Too much brake for Bellanca

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Bellanca 7GCBC. Injuries: None. Location: Sidney, Neb. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: According to the pilot, during the landing rollout as the airplane slowed, it started veering to the right. He applied left rudder and left brake to correct the problem.... Continue Reading →

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Video: Morning at Daybreak

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Not every video needs to be “extreme” to be fun to watch. “Morning at Daybreak” from Zane Jacobson at Backcountry Pilot is a perfect example. Continue Reading →

GA issues stalled until after election

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress is now on its summer recess. Members will reconvene Sept. 8 for a session of just two weeks and two days. Once it adjourns Sept. 23, the Congress won’t meet again until after the November election. This is... Continue Reading →

Virginia Tech UAS Test Site now operational

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA announced today that the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site program is ready to conduct research vital to integrating UAS into the nation’s airspace. The site is the last of six... Continue Reading →

Perlan Project partners with Airbus

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Perlan Project, a not-for-profit aeronautical exploration and atmospheric science research organization that uses sailplanes designed to fly at extremely high altitudes, has partnered with Airbus Group to fly a glider to the edge of space. Airbus Perlan Mission II was... Continue Reading →

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Bearhawk LSA Kit completes maiden flight

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

AUSTIN, Texas — Bearhawk Aircraft’s first kit-built Bearhawk LSA aircraft has completed its maiden flight. Continue Reading →

Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium set for Sept. 5

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Reynolds Jet Management will host the first Cincinnati Business Aviation Symposium (CBAS2014) Sept. 5. Continue Reading →

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Museum slates Aviation Day celebration Aug. 19

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum adjacent to Bradley International Airport will celebrate National Aviation Day on Aug. 19. On this day, which coincides with Orville Wright’s birthday, activities include boarding the museum’s newest display aircraft, the HU-25... Continue Reading →

Nextant first aviation company to join Remanufacturing Industries Council

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Nextant Aerospace, maker of the remanufactured Nextant 400XTi and the Nextant G90XT turboprop, has joined the Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC). Continue Reading →

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Cessna Stationair to sport new interior seating option

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Cessna Aircraft Co. reported at AirVenture that it will offer a new seating option for the Cessna 206 Stationair that provides the versatility for up to five different cabin seating configurations. Continue Reading →

Low altitude loss of power kills one

Posted on August 13th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Folke-Wolf-190 ½ Scale. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Columbus, Ga. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The pilot, 71, had logged about 13,000 hours. He was flying the pattern at a tower controlled airport. After conducting a touch-and-go landing on Runway 24, he... Continue Reading →

Here’s your chance: Let the FAA know what you think

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

It isn’t often we are given an opportunity to give the FAA feedback — especially when they are asking for it. Well, you now have an opportunity to offer your two cents (or more). Following are a few words from Haym Benaroya, a professor of... Continue Reading →

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Video: Pipistrel takes Panthera for a spin

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

Fly along as Pipistrel’s Panthera successfully completes a 10-turn spin with four-people on board and three-quarters fuel. Continue Reading →

Former LGB manager honored

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

LONG BEACH, CALIF. —  Chris Kunze, who managed the administration and operations of the Long Beach Airport (LGB) for nearly three decades, has been honored by the Southwest Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (SWAAAE) with the Wanamaker... Continue Reading →

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Florida Tech launches online aviation management degree

Posted on August 12th, 2014 by

TAMPA, Fla. — Florida Tech is introducing a Bachelor of Arts in Aviation Management offered 100% online. Continue Reading →