A new book by pilot Robert DeLaurentis goes beyond turning dials, throwing switches and cranking ailerons.
“Zen Pilot: Flight of Passion & the Journey Within” is an adventure of the soul, told by a man who has a graduate degree in spiritual psychology and whose 2015 flight around the world forced him to peer into the abyss on a number of occasions, according to the publisher. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, he flew the traffic pattern to a touchdown zone landing on runway centerline at the airport in Wachula, Florida.
However, after touching down, the Piper PA-46 “floated back up,” then touched down again “with authority.” [Read more…]
Gene Winsett recently submitted this photo, explaining: “I have always enjoyed sunrises and sunsets. But what our creator has provided us and what the gifts he has given man yield a mix that keeps us looking skyward and enjoying every minute of it. That combination looking towards the Sierra Nevada mountains from central California provided one of those moments.” [Read more…]
Trio Avionics, a manufacturer of autopilots for the Experimental-Amateur-Built(EAB) aircraft market, is working with the FAA and a team of industry leaders to develop an STC for its Pro Pilot Autopilot in the Cessna 172 and 182, with other certified, production models to follow.
Paul Odum, CEO of The STC Group, is leading the initiative to bring affordable autopilots from the EAB world to production airplanes. [Read more…]
Officials with the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo are inviting all homebuilders to show off their aircraft at the show, slated for Jan. 25-28, at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida.
Sebring is creating a special display space for all homebuilt aircraft. Homebuilders can register their aircraft by filling out the homebuilt form online and purchasing a discounted four-day event pass. Expo will create a display sign for each aircraft with the specific information.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — As the world governing body for all air sports recognised by the International Olympic Committee, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) is responsible for world drone sports.
As part of its work in this area, FAI has established a Working Group on matters related to drones, comprised of members of the FAI Executive Board and the executive of the Aeromodelling Commission, as well as senior FAI officials. [Read more…]