A Ford V-8 400-horsepower Zenith CH801 is not all that common. Want to see, and hear one? Hop over to BackcountryPilot.org to read Zane Jacobson’s great write up and watch smartly edited video.
Pilots drink a fair amount of coffee. Taxi up to an FBO and chances are high there is a some sort of coffee available. Quality and taste is debatable. V(max) Coffee seeks to change that.
The new coffee company debuted at this year’s Northwest Aviation Conference in Washington state, with the stated mission of from farm to cup at “maximum possible speed,” says James Cummiskey, managing director.
Could it be true? Is the U.S. Customs & Border Patrol really making changes to its intercept policy? A story by National Public Radio sure seems to indicate changes are in process. Give the story a listen.
This year, Alaska shook off the winter in style. The Alaska Airmen’s Association held its 17th Great Alaska Aviation Gathering at the massive FedEx Maintenance Hangar at Anchorage International Airport on May 3-4. The clear blue skies and light breezes delivered thousands to the airport for the show.
Frederick A. Johnsen attended last weekend’s Chino Warbird Airshow and put together a nice video of the action. See below or on YouTube.
TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The nearly decade long dream of John Meekins is taking shape — literally. The Privateer, an amphibious turbine pusher, has been in development for more than seven years.
ANCHORAGE – The 17th Annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering came off without a hitch this past weekend, May 3-4. Housed inside the massive FedEx Maintenance Hangar at Anchorage International Airport, more than 275 exhibitors, indoor and outdoor static aircraft and a large handful of seminars were packed into the two-day event.
Pilots pulling an airplane through wet grass, soft soil, mud or loose sand or gravel often struggle. In response, Arizona-based Picker Tugs and Towbars designed the HD Baby Bush B-series manual towbar. The new line of towbars features four 10-inch flat free turf tires making it easier to pull LSA up to Stearman over a variety of surfaces.