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AOPA & Garmin Team Up To Lower The Cost of Avionics For Certified Aircraft

Published in Midwest Flyer – Oct/Nov 2016 OSHKOSH, WIS. – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and Garmin announced July 25, 2016, the availability of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) of the G5 electronic attitude indicator for hundreds … Continue reading

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Model Building… Why It Is So Important

by Tom Biller Model aircraft building used to be a very common activity when I was young in the late ’70s early ’80s. My school actually had a model-building club that met during vacation times when kids were out of … Continue reading

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West Star Aviation Opens New Maintenance Facility In Illinois

EAST ALTON, ILL. – West Star Aviation is nearing completion of their new 47,000 square foot maintenance facility at their East Alton, Illinois (ALN) location. In addition to the new maintenance facility, the multi-million dollar expansion includes a 14,000 square … Continue reading

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General Observations of AirVenture 2013

“Oh my gosh, how’d they do that?” by Harold Green This year EAA AirVenture, July 29 thru August 4, 2013, provided an opportunity to consider the impact of this event on General Aviation. I spent most of my two days … Continue reading

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AirVenture, Technology & Us

by Harold Green It is late summer and this is an aviation publication. Therefore we have the opportunity to discuss EAA AirVenture, held annually at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. AirVenture is truly a unique event with worldwide scope. … Continue reading

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A Commentary On Advanced Avionics

by Harold Green We are currently in the throes of a general aviation revolution. We have airplanes that cruise comfortably at 24,000 feet at well over 200 knots, have a range approaching 1,000 miles, come equipped with ice prevention, and … Continue reading

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K-State Adds Five Aircraft To Fleet

SALINA, KAN. – The aviation program at Kansas State University’s Salina campus has added five new Cessna Skyhawk 172 G1000s to the university’s training fleet. K-State is an elite Top 5 aviation university. Located on the Salina campus adjacent to … Continue reading

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Park Rapids Avionics…. Two Brothers, One Team In Lake Country

by Dave Weiman PARK RAPIDS, MINNESOTA – The first thing that impressed me when I flew into Park Rapids Municipal Airport/ Konshok Field (PKD) recently to tour the facilities at Park Rapids Avionics, was the scenery of the lake country. … Continue reading

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Wichita Aero Club Spotlights New National Center For Aviation Training

WICHITA, KAN. – The Wichita Aero Club launched its third year by spotlighting Air Capital’s newest aviation resource, the National Center for Aviation Training at the club’s January 18, 2011 luncheon held in the center’s 258,000 square foot complex located … Continue reading

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