The Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) reports that support from iWOAW’s business members and public donations have made it possible for organization to offer additional flight training cash prizes to First to Solo Challenge winners in 2016. [Read more…]
Garmin has released the new flyGarmin app for Windows, which simplifies avionics database updates, such as navigation, charts and more, while also accommodating the distribution of Jeppesen charts, according to company officials. [Read more…]
As the Beech C90 was descending toward its destination airport, the pilot reported to an air traffic controller en route that he needed to change his destination to a closer airport because the airplane was low on fuel. The controller advised him to land at an airport that was four miles away near Springdale, Ark. [Read more…]
Will Esbenshade, who flies out of Smoketown Airport (S37) in Pennsylvania, submitted these photos taken by he and his wife, Janice, on an Oct. 26 excursion to view the beautiful fall colors in Lancaster County, Pa. “An added blessing was that it also was a glowing clear full moon,” he noted. [Read more…]
RENO, Nev. — Preliminary results from this year’s Reno Air Races shows a projected profit of more than $100,000, according to officials with the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA).
The original budget for 2015 called for a $630,000 loss, so the projected profit is very good news for the event, officials said, adding the results will be finalized by year end. [Read more…]