The Experimental Aircraft Association and Sporty’s Pilot Shop report that more than 30,000 young people have enrolled in Sporty’s Online Learn To Fly Course as a follow-up to their EAA Young Eagles flights. [Read more…]
The pilot of a Mooney M20J was attempting to land in Warsaw, Indiana. He told investigators that during the downwind leg of the traffic pattern he did not compensate for winds pushing the airplane toward the runway and, as a result, he overshot the turn to final. The Mooney was not aligned with the runway when it hit the ground hard and bounced. [Read more…]
When I was a young man headed out into the world, trying to make a success of myself, there was an expression I heard over and over again: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.”
The subtext was clear. No matter how smart or capable or driven you might be, it would not be possible to become a true success unless someone who was already established took your hand and guided you through the gates of what might best be described as a members only club. [Read more…]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Mainly Mozart, a classical music organization, is joining forces with the Allen Airways Flying Museum at Gillespie Field (KSEE) in El Cajon, Calif., to present a concert of classical chamber music amidst one of the finest collections of historic aviation memorabilia in Southern California.