Ladies Love Taildraggers will hold its annual fly-in June 3-5 at Sulphur Springs Airport (KSLR) in Texas.
All pilots are invited to attend the event, officials note. [Read more…]
There are many reasons to go to a fly-in and I’m betting looking for aircraft insurance isn’t one of them.
However let’s say you are looking for an airplane or a kit and you’re at a fly-in to check out some options. Why not check out insurance? There are all sorts of exhibitors, including aircraft insurance brokers. [Read more…]
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — As Alaska Airmen’s Association Vice President Sven Lincke was handed the winning ticket for the annual airplane raffle on the last day of the 2016 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, a hush came over the crowd gathered in the FedEx Maintenance hangar at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
And then a hush came over Sven. Actually, his mic went dead — much to the chagrin of all those in attendance anxiously clutching a raffle ticket. [Read more…]
The first Colorado Splash-In will be held Saturday, May 14, on Lake Meredith near Sugar City in southeastern Colorado. The event, which runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., is expected to draw some 500 spectators.
The Seaplane Pilots Association has been working for years to gain access to Colorado waters. Colorado historically has been off-limits to seaplanes, so the splash-in promises to be an historic day, association officials note.
Bob Knight is a patient man. As chairman of the board of SUN ‘n FUN, he’s accustomed to long-term planning and delayed gratification.
In his business, Knight Industrial Equipment, he oversees the design and construction of bulk material handling equipment, like conveyor systems for cement plants.
And two years ago, Knight bought a 1951 T-28A Trojan (N145DK) he has yet to fly. [Read more…]
Nominations are now being taken for the 2016 International Council of Air Shows Foundation Hall of Fame. [Read more…]