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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 07:25 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 09:32 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 09:29 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 10:58 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 06:02 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 04:02 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 05:03 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 04:06 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 08:03 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 06:21 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 09:31 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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NASA Distributed-Electric Propulsion 5 Times More Efficent, 30% Lower Cost by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NASA-X-Plane-Project-Moves-Forward-225089-1.html NASA X-Plane Project Moves Forward By Mary Grady A group of NASA engineers and private-sector partners working in California is moving forward with creating an X-Plane demonstrator they hope will prove...
October 30th 15 03:02 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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GAMA Welcomes Electric And Hybrid Aircraft by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/GAMA-Welcomes-Electric-And-Hybrid-Aircraft-225080-1.html GAMA Welcomes Electric And Hybrid Aircraft By Mary Grady The General Aviation Manufacturers Association announced this week that it has created a new "associate membership" category for manufacturers...
October 30th 15 01:55 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Small plane lands on I-84 after "engine failure". by [email protected]
Andy Patrick, owner of Boise-based charter business SP Aircraft, told the Associated Press the pilot had plenty of fuel aboard but forgot to switch fuel tanks and couldn't make the runway at the Boise Airport when the engine quit. He says the pilot was the only person aboard the flight carrying...
October 14th 15 12:07 PM
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... or is that a glass panel in your pocket? by [email protected]
On Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9:18:56 PM UTC-4, Brian Whatcott wrote: On 9/13/2015 10:01 AM, wrote: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylgAfsjNgOQ Nice. --- I agree. They have taken care to stay with the 'no install' requirement for certified...
September 22nd 15 04:07 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Private airports: Green Bank by [email protected]
On Sunday, February 22, 1998 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-5, Eric T. Miller wrote: I plan to use this airport when visiting a friend in WV. He works for NRAO, so I hope to get a different answer. He says someone he works with commutes by plane... Later, Eric This will interesting, posting a...
September 13th 15 03:53 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Compass Questions ? by Bob
Hello, Not a Pilot, but always interested in the engineering aspects. This question came up, and I realize that I am not sure of a correct answer. Regarding the compass heading that shows in the glass displays: How is it derived ? GPS ?
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September 5th 15 11:53 PM
by Brian Whatcott Go to last post
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New Catalina Air Show In The Works by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3125-full.html?ET=avweb:e3125:218609a New Catalina Air Show In The Works By Mary Grady Organizing an airshow is always a big job, but the folks working to put on the next Catalina Air Show, set for October 2016, face some extra challenges. The show is...
August 14th 15 04:14 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Harrison Ford Reported Fair After Plane Crash by Larry Dighera
Venice, California Another facial scar for Harrison, and a blow to a vintage PT-22. Ford makes the 6 PM news (as every pilot fears). Even at 72, I would expect him to heal reasonably quickly and hopefully, fully. Nice job putting it between the trees. The hearts of the aviation community go...
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August 7th 15 11:32 AM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Facebook Builds UAS That Beams Down Wi-Fi by Larry Dighera
Questions: 1. Will the laser beams directed toward the Earth's surface be a hazard to human sight? 2. Will the airborne lasers be able to penetrate cloud layers below them? 3. Will it be necessary for each sovereign government over which the UAS operate to grant FaceBook...
August 4th 15 12:45 AM
by Skywise Go to last post
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