Tom Nied sent in this photo, taken May 22, 2016 at the Hinckley Airport in Illinois. Tom explains: “I just stopped on a motorcycle ride to watch activity at the Hinckley airport and found this beauty.” [Read more…]
By ROB STAPLETON
It was an unexpected pleasure when the weather changed to blue skies and warmer weather, but when more than 100 aircraft showed up on May 13-15 for the sixth annual Hudson Memorial Fly-in, all expectations were exceeded. [Read more…]
If you doubt one person can make a difference, doubt no more.
Salem, Oregon pilot Chuck West watched as Salem’s NcNary Field (KSLE) airspace was re-drawn, and re-drawn again. There was a problem. Portions of the instrument approaches were no longer protected and that violated FAA Order 8260.26F. [Read more…]
NOVATO Calif. — The Gnoss Field Community Association (GFCA) has selected Poh Maga, a rising senior at San Marin High School, as its Freedom of Flight summer intern and flying scholarship winner. [Read more…]
The AATD, which will be configured as a Cessna 172, will be used by the School of Psychology’s Decision Processes Laboratory (DPL) led by Dr. Rick Thomas.
It will be used as an experimental platform to investigate decision support applications designed to aid pilot understanding and use of next generation display technologies. [Read more…]
The pilot departed on the 40-mile flight with an unknown quantity of fuel onboard the Mooney M20, but he estimated that it had about 10 gallons more than he thought was needed for the flight. [Read more…]
Hardath Laloo sent in these photos, noting: “Pilots are always looking for a Pot O’ Gold.” [Read more…]