Mike Peter’s AvTek is celebrating 25 years of developing and producing a variety of aviation products, including pulsing landing lights, door seals, standby electrical systems, panel lighting, electric system alert warning meters and more.
The Antique Airplane Association, in tandem with the Air Power Museum, will host the 2008 Invitational Fly-In at Antique Airfield (IA27), in Blakesburg, Iowa.
NASA and the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation have teamed to award the largest technology prize ever offered for general aviation.
Simulator manufacturer Frasca International celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
In 1972 Jim and Mike Swift bought a 1946 Taylorcraft BC-12 with an 85-hp engine. The plan was that Mike would use the plane to build his hours to qualify for an airline career.
No airplane is ever in zero gravity!
These January 2006 accident reports are provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, they are intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others.
The fact that Cessna’s LSA, the SkyCatcher, is being built in China has garnered a lot of attention for the Wichita airplane manufacturer — and not all of it is good.
As an environmental health physician I’m aware of the association between noise exposure and high blood pressure (hypertension). People exposed to noise are more likely to have hypertension. European researchers have identified more hypertension in those who live near airports.
In Letters to the Editor of your Oct. 19 issue, Lou Drendal commented on Meg Godlewski’s article about the 35-ship formation at Oshkosh in your Aug. 24 issue (“The largest OSH formation?”). He suggested that I was “not even close to correct” when I said it “was the largest formation ever at Oshkosh.” He cited several larger formations of T-34 and T-6 aircraft. He even included a picture of the 1999 T-34 61-ship formation.