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January 03, 2022

Zenith CH-650 Pilot Saves Pony, Christmas

SportPlane, And Its Pilot, Gets To Play Hero

T'is the season.... for a good holiday story in which a SportPlane, and its pilot, gets to play hero. And in this case, its yet another case of a Zenith to the rescue. Pilot Jerry Ebke noted, via Facebook, that his nephew’s little boys received a pony for Christmas in rural southeastern Nebraska. But... the Yule-time pony-joy was short-lived as the four-legged Christmas gift was spooked by their dog and ran off. The search started in earnest... "Many FB posts, stops at neighbors and driving roads had been unsuccessful in locating Scout," (the Pony). Jerry is not only a pilot, but has a Zenith CH-650 at his disposal... with a BIG bubble canopy from which to start an air-to-ground search mission, in

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New British Aviation Safety Trust Created

Airspace4All Aims to Boost Safety, Promote Equitable Access, Diminish Environmental Impact

A new Charitable trust has been established in the UK to improve the overall state of UK aviation, made to represent the interests of recreational, sport and private flight activities. The Airspace4All Trust will work with the UK's Airspace Modernization Strategy (AMS) and their change proposals, specifically through 3 primary areas of focus. First the trust will aim to improve the safety and efficiency of general aviation by improving procedures, facilities, equipment, and regulatory policies in use today...

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