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Runway to be extended at I19

Construction to extend the runway at Greene County-Lewis A Jackson Regional Airport (I19) in Dayton, Ohio, is anticipated to begin but the end of April or early May. According to officials with the Greene County Airport Authority, the project was awarded to low bidder Sunesis Construction of West Chester, Ohio, to extend the runway 502′. The company […]

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Sporty’s Foundation focuses on growing the next generation

The Sporty’s Foundation has released its Annual Report for 2017, showing that it made bequests totaling $284,900 during the year to fulfill its goal of attracting young people to the aviation community both as a career and a lifestyle. The Sporty’s Foundation remains among the largest donors to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program, both […]

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Volunteer FOD walk slated at KGMU

On Saturday,​ ​March ​24​, 2018, volunteers will gather​ ​at​ 6:45​​ ​a.m​. ​at​ ​the Greenville Downtown Airport​ ​(KGMU) in South Carolina, for a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk.​ “FOD is responsible for​ ​a significant amount​ ​of aircraft damage each year and is a threat to aircraft safety. It can damage tires, engines, wind screens and airframes. […]

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Hayward Air Rally scholarship winners revealed

HAYWARD, California — The Hayward Air Rally, the longest continually-held proficiency flying event in North America, has selected two teenagers to receive fully-paid scholarships, including tuition and roundtrip airfare, to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) Advanced Air Academy summer 2018 program. In partnership with local chapters of the EAA and the International Organization of Women […]

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