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Teaching kids to work on airplanes

By TED LUEBBERS Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 534 recently held one of its Aviation Youth Saturday workshops at the Leesburg International Airport (KLEE) in Florida, teaching kids how to build and repair real experimental general aviation aircraft. According to chapter officials, EAA Chapter 534 has committed to building up its Aviation Youth Program to work with […]

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Video: NTSB warns pilots about weight and balance

​The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Safety Alert for General Aviation pilots, called “Minding Weight, Maintaining Balance: Improper or Unperformed Calculations Can Be Fatal.” NTSB officials note that between 2008 and 2016, the probable causes of 136 GA accidents were related to pilots improperly conducting preflight performance calculations for weight and balance or […]

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Flying Colours ramps up production at new St. Louis facility

Flying Colours, the North American MRO, completions and avionics business, has officially opened the doors of its new St. Louis, Missouri, facility. Manufacturing at the new facility, which primarily supports the design, build and finishing of woodwork for large business jet cabins, has already begun. The first components will be delivered to an undisclosed customer […]

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Pilot Assist Pro launches

Pilot Assist Pro for the Apple iPhone and iPad has been released. Designed by pilots for pilots, Pilot Assist Pro declutters the cockpit and allows unified access to important flight resources – checklists, scratchpads, manuals, weather, flights logs, NOTAMs and more — direct from an Apple device, according to developers. “I initially dreamed up Pilot […]

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