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GAMA Statement on FAA Approval of GAMI Unleaded Avgas STCs

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue WASHINGTON, D.C. – General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) President and CEO, Pete Bunce, issued the following statement regarding the FAA’s approval of Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) to allow General Aviation Modifications … Continue reading

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Avfuel & Neste Supply SAF To Viva AerobusAvfuel & Neste Supply SAF To Viva Aerobus

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Fulfilling its commitment made on World Environment Day, Viva Aerobus—Mexico’s ultra-low-cost airline—took its first flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel from Los Angeles to Guadalajara on June … Continue reading

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Predicting the future

by Rick Braunig Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine April/May 2022 online issue. Every once in a while, I feel like I can see into the future and then I think about predictions that failed to materialize like the Small Aircraft … Continue reading

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Fighting Lock-Down With A Flight Simulator

by Seán G. Dwyer Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2021 online issue Everybody has experienced a moody computer. Nothing you do will get it to work, and then — suddenly — it is working. Keep in mind, computers can’t … Continue reading

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Aviation Solutions Company Focused On Solving Legacy Industry Challenges

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue SAN FRANCISCO (May 18, 2021) – Portside, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software solutions for the global business aviation industry, has announced an investment of $17 million led by Tiger Global … Continue reading

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New Features In ForeFlight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue ForeFlight’s advanced electronic flight bag technology provides you with an affordable, all-in-one solution that makes flying easier, safer, and more enjoyable. New features include: DYNAMIC WINDS & TEMPERATURES: View forecast wind … Continue reading

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Collins Aerospace Breaks Ground On $18M Ram Air Turbine Wind Tunnel Test Facility In Rockford, Illinois

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue With fully automated, state-of-the-art technology and greater quality controls, a new wind tunnel will streamline the testing process, while improving employee safety. ROCKFORD, ILL. – Collins Aerospace broke ground May 12, … Continue reading

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AIAA Announces Design/Build/Fly (DBF) Winners Competition Champions 25 Years of Aircraft Innovation and Design

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue RESTON, VA. – The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the winners of the 25th annual AIAA/Textron Aviation/Raytheon Missiles & Defense Design/ Build/Fly (DBF) Competition. The 2020–2021 Design/Build/Fly … Continue reading

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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes Its First Flight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Members of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter team in the Space Flight Operations Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) were excited when data showed that the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its first … Continue reading

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Solution To GPS Jamming Impact Overdue

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue WASHINGTON – The military’s jamming of GPS to simulate outages for defense exercises continues to create headaches for general aviation three years after an industry study recommended ways to minimize the … Continue reading

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