The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) AV8RS youth membership program has awarded four scholarships totaling $20,000 to teens who are pursuing flight training in high school and college.
Before Civil Air Patrol’s Command Council convenes in Washington, D.C., this week for its annual winter meeting, it will gather on Capitol Hill for Legislative Day on Feb. 27 to brief Congress on the U.S. Air Force auxiliary’s missions of emergency services, aerospace education and cadet programs. Legislative Day will also feature induction of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin into CAP’s Hall of Honor.
The South Dakota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol reports that Joe Foss has been honored in Arizona.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Subcommittee on Aviation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will hold a roundtable policy discussion on Thursday, Feb. 27, on the FAA’s efforts to address the NextGen Advisory Committee’s (NAC) recommendations for developing the Next Generation Air Transportation System.
Hartzell Propeller has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for its swept airfoil structural composite five-blade propeller to be installed on TBM 700/850 aircraft.
Sponsored by EDMO Distributors, the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Convention mobile app is now available. It is compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android devices.
True Blue Power, a division of Mid-Continent Instrument Co., has received FAA Technical Standard Order (TSO) C179a and European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) certification of the TB17 Advanced Lithium-ion Battery.
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Wipaire has been granted European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for Wipline 3450 floats on Cessna 206H, T206H, U206G, and TU206G. The approval is compatible with the Soloy engine conversion for all of the models, officials noted.
Deep beneath the dark Louisiana swamp waters exists a lake of rich oil and gas deposits. This wealth has been extracted by the petroleum industries over the past 50 years, but very little has been written of the role of the seaplane in this activity.
In his new book, “Swamp Eagles,” Darryl DiMaggio, Sr., a retired seaplane pilot, tells a series of exciting, amusing, and sometimes amazing true stories experienced by him and his fellow pilots.