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Ultralights

Mark Solper Named Chairman of EAA Ultralight/Light Sport Aircraft Council

10/3/2018 9:33:00 AM

Mark Solper, EAA 1098006, who has years of experience in ultralights and a variety of other aircraft types, has been named chairman of EAA’s Ultralight and Light-Sport Aircraft Council

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37 Years of Aviation Fun for Ultralight Chapter 1

11/10/2016 1:46:00 PM By Brett Hahn, EAA 647675

EAA’s Ultralight Chapter 1 (Microlite Flyers), has been engaging its community in southeastern Wisconsin in recreational aviation for almost 40 years.

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2016 Halls of Fame Inductees

9/14/2016 2:36:00 PM

EAA is proud to honor five new inductees into our Sport Aviation Halls of Fame at a dinner ceremony on November 10, 2016, in the Founders’ Wing of the EAA AirVenture Museum.

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Petition Started to Protect Ultralight-Guided Crane Migration

11/5/2015 10:29:00 AM

A petition has been set up to urge the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider its plan to end the use of ultralight-guided migration of endangered whooping cranes.

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Pilots to Attempt Ultralight Guinness World Record

8/5/2015 2:57:00 PM

On Saturday, October 10, the World Ultralight Fly-In will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the first worldwide ultralight “fly-in.”

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Belite SkyDock Celebrates First Flight

8/5/2015 1:43:00 PM

Belite Enterprises LLC said the finished product of Belite Aircraft’s new ultralight kit, the Belite SkyDock, successfully flew for the first time.

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Quad Cities Ultralight Aircraft Corp. CEO Dave Goulet Passes Away

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

EAA and the ultralight community are mourning the loss of David L. “Dave” Goulet, CEO of Quad City Ultralight Aircraft Corp. located in Moline, Illinois, who passed away Thursday, November 13, after a brief bout with cancer. He was 68.

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Ballistic Parachute Saves Three in German Midair

9/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

A European ultralight and a glider collided recently over Germany, but thanks to a ballistic parachute, both aircraft safely descend to the ground causing only slight injuries to three people, according to a report on the German website Aerokurier.de.

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EAA Insurance Plan for Chutes and Trikes

5/28/2014 12:00:00 AM By Bob Mackey, EAA 90532, EAA Insurance Solutions administered by Falcon Insurance Agency, Inc.

I routinely get field calls from EAA members that start off, “Bob, do you insure my aircraft?” Sometimes, finding the right insurance at a great price can be challenging, but we usually can get it done.

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Ultralight Day Coming to Pioneer Airport June 14

5/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

EAA’s Pioneer Airport will be transformed into a fun fly zone on Saturday, June 14, as up to two dozen ultralights and light aircraft fly to the grass airstrip for Ultralight Day 2014.

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