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Pilots Crisscross USA In Experimental Aircraft & Set World Records

Two pilots departed from Dallas Love Field on October 4, 2015 in an attempt to set four speed records in a two-seat open-cockpit gyroplane. The duo flew the following routes: Dallas to Los Angeles, Los Angeles to New York City, … Continue reading

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EAA Committed To Manned Aircraft Safety When It Comes To Integrating UAS Operations

OSHKOSH, WIS. –The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is maintaining that although the popularity and number of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly known as drones, is rising rapidly, their entrance into the national airspace system cannot come to the detriment of … Continue reading

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Doolittle Raider, Lt. Col. Dick Cole, Pays Visit To AOPA

FREDERICK, MD. – Lt. Col. Dick Cole, one of the two surviving Doolittle Raiders from World War II, visited the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) National Aviation Community Center (NACC) at Frederick Municipal Airport, as did the B-25, “Panchito.” … Continue reading

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Pelton Named CEO of EAA – Precourt Elected Vice Chairman of EAA Board

OSHKOSH, WIS. (November 9, 2015) – The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Board of Directors has named EAA Chairman Jack Pelton Chief Executive Officer, adding the CEO title and responsibilities to the position Pelton has held with the organization since October … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Airports Commission Executive Director/CEO Jeff Hamiel To Retire… America’s Longest-Serving Major Airport CEO

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINN. – The executive director of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), Jeff Hamiel, has announced that he will retire effective May 16, 2016. As the MAC’s executive director and CEO, Hamiel oversees day-to-day operations of one of the … Continue reading

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