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Wed, Jul 30, 2014

AeroSports Update: Does The Term ‘SportPlane’ Equate To Limited Capability?

When We Use The Term “Sport Plane” Or “Light Sport Aircraft,” Does That Equate To Limited Usability?

Some aircraft are specifically intended for transportation and travel. A good example of this would be a corporate jet or even a high-performance single-engine airplane. Other aircraft seem to have found their niche in what we call sport or recreational flying, but to lump all these aircraft into the term “sport plane” is a bit limiting.  

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Wed, Jul 30, 2014

ICON Aircraft Constructs And Flies First Production A5

ESN-1 Was Built From The Production Design, Tooling

ICON Aircraft has unveiled what it says is the first production A5, an aircraft the company refers to as Engineering Serial Number 1 (ESN-1). This is the first A5 built from the production design, with production tooling, and using production methods and components. ESN-1 was built over a five-month period, from January to June of 2014, and successfully completed its first flight on 7 July 2014 in Tehachapi, CA.

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Wed, Jul 30, 2014

Perlan Project Takes Off To The Edge Of Space

The Perlan Project Announces Their Partnership With Airbus Group To Finance The Project To Finish

The Perlan project is a non-for-profit research company studying atmospheric conditions utilizing a sailplane designed to fly at extremely high altitudes. They have joined with the Airbus group on  financing and technical support. The objective is to continue the research that was started by Steve Fossett and his crew, who set a previous world record of 51,000 feet, by exploring the very upper level weather patterns at 90,000 feet above the surface of the earth.

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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

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

Just Singing In The Breeze

Flying The Breezy Can Require A Fluid Imagination ... And An Iron Posterior

For the 50th anniversary of the Breezy, a number of the aircraft are on static display at AirVenture this year. Though similar in make, each of them has customized changes to suit the owners. But most people see the Breezy as a local flight machine. You give rides, you take-off and land, and you give more rides.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

AeroSports Update: Sport Pilot And Control Tower Operation

Sport Pilot Rules Allow A Student To Choose Whether Or Not To Receive Controlled Airport Training

FAR 61.315 states that a sport pilot may not operate in class B, C, or D airspace, or at any airport with an operating control tower unless he or she meets the training requirements of FAR 61.325. Let review what this means.

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Mon, Jul 28, 2014

Skies Over Oshkosh To Be Filled With Hartzell Propeller Performers

Participation Ranges From Skydivers To Aerobatics

Hundreds of thousands of aviation enthusiasts attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 who cast their vision skyward will be able to see a number of aerial performances associated with Hartzell Propeller.

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