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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

AirVenture 2014 Features High School Aviation Education Programs

Through 'Eagles Nest', Students Build And Fly A Van's RV-12s

Aviation education initiatives at the high school level are being featured at EAA AirVenture 2014, and include new aircraft building initiatives, featured adjacent to the Home Builders Hangar in an area with a banner, "Teen Aircraft Building".

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

OSH2014 Sponsor: 'Super-App' ForeFlight

LONG-TIME ANN Sponsor, ForeFlight, Provides GREAT Guidance For Oshkosh 2014!

ForeFlight was founded in 2007 by aviation entrepreneurs who set out to build elegant, high-performing flight planning and flight bag apps for pilots. ForeFlight Mobile, our flagship product, improves situational awareness, increases productivity, and simplifies decision making for pilots and flight crews all over the world. ForeFlight is used by all segments of aviation, including general, business, commercial, and military aviation.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Jim Bede Is Back With A New Design!

Designing Airplanes For Over 55 Years, Jim Bede Unveils The BD22L

Once called “The best damned airplane designer in the world” by Learjets Bill Lear, James R. Bede has designed and built more planes, received more awards, holds more patents and has garnered more attention than nearly anyone else in the aviation industry. Bede’s list of aviation design achievements is staggering: 18 innovative aircrafts that include standouts such as the exciting piston-engined BD-5 pusher and BD-5J mini-jet, which have both thrilled a generation of air-show crowds.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

NextGen GA Fund, LLC, Sponsors OSH14 Special Event Coverage

NextGen GA Fund, LLC: Competitive Financing Options for General Aviation NextGen Avionics

The NextGen GA Fund has been established to support the rollout of the US "NextGen" program, which enables updated air traffic information to both pilots and controllers. There are more than 150,000 general aviation aircraft requiring access to controlled airspace, and NextGen cannot provide its promised benefits to the air traffic system unless these aircraft are participating with updated technology. The NextGen GA Fund is working exclusively on behalf of the GA community to enable these NextGen upgrades using financial incentives, including affordable financing programs and other assistance.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Airborne 08.01.14: A 'Dusty' FlightSim, Inhofe Defends GA, Aspen's 10th

Also: EAA Member Meeting, XPRIZE 10th Anniversary, Flying The F-35 (Sim), Jack Pelton Interview Finale

Dusty Crophopper saves the day again in Disney’s, Planes: Fire & Rescue and Redbird Flight Simulations has found a way for everyone to help Dusty get the job done. ANN’s Tom Patton talked with Redbird’s Josh Harnagel to find out how they made it happen. ANN’s Tom Patton had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Oklahoma’s U.S. Senator James Inhofe while at AirVenture. Senator Inhofe has long been a supporter of all facets of aviation in our country, and in particular, he’s a good friend of general aviation. Why is the F-35 lightning II referred to as a 5th generation fighter and how does it accomplish the complex mission of supporting our Armed Forces and our allies. ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell flies the F 35 simulator at the Ford Pavilion during AirVenture to answer some questions and demonstrate its capabilities. A

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Historic OSH2014 Sponsor: Bendix-King by Honeywell

OSH2014 Sponsor: Bendix-King by Honeywell

The history of the Bendix name runs parallel to the development of King Radio until the mid-1980s, when the Allied Corporation purchased Bendix Aviation and King Radio and combined the two to create the now-renowned Bendix/King brand of avionics. In late 1985, the Allied Corporation merged with the Signal Companies to become Allied-Signal. The name was further modified to AlliedSignal in 1993 to reinforce a one-company image and signify the full integration of its business.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

EAA Eagle Flights Mentor Handbook Supports Two-Year-Old Program

Designed To Engage And Encourage Those Who Want To Fly

The EAA has created a new Mentor Handbook in support of its two-year-old Eagle Flights program, which is designed to welcome and encourage adults who want to discover flying.The Mentor Handbook is an essential element in the Eagle Flights program, which provides one-to-one experiences and follow-up for those who want to learn to fly. EAA members and chapters provide the initial flight experiences and continuing support as individuals begin to engage in aviation.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

International OSH2014 Sponsor, Trig Avionics, Helps Bring You AirVenture!!!

Trig Avionics: Smart, Affordable and Future Proof!

Trig Avionics design and manufacture certified avionics for the Light and General Aviation sector. Trig are experts in producing compact and light weight avionics that are smart, affordable and future proof. Trig produces a retro-fit unit called the TT31 and compact transponders; the TT21 and TT22. These are popular, particularly where aircraft panel space is tight. The company is expanding and offering products, such as our TY91 and TY92 VHF radios. Further new products will be introduced primarily aimed at the retro-fit market.

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

MGL Avionics/The Airplane Factory Helps Present OSH2014 Special Event Coverage

Bright, Powerful, Intuitive: MGL Avionics Is A Next Generation EFIS.... Today!

Since 2001, MGL Avionics has been producing avionics for the Experimental and Light-Sport Aircraft markets. The flagship product is the iEFIS - a comprehensive flight, engine and navigation instrument designed to meet the demands of the modern pilot. It is the next generation EFIS system utilizing a custom developed, pressure sensitive, sunlight-readable touchscreen that can also be operated using gloves. iEFIS combines the undeniable advantages of simplified operation that a touchscreen can offer with rich traditional knob and button controls that are equally indispensable in the cockpit environment. The pressure sensitive touchscreen operates much like a tactile button preventing false activation when touching the screen in turbulent conditions. A simple but highly effective solution...

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Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Helicopter Association International (HAI) Emphasizes ‘Land & Live’

Program Focuses On Preventative Landings Prior To A Potential Accident

HAI President and CEO Matt Zuccaro has continued to put great emphasis on their "Land and Live" program, and is enthusiastic about the number of rotary wing operators that are backing effort.

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