The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently validated type certifications for Hartzell props flying on Cessna TTx and Mooney Acclaim aircraft.
Bahamas Habitat’s 15th Fly In To Serve Others will take off Oct. 23 through Oct. 26.
SEATTLE — Raisbeck Engineering is unveiling a newly certified EPIC Performance Package for the in-service King Air C90GTx fleet of nearly 150 airplanes.
The improved performance comes from Raisbeck’s Swept Blade Turbofan Propellers, combined with Dual Aft Body Strakes, and takes advantage of the low-speed contribution of the factory installed winglets on that specific model, company officials explain.
Swiss watch company Breitling is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) with the release of a special limited edition timepiece, a scholarship program aimed at expanding the aviation community, and special events focused on sharing the passion of aviation with people across the USA throughout the year.
A promised top-down review of general aviation enforcement practices by the Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Office of Air and Marine shows that the agency has heard GA’s concerns. But officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) said they will remain vigilant to ensure the rights and freedoms of pilots are respected.
HAMPTON, Va. — The successful crash test of a former Marine helicopter could help lead to safer civilian and military helicopters, according to NASA aeronautics researchers.
The full-scale test sent the fuselage and its 15 dummy occupants crashing into the dirt at NASA Langley Research Center’s Landing and Impact Research facility in Hampton, Virginia, at about 30 miles an hour.
LEESBURG, Florida — Mercy Flight Southeast will hold its 18th Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harper Family Charitable Foundation, at Arlington Ridge Golf Club on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.
Mercy Flight Southeast coordinates approximately 3,000 free flights each year for children and adults who need transportation to life-saving, far-from-home medical care. The non-profit relies on a network of 650 pilots who donate time and aircraft to fly Mercy Flight Southeast passengers.
A new iPad app from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum helps children learn about airplanes and rockets through four games inspired by the history of early flight.
Pilot Pals, the museum’s first app, also enables children ages 4 to 6 to personalize their experience by naming their hangar and choosing a Pilot Pal to accompany them.
Any mechanic knows that working in confined spaces can be challenging. That’s why Snap-on Industrial introduced its new 3/8” Drive Short Handle Flex Ratchet.