Rick Durden

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Want to Improve Your Landings? Learn Aerobatics
April 24, 2016 Aerobatics aren't just a tremendous amount of fun, the skills learned in controlling the airplane at low speed and making...

Video: Maule M-7-235C Utility STOL Flight Review
December 28, 2015 With a base price of $250,000, the M-7-235C is the least expensive production STOL aircraft on the market (based on a per-seat...

King Katmai Mod: Safe STOL
September 17, 2015 With a stall speed of 31 knots, climb rate of more than 1500 FPM and no handling vices, the King Katmai is at home in the bush...

Cirrus Partners With OpenAirplane
October 22, 2014 A new partnership between Cirrus and OpenAirplane is designed to make it easier for more pilots to get access to airplanes...

Embraer Breaks Ground On U.S. Assembly Facility
October 9, 2014 Today, Embraer began construction of a major addition to its Melbourne Airport, Florida campus—a 236,000-square-foot assembly...

Flying Roadster To Be Unveiled
October 3, 2014 The latest version of the flying car from AeroMobil, "3.0," referred to as the Flying Roadster, will be displayed to the...

"Oscar Night of Aviation" Coming to Dayton
October 2, 2014 The 52nd Annual National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) Enshrinement Dinner and Ceremony will take place this Saturday, Oct. 4,...

Jerrie Mock Goes West
October 1, 2014 Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock, the Ohio aeronautical engineer, adventurer, pilot and media-described housewife who became the first...

FAA: O'Hare Ops Highest In Country Tuesday
October 1, 2014 The FAA issued a statement Wednesday regarding the status of operations in the Chicago area—and noted that O'Hare operations...

Another Aviation Icon Fades Away
September 28, 2014 It's gone. The main hangar on what became Detroit Metro Airport was an iconic building—designed for the future of aviation,...