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See the stars at 9I0

An Astronomy Night Fly-In will be held June 23-24, 2017, at Havana Regional Airport (9I0 – Niner-India-Zero) in Illinois. The fly-in will feature astronomy, camping and a pancake breakfast. The guides to the cosmos will be the astronomers and astrophysicists from the University of Illinois Astronomy Club. They are bringing high-powered telescopes for your chance to see your […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comSee the stars at 9I0

FlightSimCon prepares for takeoff

Organizers of FlightSimCon have unveiled the speaker lineup for the 2017 event, which includes representatives from the FAA, Lockheed Martin, Laminar Research, Dovetail Games, and many more. The event is scheduled for June 10-11, 2017, at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel attached to Bradley International Airport, just outside of Hartford, Conn. There will be a plethora […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comFlightSimCon prepares for takeoff

U.S. 'Might' Ban Laptops On International Flights

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says he “might” ban laptops in the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the U.S. In an interview Sunday he said airliners with lots of Americans aboard are a prime target for terrorists and the ban wouldn’t be a response to a specific threat, but a general attitude within the security establishment
Source: avwebU.S. 'Might' Ban Laptops On International Flights

Regionals Contest Costly Seat AD

Regional airlines say the FAA is vastly understating the cost of a proposed AD that will require them to replace 10,482 passenger seats in various small airliners. The FAA said the AD will only cost the airlines a total of $900,000 because it is only tallying the labor cost of removing the Slim and Slimplus seats from their fleets ($85 each) and not including the cost of replacing them with new seats.
Source: avwebRegionals Contest Costly Seat AD

Redesigned Airstreak from Alaskan Bushwheels launches

CHUGIAK, Alaska —Airframes Alaska has introduced the latest improvement to the Alaskan Bushwheels line of backcountry flying tires: The Airstreak 2.0. The redesigned Airstreak tire features 20% thicker tread, yet weighs one pound less per tire than the original, according to company officials. “Our goal with this update was to get more life out of our […]
Source: http://generalaviationnews.comRedesigned Airstreak from Alaskan Bushwheels launches