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NTSB: Selfies led to fatal Colo. plane crash

NTSB: Selfies led to fatal Colo. plane crash | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
DENVER— A pilot who lost control while taking selfies was likely the cause of a small plane crash that killed two men this past spring, according to federal investigators.
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1914 Lark replica stays grounded

1914 Lark replica stays grounded | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Mark Marino of Duluth and Kermit Weeks of Miami, Fla., can both attest that building an authentic replica of a more-than-a-century-old plane from scratch is no simple task.
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Endangered whooping cranes stop in Chilton during migration | The Clanton Advertiser

Endangered whooping cranes stop in Chilton during migration | The Clanton Advertiser | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
“Every whooping crane we can add to the population is one step ...
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This is amazing!

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VIDEO: Aerobatic Red Bull Stunt Plane, Wing by Wing with a Stunt Parachutist. Amazing Footage!- Skilled Pilots – Aviation Blog and Community

VIDEO: Aerobatic Red Bull Stunt Plane, Wing by Wing with a Stunt Parachutist. Amazing Footage!- Skilled Pilots – Aviation Blog and Community | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
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Hammacher Schlemmer Catalog Features Flying Motorcycle - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Hammacher Schlemmer Catalog Features Flying Motorcycle
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The PAL looks like a helicopter but is really an autogyro.
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Review: CSA SportCruiser - FlightSim.com (press release)

Review: CSA SportCruiser - FlightSim.com (press release) | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Review: CSA SportCruiser
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The SportCruiser is a light sport aircraft manufactured by CSA in Europe's Czech Republic.
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Endangered whooping cranes set to make annual flight through county

Endangered whooping cranes set to make annual flight through county | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Endangered whooping cranes set to make annual flight through county Daily Mountain Eagle Ultralight aircraft will lead eight young whooping cranes in a 324-mile journey through Alabama, part of an ongoing effort to bring the rare birds back from...
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Super Legend wins light sport certification - AOPA Pilot

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The website ByDanJohnson.com says the 115-horsepower Super Legend is the 133rd light sport aircraft to win ASTM approval, but 10 of those are either out of production or lack a U.S.
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EcoBoost-Powered SkyRunner Unveiled

EcoBoost-Powered SkyRunner Unveiled | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
SkyRunner, an innovative sports vehicle will make its debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this week. It is a part all-terrain vehicle
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Skycar inventor seeks crowdfunding to keep dream alive

Skycar inventor seeks crowdfunding to keep dream alive | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Skycar inventor seeks crowdfunding to keep dream alive News10.net Such a designation, however, would require a new powered lift subcategory in the FAA's Light Sport Aircraft classification, which currently prohibits high-speed, multi-engine and...
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Yes, the Moller skycar.

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Despite delay, plane maker hopes to start assembly in Kissimmee next summer

Despite delay, plane maker hopes to start assembly in Kissimmee next summer | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Italico Aviation USA's plans to build light sport aircraft at Kissimmee Gateway Airport are still on the runway, almost a year after the company's announcement.
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30 years building, soon flying

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Kyle Brumfield of Perry Township stands next to an experimental airplane he spent 30 years making in his garage.

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BackYard Flyer Ultralight BYF | Light Aircraft DB & Sales

BackYard Flyer Ultralight BYF | Light Aircraft DB & Sales | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
The BackYard Flyer BYF is a different ultralight with its swing wing that pivots 90 degrees for easy storage. Configured as a conventional or tricycle gear aircraft.
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For more information see: http://www.pilotmix.com/back-yard-flyer-ultralight

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Young Whooping Cranes Headed For Florida Stranded In Alabama - CBS Miami

Young Whooping Cranes Headed For Florida Stranded In Alabama - CBS Miami | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Eight young whooping cranes, that are supposed to be on their way to Florida, remain grounded Friday in Alabama due to flying conditions.
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Service Alert SA SA-ASTM-CTLS-04 Rotax 912iS (CTLSi Aircraft) « flightdesignusa

Service Alert SA SA-ASTM-CTLS-04 Rotax 912iS (CTLSi Aircraft) « flightdesignusa | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
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Belite Achieves Maiden Flight of Ultralight Floatplane

Belite Achieves Maiden Flight of Ultralight Floatplane | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Belite Aircraft announced the first powered flight of its new SeaLite amphibious carbon fiber float-equipped aircraft, designed to legally fly under U.S. FAR 103 regulations off of either water or land.
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Skycatcher and the future — General Aviation News

Skycatcher and the future — General Aviation News | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
So what does this mean for Light-Sport Aircraft? Right or wrong, the market simply did not embrace Skycatcher. Even with the golden brand name of Cessna, this aircraft didn't inspire the pilot community or very many flight ...
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James Bond, suit up: Flying car SkyRunner can soar at 55 mph - Palm Beach Daily News

James Bond, suit up: Flying car SkyRunner can soar at 55 mph - Palm Beach Daily News | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
James Bond, suit up: Flying car SkyRunner can soar at 55 mph
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Consider this: You get rolling in this glorified dune buggy, hit 35 mph, and this part all-terrain vehicle/part light-sport aircraft gets lift.
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Can flying cars rescue commuters from traffic snarls? - SiliconValley.com

Can flying cars rescue commuters from traffic snarls? - SiliconValley.com | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Can flying cars rescue commuters from traffic snarls?
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Vespas of the sky: Italigo Aviation LSA builds light sport aircraft

Vespas of the sky: Italigo Aviation LSA builds light sport aircraft | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Vespas of the sky: Italigo Aviation LSA builds light sport aircraft Florida Trend An Italian maker of small, relatively inexpensive airplanes is bringing the bulk of its manufacturing to Kissimmee, where it hopes that proximity to its largest...
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Armando G Alonso's curator insight, November 24, 2013 4:09 AM

Llegan las Vespas del aire. Desde Italia, por supuesto.

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Aeromobil flying car prototype

The Aeromobil flying car prototype has been made in Slovakia. Flying car 2013 prototype Aeromobil 2 5 prototype AeroMobile 2 5 прототипов Aeromobile 2 5 prot...
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I love this concept!

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Legend Cub Special Pricing Through 2013

Legend Cub Special Pricing Through 2013
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The Legend Cub is a widely recognized leader in light-sport aircraft.
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Do-it-yourself aviation: Up, up in the air in a CX5

Do-it-yourself aviation: Up, up in the air in a CX5 | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Do-it-yourself aviation: Up, up in the air in a CX5 Pensacola News Journal David Thatcher pulls his experimental aircraft, the CX5, back into the hangar Thatcher has been working on airplanes all his life and is close to completing his second...
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Sky diver recounts miracle at 12,000 feet after midair collision near Duluth

Sky diver recounts miracle at 12,000 feet after midair collision near Duluth | Light Aviation News | Scoop.it
Mike Robinson was on the step outside the plane, 12,000 feet above ground, just seconds from making the 937th sky dive of his career, his final jump of the day
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