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Important Announcement from HPA

Important Announcement from HPA

Over the past 10 years, HPA has focused on providing customized flight training for aircraft owners. It has been our pleasure to provide in-depth initial and recurrent training to owners of Cessna, Columbia, Cirrus, and Diamond aircraft. During this time we have also provided aircraft brokerage and purchase consulting services for current and future owners of modern aircraft.

CubCrafters Unveils New Carbon Cub

CubCrafters Unveils New Carbon Cub

“Pilots who have flown the new prototype universally report that it climbs aggressively, handles beautifully, and is even more refined than the current models”, says Lervold. “In fact, the thrust generated by the new aircraft is 20% higher than any previous Carbon Cub!”

Textron Aviation Unveils the Cessna SkyCourier

Textron Aviation Unveils the Cessna SkyCourier

The Cessna Caravan platform has set the standard in the single-engine utility category for decades. The Cessna SkyCourier will build on that proven success in the large-utility category, offering even greater capability and mission flexibility.

Risk Management in General Aviation

Risk Management in General Aviation

Risk Management in General AviationRisk Management in General Aviation Throughout our lives, we encounter and mitigate risk daily. Whether driving a car, walking down the street, or staying up late to watch the game, many of our everyday activities...

Ride in a Vintage Warbird for Veterans Day at KCXO

Ride in a Vintage Warbird for Veterans Day at KCXO

Come see the B-17 Flying Fortress “Texas Raiders” along with her Warbird friends at General Aviation Services, 5260 Central Parkway, Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, Conroe, TX on Saturday Nov 11, 2017. Tours and rides from 10 AM until 4 PM.

A Cautionary Tale: Forced Landing After Engine Overhaul

A Cautionary Tale: Forced Landing After Engine Overhaul

A Cautionary Tale: Forced Landing After Engine Overhaul A Cautionary Tale: Forced Landing After Engine Overhaul This is the story of an aircraft incident – not an accident. An accident, according the NTSB definition, is a flight operation in which “any...

8 Things ATC Wishes Pilots Would Not Do (Or Do Differently)

8 Things ATC Wishes Pilots Would Not Do (Or Do Differently)

The simulations can put dozens of real pilots and controllers in very realistic, high-traffic scenarios and, well, to paraphrase Sheldon Cooper, “the flying may be theoretical, but the fun is real!” Although it’s not usually the intent of the tests, they create an interesting crucible in which to examine the interactions between pilots and controllers.

Loss of Control: FAASafety Team Seminar on October 24th, 2017

Loss of Control: FAASafety Team Seminar on October 24th, 2017

Loss of Control: FAASafety Team Seminar on October 24th, 2017Loss of Control On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, John Hollingshead, Commercial Pilot, CFI, CFII, MEI, High Performance Aviation, LLC will present an FAA Safety Team talk on Loss of Control. Loss...

Garmin’s New Txi Line – Reimagining Flight Displays

Garmin’s New Txi Line – Reimagining Flight Displays

Garmin’s New Txi Line – Reimagining Flight DisplaysGarmin’s New Txi Line – Reimagining Flight Displays Garmin’s newly released line of flight displays puts a revolution in flight technology at your fingertips. With clean-sheet TXi designs, Garmin has...

10 Things to Carry in Your Aircraft That Could Save Your Trip

10 Things to Carry in Your Aircraft That Could Save Your Trip

Every so often, I find it necessary to empty my aircraft of everything in the various seat pockets, baggage areas, and stowage compartments. By the time I finish the purge, there are a few plastic storage bins filled with the stuff. Some of these items never make it back into the aircraft, but some tried and true traveling “companions” go right back where they were because they have proven their value over the years. Here is a list of things that I carry (and why), in hopes that you might find them useful, too.

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