Photographers are invited to participate in aviation workshops in conjunction with Atlanta Warbirds Weekend (AWW), Sept. 24 and 25 at Dekalb Peachtree Airport in Chamblee, Ga.
3G Aviation Media photo workshops are scheduled Saturday with an additional editing workshop and a sunrise photo shoot on Sunday.
New this year is an air-to-air photo experience on Saturday. [Read more…]
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Military Aviation Museum’s Biplanes and Triplanes World War One Airshow will be held Oct. 1-2, in Pungo, Va., taking guests back to the days of The Great War for a weekend of flying, colorful World War One aircraft, live performances, elaborate reenactor encampments, and more. [Read more…]
The FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS) Remote Pilot: Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems is now available from ASA in print format. [Read more…]
The pilot/owner reported that, while on final approach to the airport in New Orleans, the Piper PA28-161’s engine experienced a total loss of power.
He was unable to restart the engine, and the airplane was unable to glide to the runway, so he subsequently ditched the airplane into a lake. The pilot evacuated the airplane and swam to shore; the airplane sank into the lake but was subsequently recovered. [Read more…]
As I perused the Body Mass Index chart recently, I was aghast to find that I have slid just over the line that separated the overweight from the obese category.
Yikes! Sure, I can log 25 miles on my bicycle without undue discomfort. Even at my advanced age I can still do a dozen pushups without great difficulty. Heck, I continue to climb in and out of a J3 Cub without the support of a step ladder, a personal assistant, or a complicated winching mechanism.
I had no idea I was such a mess.
To console myself following this traumatic discovery, I stopped by the supermarket on the way home to pick up a few essentials…and a small pie.
It’s my firm belief that pie is the ultimate food. [Read more…]
OKLAHOMA CITY — Twenty four organizations were recently awarded Aerospace and Aviation Education Program grants or contracts totaling more than $218,000 from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC).
The funds will be used to expose more school-aged children in Oklahoma to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers, particularly those in aerospace and aviation. [Read more…]