The pilot reported that while in the traffic pattern at the airport in Watsonville, Calif., the Tecnam P92’s right rudder stopped responding. [Read more…]
On a historic visit to the United States, Pope Francis concluded his tour with a visit to Philadelphia International Airport on the final leg of his East Coast visit.
The year was 1606. King James of England (and Scotland) boldly authorized a group of entrepreneurial types to cross the Atlantic in a leaky wooden boat in search of gold, timber, and a route across the New World to the Pacific, by water.
The party consisted of 104 brave souls, all bent on bettering their positions in life. They came west to become wealthy, or wealthier, before returning home to England, civility, and the latest fashions.
For some, the experiment worked out. For many it did not.
Yet, whatever the outcome, the original British Invasion had begun and there was no stopping the trend. It’s still going on today. The New World is the place to be, baby. [Read more…]
In a part of Manitoba, Canada, so remote you have to fly in by helicopter, a research team led by the University of North Dakota and the American Museum of Natural History spent the summer of 2015 in the polar bear capital of the world deploying the latest tool – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) — in a nearly five-decade-old ecological study. [Read more…]
Fresh ideas for flight instructors interested in preventing inflight loss of control will be presented by two experts from the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the NTSB Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The day-long forum also will be streamed live online. [Read more…]