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  1. Longmont's airport manager to take new post in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    Vance Brand Municipal Airport manager Tim Barth, left, talks to pilot Dan Murray on June 14, 2013, as aviators prepared for the Colorado Aviation Historical Society's Antique and Classic Fly-In held later that month at the Longmont airport.

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  2. FBO facility at SXM Airport goes on bidRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    Five contractors have been invited to submit bids for the construction of the new fixed base operation facility at SXM Princess Juliana International Airport, a company press release informed recently. An information meeting was held with the contractors December 19, 2014, and they have to submit their bids by January 13, 2015.

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  3. Bomber last used in Korean War being restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... of aviation enthusiasts. Organizers want to fly the plane in formation with the only other B-29 Superfortress that's flying, Fifi. The B-29 will burn 500 gallons of fuel and 2.5 gallons of oil an hour and cost close to $10,000 an hour to fly, Murphy ...

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  4. Sad But True. Report Finds US Lags Behind Other Countries In Commercial Drone UseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm an independent aviation safety consultant and Adjunct Professor at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and regular monthly columnist for four aviation trade publications. I was a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board and airline mechanic for more than 30 years and was also the first and only aviation mechanic to ever serve as a Board Member.

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  5. New York City Councilman Wants To Ban Nearly All UAV FlightsRead the original story

    Friday | Aero-News Network

    A New York City Councilman has introduced a bill in the council that would ban nearly all UAV flights in the city ... shutting commercial interests and hobbyists out altogether. The bill was introduced by Councilman Dan Garodnick and appeared on the December 17 agenda.

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  6. 14 People Who Constantly Get Mistaken for CelebritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TechEBlog

    No, this isn't Morgan Freeman, just a security guard in Venezuela. On a somewhat related note, did you know that Morgan Freeman earned a private pilot's license at age 65? He owns or has owned at least three private aircraft and he is certified to fly all of them.

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  7. NBAA Welcomes President's Signature to Law Renewing Accelerated Aircraft DepreciationRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The National Business Aviation Association today commended President Obama for signing into law legislation that provides a one-year renewal of expiring tax provisions, including accelerated, or "bonus" depreciation for any aircraft purchased in 2014 and placed into service by the end of 2015. "NBAA welcomes this bipartisan bill to renew tax policies such as accelerated depreciation and commends members of both parties for working together to preserve jobs and strengthen American competitiveness," said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen.

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  8. The latest in poetry: Ken Babstock's meditations on surveillance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Globe and Mail

    Ken Babstock won the Griffin Prize in 2012 for his book Methodist Hatchet. Ken Babstock won the Griffin Prize in 2012 for his book Methodist Hatchet.

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  9. Glendale airport readying for busy season - and Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Arizona Republic

    ... sandwiches and filet mignon dinners plane-side at both Glendale and Goodyear airports with 24 hours' notice. Anyone flying in or out of Glendale airport around the Super Bowl is required to make an appointment through the airport's fixed-based ...

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  10. Aviation Career Goal: Pilot in a Fortune 100 Flight DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Flying

    ... outside the box. That's when my career took off." Aliberti enrolled in a state university in Massachusetts with a flying club and began flight training, passing his private pilot check ride "on the last day of finals my freshman year." As a ...

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  11. Test-Tube Baby May Be Last Hope for Northern White RhinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | How Stuff Works

    There's no silver bullet solution to protecting endangered species. We can't stand guard over every single one of them, as this man is doing to protect black rhinos in Zimbabwe.

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  12. Fullbore FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CDR Salamander

    In WWII, the German Navy from top to bottom was perhaps the best service in keeping its honor . As such, it is easier to look at what they did with so little for things to ponder now.

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  13. Drug smuggler caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | York Press

    Andrew Wright, 51, from Barlow, near Selby was arrested on November 17 after Border Force officers found 34 kilos of cocaine in a light aircraft at Breighton Aerodrome. We want you to enjoy your visit to our website.

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  14. Police catch wanted man flying in from FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lancashire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Police swooped on a plane as it landed in a village airfield and arrested a wanted man trying to enter the country from France.

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  15. Learn to FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KIMO

    ... that we weren't destined to do. There's a sense of freedom involved." And that Freedom is found in aviation. Flying thousands of feet in the air is just another day at the office for pilot instructors like Cory, eager to share his passion with ...

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  16. Now Available: Taneja Aerospace and Aviation Ltd. : Aerospace and...Read the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    The profile contains a company overview, key facts, major products and services, SWOT analysis, business description, company history, financial analysis, key employees, company locations and subsidiaries as well as competitive benchmarking data. Summary This report is a crucial resource for industry executives and anyone looking to access key information about "Taneja Aerospace & Aviation Ltd. The report utilizes a wide range of primary and secondary sources, which are analyzed and presented in a consistent and easily accessible format.

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  17. Aero-TV: Redbird's Roger Sharp -- Pushing The Aero-Educational EnvelopeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Aero-News Network

    One of The Most Important Aspects of GA is Flight Training... But Is The Industry Keeping Up With The Times? While at the Redbird Migration 2014, ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, met with Redbird's Roger Sharp, the director of training for Redbird Flight Simulations. In this part 1 of a 2-part interview, Campbell asked what Redbird has learned since the last Redbird Migration a year ago? Sharp started his conversation by listing things that already existed but were validated, such as, can a flight simulator be applied to primary training? The answer was, of course it can.

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  18. Hang gliding world record brokenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    ... can participate in it from flatlands, from mountains, coastal hills or sand dunes, it is all great fun." "The next flying for me will be at home on the coast, in bare feet, shorts and T-shirt, enjoying a day flying around on the sand dunes at our ...

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  19. San BernardinoSAN BERNARDINO: Airport board approves budget for sheriff's air baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Press-Enterprise

    A new San Bernardino County Sheriff's air center at San Bernardino International Airport will cost an estimated $12.3 million, an amount approved Wednesday by the airport's board of commissioners. That is not the final step; the amount will have to be considered by the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors.

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  20. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International transitioning to new executive directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Times Leader

    ... operator, which runs day-to-day operations at the airport, offering fueling services, aircraft repair and rental, flying lessons and charter flights. Under the one-year lease, which goes into effect Jan. 1, Aviation Technologies will pay the airport ...

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