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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Airborne 07.30.14: WomenVenture 2014, Skycraft Update, IMC Club Award

Also: AvNav EFB, Lockheed Martin, One Week Wonder Update, Pelton Intvw-Part3

It was hard to miss the energy, enthusiasm, and interest in aviation by hundreds of women celebrating aviation during EAA AirVenture. Today, a day-long roster of women-centric events were organized by Women in Aviation, International), the 99s and EAA. Our ANN in-house airplane homebuilder, Earl Downs, stopped by the One Week Wonder project to check on its progress. The SkyCraft SD-one Minisport is one of those airplanes you just can’t walk past. It’s diminutive, sporty looking, and as cute as a bug. The SkyCraft Airplane Company, located in Provo, Utah has filed its special light sport aircraft compliance form and expects the FAA to complete its audit soon. This means they are on the road to being able to deliver a factory built, single seat, special light sport aircraft. All this... and MORE in today's episode

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Breezy Down At Wittman Regional Airport

Two Injured, Transported To Aera Hospital

A two-place Breezy aircraft went down at about 0900 CDT Thursday morning on the east side of Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI. There were two people aboard the aircraft at the time, and both were transferred to local hospitals.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Andrew Dow Awarded First IMC Club 'Brown Jacket'

Award Recognized Excellence In Flight Proficiency, Continuing Ed, Service To The Community

Andrew Dow was presented with the first IMC Club "Brown Jacket" in a ceremony Wednesday at AirVenture in Oshkosh.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Boeing: Over 1 Million New Airline Pilots, Techs Needed Over Next 20 Years

Asia Pacific, Middle East Show Strongest Demand, Most Rapid Growth

Boeing is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Historic OSH2014 Sponsor: Bendix-King by Honeywell

OSH2014 Sponsor: Bendix-King by Honeywell

The history of the Bendix name runs parallel to the development of King Radio until the mid-1980s, when the Allied Corporation purchased Bendix Aviation and King Radio and combined the two to create the now-renowned Bendix/King brand of avionics. In late 1985, the Allied Corporation merged with the Signal Companies to become Allied-Signal. The name was further modified to AlliedSignal in 1993 to reinforce a one-company image and signify the full integration of its business.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

AeroSports Update: What’s The Deal With A 2-Place Ultralight?

A 2-Place Ultralight May Look Good But, In Fact, There Is No Such Thing

There are airplanes that have the appearance of an ultralight yet have 2 seats. However, an ultralight can only be a single place aircraft that qualifies under FAR 103. For a number of years the FAA used to allow certain 2-place ultralight trainers to be operated under an FAA exemption from certification, but they were never classified as ultralights.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

EAA Holds Annual Meeting

Membership Feels Flight Path Still On The Center Line

EAA held its annual membership meeting on Wednesday, at 08:30 on 30 July 2014 at Oshkosh, WI. in the Theater of the Woods. In attendance were 100 members. The secretary received over 28,000 proxies.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

NextGen GA Fund, LLC, Sponsors OSH14 Special Event Coverage

NextGen GA Fund, LLC: Competitive Financing Options for General Aviation NextGen Avionics

The NextGen GA Fund has been established to support the rollout of the US "NextGen" program, which enables updated air traffic information to both pilots and controllers. There are more than 150,000 general aviation aircraft requiring access to controlled airspace, and NextGen cannot provide its promised benefits to the air traffic system unless these aircraft are participating with updated technology. The NextGen GA Fund is working exclusively on behalf of the GA community to enable these NextGen upgrades using financial incentives, including affordable financing programs and other assistance.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Innovative OSH14 Sponsor, iFlightPlanner, Provides Expert Guidance

What is iFlightPlanner?

iFlightPlanner is general aviation’s most comprehensive suite of easy-to-use flight planning tools for private and corporate pilots. Featuring iFlightPlanner.com, mobile.iFlightPlanner.com and iFlightPlanner for iPad presented by Sennheiser, iFlightPlanner allows pilots to intuitively plan routes, retrieve certified weather briefs, calculate weight & balance and file flight plans from any computer or their iPad. The iFlightPlanner Cloud securely stores personal settings, aircraft profiles, custom waypoints, favorite routes and a digital flight log, all of which can be wirelessly synced with iFlightPlanner for iPad for on-the-go functionality and superior situational awareness in the cockpit.

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Thu, Jul 31, 2014

One Week Wonder Project Shows Progress After 2 Days

The ANN Crew Stopped By On The Morning Of The 3rd Day And Were Impressed By The Progress

Our report of the start of the project on Monday showed the first opening of the shipping crates and the unpacking of the Zenith 750 Cruzer kit. When we checked on the morning of the 3rd day, it was readily apparent that the airplane was taking shape.

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