A&P school to open at ISM

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Aviator College of Aeronautical Science & Technology will open a new campus at Kissimmee Gateway Airport (ISM) in early 2015. Continue Reading →

Cirrus brings parts business in-house

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

Cirrus Aircraft has launched Cirrus Direct, its new parts and aftermarket service. Continue Reading →

Aircraft Spruce to sponsor Aviation Expo

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. has been brought on as a premiere sponsor of the 2014 FLYING Aviation Expo. Continue Reading →

Governor commemorates General Aviation Appreciation Month in Washington

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

On July 1, Gov. Jay Inslee invited aviation representatives from around the state to attend a presentation that commemorated June 2014 as General Aviation Appreciation Month in Washington. Continue Reading →

Royal Aero opens first division in the US

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

MIESBACH, Germany — As part of the Royal Aero Group’s continued expansion, the company has opened an Airframe Parts division in North Carolina. Continue Reading →

Gear collapses on landing

Posted on July 16th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Flight Design CTLS. Injuries: None. Location: Conway, Ark. Aircraft damage: Substantial. What reportedly happened: The pilot reported that the straight-in approach was normal, but the right main landing gear collapsed upon touchdown. The airplane went off the right side of the... Continue Reading →

PS Engineering announces IntelliAudio

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. – PS Engineering has licensed Air Force Base Laboratory technology called “Multi-talker” as the cornerstone of the new PMA450. Branded IntelliAudio, the PMA450 combines Digital Signal Processing and a simple user interface to provide a flexibility while... Continue Reading →

Chesapeake Sport Pilot adds Searey to fleet

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

STEVENSVILLE, Md. – Chesapeake Sport Pilot has added an amphibious Searey S-LSA to the flight school fleet. Continue Reading →

Red Bull Air Race moves finale from China to Austria

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

The 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season final will now be staged at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria, on October 25 and 26. The final race of the season has been moved to the F1 circuit... Continue Reading →

Flying Musicians awarded Wolf grant

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Flying Musicians Association (FMA) has been awarded a 2013 program Wolf Aviation Fund grant to assist in acknowledging and strengthening the bonds between aviation and music, in the FMA’s programs that enhance outreach and education. Continue Reading →

Flying a seaplane to OSH Seaplane Base?

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Are you planning to fly to the AirVenture Oshkosh Seaplane Base on Lake Winnebego? If so, you might want to swing by EAA’s Seaplane Base Arrivals website. Continue Reading →

Droneport: FAA Approves Test of Drone Power Line Exams

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Droneport is reporting the “FAA has approved San Diego Gas & Electric’s test program for the examination of rural power transmission lines with drone-mounted HD cameras.” SDGE will fly sub-one-pound quadcotpers in “four rural test sites 70 miles east of... Continue Reading →

Aircraft Window Repairs celebrates 35 years

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

TORRENCE, Calif. – Aircraft Window Repairs is celebrating 35-years of evaluating and repairing aircraft windows. “We take extreme pride being approved by all the major aircraft manufacturers,” says Kathi Cupery, President. Aircraft Window Repairs reconditions about 85% of the windows... Continue Reading →

Stoned pilot crashes in lake

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Kitfox IV. Injuries: 1 Fatal, 1 Serious. Location: Cross Lake, Minn. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The airplane was observed flying low and slow over a lake. It stalled, entered a spin, then hit the water. Continue Reading →

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Is this the new GA?

Posted on July 14th, 2014 by

The word “legacy” is often used to refer to products that are dominant today but threatened by disruptive influences. Legacy airlines, for example, are today’s largest carriers but ones burdened with aircraft bought earlier and with labor contracts negotiated years... Continue Reading →