I’ve often found that AirVenture is like drinking from the proverbial firehose. Until I look back through my notebook, the show is a bit of a blur. We’ve reported many of the storylines from the show, but I found a few nuggets in my notebook I think are worth sharing: [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…]
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, Brian J. Terwilliger. But unlike One Six Right, Living in the Age of Airplanes isn’t for pilots, it’s for everyone else. [Read more…]
“From the CAF’s Tora! Tora! Tora! cast to a Zero, plus the world’s only flying PB4Y-2 Privateer and B-29 Superfortress, Saturday’s warbird air show rocked the field.” [Read more…]
Yes, I know that headline is a tad cliche, but it’s true. We need each other… more than ever.
In order to survive we need pilots, aircraft, fuel and airports. To thrive, we must add pilots, produce state-of-the-art aircraft, have a steady supply of fuel, and a healthy network of airports of all sizes. [Read more…]
ARLINGTON, Wash. – What started as a spaghetti feed in 1969 grew to a five-day, full featured fly-in and airshow in the 2000s. Today, the Arlington Fly-In is a three-day (Thursday-Saturday) old school fly-in and airshow for those who love looking at, talking about, and dreaming of airplanes.
PELL CITY, Ala. – “My husband and I decided that since we were involved in general aviation so much while we were dating, it would only be fitting to get married doing what we truly love,” started Aliece Dice’s email to me in response to her reading about the couple who used SocialFlight to invite guests to their wedding. “We decided early on in our engagement to either get married in an airplane hangar or in the air.” [Read more…]