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1 hr ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Plane hits Target, crashes in Costco lot; 1 dead

Plane hits Target, crashes in Costco lot; 1 dead A single-engine plane crashed Wednesday into the parking lot of a busy shopping center.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Air Accidents, San Diego, CA

2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Homebuilt plane crashes in Wisconsin; 2 Kentucky brothers injured

The Oshkosh Fire Department says the homebuilt plane crashed Wednesday when it lost power as it was attempting to land.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Fire, Life, Hobbies

3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

Alan Klapmeier, CEO of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel said Wednesday the company has secured a new foreign investor that's put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility, but he declined to share many details.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Brunswick, ME, John Baldacci, US Governors

7 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

Air Force Thunderbirds to put on full show at Airv...

The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds make a first-ever appearance as a full squadron at the Experimental Aircraft Association's "AirVenture" in Oshkosh starting on Friday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wheels Up private flight club good for Wichita

Wheels Up – a membership-based flight club for private aviation passengers – has grown quickly since it started as a PowerPoint presentation one year ago.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Life, Hobbies

KATV Little Rock

Model Airplane Search

One Little Rock woman is on a mission to find some missing model airplanes. They were built by her father and put on display for 15 years.

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WSFA-TV Montgomery

Upgrade coming to Headland Airport

Big changes are coming to the Headland Airport in Henry County thanks to a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Headland, AL, Henry County, AL, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WisDOT

Popular Wisconsin tourist destinations served by general aviation airports

A growing number of tourists are taking advantage of the many general service airports located in popular tourist destinations.

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Examiner.com

Cessna Citation jet CJ3+ makes first test flight

Another Cessna jet in the making: Cessna Aircraft Company announced the successful maiden flight of the first production unit of the Citation CJ3+ from the company's manufacturing facility adjacent to Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan.

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Related Topix: Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Citation CJ3, Cessna Citation X, Cessna Citation Sovereign, Cessna Aircraft, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Freshnews

Vivint Appoints Top Federal Security Executive Joe Albaugh as Chief Security Officer

Vivint , Inc., the largest home automation services provider in North America, today announced that Joe Albaugh has joined the company as chief security officer.

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Related Topix: Home Automation, Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

China Curbs Air Traffic

Chinese aviation authorities asked airlines to reduce flight traffic by as much as 75% at two of the country's busiest airports Tuesday, the latest air-travel disruption because of military exercises along China's southeastern coast.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Life, Hobbies, Shanghai, China Travel

WBAY-TV Green Bay

EAA AirVenture Draws Crowds from Near and Far

For aviation lovers there's no better place to be than Oshkosh for EAA AirVenture.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Michigan

Car and Driver

Lightning Strikes Oshkosh: Ford F-35 Lightning II Mustang Auctioned at AirVenture Air Show

Around here, most Ford Mustang stories count as feel-good editorial, but here's a real feel-good story that'll probably make you say "Awwww!" and possibly make you do a fist pump at the same time.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Ford GT, Ford Mustang GT, Oshkosh, WI, Life, Hobbies

Bournemouth Echo

Popular flying instructor Jim gets his wings

Jim Hammett has worked his way up the Bournemouth Helicopters company after taking flying lessons in 2006, before studying across the UK and USA, to become one of the business's flying instructors in 2011.

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The LookOut news

Airport Supporters Raise Over $260,000 for Ballot Battle

Supporters of a ballot measure that, if approved, would limit City Council control of the Santa Monica Airport have hit the ground running by raising more than a quarter of a million dollars for their campaign, according to a disclosure statement filed with the City Clerk's Office.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

TMCnet

BendixKing Unveils Affordable Data Plan

In-flight data connectivity has been a booming market for service providers. But many passengers are not too keen on using in-flight connectivity services because of the costs involved.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Simply riveting: EAA AirVenture project to make a plane in a week

Wings, rudder, tail, cockpit, engine, all those rivets - planes are not something that's just thrown together like a pup tent.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Oshkosh, WI

WisDOT

Wisconsin's economy gets a big lift from aviation

Wisconsin's airport system links Wisconsin businesses and residents to the rest of the nation and the world.

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AVweb

Safe Flight Instrument's New AoA for Experimental Market

A U.S. District Court judge in Oregon has dismissed a patent infringement lawsuit against the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association .

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Civil Aircraft, Cessna 150, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cirrus SR22, Cirrus Aircraft, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Oshkosh, WI

WAOW

EAA AirVenture draws 500,000 to Oshkosh

A man has died after rescuers responded to him struggling in the water in Oneida County, according to Minocqua Police Department officials.

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