Ben Marcus's Articles

8 Things to do at EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

1. Watch airplanes land The best part of Oshkosh? Landing your airplane at the world’s wildest air circus. Second best part of Oshkosh?...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Events

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  • 419 views
  • 3 years ago

The Future of Electric Airplanes is Closer than You Think

Is the cost of flying keeping you grounded? What if it only cost $8 per hour to fly a 2-seat airplane? Would that get you in the air...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 1404 views
  • 3 years ago

It's Time for Good News About General Aviation

I am sick and tired of all of the negative stories about general aviation in the mainstream media. First it was the USA Today article...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Business & Commercial Aviation

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  • 343 views
  • 3 years ago

Garmin G3000 / Embraer Prodigy Touch Cockpit in Phenom 300

On December 20th, I was lucky enough to fly a brand new Phenom 300 from the Embraer factory in Melbourne, Florida to its new home base...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Business Aircraft & Helicopters

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  • 1285 views
  • 4 years ago

Phenom 300 "Prodigy Touch" (Garmin G3000) Differences Training

Out of a deep, wonderful slumber, I wake up to my iPhone playing that annoying marimba tone. It’s 4:15 AM in Santa Monica and my alarm...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 2545 views
  • 4 years ago

NBAA Static Display Highlights

The flight line at the Las Vegas Henderson airport is packed with business aircraft from large to small as part of the static display...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Events

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  • 234 views
  • 4 years ago

UCLA Health President Joins Endeavor Awards Host Committee

Dr. David T. Feinberg, President of UCLA Health Systems (www.uclahealth.org), has joined the host committee for the Endeavor Awards...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Events

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  • 46 views
  • 4 years ago

Dr. Ed Lu on 60 Minutes Sunday Night

Tune in to 60 minutes tonight to watch Anderson Cooper interview Dr. Ed Lu of the B612 Foundation about "Near Earth Objects" and...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 188 views
  • 4 years ago

Volunteering Your Passion for Aviation

Volunteering is a great way for pilots and aviation enthusiasts to share their passion to positively benefit others. We aviation lovers...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Young Eagles

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  • 202 views
  • 4 years ago

TBM Owners and Pilots Meeting

Have you ever seen more than 100 aircraft of the same type parked next to one-another? Each year, the TBM Owners and Pilots...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 407 views
  • 4 years ago

German and American Pilots Reunion

This is an incredible story of a German fighter pilot who escorted a crippled American B-17 out of German airspace. Watch the video to...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Museums & Military History

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  • 350 views
  • 4 years ago

Glider Flight Planning

When you fly cross country in an airplane, you have to make sure you get to your destination with a sufficient fuel reserve. In a...
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Posted by Ben Marcus
Lifelong aviation lover
in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 406 views
  • 4 years ago