Not to keep bringing up the sequester...but we have noticed that quite a few bigger air shows around the country have either been put on hold or canceled. Where any of these shows one that you participate in every year? Has this put a damper on your summer fly-in schedule? Or do you prefer the local pancake breakfasts? We want to hear from you with your thoughts, please submit them below.
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The summer flying season is upon us. Have you made your first splash of the season? Furthermore, do you keep your floats on all year or take them off and put them back on seasonally? Please, tell us by submitting your comment directly below.
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We have heard many stories of someone retiring and building that experimental they have always dreamed of crafting with their own 2 hands. Or the teams of volunteers who spend years helping a museum or nonprofit restore an old bird back to their former glory.
Share with us the aspirations you have to restore or build an…Continue
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Do you have a cross country adventure planned for this summer?
We want to know: how many nautical miles will your adventure take you? Where will you start, stop along the way, and ultimately end up?
WE WANT YOUR OPINION!
If there were ever a time to even consider trying to unite these two huge advocates of General Aviation, this would seem to be that time. The biggest question remains, are the interests of the members too divergent to ever let this happen? We should at least think about a merger of…Continue
We are actively pursuing pilots to complete this questionnaire.
Thank you for your interest in participating in "Pilot, what's your story?". This segment is all about YOU. We look forward to you becoming a part of it.
PLEASE COPY & PASTE THIS QUESTIONAIRE INTO AN EMAIL.…Continue
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If you could fly co-pilot with any historical aviator/aviatrix who would you choose, in what aircraft and why?
We want to know, do you prefer a high wing, low wing or bi-plane? Tell us which you choose and why below.
It's time for those of you who prefer the low wing and bi-planes to be heard, right now the high wing folks are dominating the comments... can we really continue to let that happen?
Tell us, what is your favorite aircraft to fly and why?
Starting with our January 2013 issue of AircraftOwner, we are introducting a new segment called: "This Plane in History". Like our ever popular "Pilot, What's Your Story", we would like "This Plane in History" to be about…Continue
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What was the aircraft (non-commercial) that you took your very first ride in as either pilot or passenger?
It has been a busy year of national and local aviation events most of which entertained us with an air show or two. What is your "must attend" aviation event of the year? Is it your airports local fly-in, is the world's largest gathering in Oshkosh or is it that dare devil pilot you seek out because they put on a show like no body else? Share with us your favorite(s).
We know most of you are pilots but how many of you also enjoy piloting those fun little (some not so little) RC aircraft? If so, which do you fly? Share with us below.
Who's your favorite companion in the cockpit? Your buddy, parent, spouse, pet, child(ren), grandchild(ren), or _________?
All the changes happening at the EAA this week has got us thinking about their grass roots: Experimental Aircraft.
Let us know: do you fly an experimental aircraft, did you build it yourself, are you currently building one, did you purchase one pre-built? Tell us below.
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This advisory circular from the FAA on tiedown's is from 1983 but there is really good information in here for those of us who may need reminders on how to tie a bowline or square knot and other great information regarding general use of aircraft tiedown techniques and procedures.
Click on this link below to download the Tiedown…Continue
Added by AircraftOwner Online on October 18, 2012 at 10:43am — No Comments
In Chris Hope's article this month, he suggests some great ways for new pilots to spread their wings and improve their skills. Some of his ideas are involvement with Pilots N Paws, Young Eagle flights and Angel Flight.
How 'bout you?…
Excluding Airliners, but including ALL military aircraft, let us know, what is the fastest aircraft you have flown, been co-pilot or rode in.
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