David Weber submitted this photo from this year’s Reno Air Races: [Read more…]
Many thousands of frugal pilots continue to fly because of flying clubs. These clubs typically include a wide variety of pilots and at least two aircraft, bringing down the price of going up by sharing the costs of plane ownership and operation.
Just as there are many types of pilots, there are many ways flying club agreements can be structured to meet the needs of a nest of persnickety pilots and aircraft owners. [Read more…]
DALLAS – The Dallas City Council voted unanimously to approve an incentive package for the Commemorative Air Force’s move to Dallas Executive Airport.
Frederick Johnsen, former U.S. Air Force historian and director of the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, Edwards Air Force Base, California, and a frequent contributor to General Aviation News, will receive the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) History Manuscript Award. Johnsen is being honored for his manuscript, Sweeping Forward.
Aircraft: Cessna 182. Injuries: None. Location: Bellview, Texas. Aircraft damage: Substantial.
What reportedly happened: Before setting up to practice touch-and-go landings, the pilot overflew the airport, checked the windsock, and verified the wind was from the south at 10 knots. He entered the traffic pattern for a landing on runway 15.
Dan McGreevy from Texas sent along this sign of a bad mix: [Read more…]