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So Long, Sebring

Sebring's Sport Aviation Expo is no more. But kudos to the city for sustaining it for 15 years in a difficult market.

Industry Round-up, May 31, 2019

This week, AVweb’s news roundup uncovered reports of an aviation safety day to be held in New York, new air service routes in New England, and a sales territory expansion for Cutter Aviation.

Sebring Ends U.S. Sport Aviation Expo

The January 2019 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo was the last to be hosted by Sebring Regional Airport (SEF), according to an announcement made by expo organizers on Thursday.
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Picture of the Week, May 30, 2019

I took this with my iPhone Xs this week from a Lancair Legacy - on the right is a Glasair III and another Lancair Legacy. We were practicing formation work just north of Phoenix, for the Sport Class Pylon Racing School as part of the Reno Air Races. Copyrighted photo by Rob Huntington.

Red Bull Discontinues Air Races

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will not be continuing beyond the 2019 season, Red Bull announced on Wednesday. According to the company’s statement, “The Red Bull Air Race provided sports entertainment of highest quality but did not attract the level of outside interest as many other Red Bull events across the world.”

Industry Round-up, May 24, 2019

AVwebs weekly news roundup found reports on an aviation upgrades shop expanding its autopilot offerings, a convention appearance for Click Aviation Network and a new training management system for Pobeda Airlines.

Salute to Veterans Airshow Canceled

Flooding at the Jefferson City airport has caused the cancellation of the Salute to Veterans Airshow scheduled for May 25-26. This after the show had to be relocated from the Columbia Regional Airport because of construction there.
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D-Day Squadron’s Departure Prep For Normandy

The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The epic journey of a fleet of C-47s (military DC-3 aircraft) will honor the soldiers of the War.

D-Day Squadron Heads North

One of the most ambitious warbird adventures ever undertaken was scheduled to lift off from Oxford, Connecticut, Sunday as 15 Douglas DC-3 variants head to Europe to reenact the D-Day invasion.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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