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Mary Grady

Mary Grady
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Mary was one of the founding members of the internet experiment that became AVweb and continued as a key staff writer until her health challenges prompted a leave of absence earlier this year. She worked for AVweb for 20 years and wrote thousands of articles. To the best of anyone’s recollection she never missed a deadline.

Legendary Bob Hoover Dies At 94

Bob Hoover, whose extraordinary aviation life included flying in World War II, test-flying for the Air Force and performing a unique airshow act demonstrating...

Huerta Stresses Safety At AirVenture

The FAA administrator comes to EAA AirVenture just about every summer, and as a rule the main thrust of the current officeholder's speech is...
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Commuter Craft Now Taking Deposits

Richard Hogan's Commuter Craft Innovator, which attracted crowds recently at the Sport Aviation Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, is on display at Sun 'n...

Copperstate Fly-In Changes Venue

The Copperstate Fly-In, which has moved to several airports around Arizona over more than 40 years, will be held at a new site this...

FAA Launches New Rulemaking For 3rd Class Medicals

The FAA said on Wednesday it is starting a rulemaking project that will explore whether to allow private pilots, in certain instances, to use...

Van's Issues Service Bulletins For RV Fleet

Van's Aircraft has released two service bulletins that advise owners of a variety of its aircraft to inspect for cracks in specific areas before...

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Buzz Words: Understanding Dihedral Effect

While certified airplanes have to meet Part 23 requirements for positive dihedral, amateur-built airplanes are exempt. Ed Kolano looks into the details of dihedral, and how you can use it to your airborne advantage.