When the starter won't work .....

Video of guys "truck" propping an airplane. Evidently not a new idea, but my thought was "What going to go wrong here?"


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Lots of views ....

"Patty Wagstaff" says: Great idea! I might have to use that sometime.

Fly to Bike

Pilots flying into Pennsylvania’s Slatington Airport now have access to free trail bikes, thanks to the efforts of Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 855.
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Aircraft Registration Re-Registration / Renewal

Just a reminder:

Aircraft owners should know by now that the FAA has largely done away with aircraft registration certificates that have no expiration date on their face. Registration certificates will now expire three years after issuance.

Wing Seminar on new PHL configuration of airspace

"Class B Airspace Change at KPHL (KDOV Seminar)"
Topic: New Changes to the Class B Airspace Surrounding Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)
On Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Air Mobilitry Command Museum / Dover AFB
1301 Heritage Rd

Dover AFB, DE 19902

Select Number: EA1751184

NOTAM on NOTAMs from the FAA

Notice Number: NOTC4908

Delaware State University will offer helicopter pilot training

Beginning in the fall, Delaware State University will offer helicopter pilot training in its aviation program, but it doesn’t need to buy any helicopters to make it happen.

The university is partnering with a Newark business, Horizon Helicopters, to offer professional helicopter pilot certification. It is the only collegiate program of its kind in the region, university officials said Monday.

“For years, we’ve received dozens of calls every day asking if we offer this kind of program,” said DSU aviation program director Stephen Speed. “Now, we can finally say, ‘Yes.’ ”

New Jersey funding airport improvements

ALEXANDRIA TWP. — Sky Manor Airport near Pittstown will receive $684,000 from the state Department of Transportation, which the owners will have to match with $47,000.

The money will go to rehabilitate the apron and taxiway, according to Steve Schapiro, a DOT public information officer. The airport is owned by Don Kugler and Craig Johnston.

FAA Rule to Boost Pilot Qualification Standards for First Officer on Airline and Cargo Flights

Notice Number: NOTC4857

FAA Safety Briefing July/August 2013 in available online

Be Prepared |

The July/August 2013 issue of FAA Safety Briefing focuses on airman preparedness. Articles explore procedures, techniques, and equipment that can
help you stay ahead of the aviation safety curve and prepare for the unexpected. FAA Safety Briefing is the FAA safety policy voice of non-commercial general aviation.

Airman Certification Standards review comment period ends soon

Notice Number: NOTC4834

FAAST Blast — Week of June 24 – June 30, 2013Biweekly FAA Safety Briefing News Update Comment Period Extended for Airman Certification Standards


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