The SouthEast Aviators held a fly-in at Ocracoke Island Airport (W95) in North Carolina Oct. 1, 2016, and recently posted this video of the event: [Read more…]
The FTD will be the first device to simulate the TBM 930 aircraft and will feature the actual aircraft cockpit, RSI XT4 Visual System with a 220° display system, actual Garmin G3000 avionics, Weather Radar, Synthetic Vision Terrain Awareness System and Traffic Advisory System.
The FTD will be installed at SIMCOM’s Lee Vista Training Center in Orlando.
The pilot reported that the accident occurred as she was practicing nighttime takeoffs and landings at an airport in Ann Arbor, Mich. During the takeoff roll, as the Piper PA-28-181 was rotating for liftoff, it hit a deer on the runway. [Read more…]
Dana Vanderark sent in this photo with a simple note: “KFLX — Fallon, Nevada — on a nice October Saturday.” [Read more…]
Q: I have come across your name looking for answers to the following: We had to rebuild a Lycoming 0-540-J3C5D with normal wide deck cylinders instead
of the thin wide deck cylinders nine years ago and 800 flying hours. This engine just came in for a cam shaft change.
Our question is can we continue the rest of the engine’s life with the cylinders as explained above?
In your opinion, can there be a safety issue by using the same cylinders?
JAN VILJOEN, Superior Millenium Aircraft Engines, South Africa
NAPLES, Florida — Aero Electric Aircraft Corporation (AEAC), which is developing the “Sun Flyer” solar-electric training aircraft, and TC Aero Group, which offers maintenance, repair and overhaul with facilities in Florida and Minnesota, have launched a Sun Flyer sales and service center for the state of Florida. The operation, based in Naples, will be part of Prime Planes Aircraft Services, a TC Aero Group company. [Read more…]