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Wipaire Holds Grand Opening For Florida Facility

Wipaire, Inc., with headquarters at Fleming Field, South St. Paul, Minn., held its grand opening for its Leesburg, Florida facility, February 28, 2015. Based at Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) since February 2013, Wipaire’s service center has expanded into a new, … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Seaplane Seminar & Fly-In To Be Held At Madden’s Resort

Madden’s Resort on Gull Lake near Brainerd, Minnesota, will once again host the annual Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA) Seminar & Fly-In, May 15-17, 2015. Floatplanes can land on Gull Lake and fixed gear aircraft can land at East Gull … Continue reading

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Boeing 747 That Made The Longest Commercial Flight In History Makes Its Shortest & Final Flight

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Qantas airlines’ first Boeing 747-400, celebrated for having flown the longest commercial flight in history from London to Sydney, made its shortest and final journey on March 8, 2015, when it flew from Sydney to Illawarra Regional … Continue reading

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires NationAir Insurance

ITASCA, ILL. – Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced March 3, 2015, the acquisition of NationAir Aviation Insurance based in West Chicago, Illinois.  NationAir’s aviation expertise and international reach is expected to expand Gallagher’s global client capabilities. Founded in 1978, … Continue reading

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Swiss Explorers Launch Solar-Powered Aircraft For Flight Around The World

ABU DHABI – Aviation adventurers, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, began their attempt to fly the solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2), around the world, March 9, 2015, from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Capable of flying over oceans for … Continue reading

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Pilot & Former FAA Executive Named NTSB Chairman

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Christopher Hart, a pilot and former Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) executive, as the 13th chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Confirmation of Hart’s appointment took place on March 12, … Continue reading

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Connell Aviation Group Launches National Aerospace Communications Company

CEDAR FALLS, IOWA – Connell Aviation Group (CAG) has officially launched operations across the United States with a business model unique to the nation. Headquartered in Cedar Falls, Iowa, with district offices in Minnesota and Arizona, the company is a … Continue reading

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First Production Aerolab LoCamp About To Take Flight…. Appearances At 2015 Sun ‘n Fun & AirVenture Anticipated

Good things sometimes take ages to materialize, but are well worth the wait. So it is with the “Aerolab LoCamp,” now nearly 15 years in development, but poised to take off at last. For those Lovers of Old Fashioned Aircraft … Continue reading

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AOPA Announces 2015 Fly-In Dates & Locations

FREDERICK, MD. – Building on the popularity and success of its inaugural events, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) will host five regional fly-ins at new locations nationwide during 2015, which will include AOPA’s Homecoming Fly-In at its headquarters … Continue reading

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Morey & Teitell Complete Capital Air Tour As Planned

MEDFORD, OREGON – Field Morey, an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor from Medford, Oregon, with roots in Wisconsin, and Conrad Teitell of Greenwich, Connecticut, an attorney with Cummings & Lockwood, successfully flew to all 49 state capitals in the lower 48 plus … Continue reading

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