SAN JOSE, Calif. — Alan Eustace, who set the world record for the highest-altitude free fall jump, is the 2015 recipient of the Crystal Eagle Award presented by the Aero Club of Northern California (ACNC). [Read more…]
Aviation supporters in Ohio, the “birthplace of aviation,” have a new committee, created to ensure a statewide focus on growing the aviation and aerospace industries.
Legislation to create the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC) was passed last year, and committee members — led by state Rep. Rick Perales — have begun developing strategies to promote Ohio’s aviation, aerospace and technology industries, according to a report at NBAA.org. [Read more…]
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Dale Fehrenbach has joined Fire Boss as vice president of sales, responsible for domestic and international sales, as well as overseeing training operations.
Jeff Hauck has also been brought on board as Fire Boss’ technical support representative/lead mechanic. [Read more…]
Apex Aviation, an FAA-approved repair station in Las Vegas, has acquired King Avionics at the Henderson Executive Airport near Las Vegas.
It is now a factory authorized warranty and repair facility, with current dealerships in place — including Avidyne, Mid Continent, Aspen Avionics, and Sandia Aerospace — with several more on the way, according to company officials.
The Cirrus SR20 was captured on airport surveillance cameras as the pilot attempted to land in Bolingbrook, Ill. A review of the video revealed that the plane touched down multiple times about halfway down the runway.
During the go-around, witnesses reported that they observed the SR20 depart the runway and make a left turn at low altitude. It descended with the wings level as it flew over a few buildings. It then hit a tree and a light pole, and then hit terrain next to a bank building. [Read more…]
On Saturday, Oct. 10, the World Ultralight Fly-In will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the first worldwide ultralight “fly-in.” [Read more…]