ASA officials note that 2017 Test Guides for the FAA Aviation Maintenance Technician (AMT) Knowledge Exams are available and shipping now. [Read more…]
The Cessna 180H had recently undergone maintenance to realign the main landing gear.
During the third landing, the plane turned sharply to the left upon touchdown.
The pilot attempted a go-around, but the airplane continued to veer off the runway surface, exited the runway safety area, and hit the upslope of a drainage ditch at the airport in Wasilla, Alaska. [Read more…]
“Captain Hal” sent in these photos captured at the Smoky Mountain Air Show in Knoxville, Tenn., April 16-17. The first airshow in 11 years, it was “amazing to watch,” he reports.
“The pictures don’t do the show justice at all,” he continued. “The sounds, feelings, and smells just don’t come across in the pictures. The weather was perfect and the skies impossibly blue. I hope you enjoy these pictures.” [Read more…]
Duncan Aviation will host a free NextGen seminar July 13 in Bloomington, Minnesota. [Read more…]
LEESBURG, Virginia — ProJet Aviation will host the 11th annual Aviation Education & Career Expo on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Leesburg Executive Airport.
More than 600 students, educators, and parents are expected to attend the Expo, which is designed to showcase careers in aviation and aerospace to young adults (ages 16-22).
This free event features speakers, live demonstrations, and static displays with representatives from more than 50 aviation organizations, including the US military, emergency medical airlift, law enforcement, maintenance and avionics repair, government agencies, private aviation, in-flight catering, and more. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that he performed several high-speed taxis on his private airstrip near Pennsboro, W.Va.
After about 15 minutes, he initiated a takeoff on the 1,780-foot-long turf runway.
About 100 feet above ground level, the CubCrafters CC18-180’s engine either lost all power or went to idle (the pilot could not be sure). [Read more…]
Penny Hamilton sent in this photo, explaining: “I took this at a recent fly-in standing at the back of a homebuilt airplane on display…it screamed “Let’s go flying!” [Read more…]
By Jonathan Apfelbaum
￼Spring time in Colorado — when thoughts turn to shaking off the winter’s snow and getting back into flying after the chilly winter. Years ago there had been a Classic Car and Aircraft Fly-in at Front Range Airport (KFTG), although it had gradually languished and faded away.
As the airport has been on the growth upswing over the last few years, the airport manager and regional members felt it was time to bring this event back.
With the large warbird community along the front range, it was decided to make the new event a Warbird and Classic Car Fly- in. Last year was the inaugural year, with this year being a strong follow up. [Read more…]