Duncan Aviation will host a free NextGen seminar July 13 in Bloomington, Minnesota. [Read more…]
LEESBURG, Virginia — ProJet Aviation will host the 11th annual Aviation Education & Career Expo on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Leesburg Executive Airport.
More than 600 students, educators, and parents are expected to attend the Expo, which is designed to showcase careers in aviation and aerospace to young adults (ages 16-22).
This free event features speakers, live demonstrations, and static displays with representatives from more than 50 aviation organizations, including the US military, emergency medical airlift, law enforcement, maintenance and avionics repair, government agencies, private aviation, in-flight catering, and more. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that he performed several high-speed taxis on his private airstrip near Pennsboro, W.Va.
After about 15 minutes, he initiated a takeoff on the 1,780-foot-long turf runway.
About 100 feet above ground level, the CubCrafters CC18-180’s engine either lost all power or went to idle (the pilot could not be sure). [Read more…]
Penny Hamilton sent in this photo, explaining: “I took this at a recent fly-in standing at the back of a homebuilt airplane on display…it screamed “Let’s go flying!” [Read more…]
By Jonathan Apfelbaum
￼Spring time in Colorado — when thoughts turn to shaking off the winter’s snow and getting back into flying after the chilly winter. Years ago there had been a Classic Car and Aircraft Fly-in at Front Range Airport (KFTG), although it had gradually languished and faded away.
As the airport has been on the growth upswing over the last few years, the airport manager and regional members felt it was time to bring this event back.
With the large warbird community along the front range, it was decided to make the new event a Warbird and Classic Car Fly- in. Last year was the inaugural year, with this year being a strong follow up. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter to the leadership of the New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) President and CEO Thomas L. Hendricks asked state lawmakers to oppose a proposed increase in state aviation fuel taxes, stating the proposal “will likely not have the intended effect of raising revenue, but rather reduce investment and good paying jobs in New Jersey.” [Read more…]
LEE’S SUMMIT, Missouri — The Aircraft Electronics Association’s Educational Foundation has awarded more than $125,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. [Read more…]