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UsedAirplanes.com

UsedAirplanes.com  is the aviation marketplace for used airplanes for sale as well as all used aircraft for sale. Dealers and brokers throughout the United States and abroad trust UsedAirplanes.com by listing their entire inventory of used airplanes and used aircraft for sale. Their listings include all types of Cessna aircraft for sale (featuring used Cessna airplanes), Cessna 172 and Cessna 182, Cirrus aircraft including the Cirrus SR22, Piper aircraft, all models of Learjets for sale, Diamond aircraft, Grumman aircraft, Gulfstream […]

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“Preventive Maintenance and the Owner/Operator”

Come join us at the Aircraft Spruce & Specialty fly-in and super sale for an interesting and informative discussion on what pilots and owners can legally do as far as preventive maintenance on their aircraft is concerned.

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Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport Grand Opening

May 1, 2010 marks the beginning of  a major mile stone for Paulding county, Georgia. At 10:00 Saturday morning the ribbon was cut opening the doors for New Business Development and Economical growth with the new full service FBO and airport terminal building.

Among those present for the ribbon cutting was David Austin, Chairman of the  Board of Commissioners for Paulding County, Calvin Thompson of  Thompson Grading, President of the Paulding county airport authority and Blake Swafford, director of the Paulding airport.

Weather minimums prevented some aircraft from accessing […]

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The Sun N Funs first incident!

The well know Sun-N-fun fly in, in Lakeland, Fl kicks off tomorrow april 13th, 2010.  An arriving airplane skidded off the runway this afternoon, Lakeland Police said. According to a report, Douglas Alan Jones, 59, of Belaire, Md., was landing his Luscombe Model 8-A airplane at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport about 2:47 p.m. when it went off the runway and into the grass. The landing gear collapsed, and the runway was shut down for two hours.Jones, the only occupant of the plane, […]

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Hard Landing? It’s all in the eyes!

During the approach, flare, and touchdown, vision is very important. To provide good peripheral vision and good judgment of height and movement, the pilot’s head should assume a natural, straight-ahead position. The pilot’s visual focus should not be fixed on any one side or any one spot ahead of the airplane, but should be changing slowly from a point just over the airplane’s nose to the desired touchdown zone and back again, while maintaining a deliberate awareness of distance from […]

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