OLNEY, Texas — Air Tractor has received FAA certification for factory production line installation of the Electronics International MVP-50T turboprop engine analyzer in all production Air Tractor aircraft.
Going forward, the glass panel engine instrument display will be optional equipment in all models of Air Tractor aircraft. [Read more…]
Just released is the second edition of the VFR Flight Handbook, a reference and refresher for pilots who fly VFR in fixed-wing, single-engine aircraft.
Author Anthony A. Repeta has gathered, condensed and organized material from FAA publications and other sources to create the handbook, which includes notes on aircraft operation and the rules, regulations, procedures, normal and emergency, for flying VFR in all classes of airspace. [Read more…]
The plans-built single-seat Bowers Fly Baby 1A had been built about eight years before the accident by another individual, who had flown it about 30 hours before it was purchased by the current owner/pilot.
In the year since the purchase, due to the low build-quality of the airplane, the pilot had made several modifications and repairs. [Read more…]
Ace aviation photographer Brian Neidhardt sent in this photo of a Maule 7 in Greenville, Maine. See more of Brian’s photos in the April 21 print issue of General Aviation News. [Read more…]
The California Legislature has declared April 2016 “Aviation Awareness Month.” In California, general aviation contributes over $30.2 billion to the state’s total economic output. [Read more…]