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DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1931 the Berliner-Joyce XFJ took its first flight!

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1931 the Berliner-Joyce XFJ took its first flight!

EASA's First Executive Director Honored with 2013 European Business Aviation Award

BLOG UPDATE: Patrick Goudou Lauded for Collaboration with Industry in Setting Aviation Policies…


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This week, Cessna Aircraft Company's Cessna 172 far surpasses any single engine in its class with an outstanding number of sales leads on our website! Congratulations to the Cessna 172 - this week's #1 most popular aircraft and “Aircraft of the Week!”http://tinyurl.com/72gle4k

This week, Cessna Aircraft Company's Cessna 172 far surpasses any single engine in its class with an outstanding number of sales leads on our website! Congratulations to the Cessna 172 - this week's #1 most popular aircraft and “Aircraft of the Week!”http://tinyurl.com/72gle4k

Texas Aero, located at the Waco Regional Airport (KACT) in Waco, Texas has just been named www.Globalair.com's FBO of the Week! For over 25 years, Texas Aero has been considered a premiere FBO, offering Central Texas complete facilities to Pilots, Guests, and Aircraft Owners alike: http://tinyurl.com/azcgjsoBrought to you by: www.Globalair.com/airport

Texas Aero, located at the Waco Regional Airport (KACT) in Waco, Texas has just been named www.Globalair.com's FBO of the Week! For over 25 years, Texas Aero has been considered a premiere FBO, offering Central Texas complete facilities to Pilots, Guests, and Aircraft Owners alike: http://tinyurl.com/azcgjso

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DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1928, in a test screening/preview shown at a L.A. movie theater, Mickey Mouse made his debut in a cartoon called Plane Crazy; an animated homage to Charles Lindbergh.

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Piper Aircraft, Inc. calls it “affordable, dependable, powerful and versatile.” Congrats to the Piper Arrow IV PA-28R-200 - just named www.globalair.com's Aircraft of the Week:http://tinyurl.com/d3ddzx3For more info, please visit: www.globalair.com/aircraft_for_saleImage credit: www.piper.com

Piper Aircraft, Inc. calls it “affordable, dependable, powerful and versatile.” Congrats to the Piper Arrow IV PA-28R-200 - just named www.globalair.com's Aircraft of the Week:http://tinyurl.com/d3ddzx3

For more info, please visit: www.globalair.com/aircraft_for_sale
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Thunderstorm season is upon us, folks. Let’s test your T-storm knowledge:Thunderstorms which generally produce the most intense hazard to aircraft are?: A.) Squall line thunderstormsB.) Steady-state thunderstormsC.) Warm front thunderstormsQuestion by: ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics) Brought to you by: www.globalair.com

Thunderstorm season is upon us, folks. Let’s test your T-storm knowledge:

Thunderstorms which generally produce the most intense hazard to aircraft are?: 

A.) Squall line thunderstorms
B.) Steady-state thunderstorms
C.) Warm front thunderstorms

Question by: ASA (Aviation Supplies & Academics) 
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What’s this? Sporty’s Pilot Shop now offers a portable air conditioner than can cool your cockpit by over 30 degrees, without adding humidity to the air. My mind is blown - Any thoughts?

What’s this? Sporty’s Pilot Shop now offers a portable air conditioner than can cool your cockpit by over 30 degrees, without adding humidity to the air. My mind is blown - Any thoughts?

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Reliance Aviation, located at the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (KTMB) in Miami, Florida has just been named www.Globalair.com's FBO of the Week! Strategically headquartered in South Florida, Reliance is your single source for virtually all aircraft services - http://tinyurl.com/cm6s8d6

Reliance Aviation, located at the Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (KTMB) in Miami, Florida has just been named www.Globalair.com's FBO of the Week! Strategically headquartered in South Florida, Reliance is your single source for virtually all aircraft services - http://tinyurl.com/cm6s8d6

This month’s Globalair.com poll question is neck and neck with the Corsair leading by a hair. Vote now for your favorite:

Who do you think would win this dog fight on a clear day? 

P51-D Mustang >http://www.globalair.com/default.aspx?poll=1
or
F4U-4 Corsair >http://www.globalair.com/default.aspx?poll=2