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Text messaging added to AirVenture arrival procedure

JULY 10, 2019 BY GENERAL AVIATION NEWS STAFF EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — A new text message system will add further information for pilots as they prepare their arrivals at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, using the FAA Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) procedures. The text message availability is one of several enhancements to the NOTAM process for AirVenture, the […]

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Hartzell Propeller lineup at EAA 2019

Aerial Shows, Aviation Celebrities, Tech Talks Highlight Hartzell Propeller at EAA 2019 Piqua, Ohio, July 9, 2019 - Hartzell Propeller's profile at the 2019 EAA AirVenture, to be held July 22-29 in Oshkosh, Wis., features multiple aviation celebrities, a number of exhilarating air show performances and technical presentations, in addition to the world's best propeller […]

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Warbird Area Tram Tour at OSH19

This is year 9 for the wildly popular “Warbirds’ Tram Tour”. You can easily gauge public response by the long ticket lines that never end. Tour HQ is across from Fightertown and adjacent to Warbird Alley. Four majestic American flags flying 20 feet in the air mark the spot. The 30 minute tour weaves thru […]

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Sun 'n Fun to celebrate the life of Billy M. Henderson

  June 11, 2019 - Lakeland, Florida: A celebration of life for the founder and former Executive Director of Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, Billy Henderson, will be held at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on June 23, 2019. Billy's contribution to aviation in Central Florida, as well as both nationally and internationally, paved […]

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Satellite-based navigation is becoming the norm. iStock photo.

ADS-B Rebates Nearly Gone

$500 FAA INCENTIVES WILL RUN OUT SOON May 6, 2019 By Mike Collins As of today, fewer than 1,000 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out rebate reservations remain available from the FAA. Because aircraft owners are reserving rebates at an average rate of 60 to 100 per day, the available rebates could be exhausted in two […]

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Spencer Suderman stands next to the PItts S-1C, which lost its propeller in flight near Whiteman Airport.

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Pitts Pilot Lands Propless Plane at Congested Airport

Spencer Suderman averts disaster despite abrupt power failure due to lost prop. Aerobatic performer Spencer Suderman got a nasty surprise this weekend as he was flying over the San Fernando Valley, one of the most congested parts of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. Suderman was cruising at 7,500 feet on his way to Yuma, Arizona, […]

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Spruce Super Sale Peachtree City, Georgia - May 18, 2019

Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes. This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customers to meet our vendors.     Gain the skills and learn the RV Assembly 2-Day […]

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50 Years of Apollo to be Celebrated

  Apollo 9 50th Anniversary Celebration Set for March 13 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum! Apollo 9, which paved the way for later lunar exploration – including the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing – kicks off a year-long international celebration of 50 Years of Apollo at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.  Don’t miss out! San […]

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Aircraft Spruce to be at the Copperstate Fly-in

    Buckeye Municipal Airport (KBXK) in conjunction with the Buckeye Air Fair will be hosting the fly-in on February 8, 9 & 10, 2019. Come and enjoy this FREE event and be sure to stop by the Spruce booth! Along with traditional features such as: Educational Forums, Aircraft Displays, Aviation Vendors, Youth Activities and […]

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Garmin announces Q1 2019 aviation webinars

January 8, 2019 - Garmin is pleased to announce aviation webinars through the first-half of 2019. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost avionics solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview […]

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Ray Scholarship Honors High School Students’ Accomplishments in Aviation

December 24, 2018 - There was a big celebration at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport as four more Ray scholarships were awarded. The Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) on the SUN ‘n FUN campus of the airport announced the recipients of the James C. Ray Scholarship. Each recipient joined the elite list of high school students […]

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World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration seeks people and aircraft that attended in 1970

AirVenture Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years in Oshkosh at 2019 Fly-In

December 20, 2018 - EAA is marking the 50th consecutive year of its annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in convention in Oshkosh in 2019 with a full schedule of activities for arriving aviators and residents of EAA’s hometown. The EAA fly-in convention was first held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1953. In 1959, the event moved to Rockford, […]

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Jet Aviation Acquires KLM Jet Center in Amsterdam and Rotterdam

October 1, 2018 Jet Aviation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of KLM Jet Center, a leading provider of comprehensive FBO/Handling services at Amsterdam and Rotterdam International Airports. With a new flagship operation and presence at two of Europe’s top airports, the KLM Jet Center acquisition represents a significant step in strengthening Jet Aviation’s position […]

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Aircraft Spruce West Super Sale September 29, 2018

Spruce Super Sale - Corona, CA. Come join the fun and get a chance to win big prizes. This is the time of year when we go all out by offering spectacular discounts on our most popular products and provide a chance for our loyal customer to meet our vendors.   Now gain the skills, […]

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Facts and Figures from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 Facts and Figures                   July 30, 2018 -  Comment from EAA Chairman Jack Pelton: “A ‘perfect’ event may be unattainable, but AirVenture 2018 came about as close as one could imagine. The combination of outstanding programs, aircraft variety, a robust economy, and good […]

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The Estate of Mike Shaver to be Auctioned

Estate of Mike Shaver ABSOLUTE AUCTION, Saturday, May 19, 2018 beginning at 9:30 A.M. (PDT). 21010 Woodside Way, Groveland, California 95321. Auction comprised of aircraft projects including Waco, Stinson, Monocoupe and Piper models. Also available Aircraft tug, Vehicles, Forklift, Tools and more. Open house and pre-registration will take place on Friday, May 18, 2018 from […]

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This recently restored Junkers monoplane was one of the earliest practical "Executive" transports.

Trade-A-Plane joins Companies from Around the Globe at AERO Friedrichshafen

The 2018 edition of AERO Friedrichshafen is underway with sunny skies, strong crowds and over 600 exhibitors. Companies from all over the world gather in the beautiful Bodensee region to display their wares and make new contacts. Friedrichshafen has a great aviation tradition that dates back to the earliest days of flight. Count Zeppelin (Graf Zeppelin) built […]

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aerobridge and Sun 'n Fun Have Partnered to Provide Support to Individuals Affected by Hurricane Irma

  Urgent - Hurricane Irma Update 14 September: Today's mission is to bring as much food, water and charcoal to X51. If you have these items, contact Leann at +1 (517) 937-6373 and tell her you want to go direct to X51. From there, you can do round robins from OCF/LAL (where we have supplies […]

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Superior Air Parts, AeroShell, CamGuard and RAM Aircraft Announce 2017 AirVenture Forum Series Schedule

Coppell, TX (July 05, 2017)  — Representatives of Superior Air Parts, Inc., announced today that the company is partnering with AeroShell, CamGuard and RAM Aircraft to host a series of 18 educational forums during Oshkosh AirVenture 2017. “We had a lot of great response from our forums at Oshkosh 2016 and this past Sun ‘n Fun. […]

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Place Your Aircraft Spruce Order and Pick-up at our AirVenture Booth

2017 AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH PICK-UP YOUR AIRCRAFT SPRUCE ORDERS AT OUR BOOTH Place your order over $100 online or by phone and pick up at The AirVenture Show Oshkosh in our booth. Orders for pick up must be placed by noon Monday July 17th EST and they will be brought to the show on our truck […]

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