New from Sporty’s is a Personal Weather Station.
The wireless Weather Station from Fody not only measures weather, but it reports and transmits the results in real-time via Bluetooth technology, Sporty’s officials note. [Read more…]
During the supervised solo flight in the Cirrus SR20, the student pilot had completed three previous circuits in the traffic pattern in Sanford, Florida, with two of the three landing attempts aborted. [Read more…]
Lycoming Engines recently hosted Kevin Eldredge, director of business development for Lancair International, last week in Williamsport, Pa. Eldredge flew Lancair’s first customer-delivered Piston Evolution, powered by a Lycoming Integrated Electronic Engine (iE2), into Williamsport for Lycoming to perform engine calibrations and for Lancair to host East Coast test flights. [Read more…]
This past Saturday the Central Florida Flying Club (of which I am a member) held its first annual Spring Fling cook-out. We threw the hangar door open to anyone who cared to wander through it.
The grill was fired up, the refrigerator was stocked, we rented additional tables and chairs, and even rolled the aircraft out on to the ramp to make room for the throngs we hoped to see coming through the airport gate. We were not disappointed. [Read more…]
In response to our call for readers’ seaplane stories, Howard J. Whaley sent in his: “I was born and raised next door to the Philadelphia Seaplane base in Essington, Pa. — the oldest seaplane base in United States. [Read more…]
HONOLULU, Hawaii — The Nakajima B5N Torpedo Bomber was the pride of the Imperial Japanese Navy and was considered the most effective aircraft of its kind at the beginning of World War II. She caused most of the battleship damage during the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941.
Now, 75 years later, the Type 97 Carrier Torpedo Bomber, dubbed the “Kate” by the allies, will return to the exact spot where she made aviation history and be displayed at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor on Ford Island. [Read more…]
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing will host a Law Enforcement and First Responder Appreciation Day on May 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The event is free to the public to tour the museum, aircraft, and vehicles. Law Enforcement and First Responders will receive a free lunch, which starts at 11 a.m. [Read more…]
Garmin has unveiled new enhancements for the Garmin Pilot app for iOS mobile devices.
Pilots flying around the globe, including Europe, are now offered the option of filing VFR flight plans for free directly with the country Aeronautical Information Service (AIS) with a Garmin Pilot subscription.
Additional features for iOS include a flight profile view, new VFR charts for the United Kingdom and France, customized personal minimums, preferred runway selection based on favorable winds, aera 660 integration and new pricing subscriptions. [Read more…]