The FAA recently presented Douglas Decker of Pawleys Island, S.C., with the Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award in recognition of 50 years of safe flying and his contribution to aviation safety.
In addition to the plaque, Decker’s name will be added to the FAA’s Roll of Honor in Washington, D.C. [Read more…]
The former president of Sikorsky Aircraft was killed when his P-51D crashed near Maricopa, Arizona, on Feb. 5. [Read more…]
The Recreational Aviation Foundation reports that RAF director Reade Genzlinger was killed in an aircraft accident near the Alpine, Wyoming, airport Jan. 4.
His passenger, 17-year-old Mackenzie Ruston, was also killed on the crash. Mackenzie Ruston’s father, Mark, is also an RAF supporter. [Read more…]