Landmark Aviation breaks ground on new SAN facility

Posted on October 21st, 2013 by

Landmark Aviation held a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 17 for its new San Diego International Airport (SAN) facility. Landmark Aviation will design, build and operate a new, state-of-the-art FBO campus, with a 20,000-square- foot terminal, a 250,000-square-foot ramp and five hangars... Continue Reading →

Can you stop nose gear shimmy?

Posted on October 20th, 2013 by

By DAVE McFARLANE “A Cessna nose wheel is supposed to shimmy.” “You can’t really stop it.” “All the Pipers do it.” You have heard similar comments many times. My response is always the same: “Did it shimmy when it was new?”... Continue Reading →

Last chance to submit photos for The Photo Issue

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by

Airplanes are among the most photogenic beings on — or above — earth. Have you taken a picture you are particularly proud of? Would you like to share it with our 92,000 monthly print readers? If so, send it to Janice... Continue Reading →


SocialFlight adds online events

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by

SocialFlight, a leading source for general aviation events which now fuels the General Aviation News calendar, has launched support for online events such as live seminars, classes and simulcasted events, enabling pilots and aviation enthusiasts from around the world to... Continue Reading →


Cirrus unveils 2014 Generation 5 aircraft

Posted on October 13th, 2013 by

DULUTH, Minn. — Cirrus Aircraft has introduced the company’s model year 2014 SR-Series airplane lineup. Continue Reading →

Wyoming conducting surveys on benefits of general aviation

Posted on October 5th, 2013 by

The Wyoming Department of Transportation’s Aeronautics Division is conducting a survey to identify how businesses, nonprofit organizations and individuals benefit from general aviation airports in the state. Continue Reading →

FlightSafety introduces Vital 1100 Visual System

Posted on October 4th, 2013 by

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York — FlightSafety International has introduced its new generation Vital 1100 visual system. Continue Reading →


New ownership for SkyOx

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by

AirCraft Industries Inc., which does business under the name SkyOx, will change ownership Dec. 1. Continue Reading →

Pilot selects wrong landing area

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

Aircraft: Thorp T-18. Injuries: 1 Serious. Location: Panama City, Fla. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The airport had a turf runway and a paved runway under construction. The pilot entered the traffic pattern with the intention of landing on the southern part... Continue Reading →


Rarest stamp error in U.S. history flies again

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a move to celebrate the grand opening of the William H. Gross Gallery at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum and promote October as National Stamp Collecting Month, the Postal Service dedicated a new $2 version of... Continue Reading →