David Baldwin sent in these photos of an F-22 Raptor and P-51 Mustang, and a LockheedT-33 Shooting Star, snapped July 29, 2016, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska, during an Arctic Thunder Special Needs and Family Day. [Read more…]
The United States has the largest and most diverse GA community in the world, with more than 220,000 aircraft — including amateur-built aircraft, rotorcraft, balloons, and highly sophisticated turbojets.
The FAA and the GA community are working together to put the right technologies, regulations, and education initiatives in place to improve safety, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta reported at EAA AirVenture 2016 in Oshkosh.
“The passion that drives pilots to fly here, year after year, is the same passion that fuels so much of the work we do every day at the FAA,” said Huerta. “We’re committed to making general aviation safer and more efficient and we’re making a lot of progress. Collaboration between the FAA and industry is allowing the GA community to benefit from upgraded technology, lower costs, and higher levels of safety.” [Read more…]