The pilot, with three passengers, proceeded toward the runway in Dallas, Texas, for departure, in a Cessna 421A.
As the twin-engine airplane approached the taxiway intersection, the right main landing gear collapsed, causing the right wing tank and right engine propeller to hit the ground. [Read more…]
Hardath Laloo sent in this photos, noting they are from his first air show, the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, held May 6-7. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the D2 Bravo Titanium, an aviation GPS smartwatch.
Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines GPS wearable technology with multisport activity profiles like golf and advanced fitness training. [Read more…]
A new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a hydraulic brake system for 8-series Luscombe aircraft is now availble.
The kit, marketed exclusively though Classic Aero LLC, includes new wheels, calipers, disks, bearings, master cylinders, reservoir, hardware and lines. Price is $2,700, but with the return of old brakes components, the price is discounted to $2,350. [Read more…]
Several witnesses reported seeing the Stolp Starduster SA-300 spiral to the ground near Newton, N.C.
A review of a video recorded by another witness revealed that, during the flight, the airplane entered a left spin and completed about seven revolutions before descending behind a treeline and hitting a wheat field, killing the pilot. [Read more…]