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AERO ASIA to Be Held for the First Time in Zhuhai, China, in October 2015

Friedrichshafen – The AERO is landing in China: The organizer of Airshow China, Zhuhai Airshow Co., Ltd., and Messe Friedrichshafen, organizer of the international aviation show AERO, intend to host a general aviation exhibition every two years in China under the name of “AERO ASIA”. The air show will be held for the first time from October 28 to […]

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Seeking Community Support for Visitor Center Fundraising Challenge

RHINEBECK, NY 8/14/14: With a goal of breaking ground in November, Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome volunteers are hustling to raise funds for a new $150,000 Visitor Center. Plans are now complete for the gift shop, model museum and modern restrooms in one building, and reviews are underway by the Red Hook Planning Board. The biggest challenge […]

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45,000 Cancer Patients Have Been Flown To Their Life Saving Treatment Centers

White Plains, NY—Westchester County Airport (HPN) was the departure point at 8AM on the 24th of April 2014, for the 45,000th cancer patient flight arranged by the staff and volunteers of the Corporate Angel Network, (CAN). Todd Blake, a 22 year old Hodgkin’s Lymphoma patient for the past five years, and his mother Nancy, were […]

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More Than $125,000 in Scholarships Awarded Through the AEA Educational Foundation

NASHVILLE, TENN., March 14, 2014 — During the 57th annual AEA International Convention & Trade Show, the Aircraft Electronics Association’s Educational Foundation announced the names of 22 individuals who were awarded individual scholarships worth more than $125,000 for the 2014-15 academic year. This year, the AEA was honored to administer the inaugural Monte Mitchell Memorial Scholarship, a $1,500 award […]

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TAPtv has released a new featurette on http://taptv.trade-a-plane.com/

Recently TAPtv visited legendary aircraft builder and collector (and champion aerobatic pilot) Kermit Weeks at his Fantasy of Flight Museum near Orlando Florida. Mr. Weeks gave TAPtv an exclusive guided tour of the museum, showing us some of the remarkable airplanes in his collection. See some of the amazing aircraft he owns at at http://taptv.trade-a-plane.com/

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High in the Sky - A Closer Look at Some of the Top Brands of Single Engine Aircraft

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Virgin Atlantic Debuts Pre-flight Safety Video That Begs You To Get Up and Dance

Airline safety videos have become so static they border on ridiculous Airline safety videos are mandated by the FAA, so you can’t really blame the airline for forcing every traveler to sit through a three to five minute safety lesson that is systematically designed not to scare the heck out of travelers. Talk of oxygen […]

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Aviators Honored on Veterans Day

At museums and parades across the country, aviators and their contributions to the U.S. military were remembered over the Veterans Day weekend. The Air Museum In Palm Springs, Calif., introduced its newly renovated Vietnam-era Republic F-105D Thunderchief bomber. In Mesa, Ariz., four U.S. Navy veterans from World War II, all in their 90s, went flying […]

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Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Helicopter Poised to Dominate the Skies - Aurora Flight Sciences Provides the Fuselage

Manassas-based Aurora Flight Sciences delivers a world class fuselage for a revolutionary new attack helicopter Aurora Flight Sciences (AFS) has designed and developed a truly world class fuselage for the much anticipated Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter. This helicopter is designed to contend for the lead role in the US Army’s stable of attack and support […]

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Bell Helicopters Receives Top Ratings in Annual Aviation Industry Support Surveys

Textron, Inc. – parent company of Bell Helicopters, receives glowing reviews The aviation industry is comprised of a group of individuals who possess an almost fanatical sense of loyalty to their aircraft, their gear, and their lifestyle. That said, this group also demands a lot of their airplanes and helicopters, and the series of annual […]

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Aeromobil Flying Car Goes from Road to Runway in Style

Despite the best work of thousands of inventors around the globe, and a vision of every sci-fi movie, true flying cars have never caught on for a multitude of engineering, safety and practical reasons. So it's worth noting when a Slovakian designer reveals a new take on the idea that avoids one of the great […]

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Bell Helicopters Designates Donaldson to Provide Critical Filtration Elements for New Bell 525 Relentless Helicopter

The new Bell 525 promises enhanced safety, increased payload, and better flying dynamics than predecessors Bell Helicopters is a leader in the rotor wing field, and has been in continuous operation since 1935. Founded by Lawrence Dale Bell in Buffalo, NY, Bell helicopters have evolved dramatically since the first model 47 rolled off the assembly […]

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The Future Of The Aircraft Industry: Greening Planes Will Be A Future Goal For Commercial Aircraft Companies

Commercial jetliners are responsible for nearly 12% of transportation-based global carbon dioxide pollution. This is a staggering amount that not only represents an environmental problem, but it also means that airline companies are burning a lot of jet fuel. Fuel is certainly one of the biggest costs an airline realizes, so advances in fuel economy […]

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A Sign of a Recovering Economy? Private Aviation Is Beginning to Take off.

As the economy lifts, so does the aviation industry During the past four or five years, one segment of the economy that has been hit hard is the aviation field. When times are tough, businesses cut back on travel, pilots make do with their current airplane or helicopter, and upgrades, repairs, and modifications tend to […]

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Future of Space Shuttle Engines – Can They Make Spaceplanes Affordable?

Advances in Space Shuttle Engines May Make Spaceplanes A Common Sight Spaceplanes have captured the attention of the general public for years. The idea of a private company whisking a well-heeled, wannabe space explorer up into orbit creates images of weightlessly floating through the craft’s cabin, seeing the earth from outer space, and joining the […]

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EAA Founder Paul Poberezny 1921 - 2013

Paul Poberezny, the energetic, charismatic, and personable founder of the Experimental Aviation Association, died Aug. 22 at the age of 91. Poberezny was a military pilot for 30 years and served during World War II and Korea before retiring as a lieutenant colonel from the Wisconsin Air National Guard in 1970. He was born in […]

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At NBAA2013, Build A Plane to Present 'Teachers' Day,' Sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced it will for the first time host a Build A Plane Teachers’ Day, sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace, in conjunction with the annual “Careers in Business Aviation Day,” held each year at NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA2013), which takes place this year in Las Vegas, NV. […]

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Virginia Meets Goal of 100% Participation in Airport Support Network (ASN)

The Commonwealth of Virginia has become the first state in the nation to have 100% participation in the Airport Support Network (ASN) at its 66 public use airports.  ASN is a project of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), which encourages volunteers to act as communications liaisons at public use airports between AOPA, local […]

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BuildAPlane Announces Teachers’ Day 2013 at AirVenture

BuildAPlane, a non-profit aviation education organization in cooperation with GAMA and EAA, will sponsor Teachers’ Day at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture again this year in Oshkosh, WI. The event is scheduled for July 30th, 2013, and will expose teachers to a variety of programs and curricula that allow educators to put aviation in classrooms, from middle school through high […]

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Junkyard Genius Builds World’s First Racing Airplane for Endurance Race

In the annals of the 24 Hours of LeMons — the racing series that combines a $500 vehicle spending limit with "Let's Make a Deal" costumes into a weekend jubilee of junkyard engineering — few racers and builders have brought more innovation to the track than Jeff Bloch. Bloch, known around the pits as Speedycop, has built 13 […]

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