“While I don’t think VR [virtual reality] will ever replace the real thing, it’s a way to attract new people to sport aviation, and allows existing pilots to share the great experience of flying in a light airplane,” said Sebastien Heintz, president of Zenith Aircraft Company, about the release of a new 360° virtual reality video that showcase the Zenith factory and a flight. [Read more…]
Aviation groups from around the state of Washington will gather in Olympia Jan. 19 to host the 2016 Airport Awareness Day.
The event is intended to inform legislators and legislative staff about current statewide aviation system issues, initiatives and challenges. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board unveiled its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements Jan. 13, calling it a “road map from lessons learned to lives saved.”
The list focuses on 10 broad safety improvements on which the NTSB has made recommendations that have not yet been implemented. One of those items is preventing inadvertent spins and stalls within the general aviation community – the worst safety problem facing general aviation. [Read more…]