CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Aircenter, working in collaboration with StandardAero’s Springfield, Illinois’ in-house FAA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) delegation, has obtained Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for a new, electrically driven air conditioning system for the Diamond DA 42 NG series of aircraft. [Read more…]
During a solo cross-country flight the student pilot had attempted to land twice at the airport in Redlands, Calif., but due to the gusty wind conditions he had aborted the attempts. On the third attempt, the gusty wind conditions had not changed. [Read more…]
Now in its eighth year, WomenVenture has provided a venue for women attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh to bond and have fun. WomenVenture Wednesday began at the EAA Nature Center July 22 with a sold-out Women in Aviation International Connect breakfast, attended by more than 360 people.
The group then reformed in Boeing Plaza, joining hundreds more women, for the largest ever WomenVenture annual group photo. The women, most wearing their WomenVenture T-shirts, filled Boeing Plaza. The WASP had their usual place of honor in the front row. [Read more…]
Two GA advocates have filed an amendment to the Senate highway bill now under consideration that includes third-class medical reform.
The amendment, which was filed by Senators Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) and John Boozman (R-Arkansas), mirrors language in the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2). Both senators are longtime general aviation advocates and Manchin is also a pilot and AOPA member. [Read more…]
EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — At this week’s AirVenture, officials with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) introduced a new Founder’s Innovation Prize competition designed to encourage innovation to enhance safety in amateur-built aircraft.
It will use the best ideas from EAA members and chapters, with cash prizes for the best emerging technology. [Read more…]