Les Taylor sent in this picture, which he titled, “Coming aboard.” [Read more…]
It’s no secret that the main draw of many airshows are the aerial performers. That’s how you get big numbers at the gate, that’s how you draw in the non-pilots, and that’s how you inspire the next generation.
Airshow performers range from precision military demonstration teams, to energy management acts like glider aerobatics, to high-energy tumbling displays.
With so many acts to chose from, how do show organizers make their selections? With some difficulty, apparently. [Read more…]
Garmin’s Connext wireless cockpit is now supported by the G3X Touch.
Customers who have incorporated G3X Touch into their experimental amateur-built or light sport aircraft (LSA), can now take advantage of wireless connectivity between select compatible Garmin avionics and Garmin Pilot on an iPad/iPhone and some Android mobile devices through the latest soft ware update. [Read more…]
The student pilot had an endorsement from his CFI to fly the Cessna 150 from the departure airport to another airport near Naples, Maine. During the flight the student pilot decided to make an unauthorized stop and land on a frozen lake to visit a friend. [Read more…]
Sheldon Heatherington sent in this photo of Skip Stewart over Florida’s Pensacola Beach during the Red White And Blues airshow. [Read more…]