ROMEOVILLE, Ill. —Airshow pilot Patty Wagstaff will talk about her career as an aerobatic pilot from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, April 25, in the Brother Neil Kieffe Aviation Building on the Lewis University Romeoville Campus. The event is free and open to the public. [Read more…]
Jacksonville’s Wings-n-Wheels at Jacksonville Executive Airport at Craig (KCRG) in Florida is a family-friendly event featuring static aircraft displays, a classic car show, a kid zone, plane rides, live entertainment, food and more.
The event will be held Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking and admission is free. No pets or coolers.
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The Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, FIFI, along with other AirPower Tour aircraft, starts a 24-city, six-week tour in Birmingham, Ala., May 18-22.
She will also perform in two airshows prior to the start of the tour, the Barksdale AFB Defenders of Liberty Air Show April 30-May 1 and the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show May 14-15. FIFI is currently the only flying B-29 Superfortress in the world. [Read more…]
DALLAS — Dallas Airmotive now offers a PT6A Flat Rate Overhaul Program as part of Pratt & Whitney Canada’s (P&WC) PT6SMARTSM Maintenance Solutions initiative.
The limited time, industry-wide program sets a fixed-rate pricing structure for overhauls on PT6A-21, -27, -28, -41, -42, and -114 engines. [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…]