians Urge Swift Medical Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Flying Physicians Association (FPA) has become the latest group to lend support to third-class medical reform and is urging government officials to speed up their review of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) notice of proposed rulemaking … Continue reading

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First Production HondaJet Takes To The Skies

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Honda Aircraft Company announced June 27, 2014, that the first production HondaJet achieved its initial flight, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. The event took place at the company’s world headquarters … Continue reading

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The End of A Great Aviation Tech School Program

A Guest Editorial by Jim Freeman JANESVILLE, WIS. – It was with great disappointment for all of us in the aviation community and our local community to watch the final destruction of the award-winning and viable Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) … Continue reading

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Minnesota Aviation Stakeholders Meet On Capitol Hill

ST. PAUL, MINN. – Anyone actively involved in aviation in Minnesota, and who believes in the importance of their local airport, showed up at the Minnesota State Capitol, March 5, 2014, to meet with their legislators. Professional and recreational pilots, … Continue reading

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Article Written By EAA Founder Inspired Lifetime Member To Build Airplanes

Like many early members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Louis C. Seno, Sr. of Downers Grove, Illinois, was inspired by an article by EAA Founder & President Paul H. Poberezny that appeared in the May 1955 issue of Mechanic’s … Continue reading

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