Student pilot lands short

The student pilot was making an approach to the airport at Newcastle, Wyo., in a Cessna 172. When the airplane was about 20 feet above ground level and about 15 feet short of the approach end of the runway, it began to sink. [Read more…]

Bricks mark aviation milestone

Cole Harris

By ELIZABETH WALKER

The inscribed bricks at the walkway entrance to the Central Florida Aerospace Academy on the SUN ’n FUN campus on Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) in Florida mark a significant date for a small group of students at the school. Each of the red bricks commemorates a student’s first solo.

So far, 28 bricks have been laid and the numbers will climb steadily with each yearly dedication. [Read more…]