Geoff Rapoport

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AOPA 172 Finds New Owner In Las Vegas
July 21, 2017 AOPA awarded its Sweepstakes Cessna 172 to its new owner, Gary Walters, at Henderson Executive Airport this week. As in past...

Stratos VLJ Development On Pace
July 21, 2017 The Stratos 714 VLJ (very light jet) will be making its public debut at AirVenture 2017, as promised by company officials...

P206 Lands On Freeway, Gets Pulled Over
July 20, 2017 The Civil Air Patrol says it can take days for pilots to be found after an off-airport forced landing, but Jim O’Donnell had...

Red Bull Heads To Russia
July 20, 2017 The 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship heads to the Russian city of Kazan this weekend. Yoshihide Muroya of Japan leads...

NTSB To Alaska For Hageland Crash Hearing
July 19, 2017 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will travel to Anchorage, Alaska, for a hearing on the crash of Ravn Connect...

Sully Opposes ATC Privatization
July 14, 2017 Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger says privatizing air traffic control in the U.S. will reduce aviation safety and access to...

F-35 Fire Caused By Tailwind
July 14, 2017 The Pratt & Whitney F135 engine of a U.S. Air Force F-35A caught on fire during start, severely damaging the aircraft, due to...

First Customer PC-24 Fuselage And Wings Married
July 13, 2017 The first Pilatus PC-24 destined for customer use crossed a major milestone on Wednesday when the wings and fuselage were...

Tourist Killed By Jet Blast In St. Maarten
July 13, 2017 A 57-year-old tourist from New Zealand was killed earlier this week when she was knocked off her feet and into a retaining...

Jepp Charts Now Available In ForeFlight
July 12, 2017 The wishes of ForeFlight users eager to use Jeppesen departure, arrival and approach plates have come true. The partnership...