The pilot reported that he smelled “electrical” smoke during a cross-country flight in his RV-4. [Read more…]
Penny Hamilton sent in these photographs taken a recent event, “Preschoolers Touch An Airplane. Meet a Real Pilot” at Granby/Grand County Airport Emily Warner Field (KGNB) in Colorado sponsored by EAA Chapter 1267 and Friends of Granby Airport. [Read more…]
Regardless of the endeavor, success comes as a result of focus, determination, and persistence. Admittedly, that’s not exactly a revolutionary idea.
The steps required to facilitate those points are somewhat more mysterious, however.
Many an entrepreneur has failed even though their idea, product, or the service they intended to deliver was well suited to the marketplace. More often than not, the difference between success and failure has to do with the clarity of the mission they’ve set themselves on.
Your local airport probably suffers from this exact problem. [Read more…]
“Light-Sport Aircraft are too expensive. I thought they were going to be affordable.”
Statements like these are too common, but not particularly accurate.
Some superbly appointed Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) are rather expensive at $150,000 to $200,000. However, many carbon fiber LSA are half the price of a new Skyhawk 172, although they can fly faster using 50% less fuel while providing 10 inches more width inside. Does that make them pricey or simply more than some want to spend?
Fortunately, affordable choices are available. Let’s look at four relatively affordable alternatives. [Read more…]
The guys at FunPlacesToFly.com just posted this very short video celebrating one of the best sounds in aviation, a big radial engine as a vintage aircraft takes off from the Gainesville Airport at the Texas Vintage Aircraft Association Fly-In.