LAS VEGAS – FAA Administrator Michael Huerta recently joined federal and local officials to dedicate the new air traffic control facility at McCarran International Airport (KLAS).
The project includes a 352-foot air traffic control tower and a 59,000-square-foot base building, which houses the Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), air traffic control training simulators, administrative offices, and equipment. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Barenaked Ladies, the multi-platinum band that has sold more than 14 million albums and earned numerous awards and nominations, will kick off EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 on Monday, July 24, with the opening-night concert.
Presented by Ford Motor Company, it’s free to all attendees that day and starts after the afternoon air show. [Read more…]
ASA has released the seventh edition of Inspection Authorization Test Prep, designed for Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMT) seeking an Inspection Authorization (IA) qualification, as well as for AMT schools preparing students for the IA test.
The new edition provides the information and resources needed to pass the FAA Knowledge Exam and helps IA candidates become familiar with the privileges and limitations of the highest level of maintenance certification, according to ASA officials. [Read more…]
The pilot and flight instructor were practicing takeoffs and landings near Richland Center, Wis. During the fourth takeoff, the engine started running roughly and losing power; it then stopped producing power. [Read more…]
Leonel Fernandez sent in this photo with a quick note: “Super Decathlon N16BY…Low pass in Ranchito, Dominican Republic, Aug. 16, 2016. [Read more…]
TORONTO, Canada — Inspired by Uber’s success, and the steady decline of the general aviation industry, founder Justin Crabbe created Jettly.
The platform, Crabbe states, will allow pilots to fill empty seats on their flights by allowing the public to “hitch a ride.” Expenses such as fuel, oil, or aircraft rental are shared equally among pilot and passengers. [Read more…]