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  1. Tragic end of a dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The remains of the Cessna-152 after it crashed near the runway of Rajshahi airport killing trainee pilot Tamanna Rahman. Photo: Star On Tuesday, trainee pilot Tamanna Rahman Rhidi did her first solo flight with just 15 hours of flying experience.

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  2. Cowen analyst thinks Textron a naturala buyer for LearjetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Cowen and Co. analyst Cai von Rumohr said Textron Aviation's Cessna is poised to take advantage of the recovery in the small to mid-size business jet market - and he makes a case for why he thinks Textron should acquire Bombardier Learjet.

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  3. Wellspring course teaches students to flyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newms360.com

    One of this semester's four offerings from the Toyota Wellspring Educational Programs is an aviation course. It costs $24 and includes five hours of flight lessons at no additional charge.

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  4. Dozens of amateur pilots used airplanes for suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | USA Today

    At least 44 private pilots in the U.S. have committed suicide in the past 30 years by deliberately crashing their small airplanes, sometimes in dramatic fashion, federal crash reports show. The most notable Dozens of amateur pilots used airplanes for suicide At least 44 private pilots in the U.S. have committed suicide in the past 30 years by deliberately crashing their small airplanes, sometimes in dramatic fashion, federal crash reports show.

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  5. WWII vets jump at chance to take flight in vintage aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Marie Pryor is seated in the airplane ready for a flight during "Dream Flights" for veterans and seniors by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation at Leesburg International Airport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Marie Pryor is seated in the airplane ready for a flight during "Dream Flights" for veterans and seniors by Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation at Leesburg International Airport on Saturday, March 14, 2015.

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  6. The Sahara heat is on: Kevin set for the Marathon Des Sables, but... - I'm not really a runner'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Croydon Guardian

    For someone who describes themselves as "not really a runner" taking on the Marathon Des Sables could be called the stuff of nightmares. But Kevin Duffy from Banstead is doing just that, and starting on Friday he faces a 156-mile race over seven days in the searing heat of the Sahara Desert.

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  7. Whooping Cranes MonitoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    Two Cessna 172 airplanes are continuing the annual tradition of flying over the Central Platte River as part of the Platte River Whooping Crane Monitoring Project. Two pilots and two observers will fly over 90 miles of the river Friday as part of the project, which was started in 2001.

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  8. Team surveying birds along the Central Platte RiverRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | KHGI

    Two Cessna 172 airplanes are continuing the annual tradition of flying over the Central Platte River as part of the Platte River Whooping Crane Monitoring Project. The Kearney Hub reports that two pilots and two observers will fly over 90 miles of the river Friday as part of the project, which was started in 2001.

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  9. Few Precedents Are Seen as Germanwings Investigation Points to Deliberate CrashRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    What goes through the mind of a pilot as he turns the nose of an airliner toward the ground and prepares for death, taking 149 other people with him? It may be months before investigators delving into the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 have even a partial answer to that question. A full answer may never be found.

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  10. Germanwings Crash DeliberateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Flight Journal

    Andreas Lubitz was breathing, steady and calm, in the final moments of Germanwings Flight 9525. It was the only sound from within the cockpit that the voice recorder detected as Mr. Lubitz, the co-pilot, sent the plane into its descent.

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  11. Few precedents seen as Germanwings investigation points to deliberate crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Memorial: French authorities installed a monument to honour the victims of the Germanwings crash in front of the mountain where they died. If Andreas Lubitz, Germanwings flight 9525's 27-year-old co-pilot, was determined to kill himself, he would not be the first to use an aeroplane as a tool for self-destruction or to kill others However, "aircraft-assisted pilot suicides," as the Federal Aviation Administration calls them, are rare.

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  12. Germanwings jetliner catastrophe: The first antidepressant drug-induced mass murder of the skies?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | NewsTarget.com

    The Germanwings air catastrophe is now being widely reported as a murder-suicide, based on audio evidence that paints the picture of a co-pilot locking everyone else out of the flight deck while he calmly flew the plane onto a collision course with a mountain. Our hearts and prayers go out to all those lost in this horrible tragedy, yet we must also ask: Could this have been prevented? Was it caused by mind-altering prescription medications? The Mirror is now reporting that "Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz 'suffered burnout or depression' a few years ago, a former classmate has claimed."

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  13. Wyoming transformationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | AOPA Pilot

    The contrasts between the restored N152UF and the airplane I just delivered are stark: The yellow airplane's paint is luminous. The scenery, flight conditions, and aircraft give each ferry flight its own flavor.

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  14. Fewer feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | AOPA Pilot

    My hangar once housed a Bonanza A36. That was followed by a Cessna P210. Now a Cessna 150 nestles there.

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  15. Mystery Surrounds Germanwings CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Flight Journal

    Just over a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over the Indian Ocean without making a distress call, the aviation world faced a new mystery Tuesday: the crash of a Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps with 150 passengers and crew members aboard. But European investigators should have a far easier time unraveling the Germanwings mystery, after quickly finding the wreckage and recovering the recorders from the Airbus A320.

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  16. 2 hurt after plane flips on landing in Williamson Co. fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A student pilot and an instructor were taken to the hospital Tuesday after the plane they were in flipped over following a hard landing in a field north of Taylor. Department of Public safety officials said the student piloting the Cessna 172 was practicing stalls when the plane went down.

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  17. Lake Superior pilot captures video of 'loneliest' lighthouse in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MLive.com

    Harri, 64, is a 28-year pilot based in Houghton who captured video last month of the Stannard Rock Light in Lake Superior, a remote lighthouse built on a reef 24-miles from the eastern shore of the Keweenaw Peninsula. Harri, who flies full-time for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, has been visiting Stannard Rock periodically for the past several decades.

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  18. Pilot, 66, of Cessna 150 airplane blames mechanical issues for crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MLive.com

    The 66-year-old pilot of a crashed Cessna 150 told police that mechanical issues caused the plane to go down near Dalton Airport Tuesday, March 24. Emergency crews were dispatched shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, for a report of a plane down near Sorrento's Food and Spirits, 6395 W. Pierson Road, by Dalton Airport. The pilot was conscious and alert when crews arrived, and was able to provide police with a narrative of the incident said Mt.

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  19. Telangana government to give wings to Muslim woman's dreamRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newkerala.com

    The Telangana government has come forward to extend financial assistance to Syeda Salva Fatima, one of the few Muslim women to hold a commercial pilot's license, for advanced training. Fatima, daughter of a bakery owner and hailing from poverty-stricken old city of Hyderabad, was looking for the help to undergo multi-engine and type rating training to become eligible for a job in an airline.

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  20. How Far is Far Enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The House of Rapp

    There's an old saying about fuel: unless you're on fire, you can never have enough. I wonder, is the same thing true of an aircraft's range? With a 7,000 nautical mile reach, Gulfstream's G650 was already an ultra-long range business jet before the 'ER' edition tacked on an additional 500 nm of capability.

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