The Board of Directors of the National Association of Flight Instructors has honored NAFI founder Jack Eggspuehler with its newly created Lifetime Achievement Award.
OXNARD, Calif. — Charter College is teaming with Part 141 flight schools in several states.
The flight schools will offer ground school and general flight instruction, while the college provides students with the aviation and general education courses to prepare them to earn their FAA licenses and seek entry-level employment as commercial pilots or flight instructors. [Read more…]
According to the Lake LA-4 pilot, he made a pass over a lake near Monticello, Ky., in search of a landing site with the least amount of boat traffic. After an uneventful water landing, he began to water taxi the airplane.
He and his passenger then noticed a large wave approaching at a 45° angle from the port side of the airplane. [Read more…]
Bob Martin sent in this photo of Jack Stuart hand propping a vintage Taylorcraft at the annual fly-in at the Havana Regional Airport (9I0) in Indiana. More than 50 pilots took advantage of beautiful weather and awesome pancakes over Labor Day weekend, Martin reports. [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. —More than 12,000 aviation fans and family members filled the tarmac at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing’s second annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend, held Sept. 12-13, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport.
Guests toured a DC-3, the B-17 “Memphis Belle,” and viewed 33 World War II warbirds brought in for the occasion. They were able to see a fleet of five P-51 Mustangs, a British Royal Air Force Hurricane, and other famous aircraft from that war.
World War II veterans and other pilots attracted large crowds as they discussed their experiences and their warbirds at a series of “Warbirds in Review” sessions in front of various aircraft. More than 37 veterans attended as honored guests. [Read more…]
CHICAGO – OpenAirplane reached a milestone this week as it topped more than 10,000 pilots signed up to fly with the airplane rental service.
More than 58% of those pilots’ home airports are now less than 25 miles from the nearest participating airplane, compared to just 22% when the service launched in mid-2013, according to officials. Hours flown using OpenAirplane have more than doubled year over year. [Read more…]