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Life Short Fly Now Published! ALL proceeds for Charity!

In wonderful news, we signed an exclusive charity book contract with Solstice publishing in June 2014 for the rights to our book "Life Short, Fly Now ™" and it is now available on Amazon as an e-Book at this link: http://www.amazon.com/Life-Short-Fly-Brian-Kissinger-ebook/dp/B00LBJU67G/ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_kin?ie=UTF8&qid=1405440835&sr=8-1&keywords=life+short+fly+now The regular book version is avai ...

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B-17G from the 7th Largest Air Force is NOW in Lakeland, FLA

NNNews Wing Leader Don Price, Flight Engineer and Kevin K5 Michels, Loadmaster of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) B-17G Texas Raiders provided some details about the CAF and their aircraft. The CAF is the seventh largest Air Force in the world with 11,000 active members, in twenty seven states and four countries.  The B-17 FEs are also pilots and like the major airlines of the past it is a process of FE, ...

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First Flight of Spring – EAA Sun n Fun Way

NN News The parking ramp at Sun’n Fun in Lakeland, Florida also servers as a campground for many of the Aviators who attend the annual first flight of spring event.   Yet, the campground is NOT a place you want to stay if you like to sleep in! At 7:30 Am on April 1st (NO April Fools Joke) there were many aircraft still taxiing into to the parking area and setting up camp by their planes. From Lakeland Flori ...

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Patty Wagstaff and Southeast Aero create Aviation Synergy in Florida!!!

NN News     Patty Wagstaff and Southeast Aero create Aviation Synergy in St. Augustine, Florida Being a University of Florida graduate, my Friends and I traveled to St Augustine, FL as often as we could.  So it was a pleasant surprise to hear the announcement 26 March 2014 that Kramer Upchurch, President of Southeast Aero, and Patty Wagstaff announced today that they have teamed up in creating Pat ...

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Arkansas Air and Military Museum

NN News Fayetteville, Arkansas. Rich Clark Reporting. The Arkansas Air and Military Museum is a hidden gem located in Fayetteville AR at Drake Field, also know as Fayetteville Executive Airport. It would be well worth any aviation enthusiast or military history buff to take the time to make the short detour off the highway to visit this museum. The main air museum is in a wooden hanger built in 1943 and 194 ...

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One Week Wonder – Zenith Plans to do it again!

The EAA AVIATION CENTER in OSHKOSH, Wis. announced yesterday that Zenith Aircraft will AGAIN be building one of their aircraft during the event commonly called "Oshkosh" and officially called "EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014." For those of you not into Aviation, Oshkosh is kinda like Woodstock except without Jimi Hendrix on guitar.  It's simply where people who are "Plane Nuts" are "Cleared for Weird."  They li ...

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Boeing increases 787 Dreamliner production to 10 airplanes per month

NN News According to sources at Boeing in Everett Washington, the company has "rolled out the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner built at the rate of 10 airplanes per month." This makes the 155th of such airplanes built which is now the 787-8 model and this latest aircraft will be delivered to the International Lease Finance Corp. for operation by Aeromexico. Boeing claims that the new 10 per month rate is the hig ...

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Lockheed Martin Wins Finn Deal

NN News In recent news Lockheed-Martin announced that they won a large foreign military sales contract (over $13 million) with Finland to support additional integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto the Finnish Air Force F-18C/D aircraft. According to Lockheed-Martin's website (www.lockheedmartin.com/), this is the third such contract for Finland and includes wind tunnel models a ...

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Cessna 162 Skycatcher Offers New Category Option

NN News Initially the new Cessna 162 aircraft was strictly purposed for the Light Sport Pilot market, yet in the later half of 2012 Cessna announced they will be moving the 162 Skycatcher also into the  PRIMARY aircraft category, and out of strictly the Light Sport Aircraft category. This move will aid in the certification process with countries worldwide. “The Skycatcher will be transitioned into the prima ...

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EAA Ski-Plane Fly-In Scheduled for 8 Feb 14

NN News The EAA Ski-Plane Fly-In has been delayed from Jan to 8 Feb this year, we were informed, in order to ensure for better snow cover at Pioneer Field where the ski-equipped aircraft arrive at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  From the EAA Air Venture Museum's Website (http://www.airventuremuseum.org/) here is some more information on the event: Join us for one of the area's most colorful events, the annual EAA Skip ...

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