The fourth edition of the Visualized Flight Maneuvers Handbook For Low Wing Aircraft has be released. [Read more…]
Members of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) elected new officers for 2017 at its 85th annual convention held in San Antonio.
Brad Brandt, Aviation Division Director for the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development, was named NASAO’s new Chairman, accepting the gavel from Gary Cathey of California, who will continue to serve as Immediate Past Chairman. [Read more…]
The pilot was conducting an early morning repositioning flight of the Cessna 404. Shortly after takeoff, he reported to air traffic control that he had “lost an engine” and would return to the airport.
Several witnesses reported that the engines were running rough and one witness reported that he did not hear any engine sounds just before the crash. The airplane hit trees, a wooden enclosure, a chain-linked fence, and shrubs in a residential area in Englewood, Colo., and was damaged by the impact and postimpact fire. The pilot died in the crash. [Read more…]
After two years, the Breitling Jet Team’s first-ever American Tour recently concluded at the inaugural Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow in Huntington Beach, California.
Supported by the Swiss watch brand Breitling, the team flew their seven L-39C Albatros jets at speeds up to 435 mph, within just a few feet from each other, at more than 70 performances at 30 airshows from coast to coast. [Read more…]