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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Life-Saving OSH2014 Sponsor: BRS Parachutes

BRS Parachutes: Defining Aviation Safety

It's a simple idea, really. A parachute which will, when deployed, turn what could be a very bad situation into one in which not only the occupants, but in many cases the airplane, survive. That's the concept behind the full-airframe parachutes for the general aviation market manufactured by BRS Aviation. Prior to 1975, few had attempted to implement the idea to design a parachute for an aircraft, even though it had been talked about for nearly a century. In that year, Boris Popov of Saint Paul, Minnesota, survived a 400-foot fall in a collapsed hang glider. The event led Popov to invent the whole-aircraft parachute system and to found Ballistic Recovery Systems (BRS) in 1980.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (08.01.14)

The Travel Air Restorers Association (TARA)

An independent, nonprofit organization, formed in 1990, dedicated to the preservation of Travel Air aircraft, their history, engineering drawings, related artifacts, photographs and documentation with the objective to keep these aircraft flying for today's and future generations to enjoy and appreciate.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Airborne 07.30.14: WomenVenture 2014, Skycraft Update, IMC Club Award

Also: AvNav EFB, Lockheed Martin, One Week Wonder Update, Pelton Intvw-Part3

It was hard to miss the energy, enthusiasm, and interest in aviation by hundreds of women celebrating aviation during EAA AirVenture. Today, a day-long roster of women-centric events were organized by Women in Aviation, International), the 99s and EAA. Our ANN in-house airplane homebuilder, Earl Downs, stopped by the One Week Wonder project to check on its progress. The SkyCraft SD-one Minisport is one of those airplanes you just can’t walk past. It’s diminutive, sporty looking, and as cute as a bug. The SkyCraft Airplane Company, located in Provo, Utah has filed its special light sport aircraft compliance form and expects the FAA to complete its audit soon. This means they are on the road to being able to deliver a factory built, single seat, special light sport aircraft. All this... and MORE in today's episode

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Breezy Down At Wittman Regional Airport

Two Injured, Transported To Aera Hospital

A two-place Breezy aircraft went down at about 0900 CDT Thursday morning on the east side of Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI. There were two people aboard the aircraft at the time, and both were transferred to local hospitals.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Introducing The WA3 Surveyor Sport

Open Air Flying  With Speed & Utility

The World Aircraft Company based in Paris, TN has introduced their open frame, tandem seat, light sport aircraft. While it looks like a modernized Breezy, it isn't. This aircraft is a real light sport aircraft with a 75% cruise speed of 103 mph. Actually it has capabilities greater than LSA, which is how you know it's an actual LSA performer. The instruments and radio are a package of Dynon's.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

A Special Issuance Third Class Medical

Coming To An Airman Near You ... Or Not

Dr. Brent Blue MD held a forum on the issuance of third class medical certificates Tuesday morning. Attendance was brisk with many eager to expound upon and commiserate about their particular ailments and the frustration encountered in trying to convince the FAA Medical Office to issue a third class medical.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Spot Showcases Life-Saving Satellite Products At EAA 2014

Spot Trace Tells You When You're Airplane Is Moving

Spot LLC ... a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar Inc. ... introduced the new SPOT Trace at a news conference Monday at AirVenture.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Lycoming Celebrates 85 Years Of Innovation In Aviation Technology

Starting As A Metal Fabricating Plant Lycoming Produces Engines For All Markets Of Aviation

Did you know that Lycoming Engines was started by a women? It's true. In 1845 Madam Ellen Curtis Demorest started, what is now called Lycoming Engines as a metal fabrication plant. In 1888 local investors bought the facilities and named it the Demorest Fashion and Sewing Machine Company which produced sewing machines, bicycles, typewriters, duplicating machines, gas irons and printing presses.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Free Legal Advice From OSH14!

Expert Aviation Attorneys Discuss Maintenance And Its Legal Perils

One of the great things about being at AirVenture is that there a countless presenters who are experts in their field and they are more than willing to share their knowledge with all.  Two of these experts, Mike Pangia (Washington, DC) and Pat Phillips (Orlando, FL) are experienced aviation attorneys as well as holding ATP and A&P ratings and are on EAA Legal Advisory Council. 

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Airborne 07.30.14: WomenVenture 2014, Skycraft Update, IMC Club Award

Also: AvNav EFB, Lockheed Martin, One Week Wonder Update, Pelton Intvw-Part3

It was hard to miss the energy, enthusiasm, and interest in aviation by hundreds of women celebrating aviation during EAA AirVenture.  Today, a day-long roster of women-centric events were organized by Women in Aviation, International), the 99s and EAA. Our ANN in-house airplane homebuilder, Earl Downs, stopped by the One Week Wonder project to check on its progress. The SkyCraft SD-One Minisport is one of those airplanes you just can’t walk past. It’s diminutive, sporty looking, and as cute as a bug. The SkyCraft Airplane Company, located in Provo, Utah has filed its special light sport aircraft compliance form and expects the FAA to complete its audit soon. This means they are on the road to being able to deliver a factory built, single seat, special light sport aircraft. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

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