At this week’s SUN ’n FUN, Textron Aviation launched Top Hawk, a partnership with U.S. universities. Top Hawk will provide students access to aircraft, coupled with an internship opportunity during the summer of 2015. [Read more…]
Experience Kissimmee is giving away a SUN ‘n FUN 2016 experience. The winner will enjoy: Round trip airfare for four; 6-day/5-night accommodations in Kissimmee; rental car; four tickets to the 2016 SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In; and a 30-minute flight in a T-6 Texan (courtesy Stallion 51). Entering is easy. Text “SUN” to 82257
Homebuilt doesn’t apply to just airplanes any longer. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, and need (or want) a new door for your hangar, Schweiss Doors’ Build Your Own Door Kit might be of interest.
Provide the designers at Schweiss the dimensions of your hangar opening, tell them where you want doors and windows, if you do, and they’ll design the schematics for the door. Pair that with Schweiss hinges and hydraulics and you’ve got a Schweiss hangar door. [Read more…]
Thursday at SUN ’n FUN, Lightspeed Aviation Foundation revealed the names of 12 charities, selected from hundreds of nominees, as the finalists in the Sixth Annual Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Pilots Choice Awards grant program. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Aeronca Champ and a passenger took off from a private airport in Caldewell, Idaho, with the intent of landing at a public airport some three miles away. [Read more…]
At this week’s SUN ’n FUN, Electroair reported it has received design approval and an FAA-PMA for its EIS-41000 series electronic ignition system for the Lycoming IO-AEIO-390 series of engines.
Electroair also added a large number of airframes to its list of approved airframes for the electronic ignition system. [Read more…]