Welcome to the June Issue of The BAC Bulletin & DA News!
Bird strikes. The term can strike fear into the hearts of many a pilot. Is there really cause for concern? And what can pilots and FBOs do about them? Our main article addresses this important aviation issue. Then on a lighter note, we take a look at the future of flight: The Transition® flying car.
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We are co-sponsoring the Warrior, Wings and Wheels July 15 event to benefit the Veterans Airlift Command Wounded Warriors. Dash Plaque to the first 250 registered show vehicles so signup today!
Lynda & Santo Silvestro
Bird Strikes On the Rise: What Pilots and FBOs Can Do
Airplane strike with birds and other wildlife has been a problem since the earliest flights. Are bird and other wildlife strikes happening more often? If so, why, and what can pilots and FBOs do about it?
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The Flying Car Takes Off — Meet the Transition® Street-Legal Airplane
Imagine pulling out of your garage, driving to the local FBO and taking off — without changing vehicle. Sound like science fiction? Meet the Transition®, a two-seater "driving plane" with foldable wings.
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Upcoming Dates to Remember:
Casual Fly-In BBQ: Saturday, June 16
4th of July Customer Appreciation Day: Tuesday, July 3
( rain date Thursday, July 5)
Warrior, Wings and Wheels: on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at the Danbury Airport From 11am to 4pm (rain date: July 22, 2012)
- Sport Cars, Street Rods, Customs, Motorcycles and Aircrafts
- Dash Plaque to the first 250 registered show vehicles
- Benefits Veterans Airlift Command Wounded Warriors
- No admission or registration Fees
- Visit www.cvalleycorvettes.com for show information and to register.
- Sponsored by Candlewood Valley Corvette Club & Business Aircraft Center
Casual Fly-In BBQ: Saturday, August 11
Casual Fly-In BBQ: September 15