CAMARILLO, Calif. – Airshow pilot Spencer Suderman, the current Guinness World Record holder for “Most Inverted Flat Spins in an aircraft,” will attempt to break his own record of 81 rotations, set in 2014, with a spin of over 100 rotations. [Read more…]
WALHALLA, S.C. — To accommodate larger engines, Just Aircraft has introduced the new SuperSTOL Stretch XL.
By adding an extra 2 feet to the aft section of the fuselage and 6 inches up front, the SuperSTOL Stretch XL can now handle the new UL Power 520 engine series and the Lycoming O-320 engine series for 150/160 hp, company officials report. [Read more…]
Mercy Flight Southeast is extending the time period to purchase tickets to win a flight with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team when it performs at the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo, in Lakeland, Florida, at the end of April.
The drawing will now be held on Friday, April 10, during the Dr. Norris Pilot Awards Gala for Mercy Flight Southeast in West Palm Beach.
Avflight Corp. has added another location to its portfolio of FBOs with the purchase of GFK Flight Support at the Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK) in North Dakota. The Michigan-based company now has 14 locations over two continents.
According to an FBO employee who was a witness to the accident in Angel Fire, N.M, the weather at the time of the accident included strong, gusting winds from the west. The employee asked the pilot of the Mooney M20E about his intention to fly. He noted the pilot seemed “confident” about his ability to fly and that he was not concerned about the wind. [Read more…]
Ali Hikmet Senturk sent in this photo of the Arzu-1, a plane he built in 1977 in Adapazarı, Turkey. [Read more…]
Some people say you’re a real pilot the day you solo. Some insist you have to have that airman’s certificate in your pocket. But those who have flown into Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during the famous AirVenture Fly-In say there’s no more triumphant sense of arrival as a pilot than landing three-to-a-runway at OSH on opening day. [Read more…]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Testimony began March 24 in favor of an Ohio bill that would repudiate the claim that Gustave Whitehead flew a powered airplane in Connecticut two years before Ohio’s Wright brothers flew in North Carolina. [Read more…]