Memorial Service In Reno This Sunday

National Championship Air Races and Air Show:

A memorial service will be held on Sunday September 25 at 6 p.m. in Idlewild Park What: There will be a public memorial service and tree dedication. When:The service will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2011, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Where:The service will take place in the Idlewild Park arboretum, between the pond on Idlewild Drive at the east end of the park and the Truckee River. Who: Members of the local clergy will conduct the memorial service.


AOPA Summit Kicks Off Thursday, Sept. 22

AOPA Aviation Summit::

Aviation Rallies GA in Hartford, Connecticut for 3 days of fun, planes, education, dynamic speakers and all-new events. AOPA brings the general aviation community together for an impactful, exciting annual convention. AOPA Aviation Summit is your opportunity to gain a renewed appreciation for the freedom of flight, the camarederie of the aviation community, and updates from the aviation experts. Aviation points of interest include United Technologies, owner of Pratt and Whitney engines and Sikorsky Helicopters, and the New England Air Museum.
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Reno Tragic Accident: NTSB Prelim Report Expected Friday

Press Release 9/17/2011: NTSB launches team to investigate aviation accident in Reno, NV:

NTSB is in the middle of its investigation of the tragic accident in Reno.
The latest update on the investigation was offered last Saturday evening by video. You can find it on the NTSB website ( and also on YouTube:
A Preliminary report is expected on Friday.
In Flight continues to extend thoughts and prayers to all those affected by this tragidy.



EAA: Leeward Rememberd As Passionate Aviator

Leeward Remembered as Passionate Aviator

Jimmy Leeward
September 17, 2011 – Jimmy Leeward, who died in Friday’s tragic accident while flying at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, is being remembered today as a passionate pilot and enthusiastic supporter of aviation and EAA.


AOPA Summit Ready for Action, Sept. 22-24

AOPA Aviation Summit: Planes, products, education aplenty:

AOPA Aviation Summit: Planes, products, education aplenty

 Thousands of general aviation pilots and enthusiasts will be heading to Hartford, Conn., Sept. 22 through 24 for AOPA Aviation Summit. The event is personal aviation’s premier trade show and convention, with dozens of aircraft on display at Airportfest, more than 400 exhibitor booths in the convention center exhibit hall, and more than 60 hours of seminars offered over the course of three days.

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