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GSLFIA 2014 Annual Meeting

The Greater St. Louis Flight Instructors Association is getting together on Monday for their annual meeting. Where: 18600 Edison Ave. Chesterfield, MO When: Monday, October 20th at 7pm There will be complimentary flights in the Redbird’s top-of-the-line, full-motion, fully-enclosed dual-control … Continue reading

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767 Go Around

From AVweb: “The official told CNN the Russian UTair crew had been cleared to land but chose to abort on their own authority. The Aerolineas Argentinas crew also had been cleared to taxi across the runway. A spokesperson told The … Continue reading

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Hayward to Oshkosh

General Aviation News lets us know about the 50th anniversary of the Air Rally: “Organizers note it’s less than 60 days from the start of the Hayward Air Rally from Hayward, Calif., to Oshkosh. More than 30 aircraft have entered … Continue reading

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Spirit of St. Louis Airshow

This weekend: Also, be sure to check the TFRs that will be close to 1H0 airspace!

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Upcoming Air Shows

There has been a lot of talk about the Blue Angels returning to Spirit of St. Louis Airport on May 3-4th. The Aero Experience highlights the Cape Girardeau Regional Air Festival which would be a great weekend trip for a … Continue reading

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FAA Safety Seminar – Extreme Cross Countries

Another free safety seminar is being offered by the FAA Safety Team. “Planning to fly around the world is not a task most pilots will consider in a lifetime. Captain Judy Rice and Navigator Fred Nauer will walk you through … Continue reading

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Free FAA Seminar

I’ve never looked at my check rides as fun, but here’s the latest offering from the folks with the FAA Safety Team: “Check-ride-itis: Preparation makes Proficiency Fun” What: Seminar designed to help pilots overcome anxiety associated with check-rides or flight … Continue reading

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Boeing takes sides in the Super Bowl

From USA Today: “As for the test flight, it took about five hours with the cabin crew of the 747-8F piloting the jet over a swath of eastern Washington that spanned roughly 100 miles east and west as well as … Continue reading

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Southwest Jet Lands at Wrong Airport

I’ve made my fair share of mistakes around aircraft, so I am not pointing fingers. However, a Southwest Jet landed at the wrong Branson airport yesterday. Here’s a clip from AVweb: “A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 with 129 people aboard … Continue reading

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AOPA Regional Fly-Ins Set

In attempt to get AOPA back to its roots and closer to the general aviation pilot, new president Mark Baker is implementing regional fly-ins. From AVweb: “AOPA on Monday announced the dates and locations of the regional fly-ins that will … Continue reading

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