SOUTH SAINT PAUL, Minn. — Dale Fehrenbach has joined Fire Boss as vice president of sales, responsible for domestic and international sales, as well as overseeing training operations.
Jeff Hauck has also been brought on board as Fire Boss’ technical support representative/lead mechanic. [Read more…]
Apex Aviation, an FAA-approved repair station in Las Vegas, has acquired King Avionics at the Henderson Executive Airport near Las Vegas.
It is now a factory authorized warranty and repair facility, with current dealerships in place — including Avidyne, Mid Continent, Aspen Avionics, and Sandia Aerospace — with several more on the way, according to company officials.
The Cirrus SR20 was captured on airport surveillance cameras as the pilot attempted to land in Bolingbrook, Ill. A review of the video revealed that the plane touched down multiple times about halfway down the runway.
During the go-around, witnesses reported that they observed the SR20 depart the runway and make a left turn at low altitude. It descended with the wings level as it flew over a few buildings. It then hit a tree and a light pole, and then hit terrain next to a bank building. [Read more…]
It’s hard to imagine that general aviation has a better friend in government than Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma).
An active pilot for 60 of his 80 years, Inhofe is truly “one of us” and at this year’s AirVenture, as in the past 36 consecutive years, he camped in the North 40 at his usual spot near Runway 9-27. [Read more…]
On Saturday, Oct. 10, the World Ultralight Fly-In will attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the first worldwide ultralight “fly-in.” [Read more…]
SANFORD, Fla. — AFA Flying Services has opened its doors at Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) to provide general aviation maintenance and storage in a 7,000-square-foot hangar. [Read more…]