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  1. X-Plane 10 is out for iOS and it is terrificRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    X-Plane is the premier flight simulator for Mac, Windows and Linux computers as well as iOS. It's accurate enough to have received FAA certification for some phases of flight training, and TUAW editor Steve Sande even mentioned seeing airline pilots waiting to get on their aircraft "playing" with X-Plane 9 on their iPhones.

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  2. Mike Argento: It wasn't Ebola, but it was just as scaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The York Daily Record

    "The aviation 'bug' bit me as a teenager during a flight in a '48 Taylorcraft taildragger, piloted by my older brother," he told "Flight International," a monthly aviation magazine. "Early, on a clear, crisp fall morning in Pennsylvania, before I had to be at school, we lifted off a grass strip and toured the skies above Happy Valley.

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  3. Flight School Of Greenville OpensRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Aero-News Network

    Pilot demand has been in the news a lot lately after Boeing released its' 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, a report that predicts that North America will need another 88,000 pilots between now and 2033. A new flight school at Greenville Downtown Airport in South Carolina aims to help fill some of those slots.

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  4. A serious SiriusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | AOPA Pilot

    Not all sirius models have an iPad mounted on the panel. This one was added by the Swan Air dealer in Bethalto, Illinois.

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  5. P&E Technique: Think like a ratchetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | AOPA Pilot

    As a glider pilot I'd been taught that when flaring to land, if I overdid it a bit, to move the stick forward just enough to allow the airplane to resume level flight. Then, wait until it starts to descend once again before adding back pressure to "keep it off the ground."

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  6. Pilot Briefing: Flying ClubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | AOPA Pilot

    Sporty's Pilot Shop founder Hal Shevers joined the Purdue Flying Club while studying at Purdue University and earned his private pilot certificate in the fall of 1957. He bought into the club for $200, a share he was later able to sell, and rented a Piper Cub for $4 an hour .

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  7. Pilot Briefing: 2015 SweepstakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | AOPA Pilot

    Larry Hill's face lights up as a slight tug on N152UC's yoke causes the AOPA Sweepstakes 152 airplane to ease off the ground and into the air at AOPA's home base in Frederick, Maryland. It's the first time Hill, 75, has flown a general aviation aircraft since 1967, when he soloed a very similar Cessna 150 at Hyde Airport in Washington, D.C. "The thrill of getting into the air and entering that whole new world hasn't changed at all," said Hill, a retired landscape architect whose interest in flying never waned during the nearly five decades since his initial solo.

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  8. Proficient Pilot: Anatomy of a pilot reportRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | AOPA Pilot

    When I began writing for AOPA Pilot in 1963, my articles were strictly technical. They involved such subjects as pressure-pattern navigation, desert-flying procedures, and coping with optical illusions in flight.

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  9. Little Christmas trees may get second life in BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Little spruce trees from a family homestead in the Kilbuck Mountains tumbled out the back of a pickup truck Saturday as Jeannine Faulkner set up a casual Christmas tree stand outside Bethel's Saturday market. Her mother, Dolly, pots up trees dug from the family land between Aniak and the old mining town of Nyac, then sends them with her to sell for $10 and $20, depending on the size.

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  10. Retired pilot Bob Pitcairn remains on the flyRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Guardian

    Retired pilot Bob Pitcairn says he "enjoyed every hour'' of his 24,162 hours of flight time on 65 different types of plane. Bob Pitcairn is seen in this 1965 photo of the talented marksman nabbing the Grand Aggregate Prize in Bisley, UK at the top international full bore target rifle competition.

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  11. FAA Grants STC For New Replacement Battery Boxes For Cessna And PiperRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Aero-News Network

    Bogert Aviation received FAA approval for stainless steel battery boxes that will replace PLASTIC, ALUMINUM and STAINLESS STEEL battery boxes in most Cessna and Piper aircraft, providing critically needed replacement battery boxes for these aging aircraft. Acid leaking from corroded or cracked battery boxes is a safety hazard and can cause expensive structural damage.

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  12. Pilot recovering after emergency landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Maple Ridge News

    The Transportation Safety Board has found that mechanical problems caused Tuesday's emergency landing of a Cessna 152 at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport and won't pursue the incident any further. Tuesday, just before 3 p.m., the 23-year-old pilot took off southbound on Runway 18, headed to the Langley airport, when the engine developed fuel problems.

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  13. Plane makes emergency landing at Charlottetown AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Guardian

    A small private plane landed safely at the Charlottetown Airport Thursday after a pilot declared he was coming in for an emergency landing. Doug Newson, CEO of the Charlottetown Airport Authority, says neither of the plane's two occupants was injured.

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  14. Pilots In Northwest Reporting More 'Near Misses' With DronesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | IndyMedia

    A data set provided by the Federal Aviation Administration detailed a number of close calls involving manned aircraft and small drones. The frequency of near misses has gone up significantly since this summer.

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  15. Liberty aviation program gets FAA certificationRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Lynchburg school says its School of Aeronautics has received FAA certification as part of the National Simulator Program. The certification is held by only six other universities in the nation.

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  16. Flyers deliver donated gifts to hospitals for the Tree of HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Maple Lake Messenger

    From left, Steve Guetter, Kjersti Kittelson and Wayne Flury carry donated toys from their airplane into the hangar at the Maple Lake Municipal Airport where they will be sorted and given back to pilots to deliver to 35 hospitals around Minnesota and one in Wisconsin. Kurt Olson loads a bag of toys into his Cessna 172 RG.

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  17. TSB deploys a team of investigators to an aircraft accident at Pitt Meadows Airport, British ColumbiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sys-Con Media

    The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that advances transportation safety by investigating occurrences in the marine, pipeline, rail and air modes of transportation.

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  18. Cessna Citation Sovereign+ And M2 Make MEBA DebutRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Aero-News Network

    Textron Aviation is exhibiting its Cessna Citation Sovereign+ and Citation M2 for the first time in Dubai at this year's Middle East Business Aviation conference from Dec. 8-10, representing the company's continued investment in new products to serve operators in the region and throughout the world. In addition to the Citations, Textron Aviation is featuring two turboprops at MEBA: a Beechcraft Special Mission King Air 350ER and a King Air 250.

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  19. Liberty University School of Aeronautics among first schools in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    The Liberty University School of Aeronautics has become one of the first aviation programs in the country to upgrade its entire fleet of Cessna 172 flight simulators to Level 5 Flight Training Devices and subsequently receive FAA certification as part of the National Simulator Program. As of December 2014, the Liberty University School of Aeronautics has become one of the first aviation programs in the country to upgrade its entire fleet of Cessna 172 flight simulators to Level 5 Flight Training Devices and subsequently receive FAA certification as part of the National Simulator Program.

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  20. PAL A321 at Manila on Dec 9th 2014, rejected takeoff due to runway incursionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | AVHerald

    A PAL Philippine Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration RP-C9917 performing flight PR-1519 from Manila to Cagayan de Oro , had been cleared for takeoff and was accelerating for takeoff when tower instructed the aircraft to "hold position", repeated "hold position, cancel takeoff", then the crew acknowledged to reject takeoff. The aircraft slowed safely from low speed and returned to the holding point runway 13. A private Cessna 172 had requested a towing clearance from the General Aviation Apron via runway 13, F1B to the terminal 3, tower replied "13, F, Expedite".

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