Oakland Aviation Museum‘s newest exhibit, Legacy of World Airways, opens with a public reception, Sunday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m. Also that day, the museum’s Open Cockpit Day begins at noon at the museum, which is on Oakland International Airport’s historic North Field in Oakland, Calif. [Read more…]
The Cirrus SR20 was captured on airport surveillance cameras as the pilot attempted to land in Bolingbrook, Ill. A review of the video revealed that the plane touched down multiple times about halfway down the runway.
During the go-around, witnesses reported that they observed the SR20 depart the runway and make a left turn at low altitude. It descended with the wings level as it flew over a few buildings. It then hit a tree and a light pole, and then hit terrain next to a bank building. [Read more…]
It’s hard to imagine that general aviation has a better friend in government than Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma).
An active pilot for 60 of his 80 years, Inhofe is truly “one of us” and at this year’s AirVenture, as in the past 36 consecutive years, he camped in the North 40 at his usual spot near Runway 9-27. [Read more…]
On Saturday, Oct. 10, the World Ultralight Fly-In will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the first worldwide ultralight “fly-in.” [Read more…]
SANFORD, Fla. — AFA Flying Services has opened its doors at Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to provide general aviation maintenance and storage in a 7,000-square-foot hangar. [Read more…]
WILMINGTON, Mass. – The Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense has appointed Kellstrom Materials as its exclusive partner for providing authorized AMETEK surplus products and exchange services.
Kellstrom Materials, a provider of aftermarket parts, repairs, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, will maintain an inventory of overhauled AMETEK SFMS line-replaceable units (LRUs), enabling operators to reduce aircraft downtime and maintenance costs.