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FAA and industry release NextGen plan
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker announced that the agency and the aviation community have agreed on a plan that accelerates the delivery of key NextGen initiatives to the flying public over the next three years. The agreement was reached at a meeting between the FAA and the NextGen Advisory Committee, an organization composed of airlines, manufacturers and labor groups and represents the culmination of several months of intensive and unprecedented collaboration.
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1st flight for FK P-51 replica
AVweb
FK Lightplanes has begun the flight-test phase for its scale-replica carbon-fiber P-51 Mustang. The first-flight video, posted online, shows the airplane taking off and flying along the runway briefly before settling down again. Test pilot Thomas Kreimeier said the airplane was stable in flight and landing, and responded well to rudder inputs.
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Is it time to build your ultimate aviation-themed man cave?
Stiletto Television
The producers of the series "Treehouse Matters" are on the hunt for men of all ages who are looking to build their dream man cave in 2014. This brand-new series for a major cable network will follow clients from start to finish as they work with a nationally renowned team of expert builders to create the most epic man caves and specialty rooms of their dreams. If you have a man cave fantasy that you want to see come true, email mancaves@stilettotelevision.com ASAP or fill out this online application.
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Flicker Vertigo — Know it to avoid it
By Charlie Spence, aviation writer and IFA member
Flicker vertigo can be unpleasant and produce dangerous reactions for the pilot. A light flickering at the rate of 4 to 20 cycles per second can produce this illusion. It can result in nausea, vomiting, or, on rare occasions — unconsciousness. It affects helicopter pilots more than those in fixed wing, propeller-driven aircraft, but both are susceptible.
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Accident Report — Crosswind and trees make bad mix — Lancair 235
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A Miller Lancair 235, piloted by a private pilot, sustained substantial damage when it departed controlled flight and impacted terrain on takeoff from runway 18 — 2,922 feet by 100 feet dry/turf — at the Tecumseh Merillat Airport (34G), Tecumseh, Michigan. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The personal, cross-country flight was to be conducted on a visual flight rules flight plan to Batavia, Ohio. The pilot reported no injuries.
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FAA and industry release NextGen plan
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Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker announced that the agency and the aviation community have agreed on a plan that accelerates the delivery of key NextGen initiatives to the...

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Jerrie Mock, 1st solo female pilot to circumnavigate globe
The New York Times via St. Paul Pioneer-Press
Jerrie Mock, who as a relatively untested pilot accomplished in 1964 what Amelia Earhart could not, becoming the first woman to fly solo around the world, died...

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Accident Report — Takeoff stall fatal for two — Grumman American AA-1A
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At 1346 Central Standard Time, a Grumman American AA-1A single-engine airplane was destroyed upon impact with terrain following a loss of control during initial takeoff climb near...

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Nevada pilot wins world championships
General Aviation News
Jim Payne from Minden, Nevada, has won his third consecutive world championship in the Aerokurier Online Soaring Contest. This contest is a year-long contest with almost 15,000 competitors from around the world. To compete, glider pilots record their flights with a GPS logger and submit their flight logs to the contest web site for scoring. Payne's six best distance flights covered a total of 7,839.7 miles.
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AirplaneGeeks Podcast: 319 Aircraft Salvage
AirplaneGeeks
In an interview with guest Rachel Payne, the discussion covers how aircraft salvage company FAST Aviation locates airplanes, gets them back flying, or parts them out to support general aviation aircraft owners. Payne and her hosts also discuss Hangar Swap, the new marketplace for aviators.
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Video: Amelia Rose Earhart flies along with Red Bull air race pilot
AviationWeek
Amelia Rose Earhart recently became the youngest woman to fly around the world in a single engine airplane. In this video, Red Bull Air Race Champion Kirby Chambliss takes Earhart for an exciting ride. Chambliss demonstrated the kinds of maneuvers he performs while racing, then progressed to aerobatics.
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Would you hesitate to declare an emergency?
General Aviation News
According to author Jeffrey Madison: The fact that all three of my passengers were throwing up simultaneously left me three options. I could have toughed it out and pressed on to our destination; joined them in their nauseous state; or declared an emergency and got the hell on the ground.
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