Mooney CEO Dr. Jerry Chen handed the keys for the first new Acclaim to come off the production line to a proxy for the new owner. Unfortunately, the winner of the auction, Ricardo Pascoe, was unable to be at AirVenture to claim his new airplane. So instead, his flight instructor got the honors of accepting the keys during the presentation ceremony. The Aircraft Electronics Association Is trying to help aircraft owners get ready for an ADS-B out installation by giving away $1,000 towards the cost. The Perlan project is a non-for-profit research company studying atmospheric conditions utilizing a sailplane designed to fly at extremely high altitudes. The objective is to continue the research that was started by Steve Fossett and his crew, who set a previous world record of 51,000 feet,
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A new sport plane that is designed to operate from runways, water, snow and ice has been introduced at EAA AirVenture. The MVP Aero is claiming it’s the world's Most Versatile Plane. This new class of all-season airplane is targeted for people who love the outdoors and want to enjoy it with an airplane. More than just an amphibian, the unique lifting canopy turns the forward part of the fuselage into a deck that can also be converted into a closed camper. On the first day of EAA AirVenture the One Week Wonder project started to spread its wings. The event began at 8 o’clock sharp when EAA Chairman, Jack Pelton, started the master timekeeping clock. The one week wonder Zenith 750 Cruzer would begin life as any kit purchaser would receive the materials. BendixKing confirmed that its KSN 770/765 has earned TSO certification. The
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Tuskegee University (TU) and Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems announce they have signed a Letter of Cooperation to initiate collaborative efforts related to SNC’s Dream Chaser Orbital Transportation System. The purpose of this relationship is to jointly promote aerospace engineering education, research, and development, scientific exploration and recruitment and training of a diverse workforce.