SEATTLE — The last active duty flight of a Navy electronic warfare Grumman EA-6B Prowler jet will be to The Museum of Flight on May 27, where it will be officially decommissioned and taken into the museum’s collection. [Read more…]
The accident happened during the student pilot’s first solo flight at the airport in Ankeny, Iowa. The first landing was good, but on the second approach the airplane touched down flat and bounced several times. [Read more…]
Robert Stambovsky, USMC retired, sent in this photo of him flying an ex-RAF Jet Provost T5A over Edwards AFB. [Read more…]
As of the start of this year’s SUN ’n FUN, more than 21,000 letters to Congress in support of the Pilot’s Bill of Rights 2 have been sent from EAA’s Rally Congress network by Experimental Aircraft Association members and other aviators.
That legislation includes the aeromedical reform language that is easily the No. 1 regulatory issue for pilots, according to EAA officials. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna 182, accompanied by two passengers, was on a scenic flight near Carson City, Nevada. The airplane was climbing southwest, and approaching 9,000 feet MSL. [Read more…]