SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — JetFuelX, led by pilot Jason Talley, reports that 2,000 aircraft have signed up for its fuel management tool for turbine aircraft owners and corporate flight departments. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, night was approaching when he landed the Cessna 185 seaplane on a lake near Northeast Carry, Maine, and taxied to shore to discover he was at the wrong destination. [Read more…]
Regular contributor Bill Walker was able to get to the Triple Tree Aerodrome Fly-In in mid-September and put together a great story with lots of photos for our Oct. 20 print issue (the story will post online later this month).
But before then, we wanted to share these photos of the P-51 “Swamp Fox” and a very special pilot. [Read more…]
Even though little remains of the FAA’s Flight Service function, some of us still remember the old-fashioned ways.
Up front, I’ll admit I’m old school, but only to an extent. I prefer steam to glass, and a stick to an automatic transmission, for example, but I’d rather use metric than SAE. Go figure. [Read more…]
In response to the shortage of pilots, aerospace engineers, air traffic controllers, and more, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) is inviting school administrators, guidance counselors, and aviation program directors to attend the first symposium of the AOPA Aviation Education Leadership Alliance, a daylong event to take place Nov. 9 at the Aerospace Center for Excellence in Lakeland, Florida. [Read more…]
In October, Master Instructors designated its inaugural class of Ten-Time Masters. The historic achievement marks 20 years of participation in the Master Instructor Continuing Education Program (MICEP). Three instructors comprise the first group to reach the milestone: Pat Knight of Flower Mound, Texas; Ed Fink of Fort Myers, Florida; and Dave McVinnie of Albuquerque, N.M. [Read more…]