Why are regulations for remotely piloted aircraft — known commonly as drones — taking so long? The FAA tries to answer that question in a recent blog post at ReadWrite.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new video from the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) premiered earlier this month on Capitol Hill, designed to show lawmakers — and others — the importance of aviation maintenance professionals.
The video can be seen on AVMRO.arsa.org, the aviation maintenance industry’s information portal.
Electroair’s six-cylinder electronic ignition system can now be installed on Continental’s 360 and 550 series normally aspirated engines, as well as Continental’s turbo-charged six-cylinder engines. The recent approvals also included an expansion to the Approved Model List for the Electroair Electronic Ignition System.
FlightSimCon 2015, an annual aviation and flight simulation conference, will be held at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., June 13-14.
FlightSimCon is designed to show pilots and aviation enthusiasts the power of at-home, desktop flight simulation, according to organizers. [Read more…]
WALHALLA, S.C. — To accommodate larger engines, Just Aircraft has introduced the new SuperSTOL Stretch XL.
By adding an extra 2 feet to the aft section of the fuselage and 6 inches up front, the SuperSTOL Stretch XL can now handle the new UL Power 520 engine series and the Lycoming O-320 engine series for 150/160 hp, company officials report. [Read more…]
Mercy Flight Southeast is extending the time period to purchase tickets to win a flight with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team when it performs at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo, in Lakeland, Florida, at the end of April.
The drawing will now be held on Friday, April 10, during the Dr. Norris Pilot Awards Gala for Mercy Flight Southeast in West Palm Beach.
Avflight Corp. has added another location to its portfolio of FBOs with the purchase of GFK Flight Support at the Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK) in North Dakota. The Michigan-based company now has 14 locations over two continents.
Some people say you’re a real pilot the day you solo. Some insist you have to have that airman’s certificate in your pocket. But those who have flown into Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during the famous AirVenture Fly-In say there’s no more triumphant sense of arrival as a pilot than landing three-to-a-runway at OSH on opening day. [Read more…]