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Airlines Push To Kill General Aviation by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/GA-Groups-Protest-ATC-Changes-225545-1.html GA Groups Protest ATC Changes By Mary Grady Anticipating that Congress will consider changes to how the FAA functions and gets its funding in the upcoming session, 15 general-aviation advocacy groups signed on to a...
February 5th 16 09:49 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Helium Balloon Sizing by Barney Einstein
What is the diameter of the helium balloon needed to life 200 pounds total load? Thanks.
February 5th 16 02:36 AM
by Snuffy \Hub Cap\ McKinney Go to last post
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Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"? by Dudley Henriques[_3_]
On Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 8:23:17 PM UTC-5, wrote: Please humor me... What's with this group known as the "Quiet Birdmen"? I'm a free-lance writer with little or no interest in aviation. However, through a fortuitous turn of events, I stumbled across...
January 14th 16 07:18 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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New Student Pilot Certificate Rule Effective April 1, 2016 by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/102/3222-full.html Under a new rule released today by the FAA, student pilots will no longer get their student pilot certificate from an aviation medical examiner. Instead, they can apply in person at a FSDO, through a designated pilot examiner, with a Part...
January 14th 16 07:13 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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Drone Hits Car Head On by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Drone-Hits-Car-Head-On-225452-1.html Drone Hits Car Head On By Russ Niles Police in Belleville, Ontario, said Tuesday they can't find any laws to apply against the operator of a drone that was in a head-on collision with a car last Monday. The aircraft hit...
January 1st 16 10:24 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Looping a 152 by [email protected]
Well I guess bob Hoover was also a moron. He looped amd rolled everything he flew and also said any airplane could be rolled or looped as long as the g limits of the plane wasn't exlxceeded. And the positive g for the 150/152 is 4 g's im sure he didn't exceeded them. I have a 150h and I haven't...
December 30th 15 05:26 AM
by Dudley Henriques[_3_] Go to last post
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On-line Drone Registration by Larry Dighera
https://nexsuite.nexsure.com/Application/CustomerData.aspx Please fill out the form below in order to start your application process. All of your information is kept private and confidential. Program: Unmanned Aerial System Registration - Click "Email" To Save and Complete Later. Account Manager...
December 24th 15 02:23 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Prototype Quadrotor with Machine Gun! by Larry Dighera
This video is truly scary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNPJMk2fgJU
December 17th 15 03:43 AM
by george152 Go to last post
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$100,000 Drone Detection Contest by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/100000-Drone-Detection-Contest-225359-1.html $100,000 Drone Detection Contest By Russ Niles MITRE Corporation has put a $100,000 bounty on misbehaving drones through a contest aimed at bringing them down. The not-for-profit think tank, which does a lot of...
December 16th 15 07:46 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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CFI vs FBO owner? by Teacher
Wondering if other CFIs would offer insight here. My solo student was in the pattern at an uncontrolled field. Second solo flight ever, calm day, no pattern traffic. Insurance requires a CFI to monitor solo students. The lookie-loos on the ramp notice a powered ram-air parachute approaching the...
December 9th 15 06:25 AM
by Hank Go to last post
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FAA Drone Recommendations Released November 21, 2015 by george152
On 11/26/2015 1:40 PM, wrote: On Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 11:10:17 AM UTC-5, Larry Dighera wrote: http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Drone-Recommendations-Released-225257-1.html For a minute there I was concerned there would be a deluge of...
December 2nd 15 08:32 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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Siemens' 110 lb world-record electric aircraft motor produce 348 hp at 2,500 RPM by Larry Dighera
http://www.gizmag.com/siemens-world-record-electric-motor-aircraft/37048/ Siemens' world-record electric aircraft motor punches above its weight COLIN JEFFREY APRIL 20, 2015 7 PICTURES Researchers working at Siemens say that they have produced an electric aircraft engine with a claimed...
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December 2nd 15 08:29 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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ADS-B Receiver. Finally, Affordable Weather & Traffic by Larry Dighera
Subject: Introducing the Bad Elf ADS-B Receiver. Finally, Affordable Weather & Traffic (TEST) From: "AVweb" Date: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:09:15 -0600 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bad-elf/bad-elf-ads-b-affordable-weather-and-traffic-recei Bad Elf ADS-B The first...
December 1st 15 09:58 PM
by Vaughn Simon[_2_] Go to last post
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Best Hang-Glider by [email protected]
The Archaeopteryx is a hang glider which, once flight is achieved you raise your feet, close the floor hatch, and now you're inside an airplane with traditional controls and even glass panel. Also, if equipped, hit the switch and climb with twin-prop...
November 29th 15 05:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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AV8OR Ace repair by kieran Dempsey
i have an AV8OR Ace just out of warranty and it has developed a bad touch screen. i do not know where it was purchased (got it on eBay). BK are not so far being helpful. What can i do. Is there an issue with the Ace screen? thanks to all.
November 19th 15 03:02 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Curious about flying in IFR by [email protected]
I've only flown through a few light clouds, and a couple of twilight evenings with pretty good evening light. (had the red cockpit light on) So that wasn't IFR. Then flew out of Atlanta for an hour wearing the hood for training. A little nauseating, but other than that just kept my eye on the...
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November 14th 15 04:03 PM
by Dudley Henriques[_3_] Go to last post
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MIT Drone Visually Avoids Obstacles Autonomously (Free Software) by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/MIT-Drone-Avoids-Obstacles-Autonomously-225143-1.html MIT Drone Avoids Obstacles Autonomously By Mary Grady A researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has flight-tested a drone that can detect obstacles and avoid them in fight without any...
November 6th 15 03:06 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Bill Would Allow Online Flight Sharing by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Bill-Would-Allow-Online-Flight-Sharing-225082-1.html Bill Would Allow Online Flight Sharing By Russ Niles | October 27, 2015 As a Washington, D.C., court weighs the legality of posting flight sharing offers online, an Arizona Republican has introduced a...
October 31st 15 07:03 PM
by george152 Go to last post
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beautiful plane !! by Jan Thinoks
To watch and to share ;) https://vimeo.com/130685266
October 31st 15 05:21 AM
by Bob (not my real pseudonym)[_2_] Go to last post
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The best airplane in America is owned by Russians by [email protected]
The best single engine aircraft manufactured in America, and able to easily out perform all others, is owned by a Russian company. The E-1000 turboprop is mostly made of composite materials and is rated at 1200 hp, so climbing at 4000ft/minute is no problem at all. Pure power, pure luxury. Epic...
October 30th 15 08:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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