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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 05:07 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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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 09:14 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 08:19 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 04:10 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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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 03:53 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...
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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...
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Continental 0300 Yes or NO? by [email protected]
On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:51:48 PM UTC-5, wrote: Do you guys think it better to run 87 Oct rather than 100 LL , why and where do u find it ? Marine gas. Marathon produces it. No lead, no ethanol.
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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 09:37 PM
by Gerhard Strangar Go to last post
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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 10:08 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 10:42 PM
by Dave Doe Go to last post
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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 !
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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...
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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
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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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
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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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,”...
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FBOs Evicted At Santa Monica Airport by Larry Dighera
It would seem to me, that the City of Santa Monica committed malfeasance in office by permitting residential development adjacent to the airport many years ago. Perhaps the City should face charges and be held accountable for their actions, if justice is to be served. If the City of Santa...
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NTSB: GA Fatalities Drop In 2015 by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/NTSB-GA-Fatalities-Drop-In-2015-227004-1.html NTSB: GA Fatalities Drop In 2015 By Elaine Kauh | September 22, 2016 General aviation accident rates dropped in 2015 amid a rise in flight hours, according to...
September 23rd 16 02:19 PM
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Landing glider student told to hold for the inbound helicopter traffic by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/shortfinal/Short-Final-Humor-On-The-Radio-226977-1.html September 19, 2016 Short Final The pre-private, 16-year-old, 12-hour total time solo glider student called the TFR-fire base temporary tower staff. Glider Student: "Santa Ynez Tower, Glider 28 Tango, ...
September 20th 16 10:20 AM
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Another Boeing Boondoggle Creates Potential Hazard In Skies Over Los Angeles by Larry Dighera
Another Boeing Boondoggle Creates Potential Hazard In Skies Over Los Angeles Call me Chicken Little, but.... I take issue with this quote from the following article: "The Metroplex system relies on sophisticated automation and global positioning satellites that will let controllers and...
September 14th 16 08:16 PM
by Peter Stickney[_2_] Go to last post
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