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Fly-in & Dine In - August 2014

The picturesque Hudson River corridor starts in the Catskills and travels south past the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Historic and scenic sites visible from the air include the Statue of Liberty (The Lady), the Empire State Building and…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on August 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Are You A Joiner?

I have a lot of opportunities to talk to pilots, and that is fun. I enjoy hearing of other pilots’ experiences, and I get a chance to learn from the mistakes of others. And one of the topics that often arises in fly-talk sessions has to do with AOPA and EAA and other national and regional flying organizations. Someone is always asking someone, “Are you a member?” and “So, what do you…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on August 7, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Dr. Blue's AirVenture Journal 2014

Oshkosh AirVenture Day T-3…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on July 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Amelia Earhart

Honoring Amelia Earhart…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on July 23, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Fly-In & Dine In - July 2014

 On an excursion to the Salt Lake City area, I had a chance to visit the Provo Municipal Airport (KPVU) and sample the culinary exploits of…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on July 17, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Happy Birthday America!

Greetings AO Readers!

Got plans for some 4th of July flying?

Share your plans below!

Added by AircraftOwner Online on July 2, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Book Review: On the Wing

When I picked this book up, I was expecting a story about flying from some northerly point to some southerly point, following the birds. I was expecting something like “Father Goose”, by William Lishman. Lishman’s book follows his account of…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on July 2, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

What Moves Us? (Or, Why don’t dogs fly airplanes?)

What is it that inspires innovation? What prompts an idea before it ever exists? What native ability fueled the Wright brothers’ passion and allowed them to soar skyward into the same air where so many others had faltered before?  The answer to these questions are simply “Imagination”.…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on June 25, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Santa Barbara Wine Country

In the February 2013 issue of Aircraft Owner Magazine I wrote about flying into Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (KSBA) and satisfying one’s hunger at the Beachside Bar and Café. Santa Barbara does not begin and end with the coastline. There is a world beyond the sand, surf, fish n’ chips and beach volleyball.…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on June 17, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Day in the Life of an Angel Flight Pilot

From time to time, when I talk about Angel Flight missions and the entire Angel Flight program, I am asked how that all comes about, what makes these flights different from other flights, and how does it all happen. So let me describe how a recent flight unfolded. And while there is a lot of activity that goes on prior to the mission, I will just talk about the flight…
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Added by AircraftOwner Online on June 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Your Very First GA Aircraft Ride

Do you remember the aircraft that took you up for your very first ride? Comment below what aircraft is was.

Added by AircraftOwner Online on May 21, 2014 at 4:00pm — 7 Comments

Summertime with your aircraft...

What do you plan on doing with your airplane this summer?

Fly cross country for a vacation? Go camping? Fly-in to every pancake breakfast within a 100 miles? Fly to the lake for the weekend? Young Eagle Flights? Or ...…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on April 14, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Hangar Sanctuary

We want to know:



What have you done to your hangar to make it your domain?



Have you turned it into your man cave sanctuary?



Do you have perks like a refrigerator, TV or kitchenette?



Are…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on March 26, 2014 at 12:45pm — 1 Comment

Getting Ready for Summer Flying

Is there anything that you feel you should (need) to brush up on before the summer flying season begins?

Added by AircraftOwner Online on March 5, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Fantasy of Flight Takes a Bold Next Step on Its Journey

btaylor@fantasyofflight.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fantasy of Flight Takes a Bold Next Step on Its Journey

POLK CITY, FL (March 4, 2014)

Fantasy of Flight owner, Kermit Weeks, announced today

that effective Sunday, April 6, the attraction will be closing its doors as a public attraction and

will focus on its…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on March 5, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

It's time for another Reader Cover

We think it's time for another Reader Cover

Our reader cover was such a hit in 2013 we decided to bring it back again in 2014.

Here is what we are looking for in your submission:…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on January 28, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Aerobatic Pilot Sean D. Tucker To Climb Tallest Mountain In The Southern Hemisphere

Contact: Suzanne Herrick, Fedoruk & Associates, Inc.

612-861-7807, suzanne@fedorukinc.com 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on January 21, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Best Looking Open Cockpit Aircraft

Added by AircraftOwner Online on January 13, 2014 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

Best of 2013 Articles

Here are our most popular and

thought provoking articles of 2013.…

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Added by AircraftOwner Online on January 3, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

Post Your 2014 Flying Resolution Here

What are your New Year Flying Resolutions?

  • To get another rating?
  • Fly more?
  • Take in more pancake…
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Added by AircraftOwner Online on December 30, 2013 at 1:10pm — 1 Comment

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