The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has released the Safety 1st General Aviation Misfueling Prevention Program, a free, online-based awareness program for pilots, line service professionals, FBO general managers, and customer service representatives. [Read more…]
WATERFORD, Mich. — Pentastar Aviation has expanded its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) on the articulating yoke mount for Apple iPad to include Cessna Citation models.
The update of the FAA Approved Model List (AML) allows Pentastar Aviation to install the specially engineered iPad mounts on Citation 500, 550, S550, 560, and 560XL model aircraft. [Read more…]
The Bellanca 17-30A was cruising at 8,500 feet when the engine experienced a partial loss of power. The pilot switched the fuel selector from the auxiliary tank to the left main fuel tank.
During the transition, the engine experienced another loss of power. [Read more…]
Travis McCrea sent in these photos, taken at Friday Harbor, Wash., by his brother, Cole Pielop.
“My brother and I flew around the San Juan islands before his ship was deployed from Bremerton,” Travis noted. [Read more…]
Lee Beery from Kelseyville, Calif., sent in this tip: I have a very simple way to stay current that will work for everyone. I have printed on strips of light cardboard “flight tasks” we have all had to do at one time to become licensed pilots. [Read more…]
While the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act introduced in the House of Representatives yesterday is being touted as a plan for the future of U.S. aviation, it could create dire consequences for the future of personal recreational flying in our nation.
Reality TV strikes again — this time with Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Job Interview.
In the first episode, which aired Friday, Jan. 29, we followed Ron Vargas to South Africa. Ron’s goal is to become a bush pilot. He’s in South Africa to train with Milne “CC” Pocock, owner of Bush Air. [Read more…]