Continental Motors Services (CMS) will host a Beechcraft Clinic Nov. 3-6, 2016, at its facility at Sonny Callahan Airport (KCQF) in Fairhope, Ala., in conjunction with the American Bonanza Society (ABS). [Read more…]
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has opened registration for the fifth annual GAMA/Build A Plane Aviation Design Challenge, a competition to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) skills among U.S. high school students using aviation.
The first 100 high schools that enter the competition will receive complimentary “Fly to Learn” curriculum and software powered by X-Plane that teach aerodynamic and aviation engineering principles. [Read more…]
As the pilot was taxiing the T-211 Thorpedo to takeoff on Runway 10 from the airport in Mountain Home, Idaho, he encountered a truck parked on the taxiway. [Read more…]
Martel Bundy sent in this photo, noting: “A Twin Otter and two Cessna 182s flying formation over Browns Field in Weeping Water, Nebraska, at the end of a great day of skydiving with the Lincoln Sport Parachute Club at the Burn the Mortgage event in October 2014.” [Read more…]
DAYTON, Ohio — Air show performer Patty Wagstaff has added her voice to those urging the restoration of America’s first airplane factory — the Wright Company factory in Dayton. [Read more…]
SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Wipaire has revealed the 2016 recipients of the Ben Wiplinger Memorial Seaplane Rating Scholarship.
Established in 2015, the scholarship provides $1,500 for recipients to pursue a seaplane rating and to further the community of seaplane pilots in honor of Ben Wiplinger’s contributions. While the scholarship was originally only intended to celebrate Wipaire’s 55th anniversary in 2015, it was so successful that it was renewed for 2016 and will be available again in 2017, according to company officials. [Read more…]