During last week’s National Business Aviation Association convention in Las Vegas, the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) revealed the names of the four individuals who have been elected for enshrinement at its annual formal ceremony next October in Dayton. [Read more…]
Plane-Crafters has introduced the Two Week Wonder program, an accelerated plane-building experience for owners and pilots who want to complete a new Zenith aircraft in record time.
Designed for busy people, the new Build-Center offers pilots the opportunity to assemble and taxi their own self-built sport aircraft after just two weeks of workshop time. [Read more…]
Where2 Interactive, makers of the popular SocialFlight aviation event app, have launched Where2Ride, a free mobile app that provides motorcyclists with an interactive map of bike events and great rides.
The app empowers motorcycle-riding pilots to find local events and riding adventures, chat, upload event photos and network with other Where2Ride users. Where2Ride also includes a Weekly Event Planner email, notifying users of local motorcycle events for the upcoming week. [Read more…]
GlobalAir.com, an Internet aviation resource network, is celebrating its 20th anniversary.
From its early beginnings in an apartment in 1995 to its current location at Bowman Field (KLOU) in Louisville, Ky., GlobalAir.com’s list of services include the Aircraft Exchange and Airport Resource Center (ARC).
Now available is “A Pilot’s Accident Review” by John Lowery.
The book compiles an in-depth analysis of high-profile — as well as some not so well-known — aviation accidents, such as the JFK, Jr. and Concorde accidents, and those involving Frank Sinatra’s mother, Reba McIntire’s band, John Denver, and Wiley Post. [Read more…]
The pilot was landing the Cessna 172 on a soft tidal beach in Juneau, Alaska. He reported that he had landed the day before at the same location without incident. [Read more…]
Humberto Vivanco sent in this photo he snapped on his HTC One phone of a North American T-6 after it had landed and circled around in its own cloud of smoke at the Joint Base Air Show in San Antonio, Texas. [Read more…]
“I got my LoToJa start time, did you?” my husband casually asked one day when I arrived home from work. Hmmm, no I hadn’t seen an email.
Come to think of it, I hadn’t seen any emails from the LoToJa headquarters since I registered for the event back in April. I made a mental note to look into it the following day, but didn’t think much about it. After all, I had been a LoToJa finisher for the last eight years so I’m sure everything was on track for another year.
LoToJa, short for Logan To Jackson, is a one-day, 206-mile bicycle race that winds through three states and over 8,000 vertical feet of mountain passes. [Read more…]
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation has passed an amendment offered by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to S. 571, better known as the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 (PBR2). The move brings third-class medical reform one step closer to reality, according to officials with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. [Read more…]