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The Cessna 152 is a two seated General aviation airplane, used primarily for flight training and personal use. the Cessna 172 was first delivered in 1977 as the 1978 model year. The 152 was intended to compete with the new Beechcraft Skipper and the Pipe Tomahawk both introduced the same year. all Cessna 152s were manufactured using a Lycoming O-235 engine.Lycoming O-235-L2C flat-4 engine, 110 hp (82 kW) driving a 69-inch (175 cm), two-...

Cessna 172 The Cessna Skyhawk Is a high wing, single-engine aircraft that seats four. The first 172 was flown in 1955. More Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft. The Cessna 172 is considered the most successful aircraft in history. as of 2012 more than 60,000 172s have been produced. the Cessna 172 is Typically powered by 1 × Lycoming IO-360-L2A four cylinder, horizontally opposed aircraft engine, 160 hp. The 172 h...

Fixed Wing Bid is Issued to Spanish Firm, Airbus Military After bidding for the supply of three medium lift fixed wing aircraft worth 5 billion, a Spanish firm was declared winner.  Defense Undersecretary Fernando Manalo explained that a notice of award has been issued to Airbus Military, one of two firms that submitted offers for the project.  For More Info See:  http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/02/28/1295451/span...

Solar Flight around the World Flight Scheduled for Next Year Switzerland based company Solar Impulse has unveiled the aircraft which will attempt a solar-powered round-the-world flight in 2015. The 236-ft. wingspan Solar Impulse plane is scheduled to make its first flight in May, 2015. The Solar Impulse Plane was unveiled at Payerne airport April 9, the aircraft will be rolled out of the hangar next week to begin ground tests of the so...

Airbus Announces Electronic Aircraft Airbus announces, this week, that it has successfully test flown a prototype electric aircraft called the E-Fan and the company says it is looking forward to the creation of an electric-powered airliner for the regional market, with a possible hybrid drive.  There are actually two companies that are involved in what some aviators call the Future of Flight, Electric Power. Of course, Airbus is ...

Unidentified Person in Illegal Drone Video Goes by "Quadrotor Dragonfly" Transport Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are asking for public assistance to identify the operator of a small drone that shot a video of an airliner on final approach to Vancouver International Airport from above the airliner.  For More Info please see:  http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Drone-Video-On-Approach-Draws-Attention221925-1.ht...

I am not one of those people who will open his laptop and issue proclamations whenever I disagree with a political position. But this is one of those occasions that demand I stand up and be counted. The bill HR476 is a discriminatory missile fired at the heart of one our nation’s precious and non-renewable resources: Our Veterans. The basis of this act is to strip Veterans of the ability to get Government Educational assistance ...

  // The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will be back in the skies over Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the finale of its 2015 race series (Oct. 17 - 18, 2015). The world’s best race pilots will face off in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile and lightweight racing planes, pilots navigate a low-level aerial track inside the speedway made up of air-filled ...

Stall/spin incidents are a big deal, and to be avoided at all costs. According to the AOPA, 41% of all pilot-related fatalities are due to stall/spins. The AOPA reports that the stall/spin accidents are the deadliest of all aviation accidents with approximately 20% percent of all general aviation accidents result in fatalities. However, the stall/spin accidents have a much higher fatality rate at nearly 28%.   ICON Aircraft - A5 ...