Dale Andersen sent in this photo, explaining: “My buddy and I took our Aeronca Champs out to the backcountry to enjoy the blooming of wild flowers. After we landed on this dirt road the peace and serenity was unbelievable. The only sounds were a Mellowlark speaking to the morning sun.” [Read more…]
Score one for Solberg-Hunterdon Airport (KN51), the embattled privately owned, public use airport in Readington Township, New Jersey. On May 4, Superior Court Judge Paul W. Armstrong dismissed the township’s lawsuit to acquire the development rights to the airport through eminent domain. [Read more…]
SAN MARCOS, Texas — Due to the recent hardships faced by the local community after the Hays County flooding during Memorial Day weekend, Redbird Skyport will postpone the Bluebonnet Fly-In at San Marcos Airport. The fly-in, originally scheduled for this Saturday, May 30, will now take place on June 6. [Read more…]
The private pilot had logged 175.7 hours, including18.1 hours in the Cessna 182 prior to the crash. He obtained an abbreviated weather briefing, filed an IFR flight plan and took off on a cross-country flight to Fredericksburg, Texas.
The pilot was accompanied by his wife. The purpose of the flight was to celebrate their wedding anniversary. While en route, an air traffic controller queried the pilot if he had the current weather information for his destination airport. [Read more…]
Did you know there are factories that produce lift? The Boldmethod team took a trip looking for them in the mountains of Colorado. And believe it or not, they found them. [Read more…]