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Barnes Regional Airport, Westfield, MA
"Friendly Airport, beautiful scenery, great restaurant on site, and the 104th fighter wing is based there ,so you can watch our fighter jets in action most every day!!" - Submitted by Tom Trudeau
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AirVenture 2022: Trig's New VHF Navcomm
Just when we thought the market has seen the end of the traditional VHF navcomm radio, Trig Avionics comes to AirVenture 2022 with two new models - the TX56 and TX57. In this video Trig's Andy Davis gave Aviation Consumer's Larry Anglisano a demo.
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Greensburg Municipal Airport, Greensburg, IN
"Greensburg Municipal Airport is located adjacent to Decatur County Park/Fairground in Greensburg, Indiana. The park features picnic pavilions and lighted basketball and tennis court. Also within walking distance of the airport is the Parkside Bowling Alley, Parkside Sweet Shoppe and Putt-Putt Golf course, Decatur County Skate Park, and the municipal pool. A fun destination for the whole family." - Submitted by Robert Westerman
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Basic Tools to Build a Van's RV
Here are some of the tools and accessories I used to build my RV-9A.
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The City of Allegan, Allegan, MI
"We decided to visit Allegan, Michigan after watching a TV episode titled Steak Paradise on the Travel Channel. Among the several restaurants featured was the Grill House which has a grill room where you can pick your steak right from the meat cooler and grill it yourself. It looked like it would be a fun place and we put a visit on our to-do list." - Submitted by George
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Van's RV-12 Build VLOG: Rear Window, Rudder Pedals
Construction on the Van's RV-12 continues at the EAA Chapter 166 build hangar Brainard Airport in Hartford, Connecticut. In this build VLOG, EAA 166 members Larry Anglisano and Rick Montero discuss what it takes to fit and install the rear window, plus the set-up and installation of the rudder pedals and toe brakes.
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Thunder Ridge Airpark, Fruitland, UT
"Recreational mountain airpark of pilots and non-pilots. 4000' paved runway and tie down area for quests. 5 to 30 acre lots with full utilities. Lots starting at $25k and lots with homes starting at $175k. Best value in the nation. Financing available on lots, construction financing included at N/C for the model homes. Mild daytime summer temperatures, and cool nights abound. Nearby activities include fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, four wheeling, water sports, snow kiting, and much more. New lot owners will have first dibs on elk depredation tags this fall on the Highlands Ranch next door." - Submitted by Tracy Livingston
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Auto Engine Conversion Gearbox for Aircraft
Watch and listen as Stuart Davis of Auto PSRU's talks about his RV-10 auto engine conversion using a PSRU Propeller convertor.
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Hummingbird Cafe, Wiley Ford, WV
"The Hummingbird Cafe is a family owned business, making home-style meals to impress. The restaurant is located adjacent to the Cumberland Regional Airport. Visit for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Hours Monday: Closed Tuesday-Saturday: 8am to 8pm Sunday: 9am to 2pm" - Submitted by Kim

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