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…]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) and Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Frank LoBiondo (R-New Jersey) have introduced the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, legislation that establishes an independent, not-for-profit corporation, outside of the federal government, to modernize and provide air traffic control (ATC) services.
The AIRR Act (H.R. 4441), a six-year reauthorization of the FAA, maintains the FAA’s role as the nation’s aviation safety regulator, the congressmen note. [Read more…]
Photographer Bert Reiheld, son of General Aviation News frequent contributor Amelia T. Reiheld, caught this overview of last week’s AirVenture in Oshkosh. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Beech Musketeer was undergoing a flight review at the airport in La Grande, Ore. There was a passenger in the back seat. As the airplane overflew the airport, the CFI simulated an engine failure by pulling the throttle to idle. [Read more…]
By ALBERT DYER
Before I was old enough to drive a car, my dad put the keys to his airplane in my hand and said to me, “son, if you can afford the lessons and the gas, here is the plane to fly.” Wow! How is that for incentive to a young teen? [Read more…]
The pilot was attempting to land the Cirrus SR20 on the runway in Brunswick, Ga. [Read more…]
SEATTLE — Raisbeck Engineering has received full FAA certification for its Lear 60 Aft Fuselage Locker. It is now available for purchase and installation at all Raisbeck Authorized Dealer locations that work with Lear 60 owners and operators.
Is your home, or hangar, hot water tank gas fired? If so, you might have a plentiful, and affordable, supply of fuel for your airplane. At least that’s what Aviat Aircraft owner Stu Horn is trying to see come to fruition.
The Green River Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association is hosting a mystery pilot proficiency derby this Saturday, July 28, at Auburn Municipal Airport (S50) to benefit its scholarship program. Organizers promise great prizes, a WINGS program, and even a free dinner.