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FMA Grows Pilot Population with Drew Medina, Newest Scholarship Success
October 29, 2015: Fort Worth, TX: The Flying Musicians Association is happy and proud to announce that its first FMA Solo Scholarship Award recipient, Drew Medina of Vero Beach, Florida, a senior in the Vero Beach High School Jazz, Symphonic, and Marching Bands under the direction of James M. Sammons, has achieved his goal of successfully completing his first solo flight.

Drew’s fligh... Read More
SAM Aircraft's super deal: Airplane comes with -- literally -- “everything.”
SAM designer selling airplane, drawings, files, all assets, for less than the price of a kit.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada: SAM Aircraft President Thierry Zibi has a super deal for someone who wants to be an airplane manufacturer. He also has a super deal for someone who wants to own and fly a unique bird with fantastic handling and performance at the LSA limits. The SAM LS is AULA approv... Read More
MODAERO: Spring Break Fly-In & Conference, for the Next Generation of Aviators
Conroe TX, September 21, 2015: The “Spring Break Fly-in” is back, with a new focus: Millennials, the future of aviation, to make Flying cool again.
MODAERO is the result of the realization that the next generation of aviators are not looking for their fathers’ fly-in. They’re connected through technology; they are unconstrained by geography; they are highly mobile and social. They enjoy tra... Read More
Daher Delivers 37th upgraded TB 20 to ENAC, completing glass cockpit enhancement program
Tarbes, France, September 16, 2015 – Daher’s Aircraft Business Unit has delivered the 37th TB 20 Trinidad upgraded for the French National Civil Aviation School (ENAC), concluding an enhancement program for these aircraft single-engine aircraft used by trainee pilots from French and foreign airlines.
The upgrade contract was awarded to Daher in 2011, and involved the installation of a Garmin... Read More
RV12 gets ULPower FWF -- 107hp Direct-Drive, FADEC and air cooling
Anderson, MO – September 15, 2015: Builders of the Van’s Aircraft RV 12 two-place aircraft have been limited to using a complicated, expensive powerplant or designing everything themselves – until now.

Al Smith, of AB Enterprises, has developed and now markets a complete firewall-forward (FWF) solution for those who want to use the popular ULPower 260-series engine in their new RV 12,... Read More
Announcement and Invitation: Open Hangar Day!
Informal roots now support one of the greatest marque fly-ins: flying, friends, and fun
Mexico, Missouri, August 15, 2015: What started as an informal gathering of like minds has turned into one of the largest marque fly-ins, offering formal training and seminars, contests, and fun flying for owners and builders of Zenith aircraft.

On Friday, September 18, those who fly (KMYJ) o... Read More
Troy Johnson
Lancair International is very sad to learn today that one of our valued friends and pilots has lost his life in the Lancair Evolution Aircraft that he was flying. Troy Johnson was a very accomplished pilot with a Masters Degree in Flight Test and a graduate of the National Test Pilot School in Mojave CA. The aircraft Mr. Johnson was flying was being developed for special uses by his company, Un...... Read More
FlightChops: Rare "humble pilot" embraces "license to learn"
Flight Chops videos: learning to fly, with cameras, without the ego
Rare humble pilot takes “license to learn” seriously: now with 2.5 million views, major sponsors
Steve “Flight Chops” Thorne has been called the least cocky pilot on the internet, and that suits him just fine. With what began as a personal mission record his flights to learn from -- and improve on -- his mistakes in th... Read More
Tanis Acquires an STC for BELL 407
Tanis Aircraft Products Engine Preheat System – Supplemental Type Certificate
Bell 407 - Installation of Tanis Heli-Preheat System

Oshkosh, WI; EAA AirVenture July 20, 2015 - Tanis Aircraft Products is proud to announce a Supplemental Type Certificate for the Bell 407 - Installation of Tanis Preheat System.

Tanis manufactures the only heli-preheat system that thor... Read More
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

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