Next in Arcadia Publishing’s Images of Aviation series is “Alaska’s Bush Pilots” from author Rob Stapleton with the Alaska Aviation Museum. The book showcases more than 200 vintage images of bush pilots and their role in Alaska’s history.
EXPparts has added Aeronca 7AC Champ style placards to its inventory. These original style placards help put those final touches in the cabin, company officials note.
FLUSHING, N.Y. – Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has completed a multi-phase expansion, renovation, and sound abatement project at the college’s main campus.
The three-year project has completely transformed the main campus of the 82-year-old private institution, which has more than 1,700 students. The school offers master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degree programs in airport management, engineering, technology, and aviation.
Continental Motors Group has opened Zulu Flight Training in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the second location and first international location for Zulu, a dual-site flight training school with a simulator based curriculum.
Continental has operated its prototype site at a mall in Spanish Fort, Alabama, for two years.
Aircraft: Grumman Yankee Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Morgan, Utah. Aircraft damage: Destroyed.
What reportedly happened: A witness reported that the airplane took off just before sunrise and that the engine sounded normal. However, during climb-out the airplane collided with rising terrain about three miles from the airport and about 776 feet above field elevation.
What do you get when you combine an industrious chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association and a resourceful airport manager? If you are at Grants Pass Airport (S38) in Southern Oregon, you get a fuel truck that dispenses automotive fuel, known as “mogas,” for use in aircraft engines.
The acquisition of the fuel truck makes Grants Pass one of only two airports in the Beaver State that dispenses automobile fuel.