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Wed, Jul 30, 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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Wed, Jul 30, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.30.14)

The Cub Club

The Cub Club is an organization of aviation enthusiasts interested in preserving and promoting the restoration, maintenance and flying of the long-wing fabric Piper Cubs. The Cub models include the E2, J2, J3, J4, J5, L4, HE-1, PA-11, PA-12, PA-14 and PA-18.

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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

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

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

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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Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Mooney Announces Partnership With Redbird Flight Simulator

Desktop Simulator Being Shown At Oshkosh

With sales shifting into high gear at Mooney International Corporation, the Company is pleased to announce its partnership with Redbird Flight Simulations. Mooney has purchased three feature-rich, full-motion Redbird FMX’s.

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