The Air Race Classic, the annual all-women cross-country airplane race, reports that LiveATC.net, a website that streams air-traffic communications from all over the world, will present live broadcasts of racers at the start and end of the race, as well as all flyby locations for the next three years. [Read more…]
The Sport Air Racing League has offered open course cross-country speed air racing since 2007. All pilots and all fixed-wing propeller-driven aircraft are eligible to participate.
“Yes, any pilot can be an air racer,” organizers note. “The Sport Air Racing League offers a legitimate racing experience in a safe, fun and fair environment.” [Read more…]
The former president of Sikorsky Aircraft was killed when his P-51D crashed near Maricopa, Arizona, on Feb. 5. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has launched a grassroots campaign in response to the House Transportation Committee’s FAA reauthorization proposal to establish a user fee-funded air traffic control corporation.
The legislation — which poses a significant threat to the entire general aviation community — will be considered Thursday, Feb. 11, by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. [Read more…]
MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Windecker Aircraft’s American R&D facility will follow up the successful restoration of a 1969 Windecker Eagle with a clean sheet design for a new composite, high performance, single engine, low wing, four-seat aircraft. [Read more…]
As part of the sixth annual Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week, a global aviation awareness week for girls of any age, the Institute for Women Of Aviation Worldwide (iWOAW) is offering Apple Watches, iPad Minis, custom jackets and custom silk scarves to girls and women who dare to step out of bounds and try flying in a GA aircraft (maximum six seats) from March 7-13, 2016 anywhere in the world.
“All aviation vocations begin with a passion for flight,” says Mireille Goyer, iWOAW’s founder and president. [Read more…]