Seeker Aircraft reports that the FAA and the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) have both issued Normal Category Type Certificates (TCs) to the Seeker SB7L-360 series aircraft.
Now that it is FAA Part 23 Normal Category Certified, Seeker Aircraft can sell the Seeker for commercial operations, in addition to individuals for personal use, company officials explain. [Read more…]
The FAA is working to address concerns that low-flying aircraft could cause walruses to stampede and kill their pups or harm humans on the Alaska Peninsula. [Read more…]
The Mooney M20TN pilot reported that during the sixth and final landing of the day, he was aware of another airplane in the landing pattern at the airport in Yakima, Wash., that disrupted his routine. [Read more…]
David Baldwin sent in this photo, noting: “Ahhh…enjoying a large mug of Java while out for a nice early morning flight, flying over the Eklutna hydro electric plant 34 miles northeast of Anchorage, Alaska, that began operation around 1954. [Read more…]
“We’re all astounded at what this Bentzen Sport can do,” says Rob Bach of Pell Lake, Wisconsin, adding, “Bill and Ken Bentzen were engineers and brothers; they only built one plane — and they built it perfectly.”
Though the airplane is 54 years old, it’s a fresh face on the flight line today, with an intriguing history. [Read more…]
Our friends at FunPlacesToFly.com recently posted this video, aptly titled “My Cessna: The Pure Joy of Flight.”
The video chronicles a flight taken on a “beautiful North Texas evening” as the pair “flew over Lake Lavon and Lake Tawakoni to see the results of the massive amounts of rain received for the past weeks.”
A new report shows that annual revenue from drone-enable services — such as film and media, oil and gas, insurance, public safety and agriculture — will reach $8.7 billion annually by 2025.
According to a recent report from Tractica, by the end of the next decade, annual revenue from these services will be more than double the revenue from the sales of commercial drones themselves. [Read more…]