Owners of Cirrus SR22 series aircraft can now purchase Hartzell Propeller’s three-blade structural composite carbon fiber propeller for aircraft that were originally delivered with metal props. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — The annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo returns to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport April 21-26. The show attracts nearly 500 exhibitors and more than 150,000 aviation-loving attendees each year.
Sheltair (KLAL), the most recent addition to the Sheltair network of FBOs, is gearing up for the big show. Amenities include courtesy shuttles to and from the show grounds, early bird pre-show lunch, Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP Points and more.
“This is a spectacular event and we are excited for visitors to experience an elevated level of service and support at KLAL,” said Karen Kroeppel, director of sales and marketing for Sheltair. “To facilitate increased fueling demands, we have added to our refueling fleet and have designated personnel in mobile units available in each zone to coordinate fuel service. Additionally, we are more than doubling our staff with experienced line professionals with large event experience to ensure safe, efficient, and seamless service.”
Sheltair (KLAL) operates out of a recently constructed 3,200-square-foot terminal with acres of parking, she noted.
The FBO provides complete general and commercial aviation fuel and ground handling services and offers numerous amenities, including pilot and passenger lounges, conference facilities, flight planning, weather and after-hours service.
The pilot of the Cessna 172 entered the traffic pattern at a residential airpark in Davis, W.Va. He was concerned about the houses located near the runway, so he approached the 3,000-foot runway higher and faster than he normally would. [Read more…]
Greg Andersen submitted this photo, noting: “First ski landing of the year in the 170. Taken below Mt. Spurr, Alaska.” [Read more…]
Sectionals, headsets, kneeboards — all are appropriate gifts for the pilot in your life. If the pilot in your life also has a seaplane rating, gifts appropriate to watercraft operations come into play. [Read more…]
Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B-Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly. You can find out at FAA.gov/go/equipADSB, a new resource launched last week.
After more than a decade of advocacy, an aircraft sales-and-use tax exemption has passed the New York legislature as part of a new state budget. The legislation now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature. [Read more…]