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Picture of the Day: Is this Heaven?

Picture of the Day: Is this Heaven?

Megan Vande Voort sent in this photo with a note: "The B-25 'Lady Luck' watches...

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Is it legal for two planes to be on the same runway at the same time?

Is it legal for two planes to be on the same runway at...

Not every facet of non-towered airports operations has been addressed by the FAA....

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Failure to remove seat belt flight control lock proves fatal for RV-8 pilot

Failure to remove seat belt flight control lock proves...

The pilot's failure to remove the seat belt used as a flight control lock from the...

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Aviation radio sim adds PFD

Aviation radio sim adds PFD

The update delivers a digital PFD where pilots can view and process information...

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Had he not seen me, I’m reasonably sure we would have collided

Had he not seen me, I’m reasonably sure we would have collided

All of a sudden I caught a glimpse of the Skyhawk banking away from me. I never...

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Poker Run National Flight Challenge introduced

Poker Run National Flight Challenge introduced

Each pilot participating in the Poker Run earns a new card when they check in at...

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Power Flows powers up production of new exhaust system for Cessnas

Power Flows powers up production of new exhaust system...

After overcoming several daunting challenges, including supply-chain SNAFUs, a global...

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Pipistrel founders spread the wealth

Pipistrel founders spread the wealth

Some of the 21 million euros donated by Taja and Ivo Boscarol will be used to build...

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Picture of the day: Rainbow over the capital city

Picture of the day: Rainbow over the capital city

Mark Carter sent in this photo, taken by John Henry of the Kentucky Department of...

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Ask Paul: Can I rebuild this engine to increase horsepower?

Ask Paul: Can I rebuild this engine to increase horsepower?

Can I take a 150-hp O-320-E2D, say from 172 or Cherokee, and rebuild it with D2G...

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Mechanic’s failure fatal for two

Mechanic’s failure fatal for two

The mechanic’s failure to clean the oil suction screen during the most recent maintenance,...

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Red Tail Flight Academy continues Tuskegee Airmen legacy

Red Tail Flight Academy continues Tuskegee Airmen legacy

On the 80th anniversary of the first graduating class of Tuskegee Airmen, the Red...

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Aviation Mechanic Oral & Practical Exam Guide updated

Aviation Mechanic Oral & Practical Exam Guide updated

The fourth edition of the guide is designed to prepare aviation mechanic applicants...

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Volunteers work together to open 23W to the public

Volunteers work together to open 23W to the public

Over the last three years, Recreational Aviation Foundation Director Jeff Russell...

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Redbird adds training scenarios to app

Redbird adds training scenarios to app

Practice asymmetric flaps, a snapped control cable, and flying into a boxed in canyon...

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DIY at an airshow

DIY at an airshow

The workshops area at SUN 'n FUN offers instruction on everything you need to know...