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Garmin has just introduced the GPSMAP 96 and GPSMAP 96C —
two new portable devices for the aviation market. These products
feature detailed obstruction data and auto-routing capabilities to
help pilots navigate the skies above and the roads and waterways
below. The GPSMAP 96 has a four-level grayscale display and 23
megabytes of internal memory, while the GPSMAP 96C boasts a
256-color transflective TFT display and 119 megabytes of built-in
Aviation professional and valued ANN Contributor Jon Thornburgh
(right) has made his first summary of the new LSA/Sport Pilot rule
available to ANN. As one of the pioneers who has worked tirelessly
in the sport aviation community for a number of years, his insight
has proven to be quite valuable. Here's Jon's quick
summary of the salient features regarding the Sport Pilot
certificate and Light Sport Aircraft (LSA.
Eclipse Aviation Corporation and Compass Aerospace
Corporation have entered into a long-term agreement to
manufacture structural components and sub-assemblies for the
cockpit, fuselage and doors on the Eclipse 500 jet.
Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Units Busy With
C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with the Modular Airborne
Firefighting System, or MAFFS, are assisting with initial and
extended attack to support firefighters on the ground. Two units of
the Air Force Reserve's 302nd Airlift Wing in Colorado, currently
deployed to Williams Gateway Airport outside Phoenix, are moving
their operations today to the Hill tanker base in central Utah.
and went, taxes were paid, wars were fought, no men in black suits
and badges came and got me. It took getting a passport to identify
Source: USAF Maj. Donald Temple,
U-2 pilot, who just recently found out, after applying for a
passport just prior to a deployment, that his parents had
never completed his citizenship process.