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Cirrus and Their Chinese Buyer Complete Their Merger. General Aviation News has reported that Cirrus Aircraft and China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. (CAIGA), one of China’s leading general aviation companies, have completed their controversial merger. Cirrus’ President and CEO noted that CAIGA has the resources to allow them to expedite their aircraft development programs […]

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iPad Cockpit Accessories from Sporty’s. General Aviation News has noted that Sporty’s has introduced the Sporty’s iPad Kneeboard and iPad Flight Desk. The compact and bifold iPad Kneeboard will hold an iPad securely on the left side and it has an adjustable stand for the screen. Sporty’s iPad Kneeboard is available for US$39.95 while Sporty’s […]

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Sporty’s Debuts Plates App. General Aviation News has reported that Sporty’s has partnered with ForeFlight to produce a new Plates app for the iPad. The Plates app includes every US approach plate and comes with a fully-functional free 30-day trial while a complete annual subscription with unlimited downloads is available for US$59.95. For more information, […]

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Aerial Photography Application. John Slemp, a professional photographer based in Atlanta who also specializes in aviation photography, has created an app to both broaden the exposure of aviation photography and for fans of his work to keep up-to-date about his company’s latest activities. For more information about the free app or to download, click here. […]

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British space buffs send paper airplane into space

Three British “space buffs” (Steve Daniels, John Oates and Lester Haines) have managed to use a helium balloon to send a paper airplane equipped with a camera into space to take pictures. The stunt or so-called operation “Paris” (Paper Aircraft Released Into Space), took a year to plan using an aircraft with an approximate 1 […]

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AvCharts Review. In addition, John Ewing of Aviation Mentor has written a detailed review of AvCharts, a useful iPad application for displaying terminal procedures. John noted that the program’s best feature is that it only costs about US$2.99. Scheyden Sunglasses Review. The Ask a Flight Instructor site has posted a detailed review of the Scheyden […]

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ChartBook-S Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Platform. General Aviation News has announced that FlightPrep has released its latest Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) platform, the ChartBook-S, which offers flight planning and in-flight navigation capabilities. The platform retails for US$1,195.99 and comes with an annual subscription service of US$299.99 in order to keep the navigation data and electronic […]

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Africa: As seen from a motorized paraglider

Todd McClamroch of MyFlightBlog.com has recently posted a link to some of the work of George Steinmetz – a professional photographer who uses a motorized paraglider to photograph unique sights around the world. Steinmetz has recently written “African Air,” a collection of his amazing aerial photographs of Africa, and he noted on his Vimeo site: […]

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