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The Paulding North West Atlanta airport Salute America 2012 air show

Salute America 2012 air show

Salute America 2012 air show

Air shows offer specifically unique, world-class, family entertainment, at affordable prices! From the earliest barnstormers of the 1920s and 1930s to today’s highly professional aerobatic experts, air show pilots have demonstrated that the public’s interest in aviation entertainment is not a fad. Year-in and year-out for more than 100 years, air shows have been among North America’s largest spectator events.

Salute America 2012 is presented by the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport […]

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Aviation Instrument Panel Placards

The following video is a demonstration of the designing and cutting of an aviation instrument panel placard by Sean Hachem of Hawk Aviation Maintenance in Calhoun, Georgia.

The machine is now prepared. The rotor is removed and the engraver is installed and adjusted.

The placards are first designed on the computer.

Once the machine and placard design is complete the cutting begins.

Water is applied to keep both the engraver bit and the placard material cool.

 

The Placard lettering will be cut first.

The progress can […]

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XM satellite for the GTN650

With an optional XM satellite receiver and subscriptions, the Garmin GTN series can display NEXRAD radar, lightning data and other aviations weather information. It can also play satellite radio stations.

For pilots who want a fully integrated solution in a small, 2.64-in.-tall package, the GTN 650 is the perfect choice. The system combines GPS, COMM and NAV functions with powerful multifunction display capabilities like high-resolution terrain mapping, graphical flight planning, satellite weather, traffic display and much more.

This is just one of […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Maneuvering Flight

FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education
The Do’s and Don’ts of Maneuvering Flight

Notice Number: NOTC2999

Nearly one-third of all fatal accidents occur during maneuvering flight, in part because maneuvering at low altitude limits the amount of time a pilot has to recover. Maneuvering flight is basically any type of flying performed close to the ground — even the traffic pattern is considered maneuvering!

Do’s and Don’ts that can help keep you safe.

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IFly 700 GPS

 

 

Private Pilot Insider is happy to announce that we are now offering the IFly 700 GPS for sale online at www.ifly700.com The best mobile aviation GPS around. All touch screen over laid on FAA sectional maps.

 

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Which way should you go?

     Grandpa may have told you in the past that the quickest way between two points is a direct line. The route with the least amount of turns can prove to be the fastest. If you are a fan of Nascar you will notice as the drivers round the track they will ride high on the straight away and down low on the turns. In doing this it enables the drivers to take the turns quicker. Turns are a requirement […]

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The “SuperHawk”

1978 Cessna 172N SuperHawk N211BA

Lycoming 180 Horsepower O-360 Engine
Avidyne EX600 MFD
Avidyne TWX670 Color Lightning System
Garmin GNS 430 with WAAS
Garmin SL30 NAV/COMM
Garmin GTX 327 Transponder Garmin G600 Glass Panel
Avidyne TAS600 Active Traffic System
Avidyne MLB700 Datalink Weather (with Sirius)
Garmin GMA 347 Audio Panel
AuRACLE CRM 2100 Glass Panel Engine Monitor
Aerospace Logic FL-100 Fuel Gauges

NOW AVAILABLE AT McCOLLUM AIRPORT (KRYY)

All the equipment in the “Super Hawk” was designed and installed by Sean Hachem of Hawk Aviation Maintenance

To Learn more about the Garmin G600 […]

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Tribute to Aviation.

There will be more “tributes to Avition” to come. If you would like to have a picture or video included in upcoming post you can e-mail them to me at tommy@privatepilotinsider.com

Keep’em Flying
Tommy Eldridge

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FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education

“STALLS, SPINS, and SAFETY”
Topic: Aerodynamics of stalls and spins, and scenarios in which they may be encountered inadvertently, plus recovery techniques.
On Monday, November 8, 2010 at 6:30 PM
Location:
Preferred Jet at McCollum Airport
1800 Airport Road
Hangar #1
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Select Number:
SO1134544

Description:
Fun up high but dangerous down low! Stalls and spins are responsible for too many aviation accidents. Ms. Cavagnaro will discuss the aerodynamics of stalls and spins, scenarios in which they are encountered inadvertently, and recovery techniques. Most importantly she will offer suggestions […]

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Team RV formation clinic.

Free Formation Clinic Offers Structured Training

 

For most pilots, flying close to another airplane is something to avoid rather than embrace. But when properly taught and methodically learned, formation flying provides pilots another level of achievement with the potential to expand horizons. The North Carolina 2010 Formation Clinic at Rowan County Airport (KRUQ) November 12-14 offers RV pilots the opportunity to learn Formation Flying Inc. (FFI) standards from FFI card holders with hundreds of hours of formation time. The clinic also […]

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