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Pilot lands plane with only one wing.
[17 Aug 2010 | Comments Off on Pilot lands plane with only one wing. ]

There are many videos on the internet that you can clearly see are ‘fakes’ but this video from AvWeb.com really made me sit up and think what a lucky guy 22 year old Dino Moline was.

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Sikorsky Firefly: An Electric Helicopter.
[29 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Sikorsky Firefly: An Electric Helicopter. ]

It’s at nearly gross weight before the pilot steps in and can only fly for 15 minutes, but that’s not the point. Sikorsky Innovations sees the Firefly as a testbed for the technologies that may make for a real electric helicopter.

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WoopyFly Inflatable Wing Ultralight Aircraft.
[17 May 2010 | Comments Off on WoopyFly Inflatable Wing Ultralight Aircraft. ]

The Woopy-Fly, a sort of paraglider/trike/ultralight hybrid shown on the world state at Aero Friedrichshafen this April, 2010, in Germany, has a wing that folds for storage like a paraglider.

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Last Flight Eng Elec Lightning, Dave Stock.
[28 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Last Flight Eng Elec Lightning, Dave Stock. ]

The crash of a rare and historic English Electric Lightning MK T5 November 14, 2009, was unique for the history of model and the renown of its pilot, Dave Stock.

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New software for the Garmin G3X EFIS.
[24 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on New software for the Garmin G3X EFIS. ]

At the U.S. Sport Expo in Sebring, Garmin introduced operating software for the G3X EFIS that allows exstensive systems and engine monitoring for LSAs and experimentals. It also announced new G3X mode interface with the TruTrak autopilot.

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Advanced Flight Systems Innovative Display.
[11 Jan 2010 | Comments Off on Advanced Flight Systems Innovative Display. ]

Wouldn’t it be great if the modern primary flight display integrated the attitude indicator with the HSI? You’d have only one point to scan. Advanced Flight Systems’ new EFIS does exactly that. Rob Hickman gives us a tour.

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Anatomy of a Cirrus Stall Accident.
[19 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Anatomy of a Cirrus Stall Accident. ]

So-called over-the-top or cross-control stall accidents have been common among general aviation pilots for years. But no one has ever really documented what happens in one–until now.

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Flying with the Garmin G600.
[27 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Flying with the Garmin G600. ]

IFR Magazine’s Jeff Van West flew Garmin’s corporate Mooney to see how the G500/600 retrofit glass cockpit performs for instrument approaches.

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New Products at the AOPA Summit.
[19 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on New Products at the AOPA Summit. ]

Paul from AvWeb talks about some of the new products from the summit. Some of these things include updates to electronics, a hand glove flash light and a few other new technologies.

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Tecnam Aircraft’s Rotax-Powered Twin
[5 Nov 2009 | Comments Off on Tecnam Aircraft’s Rotax-Powered Twin ]

It burns 10 gallons an hour of auto gas and can do 150 knots. But is there a market for a Rotax-powered twin in the U.S.? AVweb’s Jeff Van West takes a closer look at this unique piston twin.

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