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  1. Airplanes and Fun on Tap at Ramona Airport Open HouseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Gaze - up close - at World War II fighter airplanes, experimental aircraft, and firefighting air tankers and helicopters. Tour an air traffic control tower.

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  2. AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | GwdToday.com

    Club is actively seeking citizens of Greenwood and surrounding counties interested in joining a flying club to be based at the Greenwood County Airport . A flying club is an organization consisting of 10 or more individuals and/or businesses to collectively own and operate a general aviation aircraft.

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  3. Fly Kansas AirTour lands Tuesday in SalinaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Salina Journal

    ... from AvFlight, the fixed base operator business at the airport. SeaPort Airlines, the commercial air carrier flying out of Salina, will take part, as will TDM Aerotek, a local maintenance firm, the Kansas Highway Patrol, Civil Air Patrol and the ...

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  4. Scobie Breasley and Co showed our other ''Brilliant Creatures'' a thing or two during the 1960sRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

    Presented by Howard Jacobson, Brilliant Creatures is an ABC documentary that features prime exports Germaine Greer, Robert Hughes, Barry Humphries and Clive James. Jockey-sized but with an intellect as immense as Sam Burgess, Jacobson has been described as "obviously hypnotised by the time, its players, their charm and erudition".

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  5. Parkinson's sufferer John MacPhee is defying illness to walk the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    ... had is as important to me as my boots, I couldn't do this without it. "I was on a light aircraft, thanks to Newquay flying club, to Pembrokeshire in Wales and that was just wonderful, great fun. "It's incredible what people will do for a good cause ...

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  6. Qualcomm sets sights on smart glasses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Epson's smart glasses run apps that use Qualcomm's Vuforia technology to create virtual reality displays over real objects. - Mike Freeman Epson's smart glasses run apps that use Qualcomm's Vuforia technology to create virtual reality displays over real objects.

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  7. WWII veteran, 89, awarded Purple Heart in surprise ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Air Force Staff Sgt. Fred Zurbuchen, 89, received a Purple Heart medal in a surprise ceremony attended by his family at the Experimental Aircraft Association museum in Oshkosh on Thursday afternoon.

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  8. Experimental aircraft take to the skyExperimental aircraft take to...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Experimental aircraft take to the sky The Morristown Airport will be choke full of experimental aircraft. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1ukW2PF Different people have different hobbies.

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  9. Alaska Aviation Legends: Dick and Lavelle Betz, longtime guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of her Piper Super Cub moored near the railroad bridge on the Talkeetna River. Lavelle has amassed over 6,000 hours flying mainly on floats and skis. Dick and Lavelle Betz were Alaska guides for decades, routinely flying fishermen in their two ...

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  10. A Look Back: Foreign Air Carrier Competition, Drones & Defective CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roll Call

    We heard from both Reps. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and Sam Graves, R-Mo., this week on aviation policy.

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  11. The Latest Update on Aviation Regulatory Matters Involving DOT, FAA, TSA, and Other Federal AgenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV, chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, sent a letter on August 18 to the 10 largest U.S. airlines requesting information on their collection and disclosure of fees they charge consumers for ancillary services, such as checked and carry-on baggage, seat selection, and priority boarding. The letter also requested information on how the airlines handle and protect personal information they obtain from consumers.

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  12. The Weekender: Mountains, Seashores, Camping Adventures AwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | AVweb

    ... GoPro, including Garmin's VIRB. AVweb did an... Fall is on its way in the Northeast, bringing the promise of great flying weather, and pilots will find plenty of interesting... If you missed the Red Bull Air Races in Texas earlier this month, you ...

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  13. Sweepstakes 2015: GA Aircraft ReimaginedRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | AOPA Pilot

    ... Cessna 152 is the first in an AOPA test to find out whether refurbished aircraft can provide a notable value to flying clubs and flight schools. If the answer is yes, perhaps these tough, proven airplanes that already have trained two generations of ...

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  14. In Kenya, GA is helping to save wildlifeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | AOPA Pilot

    ... whole of humanity," said Robert Muasya, acting deputy director of security for the Kenya Wildlife Service. Mwangi was flying a typical mission profile, not far from clipping treetops as he scanned for targets on the ground. He is one of the more ...

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  15. Briefing: Our candidates in CongressRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | AOPA Pilot

    ... knows what it takes to protect the freedom to fly. He even credits general aviation for his 1994 election win, saying flying gave him the speed and flexibility to "be everywhere" during the tough campaign. Inhofe is a member of the Senate GA Caucus ...

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  16. Briefing: Take our Perfect Destinations quizRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | AOPA Pilot

    The Bahamas and Cayman Islands are the ideal flying destinations for most AOPA staffers who tried the AOPA Perfect Destinations online quiz, although there were a few outliers. "As a former surfer girl, any place on a beach is for me," said Julie Summers Walker, AOPA director of publications and managing editor, who got the Cayman Islands as her recommended destination.

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  17. Briefing: Spokane Fly-InRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | AOPA Pilot

    "I want to spend every day here!" cried a small boy as the fourth 2014 regional AOPA Fly-In in Spokane, Washington, came to a close at Felts Field on Saturday, August 16. If AOPA is making a successful run at promoting a grass roots return to flying, it certainly was evident here. Children played on aviation-themed playground equipment, families marveled at the aircraft on display, and friends new and old enjoyed a beautiful day at the airport on a picture-perfect day.

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  18. Briefing: Savings in the statesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | AOPA Pilot

    *Unless otherwise stated, estimated savings based on flying a Cessna 182, Piper Cherokee, or Beech Bonanza approximately 105 hours each year with base maintenance costs of $3,000 per year. Over the past two years, AOPA has been able to actively save ...

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  19. Membership News & Notes: - Loud and clear,' says HuertaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | AOPA Pilot

    The FAA has sent a proposal to reform the third class medical certification process to the Department of Transportation for review, according to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. Huerta said the FAA has heard the general aviation community "loud and clear" on the need for reform.

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  20. Pilot Counsel: Revisiting shared expensesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | AOPA Pilot

    ... conducting the flight. A prior FAA chief counsel interpretation explains a common purpose. A pilot and his wife are flying from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Long Island, New York, in their Piper Arrow to attend a wedding. The pilot asked the FAA ...

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