The nonprofit Flight to Remember Foundation uses drones to help hospice patients experience places they can no longer visit in person. The group helped Jim Plescia take a fresh, seven-minute look at the village of Godrano near Palermo, Sicily, in Italy.
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Dowling College, a Long Island, N.Y., college that once offered a well-regarded aviation program, has been sold for $14 million to Triple Five Aviation Industries. The company plans to transform the property into an aviation business hub.
Have you encountered a bird strike and reported it to the FAA?
No -- I have not experienced a bird strike
Yes, but I did not report it
Yes, and I reported it
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The Independence Glider Club, located at Oregon's Independence State Airport, offers gliding lessons to students 12 and older. Club members also help out with cleaning the hangar and building, painting and cleaning the gliders.
German electronic components maker TQ-Systems will bring its line of general aviation avionics to EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., July 23 to 29. The manufacturer will introduce its new KTX2 transponder with ADS-B functionality and its KRT2 radio transceiver, which the company says is the most popular VHF COM in Europe.
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The Bob Hoover Academy, located at California's Salinas Municipal Airport, is designed to give troubled students a fresh start and a slate of resources including ground school and flight instruction. The program has seen success, with students learning new skills, winning scholarships and competitions, and landing real jobs after graduation.
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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit won't review the 2017 backroom deal between the Federal Aviation Administration and the city of Santa Monica that allows the city to close the airport at the end of 2028.
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