Aviation photographer Brian Neidhardt sent in this photo of a Piaggo Royal Gull on Lake Agnes in Florida. It was also included in a photo series in the April 21 print issue of General Aviation News. [Read more…]
Touted as the ACE Maker Raffle for the Ultimate Aviation Vacation, participants have a chance to win free admission and parking to SUN ‘n FUN 2017, plus airfare, hotel accommodations and attraction tickets for the week courtesy of Experience Kissimmee.
The winner also gets to take the controls and fly a World War II P-51 Mustang while sharing the cockpit with Lee Lauderback, renowned pilot and president and CEO of Stallion 51. [Read more…]
According to the pilot, after landing in Colebrook, N.H., a 180° turn was required to back taxi on the runway.
During the turn, the Cessna 140’s main landing gear encountered soft snow at the edge of the runway, and began to sink further into the snow. [Read more…]
Illinois Valley Regional Airport (KVYS), also known as Walter A. Duncan Field in Peru, Ill., hosted a TBM reunion April 16. According to Albert Dyer, who sent in these photos, “Perfect weather welcomed the 10 TBMs that made Illinois Valley home for the weekend. Many other historic military aircraft also made the flight, as well as dozens of antique civilian aircraft.” [Read more…]
If you are reading this, chances are high your bucket list includes “add seaplane rating” and “experience backcountry flying.”
There are numerous places to strike either from your list. But there are few places a pilot can scratch both itches with one stop.
Curious? Open up a map and look for northwest Montana in general. Specifically, find Kalispell. It’s surrounded by lakes and mountains and rivers. [Read more…]