Belite inks Canadian distribution agreeement

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Belite Aircraft reports that Melody Aircraft, of Alberta, Canada, will exclusively distribute Belite’s aircraft and kits throughout Canada. Continue Reading →

Dallas Airmotive donates $10,000 to Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Dallas Airmotive recently donated $10,000 to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC), located in downtown Dallas, to support children with orthopedic, neurological and learning disorders. Continue Reading →


IMC Club chapter to open in Stevens Point, Wis.

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Pilots will meet Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm in the conference room at the Stevens Point Municipal Airport/Mattson Field to establish the Stevens Point Wisconsin Chapter of the IMC Club International. Continue Reading →

Disoriented pilot crashes

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Aircraft: Cirrus SR22. Injuries: 5 Fatal. Location: Willard, Mo. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: The accident happened when the pilot attempted an ILS  approach in night instrument meteorological conditions. Continue Reading →

The next decade of LSA innovation

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

At AirVenture Oshkosh this year, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) mounted a very visible celebration of Light-Sport or Sport Pilot-eligible aircraft. The exhibit drew dense traffic throughout the week by offering a large cross section of the aircraft types and... Continue Reading →

FAA grants more time to comment on hangar-use policy

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

The FAA will allow an additional 30 days to comment on its proposed hangar-use policy under an extension granted Tuesday following multiple requests from the GA community. Continue Reading →


SocialFlight expands worldwide

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

SocialFlight, a web and mobile app for finding events and interesting places to fly, is expanding worldwide. This includes international aviation events, airports and Points-of-Interest (POIs) within walking distance of airports and aviation events. Local aviation METAR weather is also provided... Continue Reading →


Winner of the Lightspeed Aviation OSH Treasure Hunt named

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Christopher Burgermeister of Yorkville, Illinois, has been named the winner of the Lightspeed Aviation Treasure Hunt at AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh. Chris was randomly drawn from a field of 50 treasure hunters who found hidden treasure chests spread across the... Continue Reading →

723 Whiskey Bravo celebrates Be an Angel day

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

ATLANTA — 723 Whiskey Bravo Bistro & Bar celebrated national “Be an Angel” Day Aug. 22 by presenting Angel Flight Soars with a check for $100,000. Continue Reading →


IRK joins Avfuel network

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Kirksville Regional Airport (IRK) has joined the Avfuel network of FBOs, offering Avfuel Contract Fuel, AVTRIP points and more. Under the agreement Avfuel will supply its marketing programs and support, fuel and related aviation services. Continue Reading →

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New Chicago area steak house celebrates great moments in aviation

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

CHICAGO — A new restaurant, PM Prime, is now open for business and the décor celebrates pioneers in the history of aviation. Continue Reading →

Second annual Maule Homecoming Fly-In slated

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

The second annual Maule Homecoming Fly-In will be held Sept. 26-28 at Maule Air at Spence Field (KMUL) in Moultrie, Ga. Continue Reading →

Inflight break up for Aztec

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by

Aircraft: Piper Aztec. Injuries: 1 Fatal. Location: Bullard, Texas. Aircraft damage: Destroyed. What reportedly happened: Witnesses noticed the airplane making several turns before it pitched nose-up, climbed, rolled to the right, and then descended nose-down to the ground. Several witnesses observed airplane components... Continue Reading →

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Triple Tree Fly-In features Southern hospitality

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

By JONI M. FISHER This is not your port-a-potty and picnic table kind of fly-in. No, siree. The 8th Annual Triple Tree Fly-In near Greenville, South Carolina, will be held Sept. 3-7, featuring the finest in Southern hospitality. A veteran... Continue Reading →

DeltaHawk unveils diesel engine for certified aircraft

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

If avgas, also known as 100LL, disappeared tomorrow, what would you use to power your airplane? The folks at DeltaHawk Engines have an answer to that: A diesel engine designed for aviation. Continue Reading →