In Vintage Aircraft Parking at this week’s SUN ‘n FUN is an odd looking twin-engine taildragger that — in just the few minutes I was chatting with owner Eric Hayes from Mobile, Ala. — elicited a great many “oohs,” “ahhs,” and “what is its?” It’s a 1965 Dornier Do 28 B1. [Read more…]
The Golden West Regional Fly-In will be held October 17 for one day only at Yuba County Airport (MYV) in Marysville, Calif. A preliminary schedule calls for a pancake breakfast, aircraft displays and exhibits, radio-controlled aircraft and a new “DroneZone”, activities for kids, Young Eagles flights and more.
The Recreational Aviation Foundation will host its annual Potato Bake Thursday, April 23, at the RAF Fire Hub in the SUN ‘n FUN campground starting at 6:30 pm. This year the RAF will play host to BackcountryPilot.org contributor Patrick Romano to lead a backcountry safety seminar based on his popular STOL Tips series. [Read more…]
Do you hold an Israeli pilot certificate? If so, are you looking to add a seaplane rating? Well, I’ve found the guy. Probably, the only guy – in the world – who can help you. How’s that for a niche market? [Read more…]
The Rise Above Traveling Exhibit taught nearly 700 area students the history of the Tuskegee Airmen. Everything else took place at the airport. A few photos from the festivities. [Read more…]
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…]
The coolest waterskiing tow-boat ever… [Read more…]