On Feb. 4, Stephen Watson of Santa Clarita, Calif., took the first flight in his RV-7A, becoming the 8,000th completed RV reported to Van’s Aircraft.
The WACO Aircraft Company has launched a Great Lakes Paint Scheme Contest.
SUN ’n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, FL. – FedEx Express has donated a Boeing 727 to SUN ’n FUN to use as an interactive aviation classroom.
The Beringer Co. has launched its new STC’d nosewheel for Twin Otter DHC-6.
On Feb. 17, as part of its February Open Cockpit event, the New England Air Museum welcomes Connecticut native Gary Velasco, who has developed a reputation as one of the finest “nose artists” in the business.
Many pilots have upgraded their headset to one of the many popular ANR headsets on the market. But what to do for a passenger without a headset or for someone yet to make the leap to an ANR?
National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has praised the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for its response to NTSB safety recommendations.
In a new Service Bulletin, the FAA is mandating enhanced inspections and repairs where necessary to cables that control tail surfaces on about 30,000 Piper aircraft. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the bulletin, prompted by at least one accident and a serious incident stemming from such malfunctioning flight-control systems in recent years, will require planes 15 years or older to be checked for damaged or corroded cables during their next annual inspection.
Paragon Aviation Group continues to expand its roster of independent FBOs in The Paragon Network with the addition of DuPage Flight Center (DPA) in Chicago and Henriksen Jet Center (TME) in Houston.
WICHITA – The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has approved Hawker Beechcraft’s Joint Plan of Reorganization (Plan), paving the way for the company to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the second half of February.