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Airbus Electric E-Fan Trainer Receives Popular Science Magazine's 2014 Best of What's New Award by Larry Dighera
http://www.airbusgroup.com/int/en/story-overview/future-of-e-aircraft.html The future of e-aircraft Electricity is in the air E-Fan In the 18th century, the British theologian John Wesley described the electricity that astonished his contemporaries as “the soul of the universe”. Three centuries...
November 14th 14 01:28 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Santa Monica Mayor Accused of Impropriety by Transparency Group by Orval Fairbairn
It looks as if Madam Mayor is in hot water ... and for such a small amount of money. AWWWW! http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/Octobe r-2014/10_09_2014_Santa_Monica_Mayor_Accused_of_Impropriety_by_Transparen cy_Group.html She looks as if she has eaten a little...
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Electric Trainer: $5 An Hour Flight by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Electric-Trainer-5-An-Hour-Flight223010-1.html Electric Trainer: $5 An Hour Flight While electric aircraft have gotten plenty of gee-whiz press coverage, they lack one thing: credible production airplanes. At Redbird's Migration training conference this...
November 5th 14 08:09 PM
by John Henderson Go to last post
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FAA Criminalizes UAS Ops At Stadiums by Larry Dighera
FAA Criminalizes UAS Ops At Stadiums http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/FAA-Criminalizes-UAS-Ops-At-Stadiums223014-1.html The FAA is warning drone operators http://tfr.faa.gov/save_pages/detail_4_3621.html that overflying sports venues could lead to jail time. In a posting Monday on its TFR...
November 1st 14 01:28 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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No Shops In Kansas City ?? by [email protected]
"They had gone to Chicago for a shopping trip and were returning in the evening when the aircraft crashed," Tirmizi said... The three were on board when the plane crashed in a Palos Hills neighbourhood soon after it took off from Chicago's Midway International Airport....
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B-29 Throttles Question by Bob
Hello, Realize this isn't the correct forum for this, but I feel sure that someone here will know the answer. On the WW II B-29, or on a B-17, the Flight Engineer has a set of throttle controls. Also, I believe, the Pilot.
October 25th 14 09:56 PM
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Fusion Reactor Could Soon Power Airplanes by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Lockheed-Says-Its-Fusion-Reactor-Could-Power-Airplanes222910-1.html Lockheed Says Its Fusion Reactor Could Power Airplanes Lockheed Martin is working on a compact fusion reactor that could be small enough to provide a power source for aircraft, and it could...
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Drone Enforcement Will Target Certificated Pilots by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Drone-Enforcement-Will-Target-Certificated-Pilots222908-1.html Drone Enforcement Will Target Certificated Pilots Last week, the FAA issued Change...
October 18th 14 04:50 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Safety concerns dog Boeing 787! by [email protected]
Exclusive: Safety concerns dog Boeing 787 Al Jazeera Investigative Unit finds some workers with quality concerns, alleging drug use and fearing to fly the plane. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvkEpstd9os Al Jazeera has found that some Boeing workers have serious concerns
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Icarus Montgolfier Wright by Larry Dighera
This video conveys the spirit of airmen throughout the ages tracing their progress in an artistic and dramatic saga that touches us all. The voice at the beginning of this video is that of artist Joseph Mugnaini (a family friend), as are the illustrations. http://youtu.be/lm5kylavY3Y ...
October 13th 14 05:14 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Historic Photographs by Larry Dighera
Historic aviation paper at auction: http://www.rrauction.com/browse_gallery.cfm?category=53 Download images before they are sold.
October 13th 14 03:45 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Flying with artificial limbs by [email protected]
On Friday, June 27, 1997 3:00:00 AM UTC-4, Willy Van wrote: I have a friend interested in obtaining his private pilots licence in Canada. He has one artificial leg and is concerned about his ability to operate the rudder pedals particularily for braking. On the advice of the local club he...
October 12th 14 04:26 AM
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Jerrie Mock Goes West by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Jerrie-Mock-Goes-West222846-1.html Jerrie Mock Goes West Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the Ohio aeronautical engineer, adventurer, pilot and media-described housewife who became the first female pilot to fly solo around the world, died Tuesday. Mock was at her...
October 7th 14 08:55 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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Unbelievable Airbus A380 vertical Take-off + Amazing Air Show ( HD ) Paris Air show 2013 by Larry Dighera
Wanna see, what happens if you place two former military pilots of the French Navy in the cockpit of an Airbus A380? A vertical take-off and some acrobatic maneuvers are the result. Two pilots who previously worked for the French Navy have been working as test pilots for Airbus since a few years....
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October 5th 14 04:20 AM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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SunAero Electric Aircraft by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/press-releases/308.html "Sun Flyer" Solar-Electric Training Airplane Enters Next Development Phase September 22, 2014 DENVER, Colorado - Sept. 22, 2014 - Aero Electric Aircraft Corp. (AEAC) has entered the next phase of development for its high tech solar-electric...
September 27th 14 04:52 PM
by Larry Dighera Go to last post
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FAA says homebuilders have to build the components of their projects off-airport by Larry Dighera
FAA Says Hangars No Place For Homebuilders http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/2872-full.html?ET=avweb:e2872:218609a:&st=email#222534 The FAA says most of the work involved in building an airplane is a "non-aeronautical use" and it has singled out homebuilders in a new proposed policy...
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September 24th 14 03:39 AM
by Bug Dout Go to last post
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FAA Bans GA Ride Sharing Companies by Larry Dighera
FAA Bans GA Ride Sharing Companies http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/101/2884-full.html?ET=avweb:e2884:218609a:&st=email#222609 In a legal interpretation http://www.scribd.com/doc/236884814/FAA-Ruling-Banning-Planesharing released Aug. 13, the FAA's Chief Counsel for Regulations has...
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September 20th 14 05:56 AM
by Sylvia Else Go to last post
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Join us to help save Santa Monica Airport! by Larry Dighera
Subject: Reminder | Join us to help save Santa Monica Airport! From: "AOPA - Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association" Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:54 -0400 (EDT) Help Save SMO! Please join Santa Monicans for Open and Honest Development Decisions. AOPA President Mark Baker...
September 13th 14 04:30 PM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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Happy AWOL Norad Day on Thursday by [email protected]
Good job USAF academy graduates of the fundie sects Caleb, Jacob, Joshua etc. Trillions spent on USAF over the years and the closest air cover on 9/11 was a AFANG pilot from UAL stationed in Cape Cod.
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Electroflight Team Aims To Fly 300 MPH On Batteries by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Team-Aims-To-Fly-300-MPH-On-Batteries222710-1.html Electroflight Team Aims To Fly 300 MPH On Batteries By Mary Grady | September 1, 2014 Electroflight http://www.electro-flight.co.uk/aeroplane.html, a team of British glider builders, recently announced it...
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September 10th 14 04:43 AM
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