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August 01, 2023

New World Record Attempt Concludes at AirVenture 2023

All in a Day’s Work

In 2019, pilot Dan Moore of Johnson City, Tennessee flew to and landed at 92 airports in a single day, thereby setting the world record for the largest number of airports visited by the solo pilot of a fixed-wing aircraft within a 24-hour time-period. Comes now 2023, and Mr. Moore has again undertaken an effort likely to land him in the record-books.

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The Bushliner 1850: Resurrecting a Backcountry Workhorse

New Production 185 Available for the Home Builder

The Cessna 185 has proven a capable aircraft in the many decades it has been in service and when production stopped there was still a large demand for the aircraft. In the 1990s, following the discontinuation of the Skywagon 185, the Cyclone aircraft emerged as an innovative improvement over its predecessor. Cyclone introduced advancements to the original design and gained popularity, offering aircraft as kits to builders.

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Victims of OSH T-6 Accident Identified, GoFund Me Effort Started

GoFundMe Initiative Undertaken for Decedent’s Family

EAA officials have released the names of two AirVenture attendees killed in a 29 July aircraft accident in the vicinity of Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s Wittman Regional Airport (OSH). At approximately 09:06 CDT, the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Communication Center received numerous reports of an aircraft having gone down in Lake Winnebago—a shallow inland lake, the largest in Wisconsin, girded by the cities of Oshkosh, Neenah, Menasha, and Fond du Lac.

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Questions About Aeromedical Concerns In Light of MOSAIC

Light Sport Pilots May Get “Real” Airplanes Sooner Rather Than Later

As the much-ballyhooed MOSAIC NPRM was published just a few days ago the personal aviation crowds are digesting its contents, ramifications, and maybe unintended consequences. As part of the proposal light sport pilots will gain access to heavier, faster, and more capable aircraft as the gross weight and maximum speeds of light sport aircraft will be greatly increased or removed entirely, with the class only limited by stall speed. When the proposal becomes final, and who knows exactly when that will happen, the real intent of Sport Pi

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$250-Million Order Placed for Ace VTOL GT Slipstream

Personal eVTOL “Muscle Car” to Debut by 2027

Ace VTOL, the Australian eVTOL maker that aspires to revolutionize Urban Air Mobility (UAM) in the antipodes, announced on 26 July 2023 that it had received a kingly, $250-million order for its flagship personal eVTOL aircraft, the GT Slipstream, from Aeroauto, a prominent Palm Beach, Florida-based retailer of eVTOL aircraft.

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Altitude Angel Platform Redefines U.K. Airspace Utilization

Keeping Up With the Neighbors

Whilst regulatory advancements have occasioned the alacritous and comprehensive development of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) networks in Japan, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Italy, the U.K. has failed, to date, to deploy a standard, nationwide, UAS digital approval service across its airport infrastructure. However, by dint of Altitude Angel’s Drone Assist app and—both of which are connected to the company’s Approval Services platform—the U.K. will soon have opportunity to take a leadership role in the integration of UAS into extant airspace constructs currently the sole province of manned aircraft.

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