IMC Radio’s “Plane Talk,” a live-streaming aviation internet radio talk show sponsored by the IMC Club International, will broadcast live from a remote studio in Lakeland, Florida, during the 2015 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, starting April 21 and continuing through April 25. [Read more…]
The Recreational Aviation Foundation will host its annual Potato Bake Thursday, April 23, at the RAF Fire Hub in the SUN ‘n FUN campground starting at 6:30 pm. This year the RAF will play host to BackcountryPilot.org contributor Patrick Romano to lead a backcountry safety seminar based on his popular STOL Tips series. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Waco YKS-7 was attempting to land in a crosswind at Rialto, Calif. The airplane swerved during the landing roll and the pilot applied the brakes to regain directional control. [Read more…]
“The picture was taken by my brother in the spring of 1961. We flew out of Fairbanks to a place called Herman the German’s at Beaver Creek,” says Ken Kellogg. “Herman was a trapper on Beaver Creek and my brother flew supplies to him throughout the year. Herman had a shortwave radio and he would call Fairbanks when he needed supplies. My brother flew for a small bush operator out of Fairbanks called Frontier Flying Service.” [Read more…]
By J. DOUGLAS HINTON
It was March 20, 1991, as the Russian-built MiG 23 slowly taxied toward the runway at Cuba’s Santa Clara air base. Due for a flight test after an avionics installation, Major Orestes Lorenzo was at the controls.
He had never flown the MiG 23 before, but after hundreds of hours in the MiG 21 he was confident there should be no problem. It would be the last time Lorenzo flew a MiG 23 — any MiG for that matter. [Read more…]
VERO BEACH, Florida — Legacy Flight Training’s second training center is now open for business. The new Legacy Flight Training facility, at the Air Commerce Center at the Scottsdale Airport (KSDL), joins Legacy’s facility at the Vero Beach Municipal Airport, in providing PA-46 specific flight training and full-motion simulator training.
Legacy Flight Training began operations at KVRB in 2010, and marks its fifth anniversary this year. [Read more…]