HOUSTON – The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline the 32nd Annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Wings Over Houston Airshow, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 22-23, at Ellington Airport. [Read more…]
More than 800 aircraft attended the 10th Annual Triple Tree Fly-In at the Triple Tree Aerodrome (SC00) in South Carolina, held Sept. 6-10, according to organizers, who report that the tower recorded more than 1,900 aircraft movements. Officials also noted that “for the first time ever” the newly expanded lower camping area was completely full by the second day of the fly-in thanks, in part, to great weather. General Aviation News regular contributor Joni M. Fisher was at the fly-in and captured these photos of the event. [Read more…]
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Some of the best known names in general aviation, including Cessna, Garmin, Pilatus, Cirrus, Avidyne and Piper, are expected to be exhibitors at the Flying Aviation Expo Presented by Scheyden, Oct. 20-22 2016. [Read more…]
Leave the flying to the professionals. That’s the message coming from the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) out of concern for spectator safety and the safety of air show pilots who fly nearly 10,000 performances at over 300 North American events annually.
Supporting the FAA’s “No Drone Zone,” “Leave Your Drone at Home,” and “Know Before You Fly” initiatives, ICAS wants air show spectators and those in an air show venue’s surrounding area to understand that flying an unmanned aircraft in unauthorized air space is not just illegal, but unnecessarily puts people at risk. [Read more…]