While the Beech A36 was on final approach to the airport in Tupelo, Miss., about 600 feet above ground level, the engine suddenly lost power. The pilot subsequently made a forced landing, and the plane hit the ground, became airborne, crossed a road, and then came to rest short of the intended runway. [Read more…]
Story and Photos By FREDERICK A. JOHNSEN
Attendees of this year’s Warbird Roundup in Nampa, Idaho, held June 27-28, benefited from the combination of craftsmanship, technology, and deep pockets that has breathed life into warbirds once thought impossible to see flying. Two classic and scarce razorback P-51 Mustangs went aloft at the same time, a feat unimaginable just a generation ago. [Read more…]
The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has delayed plans to release its proposed FAA reauthorization legislation. That occurred after the House majority leader informed the committee that consideration of the FAA reauthorization bill has been moved to September. [Read more…]
Plane Perfect, a new aircraft detailing supply company, has entered the general aviation market with a new line of specially-developed products and tools that will help aircraft owners maintain the appearance and extend the life of their aircraft’s exterior finish and interior components. [Read more…]
The FAA has posted the second video in its Safety Information Video Series. Titled “The 2015 Wildlife Hazard Management and Strike Reporting Update,” the video outlines the benefits of wildlife hazard strike reporting and how airport operators use the information to reduce wildlife strikes at airports.