Starting in 2020, aircraft must be equipped with ADS-B-Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Will you need to equip? It depends on where you fly. You can find out at FAA.gov/go/equipADSB, a new resource launched last week.
After more than a decade of advocacy, an aircraft sales-and-use tax exemption has passed the New York legislature as part of a new state budget. The legislation now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his signature. [Read more…]
Sporty’s Instrument Proficiency Check and Flight Review Apps are now available for Android. [Read more…]
The pilot of the Cessna 182 was practicing touch-and-go landings at the airport in Colorado Springs.
He was on his sixth approach when the tower air traffic controller requested that he do a short approach. [Read more…]
David Gaines sent in this photo, explaining: “Dropping in with my KitFox IV Speedster to visit with friends!” [Read more…]
You may have heard somewhere that a pilot shortage is looming. Personally, I believe that rumor to be true. I also believe there will be challenges in finding qualified people to fill skilled positions as aircraft mechanics, engineers, designers, administrators, and maybe even line personnel. The future is a blank slate. However, we can affect it if we choose to. [Read more…]
KAMENZ, Germany — Last fall, Flight Design, manufacturer of the CT-series of Light-Sport Aircraft, promised to fly its new, four-seater called C4 by the opening of the Aero Friedrichshafen show. On Friday, April 9, the company achieved that goal. The weekend was spent reviewing initial results and preparing to set up at the event that starts April 15. [Read more…]