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Wellesbourne Mountford issues fresh appeal for support

29 May 13, Wellesbourne Mountford
Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield has issued a fresh appeal for support following the resubmission of a building application for a mixed use development of residential properties and associated amenities, which would be created on the south-east boundary, close to one of the runways.

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Chiltern Classic Flight launches Formation Flight training

29 May 13
RAF Bicester-based classic flight training organisation Chiltern Classic Flight (CCF) has launched a unique Formation Flight training programme – developed in conjunction with former RAF fast-jet and BBMF pilot Paul Shenton.

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Solar Impulse sets new absolute distance world record on 2nd leg

23 May 13
Solar Impulse has set a new absolute world distance record for solar-powered aviation on the second leg of its trans-American journey (832 NM/ 1’541 km), helping to achieve the goal of promoting the use of clean technologies worldwide.

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NATS launches free app to help reduce GA infringements

23 May 13
NATS has launched a brand new app which aims to help general aviation pilots avoid infringements of controlled and restricted airspace.

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Cessna Turbo Skylane JT-A takes first production flight

23 May 13
Cessna's Turbo Skylane 182 JT-A has taken its first production flight this week at the company's facility in Independence, Kansas.

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Pilots unveil plans to fly single engine aircraft 'round the world in 80 days'

16 May 13
Pilots Dave McElroy and Chris Elgar plan to fly 'round the world in 80 days' in 2014 in a single engine aircraft -- to raise $500,000 (about £327,000) for two charities: Toronto’s SickKids Hospital, and Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA).

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XH558 declared airworthy - but more funds needed to reach displays

16 May 13
The XH558 has now been declared fully airworthy, and has been booked for a wide range of displays in 2013 -- although more funds are still needed to pay for these appearances.

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GAMA's first quarter report shows encouraging signs for GA

16 May 13
Figures for GA aircraft shipment and billings, released in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)'s first quarter report for 2013, indicate to a shift towards the positive for GA -- extending across all segments.

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Robin announces 20-year warranty and other upgrades

9 May 13
Robin New Aircraft unveiled several pieces of interesting news at Aero Friedrichshafen – including the introduction of a new 20-year extended warranty on fuselage and wings, and new NAV/COM sets offering easier VFR flight planning.

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Sonex announces launch of new US flight transition training

9 May 13
Sonex Aircraft has announced the launch of the new 'T-Flight Transition Training Program', offering type-specific transition flight training for the Sonex line of aircraft – for pilots building, buying or considering a Sonex design.

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Solar Impulse completes first leg of journey across US

9 May 13
Solar Impulse, a plane powered entirely by the sun, has completed the first leg of its journey across the US – taking off at dawn from San Francisco, California, on Friday 3rd May, and landing in Phoenix, Arizona, 18 hours later.

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GAMA welcomes US legislation to improve GA safety & development

9 May 13
A bipartisan group of US House members is supporting a bill that would double GA safety -- and cut costs in half.

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CAA appoints Mike Barnard as new GA Programme Manager

8 May 13
The CAA today announced that Mike Barnard has been appointed as General Aviation (GA) Programme Manager. Mike’s main role will be leading a programme to develop and implement policy on how the CAA regulates the GA sector in the future to ensure it is safe and the regulation is proportionate.

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Cessna's New Citation Sovereign makes first production flight

2 May 13
Cessna's new Citation Sovereign has made its first production flight, lasting a little more than two and a half hours and including tests of the Garmin G5000 avionics with auto throttles, autopilot, engine system, aircraft systems and instrument approaches.

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Flight safety briefing for AeroExpo pilots

2 May 13, Northampton Sywell
Pilots attending this year’s AeroExpo event at Sywell Aerodrome can receive a personal safety briefing on the Airspace & Safety Initiative (ASI) stand. Safety experts will be on hand to guide private pilots through a virtual flight, highlighting potential risks and advising on good practice to help avoid, in particular, infringements of controlled airspace.

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