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3 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Austin's Flying Program Takes Kids Soaring

Once a year, kids in the community have the chance to see Austin from a new perspective, from off the ground.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Vintage Ford plane takes passengers back in time

Clarkston residents Loraine Hall, 82, and husband Tom Hall, 81, a former flight instructor, have their photo taken in front of a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane at Oakland County International Airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Oakland County, MI

4 hrs ago | KCWY13

Pilots Take Kids to the Skies

"20 years ago the Experimental Aircraft Association decided that airports had become too restrictive for young kids to come out and see what the aviation industry is like," said Mark Mcatee a flight instructor It's not just about providing a kid their first flying experience, but in the back of most of these pilots' minds they hope these kids are ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Kids, Family, Natrona County, WY

8 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Man pays A 43,000 for bomber flight

Most people would like a comfortable seat on a long transatlantic flight, but one man has paid more than A 43,000 for a cold, uncomfortable journey that will take four days.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, Buckinghamshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies

11 hrs ago | Air & Space

The Man Who's Flown Everything- page 3

An hour before the doors of the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center opened to visitors, the vast, multi-level space was filled with a theatrical pre-curtain hush.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Chantilly, VA, Life, Hobbies, Manassas, VA

14 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Business lessons via road trip

Three business school professors go into a shoe store in Maine on a whim. They come out with an idea.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Life, Hobbies

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Pittsburgh Drone Masters work to demystify technology

On a cloudless 75-degree day in Sewickley's Blueberry Hill Park, as parents divided attention between peewee lacrosse and toddlers racing on grassy mounds around the field, eyes in the sky were capturing it all.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, South Side (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Truckee-Tahoe Airshow: Celebrating Women in Aviation and Inspiring Future Pilots

While spectators were safe with two feet on the ground, all eyes were to the sky focusing on planes dancing across the Sierra landscape.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Truckee, CA

Army Times

Retiree faces 60 years for contracting fraud

A retired Air Force officer faces up to 60 years in prison and more than $1 million in fines for conspiring to defraud the military of $5.4 million in contracts while working as an Air Force contractor and civilian employee.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Life, Hobbies

The News

Airshow pilot in town for Lobster Carnival Video

The plane had been completely polished and reflected the sun with blinding rays.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Canada, World News, Aircraft, North American T-6 Texan, North American Aircraft, Military Aircraft, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Air & Space

How to Do Oshkosh

FLYING A 1969 TRAINING MISSION WITH THE AIR NATIONAL GUARD UNIT BASED IN MILWAUKEE, Lieutenant Colonel Paul Poberezny orbited an expanse of rural Wisconsin.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Milwaukee, WI, US Politics, James Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican

Federal Aviation Administration

FAA Continues Wildlife Strike Reporting Outreach for GA Airports

A simple search will return results that contain all of the specified words in the title or in the body of the news.


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


Unusual Attitudes: The Almost-First Dual Cross-Country

Though I never got to fly the 182 on our trip to the Bahamas, I learned more than I'd bargained for.


Related Topix: Covington, KY, Life, Hobbies

Peninsula Clarion

Soldotna's airport continues to expand

After strong years of expansion, rehabilitation and construction projects the Soldotna is planning to devise a new list of improvements for its airport.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Soldotna, AK, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Daily Herald

E. Allan Englehardt Stop costly, unnecessary runway ideas at private airport

While pilots would love to see a longer runway at Chicago Executive Airport for safety, in this case, economically, it just does not make sense.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Prospect Heights, IL, Wheeling, IL

A holiday in the land of exile

Dar es Salaam - First, an apology: the experience I had in Tanzania cannot be fully measured in words, so whatever ones I do use will not do it justice.


Related Topix: World News, Tanzania, Life, Hobbies, South Africa, Travel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Aviation Museum Annual Salmon Bake and Fly-bys coming on July 20th

The Alaska Aviation Museum will celebrate 101 years of aviation in Alaska at its annual Salmon Bake and Fly-Bys the afternoon of Sunday July 20th.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Hispanic Business

Commuter Air Technology Goes from a Small General Aviation Firm to an ...

Constantly innovating, the company is currently working on a variety of performance enhancing certifications to increase payload, reduce gross weight and add range to the family, as well as numerous passenger communications, entertainment and avionics enhancements.


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

Alternatives to leaded aviation fuel are now finally in sight

For the first time, the long over-due search for viable alternatives to leaded avgas is moving to the next stage as the FAA prepares to begin evaluating fuels submitted for testing through the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative , announced today by the FAA.


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

Penn State Expected to Spend Millions on University Park Airport and Lasch Football Building

The Penn State Board of Trustees finance committee has recommended the full board approve $5.6 million in upgrades to University Park Airport and $2 million in renovations to the Lasch Football Building.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA