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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Huerta On Third Class Medical: 'How Do We Get To Yes?'

But The Bureaucratic Road Could Be A Long One, Administrator Says

Hopes were high in some corners of AirVenture that FAA Administrator Michael Huerta would make a major announcement about eliminating the 3rd class medical certificate during his annual "Meet the Administrator" session Thursday.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

GAMA Publishes Second Quarter GA Aircraft Shipment Report

Report Remains Mixed, Business Jets Strong 

GAMA on Thursday published the second quarter 2014 general aviation aircraft shipment report. Industry airplane shipments increased 4.8 percent to 1,110 units while airplane billings rose to $10.9 billion, up 4.5 percent. GAMA also released quarterly shipment data for rotorcraft manufacturers for the first time.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

New Kid On The Block: Tecnam Does It Again

EASA Certifies New Four-Place P2010

EASA has certified Tecnam's new four seat P2010, and the company expects FAA certification to occur in the next few months.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

The Pipistrel Panthera ... Does Sex Sell?

Pipistrel's Business Plan Isn't Quite The Bunny Ranch ... But Their Objective Is The Same

Can a sleek, sexy airplane with good performance numbers overcome a price fit for a Hollywood star? The preorders would suggest so ... but don't look for it at Oshkosh. The only flying example of Pipistrel's Panthera is being used for testing.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

SKT Skyrider Helicopter: Swiss Precision - Italian Design

Two-Place Aircraft Available As Kit Or Ready-To-Fly

SKT Canada is displaying a new helicopter with an interesting pedigree. It is of Italian design, but manufactured in Switzerland.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Aspen Avionics, True Innovators, Present Oshkosh 2014 Special Event Coverage!

OSH2014 Sponsor: Aspen Avionics

Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced technology and capability into general aviation cockpits. Our products increase situational awareness and reduce pilot workload, making it even easier and safer to fly in both VFR and IFR conditions. Our philosophy is that getting the latest avionics technology shouldn’t always mean spending a lot of money—on equipment or on installation. The Evolution system enables aircraft owners to upgrade their primary flight instrument “six pack” to glass cockpit technology all at once, or in stages. Easy and inexpensive software upgrades add new features and capabilities, while future-proofing the system and protecting owners’ investments.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

Able Flight Pilots Get Their Wings At Oshkosh 2014

'Changing Lives Through The Challenge And Freedom Of Flight'

Able Flight provides scholarships that allow people with physical disabilities, including paraplegics and wounded veterans, to become pilots and provide scholarships to support careers in aviation. Able Flight returned to AirVenture to announce six new Able Flight pilots who earned their sport pilot certificates in 2014.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

U.S. Customs And Border Protection: Office Of Air And Marine

We Aren't Big Brother….But We Are Watching You

The United States Customs and Border Protection: Office of Air and Marine (USCBPOM) held a public relations forum at Airventure on Monday. The tone of the meeting began as an information and education effort by the agency but quickly evolved into an US and Them stand off.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

GoPro Sends Young Adults To The Sky

First Ever 'Go Fly' Scholarship Presented At AirVenture

GoPro has teamed up with the EAA Young Eagles division to help passionate aviation go-getters reach the sky. The first ever GoPro flight scholarship, dubbed “Go Fly,” was created to encourage young adults to follow their dreams of becoming a pilot.

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Fri, Aug 01, 2014

ERAU Prescott And Flight Research To Develop Aircraft Training

Curriculum Will Be Aimed At Increasing Safety, Building Piloting Skills

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus’ Robertson Safety Institute and Flight Research Inc. inked a deal Wednesday, July 30, at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 to produce world-class training and curriculum programs for aircraft loss-of-control situations.

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