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Briefing January 2014 Issue

Briefing: January 2014


A Boeing 747 Dreamlifter landed at a GA airport in Kansas by mistake...A mysterious new design, possibly an electric-powered “flying car” with VTOL capability, was revealed to be under development by Zee Aero in California’s Silicon Valley....Researchers at MIT said ridged surfaces may help prevent airframe icing...DoubleEnder, a two-seat twin optimized for Alaska flying, is in development and may be offered as a kit, according to developer Alec Wild...Russian officials said crew error caused a 737 to crash, killing all 50 on board...Bombardier’s Learjet 75 achieved FAA certification...The Perlan Project aims to raise $2 million on Kickstarter to build a glider that can fly to 90,000 feet...All 11 on board survived the fiery collision of two skydiving aircraft in Wisconsin...Find breaking news in general aviation at

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