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Tuesday | CBS 3 Springfield

Plane flips after landing short of Huntsville runway

It happened around 8:30 p.m. A Huntsville International Airport spokesperson said a small plane, identified by the FAA as a Cessna 172, took off from Enterprise Municipal Airport, lost power, landed short of the west runway and flipped over in the grass.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Texan

UT System pilot has best office on and off campus

Rick Khalar is the chief pilot of the UT System's Beechcraft King Air 350, a nine-passenger airplane with swiveling chairs, tinted windows and a toilet disguised as a seat.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Ionia's School of Missionary Aviation Technology trains pilots to spread gospel

On a cold but cloudless Wednesday morning, student pilots at the Ionia Airport were hard at work, throttling up their Cessna practice planes for takeoff, rising smoothly or not-so-smoothly into the air.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Grand Rapids, MI, Cornerstone University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Inhabitat

Breathtaking Aerial Photography by Klaus Leidorf Transforms Landscape into Abstract Art

Up close, the world around us is rich with visual differences, but zoom out and you'll start to see startlingly beautiful patterns in the landscape.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

East Anglian Daily Times

Newmarket: Teenager Haydn Jakes achieves life-time ambition of flying solo

Haydn Jakes, 17, who is an apprentice with Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, achieved his life-time ambition last week.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

'Aerial archaeology': A look at Germany's cities, farms and...

'Aerial archaeology': A look at Germany's cities, farms and industrial sites from the sky as photographer snaps away from the window of his small airplane Perched at the window of his Cessna 172, photographer Klaus Leidorf crisscrosses the skies above Germany while capturing images of farms, cities, industrial sites, and whatever else he discovers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

Apprentice Hayden Jakes, from Newmarket, takes to the skies for his first solo flight

He said: "It was absolutely amazing to be flying without somebody sitting beside me, although the penny didn't actually drop until I nearly came into land that I was all by myself.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Flying, Life, Hobbies

Jalopnik

In Defense of the Econobox

The poor econobox doesn't get much respect around here. They're poorly conceived appliances that are ruining cars with their complete lack of anything resembling handling or road manners .

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Toyota Corolla, Toyota, Sedan, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Autos

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Ferrari-Jaded Driver Tries $364,000 Skyhawk That Truly Flies

Keeping my eye out for intersecting traffic, I ease the wheel left and make a nice clean turn.

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Related Topix: Ferrari F12 Berlinetta, Coupe, Ferrari, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Wichita, KS

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Aero-News Network

Canopy Witnessed Opening On SportPlane During Takeoff From Ocala, FL

The owner of a Tango 2 kitplane in Ocala, FL said that the canopy of the airplane came open during takeoff, forcing her into an emergency landing.

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Related Topix: Ocala, FL, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Laughing Squid

Aerial Photography by Klaus Leidorf That Captures Germany's Beauty From Above

Since 1989, German photographer Klaus Leidorf has been taking aerial shots of his homeland through the window of a Cessna 172 Skyhawk single-engine aircraft.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Aero-News Network

Embraer Delivers 1st E-Jet To Skywest

Earlier this week in a ceremony held at the Company's headquarters, in Sao Jose dos Campos, Embraer delivered the first E175 to SkyWest Inc. The aircraft is part of the firm order signed by the airline last year, for 40 E175 aircraft.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Lowell Sun

Thinking outside the black box

Richard Hayden of Sudbury serves on the board of Flyht Aerospace Solutions Ltd., which offers a live-stream aircraft tracking system.

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Related Topix: Concord, MA, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Free Republic

Mazda recalling cars due to potential spider web damage

Mazda announced on Friday that it is recalling more than 40,000 Mazda 6 cars in the United States, because spiders can weave a web in a vent hose and cause the fuel tank to crack.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Business Journal

My daughter's first general aviation flight: - It was awesome!'

Aviation reporter Daniel McCoy's daughter, Ariah, peeks out the window of a Cessna 170 during her EAA Young Eagles flight.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Reporter, photographer sample flying lessons at Bennington airport

Looking at the tiny plane, it was hard to imagine it in the air, let alone that it would soon be taking myself and photographer Holly Pelczynski into the skies above Bennington.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft

Aero-News Network

Older 172s Finding New Life Through A Diesel Upgrade

A diesel upgrade for older model Cessna 172s is now available through Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Premier Aircraft Sales, which includes a Centurion 2.0 diesel engine and Garmin 500 glass.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Business Journal

Cessna to sell 57 Skyhawks to Embry-Riddle for flight training

Cessna Aircraft Co. on Tuesday announced it has signed a purchase agreement with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for the purchase of 57 Cessna Skyhawks.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna 162, Cessna Aircraft, Aerospace-Defense, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

Flight data recording that thinks out of the black box

Richard Hayden watched with the rest of the country in horror as the Twin Towers fell on Sept.

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Related Topix: Concord, MA, Fitchburg, MA, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Paramus Post

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Goes Flying

Instead of their regular meeting at Doctors Express, the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club went flying at Bergen Community College.

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Related Topix: Paramus, NJ, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft

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