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South Carolina Airport’s Rehabilitation to Close Runway at Night

South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) will be closed nightly starting Sunday, Aug. 3 through late March 2015, for rehabilitation of Runway 18/36. “Our goal to have as little impact on business and other flights as possible, so runway closings will be only at night,” said Kirk Lovell, assistant director of airports for Horry County, which manages MYR. “Business flights are a very important part of our operations.” …read more

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NBAA Participates in Session on Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2

NBAAâs Vice President of Government Affairs Dick Doubrava participated in a “listening session” that U.S. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) hosted on Aug. 2 at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s annual AirVenture Oshkosh, to receive feedback from the general aviation community on his proposed Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBOR2). The new bill, which Inhofe plans to formally unveil this fall, would provide support for the general aviation community by expanding on the first Pilot’s Bill of Rights, and more clearly defining the FAA’s authority on a number of regulatory and legal issues of importance to general aviation operators. “We look forward to working with Sen. Inhofe as he moves to introduce this important legislation later this year,” Doubrava said. “We urge Congress to promptly pass the measure, which would be beneficial to our Members in the business aviation community.” …read more

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Big to Small, Oshkosh Has It All

Oshkosh covers the whole range of aviation, from individual homebuilders to mega-names.

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Airbus Backs Glider Record Bid

Airbus is behind an ambitious plan to fly a sailplane higher than ever before.

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A Quiet Hum Behind Electric Aircraft

Two years ago it seemed electric aircraft were taking off. But there are fewer of them at Oshkosh this year.

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Terrafugia Plans Follow-On Flying Car

Even before the Terrafugia driveable airplane enters production, the company is thinking a decade ahead.

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Hoover Bio Pic Premiers at AirVenture

“Flying the Feathered Edge”, Kim Furst’s new 90-minute documentary about the nearly seven decade aviation career of Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, was privately shown Tuesday afternoon to a group of 80 guests at the Skyscape Theater at the EAA Museum.

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New SiriusXM wireless weather receiver for iPad

While ADS-B is a great subscription-free source for datalink weather for iPad, some pilots depend on the additional features and utility of a satellite-based weather feed. A new wireless receiver…

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Emphasis on Stakeholder Collaboration Ensures Successful VNY Runway Project

When the primary runway at a busy general aviation airport is scheduled for reconstruction for up to 17 weeks, it creates challenges. With the potential livelihood of FBOs and other airport businesses and operators on the line, the stakeholders at Southern California’s Van Nuys Airport (VNY) got together and turned the closure of Runway 16R into a textbook case of cooperation and collaboration. This was the message conveyed recently by key VNY officials at the Southwest Chapter meeting of the American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAAE) in Long Beach, CA. Airport officials from around the region watched a VNY-sponsored, Emmy-award nominated video about the project and learned more about its success. …read more

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BCA’s Fast Five

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