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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Airborne 07.28.14, OSH14 Day One: MVP Unveil, One Week Wonder, Bendix-King!

Also: Jack Pelton Speaks Out-Part 1, Congressman Todd Rokita, Turbo-Sonex, Superior Skyhawk Engine Replacement, Avidyne Cert!

A new sport plane that is designed to operate from runways, water, snow and ice has been introduced at EAA AirVenture. The MVP Aero is claiming it’s the world's Most Versatile Plane. This new class of all-season airplane is targeted for people who love the outdoors and want to enjoy it with an airplane. More than just an amphibian, the unique lifting canopy turns the forward part of the fuselage into a deck that can also be converted into a closed camper. On the first day of EAA AirVenture the One Week Wonder project started to spread its wings. The event began at 8 o’clock sharp when EAA Chairman, Jack Pelton, started the master timekeeping clock. The one week wonder Zenith 750 Cruzer would begin life as any kit purchaser would receive the materials. BendixKing co

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Futuristic OSH2014 Sponsor: 'Beyond The Blue' - The Inside Story Of The XPRIZE

Meet Jim Campbell--Wednesday/Thursday/Friday, At Sportys Pilot Shop--Display Area #260A, At 1300 Each Day And Get Your Signed Copy of Beyond The Blue!!!

  To Aviation Journalist and experienced Test Pilot, Jim Campbell, a bird’s eye view to adventure was a major part of his life… but little did he know that a chance meeting with revolutionary innovator, XPRIZE Founder Dr. Peter H Diamandis, would not only offer him some extraordinary sights, sounds and vistas, but challenge him personally and professionally to share the inspiring story of the extraordinary people and events that surrounded him.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Cessna Product Launch Reinforces Commitment To Diesel Fuel

Launches Turbo Skyhawk JT-A As Latest Diesel-Powered Platform

Cessna on Monday morning at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh restated its ongoing commitment to developing alternate fuel solutions for the general aviation market with the launch of the Turbo Skyhawk JT-A, which will join the Turbo Skylane JT-A as the latest diesel powered platform in its single-engine product line up. The company is displaying the Turbo Skyhawk JT-A this week at AirVenture.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

BendixKing Receives Certification For KSN 770/765

Next Generation WAAS-Enabled Integrated MFD Navigator

BendixKing on Monday confirmed that its KSN 770/765 has earned the FAA’s Technical Standard Orders certification. The KSN 770 & KSN 765 are Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)-Enabled Integrated Multi-Function Display (MFD) Navigators that optimize flight data and situational awareness from departure to arrival.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Innovative OSH14 Sponsor, iFlightPlanner, Provides Expert Guidance

What is iFlightPlanner?

iFlightPlanner is general aviation’s most comprehensive suite of easy-to-use flight planning tools for private and corporate pilots. Featuring iFlightPlanner.com, mobile.iFlightPlanner.com and iFlightPlanner for iPad presented by Sennheiser, iFlightPlanner allows pilots to intuitively plan routes, retrieve certified weather briefs, calculate weight & balance and file flight plans from any computer or their iPad. The iFlightPlanner Cloud securely stores personal settings, aircraft profiles, custom waypoints, favorite routes and a digital flight log, all of which can be wirelessly synced with iFlightPlanner for iPad for on-the-go functionality and superior situational awareness in the cockpit.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

EAA Pays Tribute To Paul Poberezny With A 'Celebration Of Life'

A Ceremony Held At The EAA Memorial Was Was Well Attended

Jack Pelton, current Chair of the EAA board, welcomed all to a dedication ceremony of Paul Poberezny's plaque on the Memorial Wall, started by Paul himself in 1988.Years ago Paul encouraged all EAA members from around the world to send local rocks in order to construct the wall  with which he created the design of his cherished Cross/Prop, which can be seen in the middle.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Aspen Avionics Expands ADS-B Product Line

Affordable, Single- and Dual-Band Solutions Provide Pilots More Options

Aspen Avionics has expanded its ADS-B product line to include more options to meet the NextGen ADS-B mandate.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

IMC CLubs Leads The Way To OSH14 Special Event Coverage

IMC Clubs: Building Instrument Proficiency Through Community

When it comes to flying, there is no substitute for proficiency and training. And maybe nowhere is that more important than instrument flying. Things happen "in the soup," and can go south pretty quickly. A well-trained and proficient instrument pilot is a much safer instrument pilot. But sometimes, without a support system, it's easy to say "well, I'll go shoot the practice approaches next time." The IMC Club may be just the support system that pilots need. On their website, they say the purpose of the organization is to "promote instrument flying, proficiency and safety. Along with IFR flying and monthly local chapter meetings, we offer a resource rich website which provides an electronic experience base.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

AirVenture One Week Wonder Project Gets Off To A Good Start

The Project Started With The Opening Of Packing Crates That Looked Like A Bunch Of Happy Children Attacking Presents Under The Christmas Tree

On the first day of EAA AirVenture the One Week Wonder project started to spread its wings. The event began at 8 o’clock sharp when EAA Chairman, Jack Pelton, started the master timekeeping clock. The one week wonder Zenith 750 Cruzer would begin life as any kit purchaser would receive the materials.

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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

FAA Proposes $12 Million Fine Against Southwest Airlines

Enforcement Cases Related To Repairs On B737 Airplanes

The FAA is proposing a $12 million civil penalty against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with Federal Aviation Regulations in three separate enforcement cases related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners operated by the Dallas-based airline.

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