In a recently-held ceremony, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) honored Alaska Air Group and three families whose financial gifts allowed the organization to buy airplanes that will be used in Mozambique and Central Asia. [Read more…]
The TriFan 600 is a 2015 Popular Science “Best of What’s New” Award Winner in the aerospace category.
Popular Science annually selects the 100 greatest innovations of the year, each representing a significant step forward in their respective categories. The TriFan 600 and other honorees are celebrated in the magazine’s December issue, on newsstands now. [Read more…]
L-3 Aviation Products reported at last week’s National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention that its Lynx NGT-9000 and NGT-2500 models of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) products have been certified by the FAA to interface with the Aspen Evolution line of Multi-Function Displays (MFDs) and Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) for general aviation aircraft. [Read more…]
Phillips 66 Aviation has partnered with FlightBridge, a software platform that streamlines the process of booking and managing all general aviation related services, including hotel and car rental bookings, limousine reservations and catering requests.
The web-based tool consolidates all ancillary services under one platform, allowing customer service representatives at FBOs to spend less time on the phone, and more time engaging with customers, company officials noted. [Read more…]
The Cessna 150L pilot reported that, before departure, she checked the fuel gauges and estimated that the fuel tanks were just under 1/2 full and contained no less than 10 gallons of fuel. (The total fuel capacity was 26 gallons, of which 3.5 gallons were unusable.)
She was unable to measure the fuel because she had dropped the measuring stick into the fuel tank. [Read more…]
Lance Tinseth sent in this very artistic photo of a Cessna wing “reflection” of the Bob Marshall Wilderness in northwest Montana on a beautiful fall day. [Read more…]