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Kansas State University’s Polytechnic Campus Receives First FAA Approval For UAS Commercial Flight Training

SALINA, KAN. – Kansas State University’s polytechnic campus has set a new precedent in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, becoming the first entity in the United States to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide UAS … Continue reading

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Springfield Company Donates $850,000 To Lincoln Land Aircraft Maintenance Program

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. – Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. (LRS) has made a large financial contribution to assist Lincoln Land Community College expand its aviation maintenance program facilities at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield. LRS’s contribution of $850,000 will be … Continue reading

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Astronaut/Air Racer “Hoot” Gibson To Speak At Minnesota Airport Conference

Hoot Gibson – naval aviator, astronaut, aviation accident investigator, and air race pilot – will speak at the Minnesota Council of Airports Conference on April 20, 2016 at Maddens Resort in Brainerd, Minn. Gibson entered active duty with the U.S. … Continue reading

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New Airborne Cinematography System Designed & Built In The Midwest

BUFFALO, MINN. – Have you ever tried to shoot video footage from a moving car? How about video footage from an airplane in turbulence? If you have, you know that it is next to impossible to obtain high quality, consistently … Continue reading

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Lone Rock, Wisconsin, USA and Milan, Italy… The First Aerolab LoCamp Kit Takes Flight

Francesco Rizzi, founder of Aerolab Manufacturing, Inc. and designer of the Sport Camp series of Experimental/Amateur-built kit aircraft, and Ed Leineweber, managing member of Golden Age Aeroworks, LLC, d/b/a Aerolab USA, distributor of Aerolab products in the United States, recently … Continue reading

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Mooney Achieves First Flight of M10T POC

CHINO, CALIF. – Mooney International Corporation has successfully completed the first flight of the M10T Proof of Concept (POC) aircraft. The first flight was performed by test pilot Len Fox on December 23, 2015 near Chino, California. The M10T is … Continue reading

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Honda Aircraft Receives Type Certification For HondaJet

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Honda Aircraft received type certification for the “HondaJet” from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on December 8, 2015. The FAA presented the type certificate to Honda Aircraft Company President and CEO Michimasa Fujino before 2,000 people at … Continue reading

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FAA Final Rule Regarding Student Pilot Certificates, Photo IDs & CFI Student Pilot Endorsements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Aviation Administration just issued a final rule on a notice of proposed rulemaking they issued in 2010 in regards to the issuance of student pilot certificates. This action requires applicants to apply for a student … Continue reading

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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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