Mooney unveils diesel trainer

Mooney is taking aim at the international market with its new M10T and M10J diesel-powered singles announced Nov. 11. The composite, fixed-gear M10T is powered by a Continental CD-135 diesel engine and marks Mooney’s first foray into the flight training arena. The retractable M10J plays off the popular Mooney M20J, and is powered by the Continental CD-155 diesel engine.

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University of Delaware researchers have helped locate two downed World War II-era aircraft off the coast of Palau

Numerous aircraft were lost in the waters of Palau, submerged for decades.

Mark Moline, director of the School of Marine Science and Policy within UD’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, and a colleague at Scripps Institution of Oceanography began working with the non-profit BentProp Project in 2013 to apply underwater robotics technologies in search of lost U.S. airmen.

ADS-B mandates draws outrage from AOPA

AOPA delivers strong message on mandate & AOPA tells FAA mandate unworkable without changes

The FAA must address the serious concerns of the general aviation industry before pushing ahead with a 2020 Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) mandate, AOPA told the FAA administrator in a strongly worded letter.

New Sporting Event TFR - Entire U.S. and territories

New Sporting Event TFR - Entire U.S. and territories
Notice Number: NOTC5676

Until Further Nortice
Entire U.S. and territories
3 NMR / 3000 AGL

American Helicopter Museum and Education Center's RotorFest

All Helicopter Air Show
October 11 th & 12th 2014
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using a Garmin GRS 77/77H AHRS or GDC 74A/74B/74H Read This

The FAA issued a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) in August that alerts owners, operators, repair stations, and mechanics about the temporary loss of displayed heading and attitude in aircraft equipped with the Garmin GRS 77/77H AHRS (Attitude Heading Reference System). Two possible causes identified by Garmin are moving the aircraft on the ground during the first 10 seconds after powering up the AHRS, and magnetic interference introduced near the magnetometer(s) during AHRS initialization.

FAA seeks to keep federally funded hangars for aviation - but at what cost?

AOPA is asking the FAA to be more flexible when it comes to determining what constitutes acceptable use of airport hangars. In formal comments filed Sept. 18, the association urges the FAA to expand its definition of “aeronautical use” and to give the owners of private hangars more freedom to use them as they wish.

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Mastering Cross Wind Takeoffs and Landings

"Annual Essex Skypark Wings & Wheels"
Topic: Mastering Cross Wind Takeoffs and Landings
On Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00
Essex Skypark
1401 Diffendall Rd

Essex, MD 21221

Select Number: EA0757766

New FAA Safety Briefing Available

The September/October 2014 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on the world of student pilots and airmen-in-training. As a continuation to our last student pilot-themed edition in 2012, this issue explores additional tips and resources to help provide a successful path to initial pilot certification, as well as provide a refresher to those more experienced aviators

Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame sets date

The Delaware Aviation Hall of Fame (DAHF) was established to honor Delaware’s aviation greats and to promote public recognition of the role of flight in the progress of The First State. The Hall of Fame has now recognized, through 2014, a total of 91 current or former Delawareans who have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of aviation/aerospace in Delaware, brought singular credit to the First State in their achievements elsewhere and/or have shown gallantry in aviation in service to the First State and/or the Nation.


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