At this year’s Triple Tree Fly-in near Greenville, South Carolina, 80 raffle tickets were offered at $20 each for a one-hour ride in the 1942 PT-17 Stearman (N851WM) owned by the Triple Tree Foundation. If the winner was a pilot, then dual instruction was included.
Just published is “Build A Drone: A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Flying Your Very Own Drone,” by Barry Davies. [Read more…]
The pilot reported that 30 minutes after departure at 6,000 feet mean sea level, the Beech 35’s door opened in flight. He stated that the temperature dropped, papers went flying about the cabin, and the noise was “overwhelming.” [Read more…]
William Fisher sent in this photo, explaining: “Took my daughter for an evening flight to enjoy a Texas sunset. Touched down at Sugar Land Regional Airport (KSGR) in Houston exactly as the sun disappeared on the horizon on Oct. 9, 2016. A great experience and memory for both of us to share.” [Read more…]
It has been a LONG time since I’ve added a rating or certificate to my pilot qualifications. But I’ve just added the easiest certificate ever.
If I understand it correctly — and that’s a big if — I’ve just earned a Remote Pilot Certificate with a Small Unmanned Aircraft System Rating. [Read more…]