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In a move that would cut regulations on the general aviation industry and thereby improve safety, decrease costs, and free private-sector innovation, Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS), has introduced the Small Aircraft Revitalization Act. The EAA AirVenture Cup Race will feature a new starting point in 2013, This year’s course will start at Mount Vernon Airport (KMVN) in Illinois, include two turn points, and end at Waupaca Municipal Airport (PCZ) about 30 miles northwest of Oshkosh. Officials are also adding several new classes of aircraft
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"Lockheed Martin is committed to improving safety, efficiency, and convenience for the general aviation community. Look for more features later this year including our Next Generation Briefing capability that includes automatic summarization of text-intensive information and enhanced graphics that help pilots understand their briefings faster."
Source: Jim Derr, director of Lockheed Martin Flight Services, in comments associated with new updates made to the Lockheed Martin Flight Services (LMFS) automation system and Pilot Web Portal that will make general aviation safer and more convenient - at no cost to pilots.