Kent State University, LeTourneau University, Purdue University, and Westminster College will each take delivery of a new, custom-branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft in February to support flight training, recruiting efforts and promotional activities throughout the year. [Read more…]
Owners can do quite a few things to maintain their aircraft. What tips or tricks have you learned over the years to make the job easier or more efficient? What advice can you give other airplane owners who want to perform their own maintenance?
MADRID, Spain — Spanish pilot and experimental aircraft builder Michel Gordillo will begin his Round-the-World flight Feb. 19, in an attempt to break the world record by flying a North/South route across the poles.
Gordillo, an experienced “Earth Rounder,” built and custom-modified his experimental RV-8 aircraft specifically for this flight. [Read more…]
Building on the momentum from its inaugural meeting in October, the Florida General Aviation (GA) Caucus recently met to urge all state legislators to financially support GA airports and embrace a tax exemption on aircraft sales and related services.
Proposed by the Florida Aviation Business Association (FABA), the tax exemption would help Florida aviation businesses remain competitive with neighboring states, according to FABA officials. [Read more…]
DENVER — XTI Aircraft Company (XTI) has launched a formal stock offering and is accepting investments to support development of the new TriFan 600 aircraft.
The opportunity to invest is not only open to those who have expressed interest in investing in the company, but to all investors around the globe. Shares in XTI can be purchased at StartEngine.com/startup/xti through Feb. 2. [Read more…]
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Civil Air Patrol’s California Wing have been tasked to help ensure the safety and security of the airspace around Super Bowl 50, slated for Feb. 7.
To help train Air Force fighter aircrews and maintain their proficiency, Civil Air Patrol will fly its Cessna airplanes into “restricted airspace” to simulate a trespassing aircraft while Air Force jet crews practice intercept techniques. The Air Force pilots fly alongside the CAP plane, make radio contact and guide it out of the restricted airspace. [Read more…]