VERO BEACH, Fla. — Piper Aircraft‘s newest flagship, the Piper M600, has received type certification from the FAA.
The East Hill Flying Club at Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport in New York just got word that a $619,935 grant has been approved by Governor Andrew Cuomo to build a new 2,500-square-foot flight training center at the airport.
A report from WHCU Radio quotes airport manager Mike Hall, who notes that flying club has been the largest flight training institution in upstate New York for years.
A celebration of the life of legendary American hero Steve “Spiro” Pisanos, who recently passed away at the age of 96, will be held June 30 at 2 p.m. at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
Pisanos was a World War II fighter double ace who served with the United States Army Air Corps, United States Air Force and as a volunteer member of the famed Eagle Squadrons of Great Britain’s Royal Air Force. [Read more…]
AMK Aviation, a repair and overhaul facility based in Murillo, Ontario will offer customers new engine upgrades for Beechcraft King Air 90 and 200, Cessna Conquest I, Cessna 208 and 208B Caravans and Piper Cheyenne I, II, and IIXL.
Ten years ago on June 17, Thomas Mardna set a world record in aeromodelling that still stands today: A 111km out-and-return flight with a piston-motor seaplane, flying along the banks of Lake Maardu in Estonia.
If you want to bag a distance world record in aeromodelling, it helps if you get up early, when the wind is calm and the sky is clear, according to officials with the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale, also known as the World Air Sports Federation.