Reader Jan Tišler sent in this photo, captioned “snowy day in Ljubljana Airport (Slovenia) 21.11.2015.” [Read more…]
Frugal pilots and others heavily lobbied their representatives on H.R. 1848, the Small Airplane Revitalization Act and it passed unanimously – 411 to 0 – on July 18, 2013. A similar bill was soon passed by the U.S. Senate (S. 1072) and signed by the President that November.
The legislation recognized that since 2003, the U.S. lost an average of 10,000 active private pilots a year, partially due to a lack of cost-effective, new small aircraft. The Great LSA Hope of 2004 was that light-sport aircraft and the new sport pilot certificate would revitalize the recreational end of general aviation. [Read more…]
The 9th Annual Toys for Tots collection at Ramona Airport (KRNM) in California will be held Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [Read more…]
FORT WORTH, Texas – American Aero FTW, an FBO at Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, presented a $20,000 check to the Navy SEAL Foundation at the National Business Aviation Association Convention last week in Las Vegas, doubling the contribution made at the convention last year.
The Navy SEAL Foundation provides critical support to the Naval Special Warfare Community and its families during times of illness, injury and loss. [Read more…]
According to the pilot’s wife, he departed on a cross-country flight in a Focke-Wulf FWP 149D to attend a friend’s funeral. [Read more…]