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Vulcanair A-Viator (AP68TP-600) receives FAA approval for its latest glass cockpit and higher MTOW configuration.
Exciting news are arriving this year to EAA from the Italian manufacturer Vulcanair. The Naples based company is introducing the twin-turboprop A-Viator with a new full glass cockpit. The A-Viator is an airplane that will have a direct impact in the entire turboprop community by providing a low cost of operation with increased versatility. The aircraft has a range of more than 1,000 miles while...... Read More
More: www.vulcanair.com
EAA FIRES BACK AT AIRLINE PILOTS UNION FOR ATTACKING GENERAL AVIATION IN AEROMEDICAL REFORM EFFORT
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 25, 2015) — The Experimental Aircraft Association and other general aviation groups today fired back at an inflammatory letter by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) that made numerous false and unsubstantiated claims regarding the efforts to expand freedoms in general aviation and reform aeromedical certification.

The ALPA letter, ad... Read More
More: www.eaa.org
Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman Debuts New Performance Plane at EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh




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July 24, 2015

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Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman Debuts New Performance Plane at EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh

OSHKOSH, WI – Awe-inspiring aerobatics aren’t the only thing Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University air show performer Matt Chapman will wow the crowds with at this ... Read More
More: erau.edu
SATURDAY 8:30 am Battery Airworthiness WORKSHOP CLASSROOM 3– join Concorde for 45 minute presentation
Time: 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM -- SATURDAY
Location: Workshop Classroom 3
Presenter: Christopher Holder

The battery is the heart of the aircraft. Attendees will learn best practices of servicing and testing procedures to keep the battery healthy and airworthy. Topics addressed include challenges of diagnosing and methods of resolving discharged batteries, importance of scheduled... Read More
More: www.concordebattery.com
Saturday at 12:45 PM FREE Poster Signing At Concorde Battery Booth Hanger B #2053 with MICHAEL GOULIAN Red Bull Pilot!!
Meet MICHAEL GOULIAN on SATURDAY at 12:45 PM. Come to the Concorde Battery Booth Hangar B #2053 and pick up a FREE SIGNED POSTER by Michael Goulian!...... Read More
More: www.concordebattery.com
PEGASAS - the FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation: Heated Airport Pavement research project discussions Sat - Sun (July 25 - 26)
Professor Halil Ceylan and graduate students will be available to discuss the PEGASAS research project investigating aspects for using heated pavements on select areas of airfields to facilitate snow and ice removal. The research includes three major thrusts: an energy and financial viability study, investigations of hybrid heated airport pavements, and investigations of phase change materials...... Read More
More: www.pegasas.aero
PEGASAS - the FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation: EAA Airventure Forum presentation "Overview of PEGASAS" Fri July 24
Professor Seth Young will be providing an overview of the various GA-related research

projects students and faculty from the PEGASAS member universities. The presentation

will be 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM at Forum Stage 2.

PEGASAS researchers will be available throughout the day at the PEGASAS display,

within booth 35 in Aviation Gateway Park (hoste... Read More
More: www.pegasas.aero
Latvia-based Start-up to Revolutionize Condition Monitoring
OSHKOSH, Wisc. - While leading aerospace companies spend millions of dollars attempting to find the best possible alternative to the inefficient time-based maintenance, Advance Vector Analytics (AVA), a Latvia-based start-up, has brought an innovative solution to AirVenture, thus solving the biggest contradiction of condition monitoring: the too high price.
Advance Vector Analytics is a par... Read More
More: ava-labs.com
12 O'clock High "Toby Mug" on site at Airventure
Oshkosh visitors can now own an authentic, full-size ceramic replica of the famous water pitcher that was kept on the mantle of the 918th Bomb Group officers' club in Darryl Zanuck's classic 1949 movie, 12 O'clock High, which signaled that a mission was to start. For years after, people searched for the ½ gallon icon; Pete Plumb, and engineer, located its last known owner.

He got dee... Read More
More: contactmagazine.com
Embry-Riddle Names College of Aviation Dean to Interim Chancellor Position


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July 24, 2015
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Embry-Riddle Names Aviation Dean Dr. Tim Brady Interim Chancellor of the Daytona Beach Campus

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has announced the appointment of Dr. Tim Brady, currently Dean of the College of Aviation at the Daytona Beach Campus, as Interim Chancellor o... Read More
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