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FAA 20-Year Forecast Predicts Gradual Decline In Light GA by Larry Dighera
FAA 20-Year Forecast Predicts Gradual Decline In Light GA http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3624-full.html Fleet size and hours flown are expected to decrease roughly 0.8% annually over the next 20 years, says the FAA in its annual Aerospace Forecast. The Aerospace Forecast predicts that...
March 24th 17 05:11 PM
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Harry (BUD) Dirgo by [email protected]
Omg I don't know if this will work but My Uncle Harry (BUD) Dirgo, Omaha Nebr. Passed away March 12th.2017 It says in his obit he was a member of the Quiet Birdmen. He was 92 years old and had been retired for years. I just thought I would try to notify someone in the Quiet Birdmen which seems...
March 21st 17 03:30 PM
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Is BOB HOOVER still alive???? by aviation buff
....and if so,, what is he doing these days to keep busy. hi all, I just tuned in the History Channel and there he was, for brief moment. Amazing, that in the 30 years I've followed his stunt flying with Rockwell, he hasn't aged one bit--he looked 80ish in the 1970's and he
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March 21st 17 02:32 PM
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High Altitude Wake Turbulence Below Airbus A380 Damages Challenger 604 BizJet by Larry Dighera
Wake Turbulence Writes Off Challenger Bizjet http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3617-full.html The Aviation Herald is reporting that the European Aviation Safety Agency is about to issue a safety information bulletin about high altitude wake turbulence after a Challenger 604 business jet was...
March 20th 17 08:20 PM
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Spirit Airlines Doper Pilot,Doper Wife Found Dead From Apparent Heroin Overdose by Mandatory Drug Testing ALL Pilots
A Spirit Airlines pilot and his wife were found dead in their home by their four children this week in what officials believe may have been an accidental overdose. Brian Halye, 36, and his wife Courtney Halye, 34, were found unresponsive Thursday in their Centerville, Ohio home after two of...
March 18th 17 08:47 AM
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Santa Monica discord continues by Larry Dighera
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2017/february/02/huerta-explains-santa-monica-deal Huerta explains Santa Monica deal February 2, 2017 By Alyssa J. Miller A deal between the FAA and the city of Santa Monica, California, became official Feb. 1 when the Honorable John F. Walter of the...
March 8th 17 06:07 PM
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Jail Time For Drone Pilot by Larry Dighera
Jail Time For Drone Pilot http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3604-full.html The pilot of a drone that hit a building, then fell into a crowd watching a parade and hit a 25-year-old woman, knocking her unconscious, has been sentenced to 30 days in jail by a Seattle municipal court. Paul...
March 2nd 17 10:14 PM
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POTUS TFRs Paralyze Florida Flight Ops by Larry Dighera
POTUS TFRs Paralyze Florida Flight Ops http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/3596-full.html Airport operators and flight schools in the Palm Beach, Florida, area are bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential TFR covering President Trump's visits to his...
February 20th 17 09:19 PM
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787-10 Circles On Side ? by Bob
Hi, Saw a side view of the new 787-10 right behind Trump the other day. There appeared (on the side) several greyed in circles with writing next to them, and also a circle without any writing. As they are on the side of the fus'l., am curious as to what they are for ?
February 20th 17 05:10 PM
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FAA Medical reforms effective May 1 by Larry Dighera
ePilot Newsletter January 10, 2017 Breaking News Advocacy Medical reforms effective May 1 https://www.aopa.org/News-and-Media/All-News/2017/January/10/FAA-releases-final-rule-for-third-class-medical-reform
February 9th 17 04:53 PM
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FAA Caves: Santa Monica Airport will close in 2028 by Larry Dighera
KSMO, an essential reliever airport for the Los Angeles basin area, provides an economic input of more than $250 million to the local economy each year and supports 175 businesses and 1,500 jobs. When the airport was transferred back to Santa Monica in 1948 after its use by the U.S. military...
January 31st 17 01:36 AM
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Looping a 152 by [email protected]
On Monday, September 9, 1996 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Steve Watkins wrote: Just a bit more on this. It is too bad that in most areas it is all but impossible to find an aerobatic aircraft to rent. In my opinion, aerobatics are a very important skill builder. Becoming proficient at it can give...
January 19th 17 12:20 PM
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Lilium: the world's first 250mph, 300 mile range, electric vertical take off and landing jet by Larry Dighera
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZbWsgAIc_c Lilium: the world's first electric vertical take off and landing jet Published on May 8, 2016 The egg-shaped plane, called Lilium, has been heralded as high up as the European Space Agency (ESA) The plane, designed by four German engineers, takes off...
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December 18th 16 10:37 PM
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360 HP Electric Extra Sets Climb Record by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Electric-Extra-Sets-Climb-Record-228172-1.html Electric Extra Sets Climb Record AVweb Staff | December 7, 2016 Famed aerobatic pilot and aircraft designer Walter Extra has set a new FAI record for time to climb in an electric airplane. According to Extra...
December 9th 16 11:08 PM
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Maule has no performance? by Robert M. Gary
After spending a frustrated hour out at the CAP plane trying to finish my questionnaire I finally called the aircraft manager asking where the performance section to the POH went. Amazingly the Maule has none, nothing nada. Not even expected cruise speed or fuel burn info. This isn't some J-3...
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December 3rd 16 11:42 PM
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Major Dupage Airport Moochers by [email protected]
Two aviation schools owe the most property taxes in published legal notices, over $200,000 each. AND the moocher Dupage Airport leeches property taxes from every home owner too ! Illinois Aviation and Stuart are major tax moochers !
November 5th 16 07:48 PM
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FAA Hits SMO Evictions by Larry Dighera
FAA Hits SMO Evictions By Russ Niles The FAA is demanding proof from the city of Santa Monica that it will be able to legally and safely provide aviation services at Santa Monica Airport now that it has evicted the FBO and flight school on the field. The agency has subpoenaed the city to provide...
October 8th 16 08:38 PM
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First Four-Seat, Hydrogen-Cell Airplane Flies by Larry Dighera
This remarkable aircraft is reminiscent of two two-place gliders joined mid-wing by an engine pod. http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/First-Four-Seat-Hydrogen-Cell-Airplane-Flies-227041-1.html By Elaine Kauh | September 29, 2016 A four-seat airplane powered by hydrogen fuel cells completed...
October 1st 16 06:48 PM
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SoLong Solar-Electric UAV 48 hour flight by Larry Dighera
The era of silent, zero emission flight is upon us. Never run out of fuel again. http://www.acpropulsion.com/whats_new.htm AC Propulsion SoLong UAV Flies for 48 Hours on Sunlight Two Nights Aloft Opens New Era of Sustainable Flight Desert Center, California Friday, June 3, 2005
September 25th 16 08:01 PM
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Entitled Dare Devils Wreck Another Private Home by [email protected]
http://www.trivalleycentral.com/casa_grande_dispatch/area_news/plane-crashes-into-house-skydive-pilot-called-tower-to-report/article_89341150-7f56-11e6-8378-b317a021b079.html "GILBERT — The pilot of a burning plane radioed into the tower to say, “fire on the wing, fire in the airplane,”...
September 24th 16 02:34 AM
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