Due to record rainfall over the last six months, SUN ‘n FUN has cancelled the Seabird Splash-In that has been held annually on Lake Agnes at Fantasy of Flight during the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo.
HALF MOON BAY, California — There are car shows, airshows, motorcycle shows, tractor shows, music festivals, food festivals, and living history festivals galore. Mix them all together in one venue on one day and you’ve got the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show — marking its 25th year in 2015. [Read more…]
Dr. John C. Taylor, owner of a TBM 850, used his turboprop aircraft to follow the March 20 solar eclipse, bringing a Skynews channel TV crew aboard to document the celestial event.
The Wright “B” Flyer, a modern lookalike of the Wright brothers’ first production airplane, has short legs and is tiring to fly. Instead, the nonprofit organization’s volunteers will disassemble the 3,400-pound biplane, carefully load it into a custom trailer and have it hauled overland to Oshkosh, where the same scenario will play out in reverse to put it together and fly it.
Transporting the next-generation Wright “B” Flyer will be a much simpler affair. The organization is designing another one-of-kind flyer, this one designed for easy disassembly and scaled to fit in a standard shipping container that will allow the nonprofit to show and display the airplane worldwide. [Read more…]
The Cessna 172 was in cruise flight near Wonewoc, Wis., drawing fuel from the right tank when the engine began running rough. [Read more…]
Michael Magnell, who makes a living ferrying airplanes around the world, recently sent in this photo of a Trislander, noting that there are “not many of these around.” In fact, it’s the first one he’s ever seen.
While flying, have you ever looked down to tune a radio? Check an engine or fuel gauge? Referenced your navigation chart? Chat with your passenger? Focus on something on the ground?
Well, then you aren’t seeing and avoiding to the best of your ability. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some help? Something that doesn’t cost what TCAS (traffic collision avoidance system) costs. [Read more…]