ONE Aviation has introduced the Eclipse Special Edition (SE) twin-engine jet, a factory-renewed Eclipse 500 that has been upgraded and reconfigured to include nearly all new features introduced on the Eclipse 550, including a Dual Avio Integrated Flight Management System (IFMS), Anti-skid Brake System, a newly designed pilot-side Standby Display Unit, PPG glass windshields, new premium interior, and deluxe two-tone paint scheme. [Read more…]
ASA’s fourth edition of the Aviation Mechanic Practical Test Standards (ASA-8081-AMT4) includes the General (8081-26A), Airframe (8081-27A), and Powerplant (8081-28A), along with the new Change 1, effective September 2015.
This booklet provides information for aviation mechanics to prepare for the Oral & Practical exams, the last step in the quest for the Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) certificate. [Read more…]
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…]