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ATC Privatization Gains Support by Larry Dighera
THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF GENERAL AVIATION? As if the cost of flying wasn't high enough already to thin the ranks of general aviation operations, greedy politicians continue to push USER FEES on GA for every service used. (I wonder if such a scheme could impact safety?) The current fuel-tax ATC...
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Administration Wants Drone Shoot Down Authority by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Administration-Wants-Drone-Shoot-Down-Authority-229052-1.html Administration Wants Drone Shoot Down Authority By Paul Bertorelli As the drone industry gears up to produce technology to knock down their own products, they may find a big customer in the...
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Court Quashes Drone Registration by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Court-Quashes-Drone-Registration-229025-1.html Court Quashes Drone Registration By Russ Niles A Washington court has quashed the FAA’s drone registration program. The court ruled Friday that the registration rule violates the FAA Modernization and Reform...
May 22nd 17 05:06 PM
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Ferry Pilot Still Missing Lori Love by NW_Pilot
Just a Reminder it can Happen to High Time Pilot, She was Lost Between Acra, Ghana And Namabia! Was Searching through My E-mail Came across Her Resume, Was fun to be stranded in Goosebay with her! Curriculum Vita
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Santa Monica Deal To Be Reviewed by Larry Dighera
While the FAA has shown once again, after its pathetic effort in the Megis field battle, that it has no backbone, the judicial system intervenes in the KSMO fight in the name of safety and justice. ...
May 15th 17 04:18 PM
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Strong-armed by the "Quiet Birdmen"? by [email protected]
On Thursday, January 18, 2001 at 5:23:17 PM UTC-8, 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...
May 15th 17 10:19 AM
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PA 28 Control Yoke by [email protected]
Piper Cherokee / Warrior / or Archer. Looking for one measurement for the control column. With trim set at neutral while flying any power setting: Distance from control panel to back side of control yoke. I have full control yoke travel measurements. ( from instrument panel to back side of control...
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Harrison Ford Mistakenly Lands Husky On KSNA Taxiway by Larry Dighera
Is it time for venerated pilot Harrison Ford to ground himself for less than adequate judgment skills to act as Pilot In Command? The runway is the one with the big "20L" painted on its near-end. This ignominious incident is worse than Senator Inhoff's landing on a taxiway because there was a...
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May 3rd 17 06:48 PM
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United Airlines, We put the "Hospital" in "Hospitality"! by Air Gestapo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STJQnu72Nec Find us on http://www.facebook.com/flightorg. On the 9th April, 2017, a man was forcibly removed from United Airlines Flight 3411 in Chicago, set for Louisville. While we'd normally say that until we have all the information, we have no information...
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April 29th 17 11:21 PM
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Lilium Aviation flies prototype of its 160-knot all-electric VTOL by Larry Dighera
https://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/160-Knot-VTOL-Flying-Car-Flown-Says-Company-228903-1.html 160-Knot VTOL Flying Car Flown Says Company By Russ Niles | April 23, 2017 Lilium Aviation http://lilium.com, of Munich, says it has flown a prototype of its all-electric VTOL tilt-engine aircraft...
April 26th 17 04:51 PM
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Hydrogen autonomous VTOL ?ying car by Larry Dighera
http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Hydrogen-VTOL-In-The-Works-228867-1.html Hydrogen VTOL In The Works By Mary Grady | April 17, 2017 Metro Skyways said on Monday they plan to develop a four-passenger, hydrogen-powered, autonomous VTOL flying car, the CityHawk. The vehicle will initially use...
April 20th 17 02:01 AM
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Chino California "Planes of Fame" Show Faces Possible Shutdown by Larry Dighera
First the great aviation museum at KSNA run by the late Paul Mantz and Frank Tallman disappears, then the magnificent Supermarine air museum at Santa Monica KSMO is closed, now the vast collection of vintage aircraft at Chino KCNO is threatened. Aviation history is in the cross hairs of...
April 7th 17 07:55 PM
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PA-28 Archer Yoke center measurement by [email protected]
Looking for a control yoke measurement. Backside of control yoke to instrument panel when TRIM SET AT NEUTRAL at any power setting and at any weight . https://www.facebook.com/groups/628896667180635/?ref=bookmarks vangyver
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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 04:11 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 02:30 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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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 07:20 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 07:47 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 05:07 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 09:14 PM
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