Splash-In: The wet SUN ’n FUN

By JONI M. FISHER

At this year’s SUN ’n FUN, the Seabirds flocked to Lake Agnes at Fantasy of Flight for their 22nd Annual Splash-In.

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Runway to shut down at Rocky Mountain Metro

Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC) announced a major shutdown and upgrade of its major 9,000-foot runway, 11L-29R, for an estimated $8.83 million reconstruction and overlay. Scheduled for 70 days of closure, the runway is scheduled to be unusable from April 15 to June 23.

During the closure, the parallel 7,000 foot parallel runway will be open for business.

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Managing Risk: Best Practices for Pilots

Now available from ASA is “Managing Risk: Best Practices for Pilots,” which uses actual aircraft accident examples, statistics, aviation safety studies, and the authors’ more than 60 years of combined experience as pilots and flight safety educators to document and describe the 10 most significant accident threat categories, and shed light on the applicable human-factor issues that make pilots vulnerable to them.

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Silent Falcon begins initial production

Silent Falcon UAS Technologies (SFUAS), a former subsidiary of Bye Aerospace, announced a transition to the production phase of its Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft system.

The patent-pending Silent Falcon is a solar/electric, all composite, modular small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) with an interchangeable wing configuration designed for commercial, public safety and defense applications.

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Hillsboro Aviation debuts new financing options for flight training

Hillsboro Aviation, an airplane and helicopter flight training school, has numerous financing options for flight training available, including a new loan program that offers up to full program financing.

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Embry-Riddle to host UAS workshop in San Diego

Professionals looking to gain a better understanding of the emerging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry can take advantage of a two-day course being offered in San Diego April 24-25 by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide.

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Mustang Aeronautics slates Open House Fly-In

The Midget Mustang and Mustang II fly-in and factory open house is scheduled for May 17 at the Oakland Troy Airport (KVLL) in Troy, Mich.

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iFly GPS now available for Android

Adventure Pilot has launched iFly GPS for Android. iFly GPS is available on the Google Play Store and the App Store with a 30-day free trial.

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Sensenich introduces prop for RVs and other fast homebuilts

Sensenich Propellers announces that its adjustable composite propeller for the Lycoming O-360 has passed all its own tests and also complies with ASTM standards, and is ready to ship to owners of Van’s RV models 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9 that are powered by the four-cylinder engine.

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Run For The Angels 5K slated at ORL April 19

The Orlando Executive Airport will host its fourth annual “Run for the Angels 5K” on April 19. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight Southeast, [Read more...]