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Here is What's Going on This Week!

Earl Lawrence, FAA Small Airplane Directorate
Last time we talked with Earl Lawrence he was transitioning from the EAA to the FAA. We catch up with him in his position as the manager of the FAA's Small Airplane Directorate. We talk about his new responsibilities and what the view looks like from within the FAA. FAA Small Airplane Directorate (12/27/11)


Greg Gremminger, Magni USA
Over the years the PSF Radio Show has dealt with a lot of gyroplane issues and has helped in its own small way to publicize the challenges and issues of the gyro world. We talk with one of the largest advocates in the USA for gyroplanes, Greg Gremminger, about what has been accomplished and what still needs to be done. Magni USA (12/27/11)


Jim Sweeney, SweeneyCorp
Jim Sweeney has been one of the staples of the PSF Radio Show bringing us ground school topics, flying tips, weather information, updates in technology and more. We talk about some of the accomplishments of the show and how similar missions may be accomplished in the future. SweeneyCorp (12/27/11)


John Leblanc, Performance Designs
When it comes to parachute design for powered parachutes, John LeBlanc is one of the top-tier names in the industry. We talk some about Performance Design's history with the sport as well as what John views as the future of the sport. Performance Designs (12/27/11)


Bever Borne, Air-Tech, Inc.
One of the old bulls in the ultralight world is Bever Borne and over the years he has also provided listeners with a wealth of information. We talk about the future of fixed-wing ultralights in what seems to be a more hostile environment for them. Air-Tech, Inc. (12/27/11)


Michael Purdy, Powered Paragliding Radio
Not many people remember that Michael Purdy can be credited with (or charged for) bringing Roy Beisswenger into the talk radio world. We talk about the changes he has seen in the internet radio world since the beginning of the millennium. And of course there is the farewell for now... Powered Paragliding Radio (12/27/11)


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And If You Missed The Show on December 20th.....

Check It Out Below!

Dan Johnson,
After a major show announcement from Roy, we visit with Dan Johnson about the last year in the Light Sport Aircraft world and talk about what the future holds for the category and the sport. (12/20/11)

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Mary Jones, Experimental Aircraft Association
After a long run at EAA headquarters, Mary Jones is switching gears. While she will continue to work at the EAA, she is taking a little bit of time to work on other projects. We talk about the publications she has helped produce for the EAA and what some of her future projects may involve. Experimental Aircraft Association (12/20/11)

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Hilton Goldstein, Hilton Software LLC
The FAA requires that we fly with approved charts. But they are the only ones who prepare approved charts both digital and printed. Now the FAA's AeroNav charting division wants to kite the user fees for the charts to the point where it will double the price of some commercial digital products and force some companies relying on the digital charts out of business. Jim Sweeney talks with Hilton Goldstein about a meeting he and others had with the FAA. A report on the meeting between industry and the FAA's AeroNav division can be found here. Hilton Software LLC (12/20/11)

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Phil Lockwood, Lockwood Aviation
We talk with one of the busiest guys in sport aviation, Phil Lockwood. We talk about Rotax engines, their place in the ultralight and sport aviation world, and some of the other projects Phil is involved in. Lockwood Aviation (12/20/11)

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Terri Sipantzi, Precision Windsports, Inc
Triking sometimes seems like the most elite community in the ultralight and light sport worlds. We talk with Terri Sipantzi about the future of the sport and whether getting started as an ultralight student or a light sport student is better. Precision Windsports, Inc (12/20/11)

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Jeff Goin, Powered Paragliding Radio
We talk with Jeff Goin about first wings. Of course it is tempting to get the ultimate wing, but there are benefits to choosing a super-benign wing that requires armloads of brakes to make it just think of turning and yet at the same time is easy to inflate. (12/20/11)

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Upcoming Powered Sport Flying Events!

If you have an upcoming powered sport flying event that you would like to get on the schedule, E-mail me with the event name, location, date, and contact information by clicking here. This is a free service provided to help promote the sport.

PlanetPPG 6th Annual Christmas Fly-In
December 27, 2011 - January 1, 2012. Pine Island Airport, Bokeelia, Florida. Escape the cold. PPGs, Trikes, Ultralights, and Fixed Wing welcome. Be a part of it as long as you can land on 2700' grass strip. 62 pilots attended the event in 2010. Contact Paul Czarnecki at (239) 297-7570 or visit

US Sport Aviation Expo
January 19-22, 2012. Sebring Regional Airport, Sebring, Florida. The Expo is the place to see, try, buy and sell Light Sport Aircraft. It is also where to go to establish new business relationships and learn about Light Sport Aircraft, the Sport Pilot Certificate and other LSA related certifications. This was the first and is the largest annual event totally focused on LSA and Sport Pilot. US Sport Aviation Expo.

Arizona Flying Circus
February 3-5, 2012. Maricopa, Arizona. Powered paragliding and lots more in the heart of Arizona's warm desert south of Phoenix. This event is one great way to get a break from the winter and visit with other powered paragliding, triking, and ultralight airplane pilots. Arizona Powered Paragliding.

Paratoys Salton Sea Powered Paraglider Fly-In
February 9-12, 2012. Salton City Spa & RV Park. The Paratoys convention at the Salton Sea in southern California is typically all-day gorgeous with beach-like conditions even during mid-day. All ultralights, trikes and powered parachutes are also welcome at this show. There is plenty of flat hard packed sand to for these kinds of aircraft to land and take off from. Paratoys.

2012 Ultralight/Sport Plane Safety Seminar
March 3, 2012. Illinois Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, Illinois. Safety seminar will cover a broad range of subjects including regulatory issues on Sport Pilot, engine maintenance, safety and equipment. There will also be displays representing aircraft and accessories. IUAC Safety Seminar.

Arcadia Aviation Day
March 3, 2012. Arcadia Municipal Airport, Arcadia, Florida. Fly in or drive in to a pancake breakfast and lunch later in the day.ÊGeneral aviation and light sport aircraft, fixed wing, trikes, gyros and PPGs welcome. Helicopter and biplane rides available. Static displays, free parking and free admission. Arcadia Airport.

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