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Droning on

I checked off a New Year’s resolution in 2017 when I successfully added Unmanned, small Aircraft System Remote Pilot to my list of pilot certifications. I am one of the more than 23,000 people who has earned that license since the FAA began issuing it in 2013. More than 23,000 licenses in only four years […]

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Deadline looms for applying for Hawaii museum scholarships

HONOLULU, Hawaii — Hawaii state residents of all ages interested in career opportunities in aviation can apply now for multiple scholarships offered by Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor. The deadline to submit completed applications is Feb. 15, 2018, with winners notified by March 31, 2018. The scholarships are: Frank Der Yuen Aviation Scholarship: Provides financial […]

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Buzzard hits 182

The pilot reported that while performing aerial observation along a pipeline in a Cessna 182, he spotted a buzzard about 200′ ahead of the airplane. He attempted to turn left to avoid the buzzard, but the bird changed its course and struck the right wing. The pilot landed without further incident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A […]

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