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Picture of the Day: War Bug

Picture of the Day: War Bug

Lawson Laslo submitted the following photo and note: “My recently restored...

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75 years since his first solo and still flying

75 years since his first solo and still flying

Dave Stevenson soloed 75 years ago, and is still flying.

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KVRB wants to go back to being a general aviation airport

KVRB wants to go back to being a general aviation airport

The airport is losing money by no longer being a general aviation airport.

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Civil Air Patrol responds to Puerto Rico earthquakes

Civil Air Patrol responds to Puerto Rico earthquakes

CAP teams are using drones to gather photos as airplanes are grounded due to weather...

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FAA approves university’s maintenance technician program

FAA approves university’s maintenance technician program

The first students will begin the AMT program in spring 2020.

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Protect your plane and tools with your fingerprint

Protect your plane and tools with your fingerprint

The smart lock is waterproof and works in extreme temperatures.

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Go around goes awry

Go around goes awry

Probable cause: The pilot's failure to maintain airplane control during the approach...

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Bad flare leads to bad landing

Bad flare leads to bad landing

Probable cause: The student pilot’s improper landing flare in gusting crosswind...

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Pictures of the day: Airplanes, pilots, and dogs

Pictures of the day: Airplanes, pilots, and dogs

Albert Dyer sent in these photos with a note: “Dogs have always played a role...

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Reflections on a career-making ticket

Reflections on a career-making ticket

In the pantheon of happy accidents that have occurred over the course of my life,...

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ForeFlight founder, astronaut among Texas Aviation Hall of Fame Class of 2020

ForeFlight founder, astronaut among Texas Aviation Hall...

ForeFlight founder Tyson Weihs will be inducted into the Texas Aviation Hall of...

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FAA releases NOTAM for Super Bowl traffic

FAA releases NOTAM for Super Bowl traffic

Planning to fly in South Florida between Jan. 27 and Feb. 4? You need to check out...

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Homebuilt registrations up in 2019

Homebuilt registrations up in 2019

Van's Aircraft leads the list, with Zenith Aircraft, CubCrafters, RANS, and Kitfox...

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Registration opens for 44th Air Race Classic

Registration opens for 44th Air Race Classic

More than 100 women pilots are expected to compete in the cross-country race.

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Cessna 210 damaged when landing gear doesn’t lock into place

Cessna 210 damaged when landing gear doesn’t lock into...

Probable cause: A collapse of the right main landing gear during the landing roll...

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Picture of the Day: Enjoying the sunset from the back seat

Picture of the Day: Enjoying the sunset from the back seat

David Wilson submitted the following photo and note: “Sitting in the back...