Regular contributor Tom Snow sent in this photo, explaining: :Attending AirVenture can be tiring, especially after going full speed for several days. Sometimes you just gotta take a nap.” [Read more…]
As this razorback P-51C Mustang lands on a hot day, look closely at the wingtips. You’ll see the “wingtip vortices made visible by heat waves.” [Read more…]
The new KI 300 improves operational safety and reliability by replacing the pneumatic-driven attitude system found in most general aviation aircraft with modern attitude and heading reference systems-based technology. It is expected to be available late this year. [Read more…]
Designed for fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters, the GMA 350c series incorporates Bluetooth technology for wireless access to music, phone, Garmin Pilot alerts and more. [Read more…]
The new aircraft will begin to enter service at the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, later this year. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, he was completing a short cross-country flight in a Beech 58 and planned a practice short field landing at the airport in New Bedford, Mass. He landed on his planned touchdown point, but did not take the height of the runway threshold lights into consideration. [Read more…]
David Colangelo sent in these three photos, which include images of planes lined up at Hortman Aviation Services at Northeast Philadelphia Airport (KPNE) — “sadly only a few days before it closed its doors after many years,” he said.
The third is on final approach to runway 24 with the sun setting on the right and Philadelphia off in the distance on the left. “Does not get much better than that view!” he concluded. [Read more…]
I suggest you make plans to see Living in the Age of Airplanes. Better yet, take some non-pilot friends and go see it together. Then go out to dinner so you can talk about the movie.
Living in the Age of Airplanes is from the director that made 2005’s One Six Right, Bryan J. Terwilliger. But unlike One Six Right, Living in the Age of Airplanes isn’t for pilots, it’s for everyone else. [Read more…]