The pilot, with three passengers, proceeded toward the runway in Dallas, Texas, for departure, in a Cessna 421A.
As the twin-engine airplane approached the taxiway intersection, the right main landing gear collapsed, causing the right wing tank and right engine propeller to hit the ground. [Read more…]
Hardath Laloo sent in this photos, noting they are from his first air show, the Fort Lauderdale Air Show, held May 6-7. [Read more…]
I’ve never really understood why it’s true, but people seem to like lists for some reason. They’re forever buying magazines and clicking on hot links that will take them to The Top 3 Retirement Destinations in America, or The Top 5 Cars For 2016, or The Top 10 Reasons You Should Shop at Ralph’s.
It’s enough to drive a man to distraction.
I’m a team player, though. I can be flexible when the situation calls for it. So here I go, getting all flexible, playing ball, and basically giving in to the appetite of the crowd. So here, I offer you my Top 5 Reasons to Get Airborne. Go ahead and see how my list stacks up against yours. [Read more…]
Garmin has introduced the D2 Bravo Titanium, an aviation GPS smartwatch.
Utilizing premium materials like a hybrid titanium band and gunmetal bezel, sapphire lens and high-resolution color display, D2 Bravo Titanium combines GPS wearable technology with multisport activity profiles like golf and advanced fitness training. [Read more…]
A new Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for a hydraulic brake system for 8-series Luscombe aircraft is now availble.
The kit, marketed exclusively though Classic Aero LLC, includes new wheels, calipers, disks, bearings, master cylinders, reservoir, hardware and lines. Price is $2,700, but with the return of old brakes components, the price is discounted to $2,350. [Read more…]