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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

OSH2013, Day Three, Revisited: EAA Biz, Lycoming, Kestrel

Also: Jetman!, PAR200, Pelton Intvw Part Three, Sights and Sounds of Oshkosh!

EAA held its annual membership meeting Wednesday morning at Theater in the Woods, a change from previous years that chairman Jack Pelton said would give more members an opportunity to attend the meeting. Lycoming Engines press conference was heavy on preparations for future industry changes. Kestrel Aircraft announced that the GARMIN G3000 avionics suite has been chosen as the launch avionics platform for the Kestrel Aircraft, currently in development. The Jetman … Yves Rossy … made his public US debut at Oshkosh. After the flight, he answered questions from reporters about what it’s like to fly the Breitling sponsored Wing. PS Engineering showed of its new PAR-200 audio panel with an integrated comm radio which was developed in conjunction with TRIG avionics. It’s no secret that there has been some … tension … between the EAA and

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

ANN's 'Who's Who' At Oshkosh: Earl Downs

Introducing Staff, Stringers, Videographers, And People Who Make It All Work

Anyone who's ever been to Oshkosh knows that there are hundreds of events and activities as well as tens of thousands of people that descend (some quite literally) on Wittman Regional Airport in mid-summer. While we have a very hard-working and dedicated staff, ANN could not provide you with the extensive information we do without the help of some equally ... some might say more ... dedicated volunteers who give a week of their time to make sure you have the best possible coverage of the show.

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

ANN FAQ: It's Alive! ANN REALTIME NewsBug Headlines for YOUR Desktop!

It's For Real! ANN REALTIME NewsBug Released To ANN Readers, Worldwide 

For those of you using a windows PC (MAC version in the works... we promise), a new REALTIME News Service from the Aviation World’s DAILY News Service, the Aero-News Network (ANN), will let you know when our REALTIME, award-winning NewsFeed has been updated.

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Aero-News: Quote Of The Day (07.24.14)

"Participation at the Oshkosh airshow has become a staple for NTSB investigators and staff.” Source: NTSB Acting Chairman Christopher A. Hart.

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (07.24.14): Peak Gust

The highest instantaneous wind speed observed or recorded.

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Thu, Jul 24, 2014

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (07.24.14)

 Abandoned & Little Known Airfields

Obviously the author's labor of love, "Abandoned & Little Known Airfields" is a listing by state of airstrips either off the beaten path, or overgrown and forgotten.

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Wed, Jul 23, 2014

Airborne 07.23.14: Garmin's 7 Inch Touch, Equusearch v FAA, Andreini Family Sues

Also: GA Investment, Bud and Ross Granley, C-9 Farewell, Jepp FlightDeck, How To Find ANN At Oshkosh

Garmin’s “Team X” is dedicated to experimental aircraft avionics and they have just announced a new 7-inch G3X Touch display option for experimental amateur-built and light sport aircraft. The 7-inch G3X Touch display features an infrared touchscreen and the size is perfect if height and width constraints are in play. Additionally, owners wanting multiple displays have the option of installing up to three displays, using any combination of 10.6-inch or 7-inch G3X Touch displays. Earlier this year ANN published a story about Texas EquuSearch, a nonprofit organization that helps local authorities search for missing persons. Texas EquuSearch had been using a drone to enhance their search ability in remote areas and rough terrain until the FAA had notified them by e-mail to stop using the drone under the threat of fines levied by the

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Wed, Jul 23, 2014

OSH2013, Day Two, Revisited: Stemme, Quicksilver, SportPlane Resource Guide

Also: Flight Design, Small Airplane Revitalization Act, Able Flight, Jack Pelton Intvw -- Part Two

Stemme introduced its latest motor glider, the Grand Touring S6 at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. Flight Design is proceeding towards certification on its four-place C-4. Quicksilver announced that they are finalizing work on their Special Light-Sport Aircraft (SLSA) model, and waiting for an FAA audit to confirm the procedure before deliveries can commence. Flight Design is working on occupant safety for the four-place C-4. One of the projects that we’ve been working on behind the scenes at ANN is one that it’s hoped will bring a lot of new people into aviation -- Introducing the NEW SportPlane Resource Guide and the upcoming AeroSports Resource Guide. All this... and MORE in today's episode of Airborne!!!

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Wed, Jul 23, 2014

ANN's 'Who's Who' At Oshkosh: Ashley Hale

Introducing Staff, Stringers, Videographers, And People Who Make It All Work

Anyone who's ever been to Oshkosh knows that there are hundreds of events and activities as well as tens of thousands of people that descend (some quite literally) on Wittman Regional Airport in mid-summer. While we have a very hard-working and dedicated staff, ANN could not provide you with the extensive information we do without the help of some equally ... some might say more ... dedicated volunteers who give a week of their time to make sure you have the best possible coverage of the show.

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Wed, Jul 23, 2014

How To Find Us At Oshkosh

We Have A New Permanent Home On The AirVenture Grounds

After a lot of years, Aero-News has established a permanent home on the AirVenture grounds at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

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