EPIC Fuels, a fuel supplier in the general and commercial aviation industries, is now a sponsor of professional aerobatic pilot and competitive air race pilot Anthony Oshinuga as he prepares to compete in the 2016 Reno Air Races and at the U.S. National Aerobatic Competition in Sherman, Texas. [Read more…]
THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Northrop Grumman is donating the use of equipment related to the Bat Unmanned Aircraft System to Northland Community & Technical College (NCTC) as part of the continuing support of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) efforts in the Red River Valley area of North Dakota and Minnesota. [Read more…]
The all-new Flight Review Course from Sporty’s allows flight review preparation to take place anytime in a multitude of formats.
The course also has been updated to include information on EFB use and ADS-B weather and traffic, according to Sporty’s Academy President Eric Radtke. [Read more…]
Located at the Holiday Inn Chantilly-Dulles Expo (4335 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, Virginia 20151), the seminar will help educate general aviation aircraft owners about the NextGen mandates and existing solutions. [Read more…]
As the pilot leveled the Cessna 206 at 2,500 feet mean sea level during the descent for landing, he advanced the throttle but observed no response from the engine.
He could not restore engine power, however the propeller continued to spin.
He noted that the throttle “felt very loose” when he attempted to add power. [Read more…]
The last time I flew a TTX it was called Columbia. It also had EXPERIMENTAL placarded to the door.
I’d flown to central Oregon in my Cessna 205. In the Columbia, climbing at well over 1,200 FPM toward 17,500 feet, I noticed our airspeed was faster – a lot faster – than my 205 in cruise. Yep, the Columbia was fast. The Cessna TTX is faster.
The SR-line has been a perennial top seller for Cirrus. Equipped with a parachute and continually refined to add value every model year, Cirrus has done much to increase the pilot population by marketing so effectively to non-pilots. They call it #CirrusLife. And its SR22T GTS is at the top. [Read more…]
Flooding in South Louisiana has devastated the region and displaced tens of thousands of residents. While the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (KBTR) did not sustain any damage from the flooding, one-third of the airport’s staff lost most, if not all, of their possessions.
Friends of the Baton Rouge Airport, a non-profit corporation, is seeking funds to help 22 members of the Baton Rouge Airport family who lost everything.
A GoFundMe account has been created to assist those employees. To date, more than $11,00 has been raised towards the $25,000 goal.